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 2. The Sydney Bushwniker August,​ 1968 2. The Sydney Bushwniker August,​ 1968
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 TARENG AND .ILITGO. * Pat Harrison. TARENG AND .ILITGO. * Pat Harrison.
-The country around the upper McDonald River is dominated. by two +The country around the upper McDonald River is dominated. by two striking volcanic peaks  Tare4g (19948 ft) and Yengo (29190 ft). These heights in themselves are nothing much, but when considered in relation to the complete denudation of the surrounding country it is readily seen what commanding Positions they occupy 3 for the McDonald near Yengo is about
-striking volcanic peaks  Tare4g (19948 ft) and Yengo (29190 ft). These +
-heights in themselves are nothing much, but when considered in relation to the complete denudation of the surrounding country it is readily seen what +
--commanding Positions they occupy 3 for the McDonald near Yengo is about+
 . 400 ft. while tho altitude of the plateau between the river and the two mountains iS quite even and generall ot more than 19500 ft. . 400 ft. while tho altitude of the plateau between the river and the two mountains iS quite even and generall ot more than 19500 ft.
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 Both mountains arc volcanic necks and both in the past have been extensively cleared for grazing, the oldtime stodimen having been endowed with a notable ability for ferreting out the patches of good soil. At Both mountains arc volcanic necks and both in the past have been extensively cleared for grazing, the oldtime stodimen having been endowed with a notable ability for ferreting out the patches of good soil. At
 present there are no large eucalypts such as once there must have been present there are no large eucalypts such as once there must have been
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 are panoramic, and as the eye wanders around the skyline old acquaintances pass by one after the other  Kindarun, Monundilla, Kekeelbons, Tayan, are panoramic, and as the eye wanders around the skyline old acquaintances pass by one after the other  Kindarun, Monundilla, Kekeelbons, Tayan,
 Coricudgy, Coriaday, the Bulga Mts, and around to warrawolong. The view downstairs to the plateau around the McDonald shows masses of tangled labyrinthine ridges which offer plenty of scope for navigational excursions. Coricudgy, Coriaday, the Bulga Mts, and around to warrawolong. The view downstairs to the plateau around the McDonald shows masses of tangled labyrinthine ridges which offer plenty of scope for navigational excursions.
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 Mount Yong was surveyed by Surveyor P.G. Ogilvie in 1831 and Tareng was mapped by him in 1833. This was the remarkable bushman w1?o2i832 forced his way on foot from Putty along the divide between the Colo and the Hunter, as far west as Coricudgy, on the Main Dividing Range, carrying his blankets and rations for two months. In the same year he struck southwesterly between Mount Yong was surveyed by Surveyor P.G. Ogilvie in 1831 and Tareng was mapped by him in 1833. This was the remarkable bushman w1?o2i832 forced his way on foot from Putty along the divide between the Colo and the Hunter, as far west as Coricudgy, on the Main Dividing Range, carrying his blankets and rations for two months. In the same year he struck southwesterly between
 the wollemi and. Cooroongooba streams to Wirraba, Uraterer and Mount Molong. the wollemi and. Cooroongooba streams to Wirraba, Uraterer and Mount Molong.
 Some bushmanl. For even today, intersected by fire roads as it is, this is not exactly the most hospitable place on earth. Some bushmanl. For even today, intersected by fire roads as it is, this is not exactly the most hospitable place on earth.
-Our ,party of 9 assembled at Mr. Arthur Gosper'​s "​Burrowell"​ homestead 
-on Friday, July 19, 1968. It was a bit iticky finding the way in from the .Putty Road, the entrance being on the Sydney side of Owen's Creek and not 
-' on the Singleton side as shown on the Army maps. The party was L,,;u!ie Rayner, 
- Laurie Quakon, Phil Butt; Barry Wallace, Elizabeth Greer, Ralph Malcolm, 
-Ross Hughes, Dave Ricketts and myself. 
