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-THE SYDNEY BUSHWALKER +THE SYDNEY BUSHWALKER 
-A monthly bullet in of matters of int crest to the Sydney Bush Wal ker s, Box 4476, G. P.O.- Sydney, N. S.W. 2001. Club meetings are held every Wednesda.y evening Ere= 7.30 p. m. at the Wirel es s Institute Building, 14 Atchi son Street, St Leonards Enquiries concerni ng the Club should be ref erred to Mrs. Mar ei a Shapper t tel 30. 2028.+A monthly bullet in of matters of int crest to the Sydney Bush Wal ker s, Box 4476, G. P.O.- Sydney, N. S.W. 2001. Club meetings are held every Wednesda y evening Ere= 7.30 p. m. at the Wirel es s Institute Building, 14 Atchi son Street, St Leonards Enquiries concerni ng the Club should be ref erred to Mrs. Mar ei a Shapper t tel 30. 2028.
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 Obituary Obituary
 The January General Meeting Paddy'​s Ad The January General Meeting Paddy'​s Ad
-In Search of Ancestors Glen Davis — The Red Rocks+In Search of Ancestors Glen Davis The Red Rocks
 Up and Down Exploration Mountain Equipment Ad Up and Down Exploration Mountain Equipment Ad
 The Year of the Colo The Year of the Colo
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 Sotial Notes Sotial Notes
 Walks Notes Walks Notes
- 2. + 2. 
-Barry Wallace 3. +Barry Wallace 3. 
- 5. + 5. 
-Owen Marks 6. +Owen Marks 6. 
-David Rostron 9. +David Rostron 9. 
- 12. + 12. 
-Jim Brown 13. +Jim Brown 13. 
-Len Newland 16. +Len Newland 16. 
-Ian Stephen 16. +Ian Stephen 16. 
-Len Newland 17. +Len Newland 17. 
-Page 2. THE SYDNEY BUSHWALKER February 1977. +Page 2. THE SYDNEY BUSHWALKER February 1977. 
-OBITUARY !+OBITUARY !
 It is with profound regret that we record the death recently of one of the Club's senior Members: It is with profound regret that we record the death recently of one of the Club's senior Members:
 MR. R.W. (BOB) SAVAGE MR. R.W. (BOB) SAVAGE
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 , ,
-i Canoe Club. A keen photographer,​ Bob's work =+i Canoe Club. A keen photographer,​ Bob's work =
 , ,
 ! !
 appeared in a number of the Bushwalker Annuals, appeared in a number of the Bushwalker Annuals,
-i I I +i I I 
-_ together with articles on photography. His 1+_ together with articles on photography. His 1
 i i
-, military career spanned many years and included -i +, military career spanned many years and included -i 
-: ! +: ! 
-service in the Middle East, Greece and New I+service in the Middle East, Greece and New I
 ; ;
 Guinea. He is famous for having started the Guinea. He is famous for having started the
-i ; I +i ; I 
-let Australian Corps Ski School in Lebanon. f +let Australian Corps Ski School in Lebanon. f 
-_ 1+_ 1
 , ,
 _ _
-_ . He was active in the Boy Scout Movement, as +_ . He was active in the Boy Scout Movement, as 
-. _ +. _ 
-4 ' well as being a Life Member of the Royal Australian Historical Society, Concord Historical+4 ' well as being a Life Member of the Royal Australian Historical Society, Concord Historical
 i i
-, Society, and the Parks and Playgrounds Association i+, Society, and the Parks and Playgrounds Association i
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 : of Australia. He will be sadly missed by many. : of Australia. He will be sadly missed by many.
-Page 3. THE SYDNEY BUSHWALUR February,​ 1977. +Page 3. THE SYDNEY BUSHWALUR February, 1977. 
-THE .JANUARY GENERAL MEETING. ​• •+THE JANUARY GENERAL MEETING. ​
 by Barry Wallace. by Barry Wallace.
-It was about 8.20 p.m. with 40 members scattered around the hall discussing whatever, when Gordon Broome rang the gong and quickly called the meeting to order. We had appologies from Helen Gray and Spiro Hajinakitas and (gasp!) no new members.+It was about 8.20 p m. with 40 members scattered around the hall discussing whatever, when Gordon Broome rang the gong and quickly called the meeting to order. We had appologies from Helen Gray and Spiro Hajinakitas and (gasp!) no new members.
 The reading and receiving of minutes passed without serious incident. The reading and receiving of minutes passed without serious incident.
 Correspondence in, apart from the flock of magazines, consisted of a copy of an N.P.A. letter of objections to the applications for mining leases in the Jones Creek area, a notice from the same body about a Mountain LecAership Workshop planned for Camp Chakola for the weekend 29th April to 1st May (see separate notice in the January magazine for Correspondence in, apart from the flock of magazines, consisted of a copy of an N.P.A. letter of objections to the applications for mining leases in the Jones Creek area, a notice from the same body about a Mountain LecAership Workshop planned for Camp Chakola for the weekend 29th April to 1st May (see separate notice in the January magazine for
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 $2.50 each. They are not as glossy or colourful as the original submitted, but are rumoured to be good value for money. Federation is $2.50 each. They are not as glossy or colourful as the original submitted, but are rumoured to be good value for money. Federation is
 writing to N.P.W.S. to protest the extent of uncontrolled camping on the Upper Grose. The feeling is that they should either effectively enforee restrictions on camping in the area or abandon them. There are rumours writing to N.P.W.S. to protest the extent of uncontrolled camping on the Upper Grose. The feeling is that they should either effectively enforee restrictions on camping in the area or abandon them. There are rumours
-about a Power Station for the Newnes plateau'​area. (??) The Search and Rescue section is preparing to spend $2,100.00 on a new base radio and three mobiles, although they hope to recoup part of this as a subsidy from the N.S.W. government. (This re—equipping ​results largely from a re-:​allocation of operating frequencies.) There will be a S. & R. practice on the 19-20th March, venue not mentioned. Thieves are apparently active in the Kanangra area with articles left in parked cars their chief source of revenue. Dunlop Australia have taken the trouble to rebutt an accusation that they are moving production of the Volley 00C. offshore. They affirm that the shoes are, and always will be, produced+about a Power Station for the Newnes plateau'​area. (??) The Search and Rescue section is preparing to spend $2,100.00 on a new base radio and three mobiles, although they hope to recoup part of this as a subsidy from the N.S.W. government. (This reequipping ​results largely from a re-:​allocation of operating frequencies.) There will be a S. & R. practice on the 19-20th March, venue not mentioned. Thieves are apparently active in the Kanangra area with articles left in parked cars their chief source of revenue. Dunlop Australia have taken the trouble to rebutt an accusation that they are moving production of the Volley 00C. offshore. They affirm that the shoes are, and always will be, produced
 inside Australia. As a footnote to this correspondence it was mentioned inside Australia. As a footnote to this correspondence it was mentioned
 (possibly by the writer of the original accusation, it wasn't clear) that if you want the best grip buy the Volleys with two bars of ripples around (possibly by the writer of the original accusation, it wasn't clear) that if you want the best grip buy the Volleys with two bars of ripples around
-Page 4. THE SYDNEY BUSHWALKER February,​ 1977. +Page 4. THE SYDNEY BUSHWALKER February, 1977. 
