What’s Coming Up

This is what’s planned in the coming months.  If you want to find out more about one of these adventures, simply email marilyn @ adventureswithm . com!

Calendar

3/8/19
4/8/19
6/8/19 – 18/8/19 [CMW-MMcK] West Macdonald Ranges
23-25/8/19
[MSS-JG]
Sunnyside Ridge car camp
31/8/19-
1/9/19
7/9/19
8/9/19
[MSS-MS]
Field Day Canyoning skills
9-13/9/19
[MSS-BL]
Cave Surveying Abercrombie
14-15/9/19
[MSS-DS]
Tuglow Main Cave
21-22/9/19
28-29/9/19
[MSS]
Canyoning
 
1-6/10/19 [NHVSS]
Whitewater Rafting Snowy River
 
12-13/10/19
19-20/10/19
26/10/19 – 3/11/19
[MSS] Tambo Creek Epic Expedition
2/11/19
3/11/19
9-10/11/19
[MSS]
AGM
16-17/11/19
[MSS-BL]
Cave Surveying Abercrombie
23-24/11/19
[MSS-MN]
Canyoning Wounded Knee
30/11/19-1/12/19
[MSS-JG]
Canyoning Yarramun Creek
7/12/19
8/12/19
14-15/12/19
21-22/12/19
28-29/12/19

LEGEND

BWOC – Brisbane Waters Outdoors Club
MSS – Metropolitan Speleological Society
UBMBC – Upper Blue Mountains Bushwalking Club
Private – this is a private trip, the initials denote who’s running the trip

WISH LIST

Overnight Walks

  • Kanangra – Ghosts Ridge and Misery Ridge camp on Kowmung
  • Kanangra – Bullhead Ridge to Christy’s creek junction on Kowmung, downstream to Roots Ridge (exit), 3 days (warm weather as walking in Kowmung & swimming)
  • Mt Cameron to Colo via Tambo Creek (epic 5+ days) (IYDM)
  • Colo – Wheeny Gap – Everingham’s cave
  • Colo – Wollemi Creek explore some of the passes that J L’E did
  • Colo – secret Tootie Creek campsite (shoulder seasons)
  • Ettrema Tops – Discovery Cave, passages of time and slots (winter)
  • Ettrema Gorge – down Boomerang pass & upstream (shoulder seasons)
  • Ettrema Gorge – Nowra Road, down headwaters to Flat Rock Side Creek (car shuffle) – (shoulder season but warm weather for swims) – 2 nice campsites in Ettrema (Exploratory)
  • Ettrema Tops – Monkey Ropes Creek (3 days) (IYDM) (Exploratory)
  • Newnes – Red Rocks (winter)
  • Budawangs – Corang circuit
  • Deua NP – anything there!
  • Wollangambe region – return to Yarramun
  • Wollangambe region – return to Dumbano creek (summer)
  • Wollangambe – side creek upstream of Wollangambe Crater and to the south of the tourist track, all the way down to junction and then returning via tourist track (summer) (Exploratory)
  • GNR – Mogo to Simpsons Track, spending time at Frog Hollow ridges (an epic trip)
  • Dharug NP – Easy overnight walk to camp cave Sugee Bag Creek

Car Camps

  • Yengo – Frying Pan Rock car camp – explore “Jeff’s” Creek for water and upper Cutta Mutta Creek for water
  • Colo – Drip Rock trail – follow the track that’s been cleared to see where it ends – possibly Passes 29 and 29(a) – maybe combine with Wounded Knee as a day trip.
  • Shoalhaven – maybe car camp with day walk to explore upper Washedaway Creek (Exploratory)
  • Ettrema Tops – upper section of Boolijah Creek (shoulder seasons) (Exploratory)

Day Walks

  • Bunglebori – look at some of Geoff Jones routes
  • Newnes – Gang Gang creek side creek off North Ridge Road
  • Megalong Valley – Galong Creek and canyon
  • Berowra – Windybanks Ridge
  • Wattagans – White Magnolia Creek 
  • Wattagans – Rocky Ridge
  • Wattagans – Upper Upper *** Creek with Heather
  • Broke – Yellow Rock
  • Mangrove – Western Commission fire trail, check out aboriginal art Group 10 (McCarthy doc)

Canyons – Winter 2019

  • Suboir
  • Hand Over Hand
  • Hole in the Rock
  • Bunglebori – take a look at creek parallel to Crystal Pools
  • Newnes – Cracks of Doom (1 & 2) and Cathedral Canyon

Canyons – Summer 2019/20

  • One Week in Northern Wollemi with Coorangooba base camp (Oct or Nov)
  • John’s Waratah Canyon plus Four Dope or Deep Throat overnight trip
  • Crikey (IYDM)
  • Wounded Knee as a day trip (January)
  • Marijuana Ridge > South Bowen > North Bowen exit
  • Stuntman 2 (combine with Stuntman 1)
  • Hobnail
  • Arabanoo Creek
  • Arathesua
  • Blue Drum Creek – the wet version
  • Doomsday (Bull Ant) as an overnight trip (IYDM)
  • Poor Man’s Spring Creek off Kings Tableland
  • Return to Dumbano – further downstream
  • Wynnes Rocks to Upper North Bowen