- It -Tas'a clear night of frost and. I noticed on Saturday morning that 'those who slept under the stars had their sleeping bags well plastered with frost. The cars were completely iced over and there was oven a film of ice on the inside of one tent, but what a glorious morning vre sovolle.to gre set 
-out down the broad open valley of Burrowell Crook and soon as we came around 
-a bend we got our first good look at Mount Yong, lifting his tawny head high 
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-. August,. 1968 The Sydney ​Bushwalkor 3+Our ,party of 9 assembled at MrArthur Gosper'​s "​Burrowell"​ homestead on Friday, July 19, 1968. It was a bit tricky finding the way in from the Putty Road, the entrance being on the Sydney ​side of Owen's Creek and not on the Singleton side as shown on the Army maps. The party was Julie Rayner, Laurie Quakon, Phil Butt; Barry Wallace, Elizabeth Greer, Ralph Malcolm, Ross Hughes, Dave Ricketts and myself
-above all else. The valley of Burrowoll Crock is fertile and is notable for the 'fine specimens ​Of RoughBrked ​Apple trees which are dotted hero and there. Some of these trees are verybeautiful ​ ​hug: ​trunks, great +  
- gnarled roots showing above the ground., and the charactoristic ​rokod+It was a clear night of frost and I noticed on Saturday morning that those who slept under the stars had their sleeping bags well plastered with frost. The cars were completely iced over and there was even a film of ice on the inside of one tent, but what a glorious morning vre sovolle.to gre set 
 +out down the broad open valley of Burrowell Creek and soon as we came around a bend we got our first good look at Mount Yong, lifting his tawny head high above all else. The valley of Burrowell Creek is fertile and is notable for the fine specimens ​of Rough Barked ​Apple trees which are dotted hero and there. Some of these trees are very beautiful, huge trunks, great gnarled roots showing above the ground., and the characteristic ​rokod
  upper limbs which support a green and spreading,​$:;​-).41. Theo were also some  upper limbs which support a green and spreading,​$:;​-).41. Theo were also some
 fine eucalypts near the homestead which somebody said were Flooded Gams fine eucalypts near the homestead which somebody said were Flooded Gams
 (Eucalyptus Grandis) but which somebody else said were more probably Swamp Red Gums (Eucalyptus Amplifolia) since Flooded Gums are not supposed to (Eucalyptus Grandis) but which somebody else said were more probably Swamp Red Gums (Eucalyptus Amplifolia) since Flooded Gums are not supposed to
 occur so far south as this. occur so far south as this.
-Burrowoll Creek gradually narrowed. until we were walking ​ints:sandy +Burrowoll Creek gradually narrowed. until we were walking ​in its sandy bed with occasional bouts of minor rock hopping. ​At one stage our leader took us out of the creek up a spur on the northern side but we soon dropped back into the creek again. This variation was apparently ​brought ​in to ensure that the walk was up to Test Walk standard. .Tife reachod.the clear, shallow, sandy McDonald_ and had: lunch there before setting out for Yengo, Elizabeth stayed behind at the river and the rest of us reached ​Yengo about 3.30 p.m. However, on the way back some of the party dawdled a bit and the result was that we did not reach the river until 6,45 pmThe rocks which had been an easy scrabble out of the river in daylight ​werea different proposition ​descending in the darkness with only a couple ​of effective 76orehes9..but it was good fun and we appreciated Elizabeth'​s fire when we got back. 
- bed with occasional bouts of minor rockhoppingcy ​At one stage our leader ​took us out of the crook up a spur on the northern side but we soon:dropped back into the creek again.. This variation was apparently ​brodght ​in to ensure + 
-that the walk was up to Test Talk. standard. .Tife reachod.the clear, shallow, sandy McDonald_ and had: lunch there before setting out for .7ongo, Elizabeth +On Sunday we scrambled out of the river on to the ri o on the. northern side of Burrowell.Creek and dropped back into Burrowell ​Creek at the junction ​with Back Swamp Creek with the leader's permission five of us (Phil, Ross, Dave, Laurie ​Quaken ​and self) hurried back to the cars and drove the few miles up. the Putty Road to the Wareng ​turn-offThe cars were parked ​beneath the mountain and .55 minutes later we had been up and down to put the finishing touch on a very good weekend, 
- stayed behind at the river and.the.rest of us reached ​7engo about 3.30 p.m. However, on the way back some of theparty dawdled ​:bitand.the result was that we did not reach the river until 6,45 p0mThc rocks whiph..hadbeen an.easy scrabble out of theriver.in daylight ​were.a differontProposition ​descending in the darkness with only Elcouple ​of:effective 76orehes9..but it +
-was good fun and we appreciated Elizabeth'​s fire when we got back. +
-On Sunday we scrambled out of the river on to the ri o on the. northern side of Burrowell.Creek and dropped back into Burrowoll ​Creek at.itijunction ​with Back Swamp Creek with the loader's permission five of us (Phil, Ross, Dave, Laurie ​9,​uaken ​and self) .hurried back to the cars and drove the few miles up. the Putty Road to the Warong ​turn,-offThe cars weroparked ​beneath the mountain and .55 minutes later.we had boon up and,​dowri ​to put the +
- finishing touch on a very good weekend,+
 The whole party reassembled at Burrowell before setting out for home. The whole party reassembled at Burrowell before setting out for home.