-the welt, not three. (The suggestion that you buy anything other than Volleys was not.canvassed. Surely that is good for another 10% off when Spiro gets back.)+the welt, not three. (The suggestion that you buy anything other than Volleys was not canvassed. Surely that is good for another 10% off when Spiro gets back.)
 .Last month these notes covered the walks report in exhausting (to me anyway) detail. This month they do not. .Last month these notes covered the walks report in exhausting (to me anyway) detail. This month they do not.
-In General Business it was decided to write a letter of congratulation to Miles Dunphy on the occasion of his being awarded an MB0E0 in the New Year Honours.+In General Business it was decided to write a letter of congratulation to Miles Dunphy on the occasion of his being awarded an MB0E0 in the New Year Honours. ​
 The Coolana Committee reported back on matters referred to it by the The Coolana Committee reported back on matters referred to it by the
 December meeting, recommending that we not apply for an extension to the area of our present application for leasehold land adjoining Coolana, and December meeting, recommending that we not apply for an extension to the area of our present application for leasehold land adjoining Coolana, and
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 ccmmittee also recommended that persons using Coolana close both the wire-panel gates on the access way that we check for a suitable indemnity clause for users of the land, and that we turn over to the committee all ccmmittee also recommended that persons using Coolana close both the wire-panel gates on the access way that we check for a suitable indemnity clause for users of the land, and that we turn over to the committee all
 correspondence pertaining to Coolana for inclusion in a single central file. correspondence pertaining to Coolana for inclusion in a single central file.
-Alastair ​Batty° ​rose to ask the fate of map-reading and first-aid+Alastair ​Batty rose to ask the fate of map-reading and first-aid
 notes which had been prepared for printing and distribution to prospectives. The magazine editor advised that these were to be printed in the magazine notes which had been prepared for printing and distribution to prospectives. The magazine editor advised that these were to be printed in the magazine
 at a suitable time, with additional copies for prospectives. at a suitable time, with additional copies for prospectives.
 Peter Harris noted that the Tasmanian N.P.W.S. will issue 150 shooting licenses for Cape Barren geese this season. Peter Harris noted that the Tasmanian N.P.W.S. will issue 150 shooting licenses for Cape Barren geese this season.
 The club has received a renewal notice for its membership of the The club has received a renewal notice for its membership of the
-Nature Conservation Council. A motion by Jim Vatiliotis that we not renew got the nod after a brief discussion. The Conservation Secretary is texplaining the move.+Nature Conservation Council. A motion by Jim Vatiliotis that we not renew got the nod after a brief discussion. The Conservation Secretary is t explaining the move.
 It was reported that the rooms available in the new Environment Council premises are too small, and no further action is intended. It was reported that the rooms available in the new Environment Council premises are too small, and no further action is intended.
 ..Then it was a matter of walks announcements and some gentle chiding ..Then it was a matter of walks announcements and some gentle chiding
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 wandered off for coffee and bickies. But one still wonders about the wandered off for coffee and bickies. But one still wonders about the
 rumours concerning the couple cuddling in the back row during the meeting. rumours concerning the couple cuddling in the back row during the meeting.
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-121 19e 5. THE ​.,SYDNEY BUSHWALKER Februry 1977.+121 19e 5. THE ,SYDNEY BUSHWALKER Februry 1977.
 Lilhtweight bushwalkin Lilhtweight bushwalkin
 and camping gear. and camping gear.
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 Our new '​Supertight'​ summer weight bags are nearly half the packed size and +might !nos} of our regular sleeping bags. Nylon covering, superdown filled. Packs into 9" length x 514" dia. Can also be used during winter as an "inner bag". Our new '​Supertight'​ summer weight bags are nearly half the packed size and +might !nos} of our regular sleeping bags. Nylon covering, superdown filled. Packs into 9" length x 514" dia. Can also be used during winter as an "inner bag".
 Kiandra model: Pillow flap, Looded bag. Well filled. Compact, warm and lightweiglt. Excellent for warmer summer nights and tines when carryint weight can be reduced. Apprcx 3%lbs. Kiandra model: Pillow flap, Looded bag. Well filled. Compact, warm and lightweiglt. Excellent for warmer summer nights and tines when carryint weight can be reduced. Apprcx 3%lbs.
-Hotharn model: Superwat.m hooded bag made for coid sleepers and high altitudes. 'Box quilted'​ w;th no+Hotharn model: Superwat m hooded bag made for coid sleepers and high altitudes. 'Box quilted'​ w;th no
 '​through'​ stitching. All bags can be fitted with zippers and drought resisting overlaps. Weight 4341bs. '​through'​ stitching. All bags can be fitted with zippers and drought resisting overlaps. Weight 4341bs.
 BUNYIP RUCKSACK BUNYIP RUCKSACK
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 Supplied with nylon cords and overlapped doors. Supplied with nylon cords and overlapped doors.
 Everything for the bush- walker, from blankets and air mattresses, stretchers, boots, compasses, maps, books, stoves and lamps to cooking Everything for the bush- walker, from blankets and air mattresses, stretchers, boots, compasses, maps, books, stoves and lamps to cooking
-d f.- 6fi ci and dehydrated foods,+d f.- 6fi ci and dehydrated foods,
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-69 LIVERPOOL ST. SY LAMY — 26-2686 61-7215 +69 LIVERPOOL ST. SY LAMY 26-2686 61-7215 
-Page 6. THE SYDNEY BUSHWALKM February,​ 1977. +Page 6. THE SYDNEY BUSHWALKM February, 1977. 
