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

6-7/4/19
[MSS-RS]
Caving Abers
surface trog
13/4/19
14/4/19
[MSS] David Crevasse
19-22/4/19 (Easter)
Ettrema Tops
Lost Pools
25-28/4/19
[MSS-JG]
Canyoning
Glen Davis
 
4/5/19
5/5/19 [BWOC-MS] Day walk Mogo
11-12/5/19 [BWOC-MS] Yengo O/N walk
18-19/5/19
??? Colo SBW ???
25/5/19
[MSS-DS]
 SRT Field Day
26/5/19
 
1-2/6/19 [MSS-BL] Cave Surveying Abers
8-10/6/19 Sugee Bag Creek 3 day walk
15-16/6/19
22-23/6/19
29-30/6/19
[BWOC-MS]
Wollemi Creek
6/7/19
7/7/19
[MSS-DS] SRT Field Day
13-14/4/7/19 [MS] Tail Race O/N Walk
20-21/7/19
27-28/7/19

3/8/19
4/8/19 [VCR] Vertical Cave Rescue 
6/8/19 – 18/8/19 [CMW-MMcK] West Macdonald Ranges
24-25/8/19
31/8/19-
1/9/19
7/9/19
8/9/19
[MSS-MS]
Field Day Canyoning skills
9-13/9/19
[MSS-BL]
Abers cave surveying
14-15/9/19
[MSS-DS]
Tuglow Main Cave
21-22/9/19
28-29/9/19
 

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

  • 13 & 14 July –  Shoalhaven – Tail Race Creek camping on Shoalhaven River exit route tba (Exploratory)
  • June LWE Sugee Bag Creek – the epic trip downstream (summer) (Exploratory)
  • 29 & 30 June Colo – Wollemi – Melong Creeks junction
  • 6-18 August – Western MacDonald Rangers – multi day trip with Meg McK
  • 19-22 April – Ettrema Tops – Lost Pools (3 days) (IYDM) (Exploratory)
  • 11 & 12 May – Yengo – Nowlands and Tumbledown Ridges (winter)
  • Kanangra – Ghosts Ridge and Misery Ridge camp on Kowmung
  • Wild Dogs – Mumbedah (shoulder seasons)
  • Mt Cameron to Colo via Tambo Creek (epic 5+ days) (IYDM)
  • Yerranderie – Blue Breaks with Steve
  • Wollemi Wilderness – Steve’s selection
  • Colo – Wheeny Gap – Everingham’s cave
  • Colo – Wollemi Creek – Coloul Creek/Tinda Creek (winter) (Exploratory)
  • 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 – Mt Dawson – Cape Horn traverse (winter)
  • Newnes – Red Rocks (winter)
  • Shoalhaven – Rainbow Saddle (Exploratory)
  • Wollangambe region – return to Yarramun
  • Wollangambe region – return to Dumbano creek (summer)
  • Namadji – Stockyard Spur (November)
  • Namadji – Gudgenby
  • 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)

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 – car camp up on the plateau and take a look at getting off the end of Cape Horn
  • 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 (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