- ON PEAKS.+  
 +ON PEAKS.
 Each purple peak, each flinty spire, was bathed in floods of living fire. But not a setting beam could glow Within the dark ravines below, Each purple peak, each flinty spire, was bathed in floods of living fire. But not a setting beam could glow Within the dark ravines below,
 There tWined the path in shadow hid, There tWined the path in shadow hid,
 Rolnd.many a rocky pyramid Shooting abruptly from the dell Rolnd.many a rocky pyramid Shooting abruptly from the dell
 Its thundersplintered pinnacle Its thundersplintered pinnacle
-Sir Waiter ​Scott. +Sir Walter ​Scott. 
-4 The Sydney Bushwalker August,​ 1968+ 
 THE JULY GENERAL :MEETING. THE JULY GENERAL :MEETING.
 . Jim Brown. . Jim Brown.
 This was destined to be another marathon session- Yet it began This was destined to be another marathon session- Yet it began
 quietly enough with welcomes to two well-known Club names. Lynne "Yborn (5th of her clan to be admitted) and Marion Hall (Mark III. of hers) were present, but the other new member Brian Griffiths was not around. quietly enough with welcomes to two well-known Club names. Lynne "Yborn (5th of her clan to be admitted) and Marion Hall (Mark III. of hers) were present, but the other new member Brian Griffiths was not around.
-Next, an, interesingr_itam,​pf,​newst_ a.rchivist ​as one of her first triumphs, had uncovered the vteran *iMandelbere'​ Cup, sO presentations were+Next, an, interesingr_itam,​pf,​newst_ archivist ​as one of her first triumphs, had uncovered the vteran *iMandelbere'​ Cup, sO presentations were
 made to the winners of Last February'​s Swimming Carnival. Rolf Janssen accepted the Cup wi-11 its fortune in engraving costs on behalf of Bronwyn Secombe and himself: he also carried off the Henley Cup. Neville Page (in company with BronwYn.) scored the new Betty Farquhar Cup. made to the winners of Last February'​s Swimming Carnival. Rolf Janssen accepted the Cup wi-11 its fortune in engraving costs on behalf of Bronwyn Secombe and himself: he also carried off the Henley Cup. Neville Page (in company with BronwYn.) scored the new Betty Farquhar Cup.
 Minutes next, agreed to without dissent, and correspondence which brought several echoes. There was a resignation from Kath McKay, going to live in Western Australia: a letter from Ross 7yborn detailing his scheme for mathematical calculation of the standard of walks: from Audrey and Bob Godfrey heading to Queensland and seeking Non-active status; from the Conservation Council of NS" giving its draft Constitution and a policy on mining in public reserves: and finally a request for support from the Andean Expedition, 1969. Minutes next, agreed to without dissent, and correspondence which brought several echoes. There was a resignation from Kath McKay, going to live in Western Australia: a letter from Ross 7yborn detailing his scheme for mathematical calculation of the standard of walks: from Audrey and Bob Godfrey heading to Queensland and seeking Non-active status; from the Conservation Council of NS" giving its draft Constitution and a policy on mining in public reserves: and finally a request for support from the Andean Expedition, 1969.
-Matters arising, and Don Finch moving that the Club donate 50 to the South American expedition, the cost of w' ich was estimated at 20,000, half to be contributed by the members and the rest by subscription. He commended the scheme as being in the line of our Constitution and a matter for some pride that two ST7 were included. Dot Butler gave supports already there were promises of financial aid from walkers in Hobart and Newcastle who would not be directly represented. Treasurer Gordon Redmond considered it was a.matter for the individual or for a fund-raising social events he foreshadowed another motion seeking club funds for the fight to preserve Colong. Don Finch in reply said+ 
 +Matters arising, and Don Finch moving that the Club donate 50 to the South American expedition, the cost of which was estimated at 20,000, half to be contributed by the members and the rest by subscription. He commended the scheme as being in the line of our Constitution and a matter for some pride that two ST7 were included. Dot Butler gave supports already there were promises of financial aid from walkers in Hobart and Newcastle who would not be directly represented. Treasurer Gordon Redmond considered it was a.matter for the individual or for a fund-raising social events he foreshadowed another motion seeking club funds for the fight to preserve Colong. Don Finch in reply said
 both explorers and Colong were deserving cases, and the motion carried. both explorers and Colong were deserving cases, and the motion carried.