-IN SEARCH OF ANCESTORS; a by Owen Marks. +IN SEARCH OF ANCESTORS; a by Owen Marks. 
-When looking for ancestors make sure they are in handy places. Rockwood Cemetery should 'be the farthest anyone should have to go to look for fl,ded writing on tombstones and wading through long weeds, stumbling over broken ground and getting hot and cranky., At Waverley Cemetery, not far-from where I live, I have no ancestors. But if I had any buri-oci there, it would always be a pleasure going there. Beautiful ocean and cliff views, with family vaults of the famous: Marcus Clarke, Henry Kendall, famous organists of last century, marble angels with Rajput Cupolas dotted everywhere and Governors of the State when Pt .-was a mere colony. There is a marble memorial to the P511en Irish in their Glorious Struggle against the Oppressors. This monumer',​ ,is covered in the forecourt with mosaics2 and around the entire compound are names of the Martyrs of 1789 (or 1798?) as well as the Easter Trouble in 1914=+When looking for ancestors make sure they are in handy places. Rockwood Cemetery should 'be the farthest anyone should have to go to look for fl,ded writing on tombstones and wading through long weeds, stumbling over broken ground and getting hot and cranky., At Waverley Cemetery, not far-from where I live, I have no ancestors. But if I had any buri-oci there, it would always be a pleasure going there. Beautiful ocean and cliff views, with family vaults of the famous: Marcus Clarke, Henry Kendall, famous organists of last century, marble angels with Rajput Cupolas dotted everywhere and Governors of the State when Pt -was a mere colony. There is a marble memorial to the P511en Irish in their Glorious Struggle against the Oppressors. This monumer',​ ,is covered in the forecourt with mosaics2 and around the entire compound are names of the Martyrs of 1789 (or 1798?) as well as the Easter Trouble in 1914=
 But as the heading states, this article is how I went looking for my ancestors. But as the heading states, this article is how I went looking for my ancestors.
-I.was.in Southern India, in Madras State in 1963, when it came to my knowledge that forebears were buried not too far away outside Rameshwaram. If you open your atlas, look for the atrip of land that juts out from India towards Ceylon. On the 11th March I set out by 3rd class train to investigate. India at this time was reeling emotionally under the +I.was in Southern India, in Madras State in 1963, when it came to my knowledge that forebears were buried not too far away outside Rameshwaram. If you open your atlas, look for the atrip of land that juts out from India towards Ceylon. On the 11th March I set out by 3rd class train to investigate. India at this time was reeling emotionally under the 
-attack from China. Notices with simple drawings were on railway st,5,tions showing all about the incursions. Newspapers had propaganda snaps of bejeWblleIladies giving nose rings and diamond ear studs to the war effort. Little boys 8 years old were having parade drill with bits. of sticks. Educated middle classes when finding out I was Australian always thanked inc because Australia at that time gave moral suppOrtto our Indian '​friends. At least it took my mind off the billboards on railway:​sttion entrances warning foreign tourists not to accept4oed from Strangers because of the many poisonings with accompanying fobberies. What Coald one do in a crowded carriage when one of the crowd offers you tit4jits:​from their tiffin carriers? Surely the whole 3rd class • compartinent couldn'​t be full of murderers? I decided that-I would eat anything that was offered. +attack from China. Notices with simple drawings were on railway st,5,tions showing all about the incursions. Newspapers had propaganda snaps of bejeWblleIladies giving nose rings and diamond ear studs to the war effort. Little boys 8 years old were having parade drill with bits. of sticks. Educated middle classes when finding out I was Australian always thanked inc because Australia at that time gave moral suppOrtto our Indian '​friends. At least it took my mind off the billboards on railway:​sttion entrances warning foreign tourists not to accept4oed from Strangers because of the many poisonings with accompanying fobberies. What Coald one do in a crowded carriage when one of the crowd offers you tit4jits:​from their tiffin carriers? Surely the whole 3rd class compartinent couldn'​t be full of murderers? I decided that-I would eat anything that was offered. 
-The train finally choofed.and I was off, across the hot,steamy plains to the coast, with eternal Indian scenes passing by. Trains ​travel slowly and as I had taken a slow all—station ​on purpose so I+The train finally choofed and I was off, across the hot,steamy plains to the coast, with eternal Indian scenes passing by. Trains travel slowly and as I had taken a slow allstation ​on purpose so I
 I vtiould arrive at Ramehwaram by evening, the passing vistas were always I vtiould arrive at Ramehwaram by evening, the passing vistas were always
-! practically stationary. Canals dotted with palms, the everlasting:'​ white oxen slowly pulling the creaking carts along dusty roads, Hihdu temples in ruins but with holy flags flying forlornly. At lonely• stations Sadhus were there with glorious white faces and outstretched hands with the everlasting cry for money. As in our society, God+! practically stationary. Canals dotted with palms, the everlasting:'​ white oxen slowly pulling the creaking carts along dusty roads, Hihdu temples in ruins but with holy flags flying forlornly. At lonely stations Sadhus were there with glorious white faces and outstretched hands with the everlasting cry for money. As in our society, God
 runs on money too. It seems a shame that an everlasting deity sitting in outer space just past Andromeda, non smoking, non eating, just can't exist without rupeps. Is this the time and place to expound my theories on religion? I think not. Often when asked my religion I-would say I was a tree worshipper3 and as this would seem quite ordinary to runs on money too. It seems a shame that an everlasting deity sitting in outer space just past Andromeda, non smoking, non eating, just can't exist without rupeps. Is this the time and place to expound my theories on religion? I think not. Often when asked my religion I-would say I was a tree worshipper3 and as this would seem quite ordinary to
-Page 7. THE SYDNEY BUSHWALICER February,​ 1977. +Page 7. THE SYDNEY BUSHWALICER February, 1977. 
-Indians, the subject was closed But to say "I have no religion"​ would+Indians, the subject was closed But to say "I have no religion"​ would
 be to invite arguments and theological discussions and I am not equipped be to invite arguments and theological discussions and I am not equipped
 brainwise to argue on suchlike. India is the home of religion the home of philosophies beyond reasoning. brainwise to argue on suchlike. India is the home of religion the home of philosophies beyond reasoning.
