Some pics of trips with Armidale Bushwalkers.

 

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Armidale Bushwalking Club

Enquiries:   David Lawrence 67753164        Colin Wood   67752026

www.armidalebushwalkers.org

Walk Type

Approx Daily Km.

Terrain

Fitness

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!

 

 

 

 

 

Date

Leaders

Venue

Details

 

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

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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

Overnight

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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