 +
 Quite a deal of discussion followed on membership of the NS" Conservation Council. Under the new Constitution,​ Clubs or groups would pay a capitation Quite a deal of discussion followed on membership of the NS" Conservation Council. Under the new Constitution,​ Clubs or groups would pay a capitation
 fee Which, in the case of SB", may be about A7 per annum. However ti-e, question was whether Federation, if also remaining a member body, would have to pay again for all the members of component Clubs. It was agreed to see which way the Federation cat jumped. The Conservation Council had reached a united policy on mining in parklands. fee Which, in the case of SB", may be about A7 per annum. However ti-e, question was whether Federation, if also remaining a member body, would have to pay again for all the members of component Clubs. It was agreed to see which way the Federation cat jumped. The Conservation Council had reached a united policy on mining in parklands.
-Ross yborn asked about his formulae On walks and was told it had been passed to the "alks Secretary for study and'​report. A suggestion was made that Kath McKay be asked to reconsider her resignation,​ and this was converted into a recomendation that Committee consider Honorary Membership. The Treasurer reported the Club's working'​fundS'​as 482 at end June, and 120 subscriptions still unpaid. The August Committee (month of August, that is) 
-would probably do what had to be done. 
  
-August1968 The Sydney Bushwalker +Ross Wyborn asked about his formulae on walks and was told it had been passed to the Walks Secretary for study and report. A suggestion was made that Kath McKay be asked to reconsider her resignationand this was converted into a recomendation that Committee consider Honorary Membership. ​The Treasurer reported the Club's workingfundS'​as 482 at end June, and 120 subscriptions still unpaid. The August Committee (month of August, that is) would probably do what had to be done. 
-Walks Report told of a very successful ski tour in good weather on the + 
-June holiday weekend. Jim Calloway'​s day walk in National Park the following weekend had 18 starters, while Ros. Painter and Dorothy Nobleled a .group of 16 on the Grose and up Coal Mine Creek, Sam Hinde'​s day walk on 16th June took 36 people into the Jibbon area, and the Jack Perry day walk from Brooklyn to The Peak had six. On the Upper End-rich River, Ramon U'​Brien found some fairly rough going on the Sunday of his trip, and obvious map errors'​ John Holly'​s day walk on the woronora brnught out 32, while Doone 7yborn in a climbing trip off Thurat plateau had a party of six.+ 
 +Walks Report told of a very successful ski tour in good weather on the June holiday weekend. Jim Calloway'​s day walk in National Park the following weekend had 18 starters, while Ros. Painter and Dorothy Nobleled a .group of 16 on the Grose and up Coal Mine Creek, Sam Hinde'​s day walk on 16th June took 36 people into the Jibbon area, and the Jack Perry day walk from Brooklyn to The Peak had six. On the Upper End-rich River, Ramon U'​Brien found some fairly rough going on the Sunday of his trip, and obvious map errors'​ John Holly'​s day walk on the woronora brnught out 32, while Doone 7yborn in a climbing trip off Thurat plateau had a party of six.
 Phil Butt, referring to-the Nerriga 1:50,000 map, said roads were  shown at points where intersecting cliff lines actually existed. Phil Butt, referring to-the Nerriga 1:50,000 map, said roads were  shown at points where intersecting cliff lines actually existed.
-Social Secretary Barry Pacey said tickets for both the Club dinner + 
-dance and the Federation Ball should be available soon, Brian Harvey mentioned that a number of old members who had been eager to have another rendezvous at the Old Crusty were disappointed at the Club's change of place and date. +Social Secretary Barry Pacey said tickets for both the Club dinner dance and the Federation Ball should be available soon, Brian Harvey mentioned that a number of old members who had been eager to have another rendezvous at the Old Crusty were disappointed at the Club's change of place and date. It was pointed out by several ​speakers ​that the Club could scarcely be expected to plan social events for people who did not attend the meetings to make their wishes known. 