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 Next month the Epicurins ore having a very special dinner prior to the Club's Annual General Meeting. The food will be Japanese, so if you yearn after a good helping of Kuruma-Ebi followed by Kaibashira and Matsutake, topped off with Kotamenegi and Mitsuba, join Peter Miller and the other Epicurians at: Next month the Epicurins ore having a very special dinner prior to the Club's Annual General Meeting. The food will be Japanese, so if you yearn after a good helping of Kuruma-Ebi followed by Kaibashira and Matsutake, topped off with Kotamenegi and Mitsuba, join Peter Miller and the other Epicurians at:
 10 MARTIN PLACE SYDNEY (Challis House) 10 MARTIN PLACE SYDNEY (Challis House)
-where the Japanese restaurant is located. Meet at 6 p.m. and everyone is welcome. Cost will be about $5 per person. +where the Japanese restaurant is located. Meet at 6 p m. and everyone is welcome. Cost will be about $5 per person. 
-Page 8. THE SYDNEY BUSHWALKER February 1977. +Page 8. THE SYDNEY BUSHWALKER February 1977. 
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-Everyone knows that Autumn offers some of the very best of weather each year for bushwalking activities ​— and Autumn is just around the corner.+Everyone knows that Autumn offers some of the very best of weather each year for bushwalking activities and Autumn is just around the corner.
 . Take advantage of our prompt and efficient mail order service NOW, to upgrade your walking gear and so make the most of Autumn . Take advantage of our prompt and efficient mail order service NOW, to upgrade your walking gear and so make the most of Autumn
 1977 1977
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 WRITE TO ALP SPORTS WRITE TO ALP SPORTS
 BOX 533 P.O. CHRISTCHURCH NEW ZEALAND. BOX 533 P.O. CHRISTCHURCH NEW ZEALAND.
-Page 9, THE SYDNEY BUSHWALKER . February, 1977.+Page 9, THE SYDNEY BUSHWALKER . February, 1977.
 GLEN DAVIS - THE RED ROCKS GLEN DAVIS - THE RED ROCKS
 AN UP c",. DOWN EXPLORATION AN UP c",. DOWN EXPLORATION
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 Subsequent map study revealed an interesting ridge on the western side of the Wolgan Valley, from about Point Cornell and running north to the Red Rocks and Point Anderson. The sta-ting point was chosen as about the junction of Barton Creek and the Wolgan River - about 7 miles before Newnes. It was the intention after comple 'lig the ridge on Saturday to descend to Red Rock Creek and then climb tiu ridge leading to Mt. Harvey and. return via Wolgan Gap or Hughes Defile - in that general area anyway. Subsequent map study revealed an interesting ridge on the western side of the Wolgan Valley, from about Point Cornell and running north to the Red Rocks and Point Anderson. The sta-ting point was chosen as about the junction of Barton Creek and the Wolgan River - about 7 miles before Newnes. It was the intention after comple 'lig the ridge on Saturday to descend to Red Rock Creek and then climb tiu ridge leading to Mt. Harvey and. return via Wolgan Gap or Hughes Defile - in that general area anyway.
 On the Wednesday evening before the weekend there were about 8-10 possible starters but come Friday only four brave souls remained Spiro Hajinaketas,​ Tom Wenman, John Redfern, plus the optimistic leader. Midnight found us camped in the Wolgan Valley on a clear, very frosty night under Tom's tent fly - a chilling experience. On the Wednesday evening before the weekend there were about 8-10 possible starters but come Friday only four brave souls remained Spiro Hajinaketas,​ Tom Wenman, John Redfern, plus the optimistic leader. Midnight found us camped in the Wolgan Valley on a clear, very frosty night under Tom's tent fly - a chilling experience.
-A lethargic start ensued the next morning on account of the cold - the sun remained behind a high cloud cover. The western skyline in the area of Wolgan Gap was most impressive, serrated ,and with numerous gendarmes. We left the vehicle at about 9.00 F,0T. near the junction of Wolgan River and Barton Creek, then headed west,​-crossing open farm land for three-quarters of a mile. We climbed the ridge running down from the plateau just to the north of Collet Gap. A climb of about 1000 ft. led us to just below the plateau top which comprised rocky outcrops and cliff lines of about 100 ft. which we had to surmount.+A lethargic start ensued the next morning on account of the cold - the sun remained behind a high cloud cover. The western skyline in the area of Wolgan Gap was most impressive, serrated ,and with numerous gendarmes. We left the vehicle at about 9.00 F,0T. near the junction of Wolgan River and Barton Creek, then headed west,​-crossing open farm land for three-quarters of a mile. We climbed the ridge running down from the plateau just to the north of Collet Gap. A climb of about 1000 ft. led us to just below the plateau top which comprised rocky outcrops and cliff lines of about 100 ft. which we had to surmount.
 We followed three watercourses - all of which led into overhanging,​ fern4illed box canyons. A probe to the north-east eventually revealed a route up a small watercourse. Some scrubby going then followed for about 2.-mile to the high point 993 m, but there wore no worthwhile views because of the vegetation. We followed three watercourses - all of which led into overhanging,​ fern4illed box canyons. A probe to the north-east eventually revealed a route up a small watercourse. Some scrubby going then followed for about 2.-mile to the high point 993 m, but there wore no worthwhile views because of the vegetation.
 We proceeded north along the broad plateau towards Mt. Dawson - a prominent rocky outcrop standing about 200' above the plateau. Over the last mile to this point the vegetation was of the low heath type, typical of the Kanangra Tops. There were expansive views to the west and north over the Glen Davis valley with Pantony'​s Crown being the dominant feature. We proceeded north along the broad plateau towards Mt. Dawson - a prominent rocky outcrop standing about 200' above the plateau. Over the last mile to this point the vegetation was of the low heath type, typical of the Kanangra Tops. There were expansive views to the west and north over the Glen Davis valley with Pantony'​s Crown being the dominant feature.
 Whilst enjoying morning tea, the views and solitude on tor of Mt. Dawson, suddenly eight members of the Springwood Bushwalking Club appeared from the east. They had come from Newnes, via Little Capertee Creek. They intended to spend the night in the vicinity of the Red Rocks and were carrying water for the high camp (one of the party had. been there before). Whilst enjoying morning tea, the views and solitude on tor of Mt. Dawson, suddenly eight members of the Springwood Bushwalking Club appeared from the east. They had come from Newnes, via Little Capertee Creek. They intended to spend the night in the vicinity of the Red Rocks and were carrying water for the high camp (one of the party had. been there before).
