Activities Program

This page contains information about the Mountain Devils bushwalking and social activities program.

It is essential you book-in by mid-week. Leaders may place limits on the numbers attending and failure to book-in early can result in missing out on a place or the activity not proceeding. Also, if you print this list out and stick it on the fridge please don't forget to check back here for any changes that may have occurred.

Walk Grading Guide.

Distance:Terrain:
A - 0 to 5km's.
B - > 5 to 10km's.
C - > 10 to 15km's.
D - > 15 to 20km's.
E - > 20km's.
1 - Graded track, some incline.
2 - Graded track, hills, creek crossings.
3 - Rough track, steep sections, creek crossings.
4 - Off-track, moderate.
5 - Off-track, hard.
6 - Rock scrambling, exposure to heights.

For further information on walk gradings please refer to our "Walk Grading" page, or if further clarification is required then discuss this with the Activity Leader when booking-in.

August 2017

Date Activity Description Contact Details Grading
Sun 6 Vacant.
Anyone who can put on an activity this weekend please contact Luis.
   
Mon 7 Club Meeting - Catholic Club 7.30pm.
All welcome to attend our monthly meeting.
Luis
0437 234 057
Social
Sun 13 Painters walk (Curlew Camp).
Taronga Zoo wharf to Cremorne wharf, bush and city views, some steep stairs.  Public transport.
Harry
0428 788 889
Dist: B
Ter: 2
Sun 20 Diggers Camp - Dharawal NP.
Predominantly off-track walk. Jingga Track - OHares Ck - explore area up to the Old Coach Road. Steep ascents/descents. Limited numbers. Experienced members only.
Michael
0411 234 217
Dist: C
Ter: 3,4
Sun 27 Wodi Wodi Track.
A scenic bushwalk circuit from Stanwell Park including a view of a 65 metre rail viaduct.
Jenny
02 4681 9992
0447 185 128
Dist: B
Ter: 2,3

September 2017

Date Activity Description Contact Details Grading
Sun 3 Fathers Day.
Happy Fathers Day to all the Dads.
   
Mon 4 Club Meeting - Catholic Club 7.30pm.
All welcome to attend our monthly meeting.
John
0419 275 313
Social
Sun 10 Lane Cove National Park Circuit.
From Fullers Bridge, along the Lane Cove river through dense vegetation to De Burghs Bridge, then returning on the other side of the river on Riverside Track. Public Transport by train and bus.
Lorraine
0458 313 410
Dist: C
Ter: 2
Sun 17 Historic Camden.
Round trip 10-12 kilometres. Meeting at Nepean Cycleway, Argyle Street, Camden. An easy walk on shared Cycleway and roads to Camden Park House (Open Day). House and Garden tour is optional - Cost of tour is $15; Concession is $12. Garden tour is $10. Returning to Camden for a self-guided tour of Historic properties - booklets supplied.
Trish
4655 2601
Dist: C
Ter: 1
Sun 17 Nattai NP Exploratory.
Undulating walk in Nattai NP. Locate and explore old fire trail along spur above Troys Creek. Views over Nattai River valley. Possible return via Martins Creek. Limited numbers. Experienced walkers only. Quick pace. Full day walk.
Michael
0411 234 217
Dist: D
Ter: 3,4
Sun 24 Wynyard to Circular Quay.
Walk around Barangaroo, Millers Point and Walsh Bay. With a tour at Sydney Observatory - Entry $10. Some stairs. Members only. Limited numbers. Will schedule a second walk if necessary. Public Transport by train.
Kerri
4625 4537
after 5:00pm
Dist: B
Ter: 1

October 2017

Date Activity Description Contact Details Grading
Sun 1 Vacant.
Anyone who can put on an activity this weekend please contact John.
   
Sun 1 Daylight Savings Starts.
Remember to move clocks forward by 1 hour.
   
Sun 8 Bondi to Watsons Bay.
Starting from Bondi Beach follow the Federation Cliff walk finishing at Hornby Lighthouse. Some stairs, mainly on paths. Public Transport by train and bus.
Kerri
4625 4537
after 5:00pm
Dist: B
Ter: 2
Mon 9 Club Meeting - Catholic Club 7.30pm.
All welcome to attend our monthly meeting.
John
0419 275 313
Social
Sun 15 Boobera Pool - Heathcote NP.
Mirang Rd - Pipeline Road - Bullawaring Track- Un-named track - Pipeline Rd - Boobera Pool and return. 13-15km. Some rough, steep tracks. Beautiful spot on Woronora River.
Michael
0411 234 217
Dist: C
Ter: 3
Fri 20
to
Sun 22
Car Camp - Bents Basin.
$17.80 per night plus $8 per car if no Parks Pass. Final numbers by September meeting.
Rosslyn
9618 3964
Short walks
and
Social
Fri 27 Summer Activities Program.
Deadline today if you wish to lead an activity. Please consider contributing. Contact John.
   
Sun 29 Sculpture By The Sea.
View over 100 artworks on the Bondi to Tamarama coast walk (2km). Either return home or continue walk onto Centennial Park via Bronte.
Kerri
4625 4537
after 5:00pm
Dist: B
Ter: 2

November 2017

Date Activity Description Contact Details Grading
Sun 5 Vacant.
Anyone who can put on an activity this weekend please contact John.
   
Mon 6 Club Meeting - Catholic Club 7.30pm.
All welcome to attend our monthly meeting.
John
0419 275 313
Social
Sun 12 Brokers Nose walk.
An easy/medium walk along the Illawarra escarpment up to a great lookout. Then down to Wollongong for a fish and chips lunch.
Harry
0428 788 889
Dist: B
Ter: 1,2
Sun 19 Introduction to Off Track bushwalking.
We haven't done this for some years. Approx 10-12km walk in Dharawal NP with approx 2km of moderate off-track to abandoned earthquake station. Great way to try off-track walking. Depending on route there could be time for a swim as well. Members only.
Michael
0411 234 217
Dist: C
Ter: 2,4
Sun 26 Vacant.
Anyone who can put on an activity this weekend please contact John.
   



NOTE: Entry fees apply to walks in the some National Parks. Members with an NPWS Exemption Card should bring it along.

Most club activities start from The Catholic Club carpark, access the club carpark from the Camden Rd entrance and park in the first carpark area on the left. Link to meeting spot location map.
Please check with the Leader for the departure time from the designated meeting spot, please don't just "show up on the day" as our Activity Leaders need to know the number of likely participants before the activity.

Future Events


Date Activity Leader Grade
  Nothing in the pipeline at the moment.