-It was pointed out by several ​.peakers ​that the Club could scarcely be expected to plan social events for people who did not attend the meetings to make their wishes known. + 
-Barry '​Tallace ​presented ​.a Federation Report which told us that the June meeting had been poorly attended, even by its functionaries. The Gungarribee walking club had wound up its affairs and made a donation to Search and Rescue of its unused funds. Barry Pacey had been suggested as convenor of the Federation Ball Committee. TO were reminded that Federation'​s Annual Meeting and election of officers fell in July and this was the time if we wanted to support and stimulate Federation. 70 then voted that our delegates urge Federation to retain membership of the Conservation Council.+Barry Wallace ​presented a Federation Report which told us that the June meeting had been poorly attended, even by its functionaries. The Gungarribee walking club had wound up its affairs and made a donation to Search and Rescue of its unused funds. Barry Pacey had been suggested as convenor of the Federation Ball Committee. TO were reminded that Federation'​s Annual Meeting and election of officers fell in July and this was the time if we wanted to support and stimulate Federation. 70 then voted that our delegates urge Federation to retain membership of the Conservation Council.
 Thus to no big business of the evening, discussion of the proposed Thus to no big business of the evening, discussion of the proposed
-pattern test walks as shown on a list distributed. A surprising number of +pattern test walks as shown on a list distributed. A surprising number of irrelevancies and semirelevancies ​cropped ​up: while discussion focussed on
-irrelevancies and semirelevancies ​croqDed ​up: while discussion focussed on+
 one particular walk various speakers would be habouring the question of one particular walk various speakers would be habouring the question of
 whether day walks should be included, or whether the comparative standard whether day walks should be included, or whether the comparative standard
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 By the time it was over there was just room to announce the resignation of Lyn Drummond as Committee Member, and John Holly as Keeper of Maps and Timetables, Doon '​TYborn being appointed in his stead. The Prosi.ent declined to accept a motion that day trips were not weekend walks and insisted this should be determined as a Constitutional amendment. With two minutes and 30 seconds to go before our tenure of the roam expired for the evening, the meeting closed. By the time it was over there was just room to announce the resignation of Lyn Drummond as Committee Member, and John Holly as Keeper of Maps and Timetables, Doon '​TYborn being appointed in his stead. The Prosi.ent declined to accept a motion that day trips were not weekend walks and insisted this should be determined as a Constitutional amendment. With two minutes and 30 seconds to go before our tenure of the roam expired for the evening, the meeting closed.
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-6 a The Sydney Bushwalkor Augat,​ 1968+
 EDITOR'​S NOTE. This article was originally written for the .riewspaprtas 'a publicity article for the Australian Andean Expedition but it waa never published. EDITOR'​S NOTE. This article was originally written for the .riewspaprtas 'a publicity article for the Australian Andean Expedition but it waa never published.
 A TRAINING TRIP. A TRAINING TRIP.
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 The party consisted of four Australian climbers all of whom were interested in becoming members of the Australian Andean Expedition. As it turned out two of the group could not get the necessary.leaye from work to enable ,them to become members of the final team. The party consisted of four Australian climbers all of whom were interested in becoming members of the Australian Andean Expedition. As it turned out two of the group could not get the necessary.leaye from work to enable ,them to become members of the final team.
 INACCESSIBILITY. INACCESSIBILITY.
-The reason why the area had not boon visited for.so long was because+The reason why the area had not boon visited for so long was because
 access to the area is very difficult. There are only three ways of getting into the arca. The most frequently used route in the past involved carrying all your supplies for four days up a steep rough gorge. The second route involved crossing a colcalled Cl-a'​ke Saddle which was nearly 10,000 ft high. This route involved some difficult climbing and it would be impossible to take two weeks supply of food over. The third route had not been used and a survey of aerial photos showed a large cliff barring the way. we chose the second route and to make it possible we planned an airdrop of rood to lighten our loads. access to the area is very difficult. There are only three ways of getting into the arca. The most frequently used route in the past involved carrying all your supplies for four days up a steep rough gorge. The second route involved crossing a colcalled Cl-a'​ke Saddle which was nearly 10,000 ft high. This route involved some difficult climbing and it would be impossible to take two weeks supply of food over. The third route had not been used and a survey of aerial photos showed a large cliff barring the way. we chose the second route and to make it possible we planned an airdrop of rood to lighten our loads.
 THE AIRDROP. THE AIRDROP.
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 In all, the trip had given a valuable experience in conditions similar to those we expect to find in the Peruvian Andes. In addition TO made In all, the trip had given a valuable experience in conditions similar to those we expect to find in the Peruvian Andes. In addition TO made
 the first cast to west crossing of the Southern .Alps by this route. the first cast to west crossing of the Southern .Alps by this route.
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 THE LIBRARY '​AUCTION. THE LIBRARY '​AUCTION.