-Page 10 THE SYDNEY BUSHWALKER February,​ 1977. +Page 10 THE SYDNEY BUSHWALKER February, 1977. 
-With some trepidation we surveyed our route ahead along the ridge to the Red Rocks — a jumbled. mass of cliffs and. vegetation. It had the appearance of a maze with no clearly defined way being apparent. To the end of the ridge, Point Anderson, the distance was 6-7 kilometres and we estimated this would take 3-4 hours, allowing us to camp in the valley to the west, Red Rock Creek, by about 4.00 p.m. +With some trepidation we surveyed our route ahead along the ridge to the Red Rocks a jumbled. mass of cliffs and. vegetation. It had the appearance of a maze with no clearly defined way being apparent. To the end of the ridge, Point Anderson, the distance was 6-7 kilometres and we estimated this would take 3-4 hours, allowing us to camp in the valley to the west, Red Rock Creek, by about 4.00 p m. 
-Progress to the Red Rocks became quite slow — up and down gendarmes, across miniature chasms, and through defiles ​— but always fascinating.+Progress to the Red Rocks became quite slow up and down gendarmes, across miniature chasms, and through defiles but always fascinating.
 One never knew what to expect around the corner. The vegetation was open, eucalypts and ferns in the gullies and defiles, virtually no sera. Views One never knew what to expect around the corner. The vegetation was open, eucalypts and ferns in the gullies and defiles, virtually no sera. Views
 along this route were magnificent. Before reaching the Red Rocks we were along this route were magnificent. Before reaching the Red Rocks we were
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 We were then contronted with a 200 ft. vertical drop to a saddle. The formation on the other side of the saddle also had a vertical 200ft. We were then contronted with a 200 ft. vertical drop to a saddle. The formation on the other side of the saddle also had a vertical 200ft.
 face. Investigation from above revealed no completely feasible route, having regard to our paltry 50 of rope. Retracing our steps we event- face. Investigation from above revealed no completely feasible route, having regard to our paltry 50 of rope. Retracing our steps we event-
-ually found a route down a :'.imney—cum—gully ​on the eastern face — more ropework. We then investigated a route down on the west from the saddle+ually found a route down a :'.imneycumgully ​on the eastern face more ropework. We then investigated a route down on the west from the saddle
 between the two formations to the creek, but this appeared difficult from above and would have dbviou_ly been time consuming. between the two formations to the creek, but this appeared difficult from above and would have dbviou_ly been time consuming.
 Back to the saddle and at this time the Sp.-,​ingyood Bushwalkers were Back to the saddle and at this time the Sp.-,​ingyood Bushwalkers were
 sighted negotiating the formation, around the wombat parade at the cliff base on the eastern side. Large camping caves were formed by the overhangs of the next formation and they intended to spend the night there. sighted negotiating the formation, around the wombat parade at the cliff base on the eastern side. Large camping caves were formed by the overhangs of the next formation and they intended to spend the night there.
-We also decided to stop, being optimistic about finding water. There was a slow drip from the cliffs above and theY valley-below on the east was filled with ferns — surely there would be water 200-300 yards+We also decided to stop, being optimistic about finding water. There was a slow drip from the cliffs above and theY valley-below on the east was filled with ferns surely there would be water 200-300 yards
 down there, particularly as it had rained uring the week. What optimism! Having decided to stop, Tom and I foolishly volunteered to go for water. down there, particularly as it had rained uring the week. What optimism! Having decided to stop, Tom and I foolishly volunteered to go for water.
 After a mile with a drop of about 500 ft0 we found two pools, the first After a mile with a drop of about 500 ft0 we found two pools, the first
 stagnant, but clear water was in the second. Carrying two water buckets for a mile up a dry creek at dusk was an experience I do not want to repeat. stagnant, but clear water was in the second. Carrying two water buckets for a mile up a dry creek at dusk was an experience I do not want to repeat.
-Some compensation was provided by a very convivial evening with the Springwood walkers. It rained and blew that night — we would have become+Some compensation was provided by a very convivial evening with the Springwood walkers. It rained and blew that night we would have become
 very wet on top with only a tent fly. very wet on top with only a tent fly.
-The next morning saw us away at 7.30 a.m to the complaints of the +The next morning saw us away at 7.30 a m to the complaints of the 
-otherparty whose beauty sleep we disturbed. We-had decided to return via Glen Davis and Pipeline Pass — the route previously envisaged was out +otherparty whose beauty sleep we disturbed. We-had decided to return via Glen Davis and Pipeline Pass the route previously envisaged was out 
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-of question because of lack of time. The route was acin fascinating ​— up, down, around ​— more rope work. We attempted at all times to stay on or near the crest of the ridge. Views were agin.,...o„nificent ​with a crisp sou'wester blowing, The end of the ridge at Point Anderson was reached at avout 10.30 a.m. Again another glorious panorama, with the blues and+of question because of lack of time. The route was acin fascinating up, down, around more rope work. We attempted at all times to stay on or near the crest of the ridge. Views were agin. ,...onificent ​with a crisp sou'​wester blowing, The end of the ridge at Point Anderson was reached at avout 10.30 a m. Again another glorious panorama, with the blues and
 greens of vegetation and the,oranges and browns of the cliff, highlighted greens of vegetation and the,oranges and browns of the cliff, highlighted
 on that bright clear morning. on that bright clear morning.
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 appropriate manne2 at the Newnes Hotel. A lift back to our vehicle by appropriate manne2 at the Newnes Hotel. A lift back to our vehicle by
 Land Rover followed and we were then en route for home. Land Rover followed and we were then en route for home.
-This area is well worth further visits ​— there is. more terrain variety than in the Blue: Breaks. However water and 50-80 feet of 2ope should be carried whilst estimates of travelling time need to be conservative.+This area is well worth further visits there is. more terrain variety than in the Blue: Breaks. However water and 50-80 feet of 2ope should be carried whilst estimates of travelling time need to be conservative.
