Some pics of trips with Armidale Bushwalkers.



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Armidale Bushwalking Club

Enquiries:   David Lawrence 67753164        Colin Wood   67752026

Walk Type

Approx Daily Km.



DW- One Day Walk

BP (3d2n) – Backpack, 3 days, 2 nights

CC (2d2n)-            Car Camp, 2 days, 2 nights

S - Short - Less than 10km
M - Medium - 10-15 km
L -Long -15-20 km
XL - Extra Long - over 20 km

1 - Graded track, some incline
2 - Graded track, hills, creek crossings
3 - Rough track, steep sections, creek crossings
4 - Off track, moderate terrain
5 - Off track, thick terrain
6 - Rock climbing and exposure

A - Low fitness
B - Moderate fitness
C - Good fitness
D - Good fitness with agility
E - High fitness level
F - Strenuous - experienced walkers only!











April 6-9 th  (Easter)

Paul McCann

 (after 4 April)

Macleay & Apsley -Two Rivers Walk

OWRNP Backpack

 Classification BP(4d3n) M 4 D.



April 15th

Alan Went

Silent Pool  Nymboida  River

DW M 4 C    


April 29 th

Jock Coventry

6772 7744

Upper Chandler River

DW S 4 M on private property

(can see Jock at Armidale Outdoors)


May 12-13th

Paul McCann          

Henry River

BP(2d1n)  M 4 C  Moderate climb out


May   27th

Colin Wood

Cathedral Rock NP

Graded tracks (optional rock-scramble).

Classification DW M 1 B (5D)


June 9-11 th

i) Kathy King


Long Point then Chandler/Macleay Rivers

Start  Friday afternoon, camp on river Friday and Saturday nights, walk out Sunday.  BP(3d2n)  M 4 C 



ii) Peter Emerson


Mt Grattai area  

Mt Kaputar NP

(In conjunction with Inverell Bushwalkers)


June  24th

David Lawrence


Cliffs Fire Trail, New England NP

Has been reopened lately.  

Classification DW S 3 B


June 16-24th

Peter Rodger


Kanagra Boyd National Park

Extended backpack.

Classification BP(9d8n) M 4 D


July 7-8th


Peter Rodger- O’Night

LeaderTBA - Day Walk

New England NP

Overnight Classification BP(2d1n) M 4 C.

+ Lyrebird/Wrights Classif. -DW S 2/3 B      


July 21st

Jim Palmer 

Warrah NP  (east of Glencoe)

Off-track (optional rock-scramble).

Classification DW M 4 C (5D)



Meeting 7 pm, Thursday 26th July 2007  -Outdoor Guiding Centre, Rusden Street TAFE.  

Walking in South America.  The Spring program. New Gear display. Bring a plate-Tea/Coffee supplied

August 4-5th

Paul McCann       

Sara River  East of Glen Innes


Classification BP(2d1n) M 4 D.

August 18-19th

Alan Went 

Yuragir National Park (camp by the ocean)

Car camp with day walks     

Classification CC(2d1n) M 4 D.

September 2 nd

Lorrainne Hecker   

Apsley/Tia Falls

All on tracks, good views 

Classification DW M 3 C

August 31- September 2nd

Paul McCann/Peter Rodger

Apsley Falls- Apsley River- Tia Falls

Long first day, steep slope  in and out Classification  BP(3d2n)  L 4 E

September 9th

Peter Rodger


Great Australian Bushwalk

A range of walks at a venue  to suit everybody – venue TBA

September 20- September 23

David Lawrence


Enmore Blue Nobby- George’s Junction

All downhill to the Macleay, then easy riverbank walking

Classification BP(4d3n) M 4 C.

Proposed Extended Walks (expressions of interest sought)


1. Late Winter/Early Spring . Guy Fawkes River N.P.  4/5 day walk from Chaelundi to the Old Grafton Road.


2. September/October. Walcha to Newcastle via the Barrington Tops and Hawkes Nest. Walk in stages with opportunity to join and depart for a single or several stages. Notional at present- planning to follow.


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