 August,​_1968. August,​_1968.
  Book 'Form.  Book 'Form.
-Yes, it finally happened on the night of July. 24. The cold dead body of the S.B.r. library was dissected and disposed of, the many:bits +Yes, it finally happened on the night of July. 24. The cold dead body of the S.B.r. library was dissected and disposed of, the many bits 
-and pieces being snapped up by a wide crosssection of the Club meMborship. It was not without some regrets.+and pieces being snapped up by a wide crosssection of the Club membership. It was not without some regrets.
 After a lengthy illness, the Patient was revitalised in 1967, with After a lengthy illness, the Patient was revitalised in 1967, with
 the then Librarian Ivy Painter putting in some good solid surgery to get it back on its feet. Unfortunately,​ all this went for nought as members generally just did not respond with sufficient interest. either the Idiot Box nowadays has made reading unfashionable or else the competition from the free municipal libraries is too hot. At any rate, after a very fair trial, the April amval Meeting abolished the library on a Committee recommendation. the then Librarian Ivy Painter putting in some good solid surgery to get it back on its feet. Unfortunately,​ all this went for nought as members generally just did not respond with sufficient interest. either the Idiot Box nowadays has made reading unfashionable or else the competition from the free municipal libraries is too hot. At any rate, after a very fair trial, the April amval Meeting abolished the library on a Committee recommendation.
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 TASMANIAN BUSH 7ALKING TRIP. TASMANIAN BUSH 7ALKING TRIP.
 It is proposed to undertake a.bush walk from Blakos Opening to Lake Pedder in Tasmania. from 14th to .23rd: January, 1969, Any experienced member or members (male) in the 35/45 age group who are interested please ring 44-7369 after 7.30 p.m. Monday to Friday. It is proposed to undertake a.bush walk from Blakos Opening to Lake Pedder in Tasmania. from 14th to .23rd: January, 1969, Any experienced member or members (male) in the 35/45 age group who are interested please ring 44-7369 after 7.30 p.m. Monday to Friday.
-12.. The Sydney Bushnalker August,​ 1968 +
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-August, 1968. THE SYDNEY BUSH WALKER Page 13.+
 THE SYDNEY BUSH WAILERS THE SYDNEY BUSH WAILERS
 (Founded 1927) (Founded 1927)
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 The following amendment to the Constitution has been proposed by Hr. Don Finch, The following amendment to the Constitution has been proposed by Hr. Don Finch,
 Section 5. Membership That, in Clause 5(e), the words two day walks and one weekend walk" be deleted; ana the words "one day walk and two weekend walks" be substituted,​ Section 5. Membership That, in Clause 5(e), the words two day walks and one weekend walk" be deleted; ana the words "one day walk and two weekend walks" be substituted,​
-Page 14. THE SYDNEY BUSHWALKER august,​ 1966.+
 and That, in Olause 5(ee) the words "each or either of the aforementioned day walks" be deleted, and the and That, in Olause 5(ee) the words "each or either of the aforementioned day walks" be deleted, and the
 words "the aforementioned ,​day'​walk"​. be substituteds words "the aforementioned ,​day'​walk"​. be substituteds
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-August, 1968. THE SYDNEY BUSHWALKER Page 15.+
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 Tables are now being Tables are now being
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 Buy a ticket, come along, and be in it Buy a ticket, come along, and be in it
 16. The Sydney Bushwalker August,​ 1968 16. The Sydney Bushwalker August,​ 1968
-Letter to tho Editor from Brian Harvez.+Letter to tho Editor from Brian Harvey.
 Sir, Sir,
 THE DUNGALLA CLUB. THE DUNGALLA CLUB.
-Following any announcement at the July Honthly ​General ​Yeeting ​to the+Following any announcement at the July Monthly ​General ​Meeting ​to the
 effect that the majority of the more senior Club Members were not interested effect that the majority of the more senior Club Members were not interested
-to be present at the prejected'​Dinner Dance in October, duo to it nature, I feel I am bound to amplify my statement to allay any misconceptions or+to be present at the projected ​Dinner Dance in October, duo to it nature, I feel I am bound to amplify my statement to allay any misconceptions or
 misunderstandings which since may VG arisen in the mind of general Club misunderstandings which since may VG arisen in the mind of general Club
 Members. Members.