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-The Annual General Meeting of the Sydney Bush Walkers is fast approaching The date for this year's AGM is .set down as Wednesday 16th., March 1977, PLEASE NOTE THAT THIS IS THE THIRD, NOT THE SECOND WEDNESDAY OF THE MONTH.+The Annual General Meeting of the Sydney Bush Walkers is fast approaching The date for this year's AGM is set down as Wednesday 16th., March 1977, PLEASE NOTE THAT THIS IS THE THIRD, NOT THE SECOND WEDNESDAY OF THE MONTH.
 This is an important meeting it does presentation of the A Statements, and eleotion of 0 ensuing twelve monchs. This is an important meeting it does presentation of the A Statements, and eleotion of 0 ensuing twelve monchs.
 Prospective Members are remil to attend the AGM, but are no or vote on motions, or partic bearers. Prospective Members are remil to attend the AGM, but are no or vote on motions, or partic bearers.
 for the Club, including as nnual Report and Financial frice Bearers for the for the Club, including as nnual Report and Financial frice Bearers for the
 :led that they are welcome t permitted to speak to ipate in election of office :led that they are welcome t permitted to speak to ipate in election of office
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-Page 1 3. THE SYDNEY BUSHWALIMR. February,​ 197.7.+Page 1 3. THE SYDNEY BUSHWALIMR. February, 197.7.
 THE YEAR OF THE COLO, THE YEAR OF THE COLO,
 by Jim Brown. by Jim Brown.
-For a few Club members 1971 was the Year of the Colo. In September and November of that year there were two car—swap ​trips which enabled +For a few Club members 1971 was the Year of the Colo. In September and November of that year there were two carswap ​trips which enabled 
-anyone game to tackle both walks to cover practically the whole of the Colo River system from Glen Davis down to Angorawa Creek, missing only a couple of miles immediately upstream from Boorai Creek. +anyone game to tackle both walks to cover practically the whole of the Colo River system from Glen Davis down to Angorawa Creek, missing only a couple of miles immediately upstream from Boorai Creek. 
-I remember thinking at the time that was the sensible way to do the Colo — in a couple of bites instead of fronting up to a series of days of the Oonotonously hard walking which is associated with the Colo. I was also slightly envious of the parties who sallied out on the two trips because they included the two sections (totally about 16 miles) of the Colo/​Capertee system that I had never covered.+I remember thinking at the time that was the sensible way to do the Colo in a couple of bites instead of fronting up to a series of days of the Oonotonously hard walking which is associated with the Colo. I was also slightly envious of the parties who sallied out on the two trips because they included the two sections (totally about 16 miles) of the Colo/​Capertee system that I had never covered.
 In the intervening years, whenever I had the time available, high water in the rivers made it an unattractive prospect, and finally, I had to wait for 1976 to be my Year of the Colo. In the meantime I did at least make a repeat trip down the Wolgan from Newnes and up the Caper-tee In the intervening years, whenever I had the time available, high water in the rivers made it an unattractive prospect, and finally, I had to wait for 1976 to be my Year of the Colo. In the meantime I did at least make a repeat trip down the Wolgan from Newnes and up the Caper-tee
 to Glen Davis to consolidate my knowledge of that area to Glen Davis to consolidate my knowledge of that area
-The spring and early summer of '76 were reasonably dry, and at length I felt the rest of the Colo was within my reach. Like the Club walkers of '71, I decided it should be attempted in two stages; unlike the Club groups of '71, however, there would not be any oar—swap, and the+The spring and early summer of '76 were reasonably dry, and at length I felt the rest of the Colo was within my reach. Like the Club walkers of '71, I decided it should be attempted in two stages; unlike the Club groups of '71, however, there would not be any oarswap, and the
 trips had to be arranged to bring me back to the car. Plainly there trips had to be arranged to bring me back to the car. Plainly there
-would be some duplication of ground. In fact, I decided Trip nr1C -,760,1C1 be a "there and back" project ​— Culoul Range — Colo River — Capertee River+would be some duplication of ground. In fact, I decided Trip nr1C -,760,1C1 be a "there and back" project Culoul Range Colo River Capertee River
 to Wolgan Junction and return the same way, tying into the Wolgan Capertee area I already knew. to Wolgan Junction and return the same way, tying into the Wolgan Capertee area I already knew.
 During a short spell of holiday leave at the end of September the chance came to try out this first jaunt. The road along the Culoul Range was in reasonably good shape and I was able to drive out to within a mile During a short spell of holiday leave at the end of September the chance came to try out this first jaunt. The road along the Culoul Range was in reasonably good shape and I was able to drive out to within a mile
 or so of the Colo/​Wollemi Junction, and scramble down the accepted route or so of the Colo/​Wollemi Junction, and scramble down the accepted route
-near Crawford'​s Lookout to lunch on the Saturday on the Wollemi about a mile up from the inflow of the Capertee ​— in other words, the beginning of the Colo proper. I couldn'​t help noticing a lot of evidences that people are now getting into the Colo valley in reasonable numbers it was no longer like the late 1950's and early 1960Is whei,​i'​ on any trip into the+near Crawford'​s Lookout to lunch on the Saturday on the Wollemi about a mile up from the inflow of the Capertee in other words, the beginning of the Colo proper. I couldn'​t help noticing a lot of evidences that people are now getting into the Colo valley in reasonable numbers it was no longer like the late 1950's and early 1960Is whei,​i'​ on any trip into the
 Colo valley one felt one was being extremely intrOpid. Colo valley one felt one was being extremely intrOpid.
 Soon after lunch on the Saturday I was heading generally west of the Caper-tee above the Wollomi Junction and within an hour I had taken a spill off a rock in midstream, scraped a knee rather unpleasantly and thoroughly soused myself. If the contents of the pack had not been enveloped in two layerw of independently tied garbage bags my gear would have been equally sodden. Soon after lunch on the Saturday I was heading generally west of the Caper-tee above the Wollomi Junction and within an hour I had taken a spill off a rock in midstream, scraped a knee rather unpleasantly and thoroughly soused myself. If the contents of the pack had not been enveloped in two layerw of independently tied garbage bags my gear would have been equally sodden.
