The National Parks Association of NSW, Lachlan Valley Branch Walks always welcome new walkers. If you are interested, following are the upcoming planned walks.
Wednesday, 21st June: Property of Clive Hawken, 1035 Cookamidgera Rd, Cookamidgera. Leader Clive and Graeme MacRaild 0474 041 082. Medium 3-4kms, some climbing. Time to be confirmed, check with Graeme the night before.
Wednesday, 19th July: Conimbla National Park. Meet 9.30am at Gooloogong Memorial Park, corner Main St (Lachlan Valley Way) and King St (Warraderry Way). Hard 6-8kms climbing, scrambling. Leaders Liz and Graeme MacRaild. Contact Liz 0455 915 989.
Wednesday 16th August: 16 Gunning Gap, Forbes. Meet 9.30am at Forbes Railway Station. Easy 4kms. Leader Peter Cannon 6866 1225.
Saturday 9th September: Goobang National Park, Bumberry Ridge Trail. Meet at Lions Park, Molong Rd Parkes 9am or at Bumberry Ridge Trail rest area 9.20am. Medium on track and off track 6 kilometres, steep sections. Leader Martin Bell 0429 346 586.
Please contact the walk leader the night before the walk if you intend to join. A $2 donation for each walker is appreciated. Walkers are reminded to bring along enough food and water for the entire day as well as suitable clothing, footwear, hat and sunscreen. A pair of good binoculars and a fold up chair for the post-walk cuppa.
Walkers are reminded to bring along enough food and water for the entire day as well as suitable clothing, footwear, hat and sunscreen. A pair of good binoculars and a fold up chair for the post-walk cuppa.
Easy: (5 to 10 kilometres) Mostly flat to slightly undulating topography. Walks are mostly on tracks or fire trails and of moderate distance. Walk suitable for those with a minimum level of fitness.
Medium: (5 to 8 kilometres) May be over moderate hills or rough terrain. May involve some off track walking. Walk may involve shorter distance overall due to rougher conditions. Suitable for an average fitness level.
Hard: (5 or more kilometres) Walk may involve hilly or mountainous terrain, rough tracks, a trackless route or an extended distance. Walk suitable for above average fitness level.