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 Bearers, most of whom have enjoyed 259 30 or 40 years' continuity of contemp- Bearers, most of whom have enjoyed 259 30 or 40 years' continuity of contemp-
 orary friendship in the Club environment orary friendship in the Club environment
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 In spite of appeals, Reunion Camps have continued to be held at In spite of appeals, Reunion Camps have continued to be held at
 impracticable places having recl to physical imapabilities,​ to cite, for example, the camp at McArthur 's Flat on the'​Nattai River. ;It would have been desirable that all of those Reunion CamiDs could have been reached by car so that all members were given the same oprortunity to participate . These impracticable places having recl to physical imapabilities,​ to cite, for example, the camp at McArthur 's Flat on the'​Nattai River. ;It would have been desirable that all of those Reunion CamiDs could have been reached by car so that all members were given the same oprortunity to participate . These
 annual functions, which formed a very important and enjoyable part of the annual functions, which formed a very important and enjoyable part of the
 senior members'​ earlier Club life, have been denied them, whilst at the same time denying the social contact they provided. senior members'​ earlier Club life, have been denied them, whilst at the same time denying the social contact they provided.
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 The Club's obsession to run series of lectures at the Clubroom as a substitute for social activity, fellowship general intermingling,​ discussion, exchange of news and views and reminiscences,​ left the senior members with the only alternative of refraining from attending the Auditorium'​s regimented assemblies of ordered rows of screenwatchers. It is to be appreciated that these senior members have viewed thousands of slides in their time, many before current walkers were born, so that slides are no novelty. In any case, slides are mainly of interest to those walkers who took part in the particular excursion depicted. As for lectures without slides, there is a wide choice The Club's obsession to run series of lectures at the Clubroom as a substitute for social activity, fellowship general intermingling,​ discussion, exchange of news and views and reminiscences,​ left the senior members with the only alternative of refraining from attending the Auditorium'​s regimented assemblies of ordered rows of screenwatchers. It is to be appreciated that these senior members have viewed thousands of slides in their time, many before current walkers were born, so that slides are no novelty. In any case, slides are mainly of interest to those walkers who took part in the particular excursion depicted. As for lectures without slides, there is a wide choice
 on television and radio without -leaving the comfort of the home. The require- on television and radio without -leaving the comfort of the home. The require-
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 Brian Harvez. Brian Harvez.
 .1MMI.M.....MmO .1MMI.M.....MmO
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 A PLEASANT TALK. A PLEASANT TALK.
 by Frank Rigby. by Frank Rigby.
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 Marion Lloyd, Dave Russell, Joan Rigby and of coUrse, Yours Truly. The Marion Lloyd, Dave Russell, Joan Rigby and of coUrse, Yours Truly. The
   
-August, 1968 The Sydney Bushwalker 19.+
 track down from the Hole. isn't what it used to be and tends to disappear track down from the Hole. isn't what it used to be and tends to disappear
 in spots but we managed he valley and thankfully camped a bit along in spots but we managed he valley and thankfully camped a bit along
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 crossing. crossing.
 "Now let's walk for an hour before lunch",​ I said, and off, we went, rock-hopping,​ boulder dodging and wading down this magnificent granite stretch of the river. Of course we didn't walk for an hour at all .beoaus6 in twenty minutes we discovered one of those enticing grassy areas that just "Now let's walk for an hour before lunch",​ I said, and off, we went, rock-hopping,​ boulder dodging and wading down this magnificent granite stretch of the river. Of course we didn't walk for an hour at all .beoaus6 in twenty minutes we discovered one of those enticing grassy areas that just
-.ssem to be specially designed for lunch spots and for whiteanting ​leaders.+seem to be specially designed for lunch spots and for white anting ​leaders.
 I could not resist the pleading eyes of the party and so lunch it was in this sunny dell, with the river racing away just below us. I could not resist the pleading eyes of the party and so lunch it was in this sunny dell, with the river racing away just below us.
-In the afternoon it was on down the Cox, busy feet tramPing, on through the golden hours, the she-oaks brilliantly back-lit :the sun. But what's this? Smoke ahead? A fire already going with a billy on it! Goodness no, what will they be up to next? I had let the party get a little ahead and + 
-here they were confronting me with afternoon teas Oh well,. I guess a auppa would not be hard to take after all. Refreshed, we walked on to the Galong Creek-Cox junction and made camp in what the tourist brochure writers would +In the afternoon it was on down the Cox, busy feet tramping, on through the golden hours, the she-oaks brilliantly back-lit :the sun. But what's this? Smoke ahead? A fire already going with a billy on it! Goodness no, what will they be up to next? I had let the party get a little ahead and 
-describe as a sylvan setting. +here they were confronting me with afternoon teas Oh well,. I guess a auppa would not be hard to take after all. Refreshed, we walked on to the Galong Creek-Cox junction and made camp in what the tourist brochure writers would describe as a sylvan setting. 
-After dinner, we lazed around the fire in the way that bushwaikers+ 
 +After dinner, we lazed around the fire in the way that bushwalkers
 ao, Somebody noticed that the few little clouds in the sky were doing odd things. A bit above the western skyline they would form out of nothing, grow larger and larger as they passed over the moon and then dissolve back into nothing as they went overhead. The theories that this phenomenon generated were fantastic - I must admit that the one about the heat from out campfire unsaturrating the atmosphere directly above us was a bit hard to swallow. Anyway,​ it was a perfect night which seemed to grow warmer ao, Somebody noticed that the few little clouds in the sky were doing odd things. A bit above the western skyline they would form out of nothing, grow larger and larger as they passed over the moon and then dissolve back into nothing as they went overhead. The theories that this phenomenon generated were fantastic - I must admit that the one about the heat from out campfire unsaturrating the atmosphere directly above us was a bit hard to swallow. Anyway,​ it was a perfect night which seemed to grow warmer
 as we slept and in the morning Spring had arrived well ahead of schedule and the balmy atmosphere was enought to turn any young man's fancy  as we slept and in the morning Spring had arrived well ahead of schedule and the balmy atmosphere was enought to turn any young man's fancy
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 Never mind, the AB Cafe was just around the corner, where..,​wo.hUrigry bush- Never mind, the AB Cafe was just around the corner, where..,​wo.hUrigry bush-
 walkers stocked up with lots of fuel before setting off up to Rt.-Victoria to run our mile in the Colong Caves to Sydney Protest Marathon. All in all, who could ask for a more pleasant bushwalk? walkers stocked up with lots of fuel before setting off up to Rt.-Victoria to run our mile in the Colong Caves to Sydney Protest Marathon. All in all, who could ask for a more pleasant bushwalk?
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 THE WEDDING OF ROSS AND MARGARET. By"​SOCialiten THE WEDDING OF ROSS AND MARGARET. By"​SOCialiten
- On Thursday, August 15, your Editor Ross Wybern-and.wellknOwn:​Club member Margaret Dogterom entered into thebonds efmatrImony, aS'​they-sayl. -H7e11; the Club has done it again, someone was heard to remark Just how many times, for goodness sako has the SB7-played the part of- Cupid..andlEatchmaker?​ + On Thursday, August 15, your Editor Ross Wybern-and.wellknOwn:​Club member Margaret Dogterom entered into the bonds of matrimony, aS'​they-sayl. -H7e11; the Club has done it again, someone was heard to remark Just how many times, for goodness sako has the SB7-played the part of- Cupid..andlEatchmaker?​ 
-Ross. had somehow been persuaded to trim his burly -red heard, down and looked as ..pleased. as Punch, as well as being very debonair in his dark suit. Heavens, is this the s(7ime ​Rossowe have seen so many times out in the bush? The bride, of course, 166ked,​absolutely lovely in her full-length wedding. gown and veil - donit-ask me what. it was made of, this piece being written by a Mere male! +Ross. had somehow been persuaded to trim his burly -red heard, down and looked as ..pleased. as Punch, as well as being very debonair in his dark suit. Heavens, is this the same Rosso we have seen so many times out in the bush? The bride, of course, 166ked,​absolutely lovely in her full-length wedding. gown and veil - don'​t ​ask me what. it was made of, this piece being written by a Mere male! 
-Don Finch was best man and made a fine'​-speechbut.got a bit tangled up with some of the telegrams in Dutch (Holland is Mararet's homeland) Bob Duncan proposed a moSt humorous toast to the Bride and Groom and of course the old + 
-bushwalking reminiscences were well to the fore. Quite a few SB7's were there+Don Finch was best man and made a fine speech but got a bit tangled up with some of the telegrams in Dutch (Holland is Margaret's homeland) Bob Duncan proposed a most humorous toast to the Bride and Groom and of course the old bushwalking reminiscences were well to the fore. Quite a few SB7's were there
 to take Part in this .happy event ad., incidentally,​ with Margaret ;s change of to take Part in this .happy event ad., incidentally,​ with Margaret ;s change of
 name, wenow have- six Wyborns in the Club (somebody wondered if the family would name, wenow have- six Wyborns in the Club (somebody wondered if the family would
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