-By 5.30 p.m., when the light began to fail, I had reached a sand'+By 5.30 p m., when the light began to fail, I had reached a sand'
 bar and a rather inadequate overhang near reference 503958 -(E.ellong 160,000 map) and called it a night, assessing my rate of progress at slightly better than iHmile per hour. I knew the 1971 parties had odvered bar and a rather inadequate overhang near reference 503958 -(E.ellong 160,000 map) and called it a night, assessing my rate of progress at slightly better than iHmile per hour. I knew the 1971 parties had odvered
-Page 1 4. THE SYDNEY BUSHWALKER February,​ 1977+Page 1 4. THE SYDNEY BUSHWALKER February, 1977
 the 7 miles or so between Wolgan Junction and Wollemi Junction in the the 7 miles or so between Wolgan Junction and Wollemi Junction in the
 period between lunch on Saturday and lunch on Sunday, and I was hopeful period between lunch on Saturday and lunch on Sunday, and I was hopeful
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 my kilometre per hour or thereabouts. There wasmore water and colder my kilometre per hour or thereabouts. There wasmore water and colder
 water in the river than I had hoped for, but it now became shallow enough for me to splash up along the bed of the stream for fairly long stages, treading carefully in case of quidksand. After the bend at reference water in the river than I had hoped for, but it now became shallow enough for me to splash up along the bed of the stream for fairly long stages, treading carefully in case of quidksand. After the bend at reference
-469963 the going improved. I was able to make about a mile an hour, and at 12.30 p.m. came to terra cognita at the Wolgan Junction - just under .) one day from the Wollemi as budgeted. Over lunch I studied the network+469963 the going improved. I was able to make about a mile an hour, and at 12.30 p m. came to terra cognita at the Wolgan Junction - just under ) one day from the Wollemi as budgeted. Over lunch I studied the network
 of scratches on my shins and decided I could get back in only a slightly ruined state: I also contemplated the possibility that I might be the oldest walker to do the 7-mile stretch between Wollemi and. Wolgan twice in two days elapsed time, of scratches on my shins and decided I could get back in only a slightly ruined state: I also contemplated the possibility that I might be the oldest walker to do the 7-mile stretch between Wollemi and. Wolgan twice in two days elapsed time,
 I was convinced, of course, that the way back would be easier and therefore faster. After all, the vegetation bowed over by past floods I was convinced, of course, that the way back would be easier and therefore faster. After all, the vegetation bowed over by past floods
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 would not be thrusting against the current. Well, that was the theory. would not be thrusting against the current. Well, that was the theory.
 In fact, I camped that night buck at the creek entering from the north at reference 483965: I passed the first night'​s sleeping place about In fact, I camped that night buck at the creek entering from the north at reference 483965: I passed the first night'​s sleeping place about
-9.30 a.m. on Monday, and arrived back at the Wollemi Junction at 12.30 p.m. The actual walking time in each direction had.been almost exactly ten hours.+9.30 a m. on Monday, and arrived back at the Wollemi Junction at 12.30 p m. The actual walking time in each direction had been almost exactly ten hours.
 As I took lunch at Wollemi Junction that Monday,​showever,​ I had that As I took lunch at Wollemi Junction that Monday,​showever,​ I had that
 relaxed sense of having achieved what I set out to do., Stage One of my Colo project was accomplished,​ even if it was all along a river called relaxed sense of having achieved what I set out to do., Stage One of my Colo project was accomplished,​ even if it was all along a river called
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 So I turned down the Colo, and about an hour and a half later started up the side creek. There'​s a considerable jumble of boulders near the bottom and the first couple of hundred feet of ascent was slower and trickier than I remembered. Then the creek bed became easy going and there were even a couple of cairns to indicate it was an accepted route. So I turned down the Colo, and about an hour and a half later started up the side creek. There'​s a considerable jumble of boulders near the bottom and the first couple of hundred feet of ascent was slower and trickier than I remembered. Then the creek bed became easy going and there were even a couple of cairns to indicate it was an accepted route.
 I don't quite know what happened. Maybe I mislaid the usual way. I don't quite know what happened. Maybe I mislaid the usual way.
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 for other Colo walkers, but as the sun got low I came up against the upper cliff line, and found it a disconcertingly difficult pitch for a solo walker with no head for heights. At any rate I quested back and forth, and. when the light was almost gone, squeezed my waj- up a little chimney into a generous sandstone overhang, and decided this would have to be the camping spot for the night. It promised to be a rather cheerless night, for there was no water and I was already thirsty from climbing. for other Colo walkers, but as the sun got low I came up against the upper cliff line, and found it a disconcertingly difficult pitch for a solo walker with no head for heights. At any rate I quested back and forth, and. when the light was almost gone, squeezed my waj- up a little chimney into a generous sandstone overhang, and decided this would have to be the camping spot for the night. It promised to be a rather cheerless night, for there was no water and I was already thirsty from climbing.
 What prompted me to look out the other end of the cave I don't know - sheer curiosity, perhaps, to see if I could,get out by an easier way than I,had entered. Anyway, I took one look, went back and picked up my pack, and went on: the climb into the overhang had put me above the cliff and it was nothing wore than a steady rising grade to the ridge top, to a broken down fire trail, and finally along that to the What prompted me to look out the other end of the cave I don't know - sheer curiosity, perhaps, to see if I could,get out by an easier way than I,had entered. Anyway, I took one look, went back and picked up my pack, and went on: the climb into the overhang had put me above the cliff and it was nothing wore than a steady rising grade to the ridge top, to a broken down fire trail, and finally along that to the
-car at 7.35 p.m.+car at 7.35 p m.
 I turned in that night on just a biscuit and a can of grapefruit juice - too weary to want anything else - and woke to a brilliant, cool Tuesday morning with birds calling their spring songs all around. Apart from a lot of scratches, a stiff and swollen left knee, and a I turned in that night on just a biscuit and a can of grapefruit juice - too weary to want anything else - and woke to a brilliant, cool Tuesday morning with birds calling their spring songs all around. Apart from a lot of scratches, a stiff and swollen left knee, and a
 ravening appetite I felt wonderful - provided I didn't have to do any ravening appetite I felt wonderful - provided I didn't have to do any
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 A Field Guide to the SE122.yBushland by Alan rairley, A Field Guide to the SE122.yBushland by Alan rairley,
 This book, published by Rigby is recommended to sell for $11.95. An excellent review by Paddy Pallin of the book appeared in "The Sydney Morning Herald",​ on Tuesday, 15th. February 1977 (page 7). This book, published by Rigby is recommended to sell for $11.95. An excellent review by Paddy Pallin of the book appeared in "The Sydney Morning Herald",​ on Tuesday, 15th. February 1977 (page 7).
-1119.1.<​2.2f2_<​in - A  Comprehensive Guide by Showell Styles.+1119.1.<​2.2f2_<​in - A Comprehensive Guide by Showell Styles.
 Published by $6.95. This b it deals with Published by $6.95. This b it deals with
 c'it may be of interesting t and the U.S. c'it may be of interesting t and the U.S.
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 the fundamentals of walking (backpacking) the fundamentals of walking (backpacking)
 interest to Australian walkers. Has some humbnail hints on walking trails in Europe interest to Australian walkers. Has some humbnail hints on walking trails in Europe
-Page 16. THE SYDNEY BUSHUALTaR February,​ 1977.+Page 16. THE SYDNEY BUSHUALTaR February, 1977.
 FEDERAT aa NOTES.. - FEDERAT aa NOTES.. -
 by Len Newland. by Len Newland.
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 * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * *
 SOCIAL NOTES FOR MARCH. SOCIAL NOTES FOR MARCH.
-by Ian Stepher ​— March 9th s Cambodian talk and slides ​— Bob Jilson.+by Ian Stepher March 9th s Cambodian talk and slides Bob Jilson.
 Bob worked for some time in Cambodia and Laos and hearing of his experiences and seeing his slides will make an interesting evening. Bob worked for some time in Cambodia and Laos and hearing of his experiences and seeing his slides will make an interesting evening.
 March 16ths Annual General Meeting. March 16ths Annual General Meeting.
-March 23rd; "​Bites,​ Bites, Bites" ​— Ian 17ells,+March 23rd; "​Bites,​ Bites, Bites" Ian 17ells,
 Ian is a fairly new member but has already accummIc-ted a wealth of practical experience on this subject which he is anxious to impart to members. Will be entertaining. Ian is a fairly new member but has already accummIc-ted a wealth of practical experience on this subject which he is anxious to impart to members. Will be entertaining.
 ha2L.1.12L12s Card evening. A new idea and should be lots of fun. Please 'bring playing cards and, if possible, a card table. ha2L.1.12L12s Card evening. A new idea and should be lots of fun. Please 'bring playing cards and, if possible, a card table.
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-"​How'​d I know it was going to rain? 'Cos of the pain ,4, in my big toe, here. Been hurting all day'+"​How'​d I know it was going to rain? 'Cos of the pain ,4, in my big toe, here. Been hurting all day'
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 WALK NOTES. WALK NOTES.
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 TEST WAKJS TEST WAKJS
-5th, 6th — Katoothba to Wentworth Falls via IR. Solitary. Overnight camp in Chinaman'​s Cave. Leaders Tony Denham. Almost track all the way, after the-nuthbor of people that have been that way. Some hills to climb. +5th, 6th Katoothba to Wentworth Falls via IR. Solitary. Overnight camp in Chinaman'​s Cave. Leaders Tony Denham. Almost track all the way, after the-nuthbor of people that have been that way. Some hills to climb. 
- 11,​12,​13 Budawangss Sassafras, Tanderra Camp, lit. Tarn, Monolith Valley, Mt. Owen. Leaders Victor Lewin. Plenty of hills and sera. And wildlife. + ​11,​12,​13 Budawangss Sassafras, Tanderra Camp, lit. Tarn, Monolith Valley, Mt. Owen. Leaders Victor Lewin. Plenty of hills and sera. And wildlife. 
-25;​26;​27 ​— Bat's Camp, Barrallier Pass, Oolong Station, Yerranderie,​ Leader: Bill Burke. Area involved in the Greater Blue Mountains National Park proposals,​ +25;26;27 Bat's Camp, Barrallier Pass, Oolong Station, Yerranderie,​ Leader: Bill Burke. Area involved in the Greater Blue Mountains National Park proposals,​ 
- 25,​26,​27 Broger'​s Creek, Ulrich'​s Pass, Budderoo Track, Maynard'​s Falls, Willaya Trig, Gerringong Falls, Broger'​s Creek. Leaders John Redfern who must know Broger'​s Creek from end to end by now. + ​25,​26,​27 Broger'​s Creek, Ulrich'​s Pass, Budderoo Track, Maynard'​s Falls, Willaya Trig, Gerringong Falls, Broger'​s Creek. Leaders John Redfern who must know Broger'​s Creek from end to end by now. 
-Page 1 8. THE SYDNEY BUSHWALKER February,​ 1977.+Page 1 8. THE SYDNEY BUSHWALKER February, 1977.
 RE-UNION RE-UNION
-191 20 - Coolana. The Club's annual get-together,​ which last year attracted 70 people. Time to dig out those old damper recipes. A good time is assured. Swimming.+191 20 - Coolana. The Club's annual get-together,​ which last year attracted 70 people. Time to dig out those old damper recipes. A good time is assured. Swimming.
 LOAF TRIPS LOAF TRIPS
 49 59 6 --Mapping instructional and blackbarry picking. Newnes, with fixed camp. Leaders Owen Marks.- Might even do some walking. Know any recipes for quick blackberry nip? 49 59 6 --Mapping instructional and blackbarry picking. Newnes, with fixed camp. Leaders Owen Marks.- Might even do some walking. Know any recipes for quick blackberry nip?
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 Sunday 27 - Church Points Lovett Bay, West Head, Willunga Track, Lovett Bay. Leader: Barry Zieren. Northern area. Sunday 27 - Church Points Lovett Bay, West Head, Willunga Track, Lovett Bay. Leader: Barry Zieren. Northern area.
 SPECIAL NOTE SPECIAL NOTE
-On April 1, 29 3, a rock climbing inkructional "for all grades"​ is to be held at Mt. Victoria under the control of Bryden.Allen,​ whose pedigree includes Kamerukas and Sydney Rock Climbers. ​ +On April 1, 29 3, a rock climbing inkructional "for all grades"​ is to be held at Mt. Victoria under the control of Bryden.Allen,​ whose pedigree includes Kamerukas and Sydney Rock Climbers.  
-Bryden advises that those interested should meet at Mt. Piddington Lookout car park at 9 a.m. on the Saturday.+Bryden advises that those interested should meet at Mt. Piddington Lookout car park at 9 a m. on the Saturday.
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