Sunday, 18 June 2017

NEXT WALK - 2 July - Sandy Beach Creek Bournda

Walk Coordinators: Marie Oakley and Mark Oakley
Grade: Moderate/Hard 
Distance: 10 km
Day event
Meet: 9.30am at at the corner of Sapphire Coast Drive and Bournda Road (just onsouth side of Bournda Road). 
Car pool from here for those without Park Passes, as National Park Entry fees are applicable to visiting Bournda.
Description: A circular walk from the Bournda Lagoon carpark/picnic area - mostly track and fire trail, some creek bed and bush, some short very steep sections in places; As part of the walk is along the (hopefully) mostly dry creek bed, the exact route will depend on water levels in the creek at the time and will be advised on the day. There will be great views from some of the higher points along with the special beauty of the creek gorge.

Wednesday, 7 June 2017

LAST WALK - 18 June - The Bimmel Track

Walk Coordinators: Jan Porter and Neil Porter
Grade: Easy/Moderate Distance: around 14 km
Day event
Meet: 9:00 at Pambula bus interchange (behind Post Office) - or at 9:15 at the water tower on Bellbird hill north of Eden if you're Eden based.
Description: Explore the tracks on the west of the highway north of Eden. Walk is on tracks/roads and generally easy grades. The "moderate" part of the grade description refers to a steepish hill at the start of the walk.  Morning tea at the Bimmel radio tower and lunch near a babbling creek.
A picturesque walk through forest.  

Thanks to Peter Constable for the video:

Thursday, 25 May 2017

4 June - Myrtle Creek

Walk Coordinator: Robert Lewin
Grade: Easy/Moderate 
Distance: 11 km
Day event
Meet: 9:30 at at Corner of Bermagui-Cobargo Road and Westrops Road (halfwaybetween Bermagui and Cobargo)
Description: We will follow Myrtle Creek and climb Cadjangarry Mountain, returning by old forest roads. 

Monday, 8 May 2017

21 May - Boydtown Walk

Walk Coordinators: Kerrie Dean, Peter Barber and Vicki Barber
Grade: Easy Distance: 10 km
Day event
Meet: 9.00 am at Nullica River Mouth carpark, turn left immediately after crossing Nullica Bridge. (5 mins drive south of Eden).
Description: A scenic walk along the beach and rocks from Boydtown to Kiah Inlet. Then along the shores of Towamba River, through private property and a few hills to Boydtown and church ruins and
then return to carpark. 

Monday, 24 April 2017

7 May - Paddle/walk up the Brogo River.

Walk Coordinator: Mark Edwards
Grade: Easy/Moderate Distance: See description
Day event
Meet:  9:00 at Brogo Dam Boat ramp.
Description: Grade: paddling easy - walk moderate.
Paddle up to Riverview for morning tea then continue as far up the river as we can get, leave our canoes and walk up the river for a couple k’s for lunch. About 13 k’s paddling all up and about four k’s walking depending on how we feel. Bring some old boots to walk in, ones you are happy to get wet and something to carry your lunch in. Anyone you would just like to come for the paddle are welcome. 

Video - thanks to Peter Constable:

Friday, 14 April 2017

23 April - Eden’s North Coast and the Pinnacles

Walk Coordinators: Diane Moon and Eric Moon
Grade: Easy/Moderate Distance: 9 km
Day event
Meet:  9.00am at at the carpark behind the shops at Pambula
Description: The walk will be along vehicle tracks, bush tracks, 3km of beach walking (low tide), and dirt roads. There is a short, but steep, section up a cliff from the beach. 

Thanks Eric and Di for the following photos:

and Jeff Holmes for the following: