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-=====The Sydney Bushwalker.=====+======The Sydney Bushwalker======
  
 Established June 1931. Established June 1931.
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 A monthly bulletin of matters of interest to The Sydney Bush Walkers Incorporated,​ Box 4476 GPO, Sydney 2001. Club meetings are held every Wednesday evening at 8 pm at Kirribilli Neighbourhood Centre, 16 Fitzroy Street, Kirribilli (near Milson'​s Point Railway Station). Visitors and prospective Members are welcome any Wednesday. To advertise in this magazine please contact the Business Manager. A monthly bulletin of matters of interest to The Sydney Bush Walkers Incorporated,​ Box 4476 GPO, Sydney 2001. Club meetings are held every Wednesday evening at 8 pm at Kirribilli Neighbourhood Centre, 16 Fitzroy Street, Kirribilli (near Milson'​s Point Railway Station). Visitors and prospective Members are welcome any Wednesday. To advertise in this magazine please contact the Business Manager.
  
-|Editor|Judy O'​Connor,​ 43 Pine Street, Cammeray 2062 Telephone 929 8629| +|**Editor**|Judy O'​Connor,​ 43 Pine Street, Cammeray 2062 Telephone 929 8629| 
-|Business Manager|Joy Hynes, 36 Lewis Street, Dee Why 2099 Telephone 982 2615 or 888 3144 (Business)| +|**Business Manager**|Joy Hynes, 36 Lewis Street, Dee Why 2099 Telephone 982 2615 or 888 3144 (Business)| 
-|Production Manager|George Gray - Telephone 876 6263| +|**Production Manager**|George Gray - Telephone 876 6263| 
-|Typist|Kath Brown & others| +|**Typist**|Kath Brown & others| 
-|Illustrator|Morag Ryder| +|**Illustrator**|Morag Ryder| 
-|Printers|Kenn Clacher, Les Powell, Margaret Niven, Barrie Murdoch & Kay Chan|+|**Printers**|Kenn Clacher, Les Powell, Margaret Niven, Barrie Murdoch & Kay Chan|
  
 ====November - 1991.==== ====November - 1991.====
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 Remember that even the biggest fire passes. Once it __has__ passed, walk carefully over the burnt ground. Try keeping to rocky patches to avoid treading on burning cinders. Remember that even the biggest fire passes. Once it __has__ passed, walk carefully over the burnt ground. Try keeping to rocky patches to avoid treading on burning cinders.
  
-(This article was first published in November 1989. In view of the extremely dry condition of the bush at present, and the great danger of bushfires, it has been decided to re-publish it. Ben Esgate is an authority on the subject, having lived in the Bilue Mountains for many years. In addition to being a bushman and bushwalker of vast experience, he was a Bush Fire Brigade Captain for a considerable time.)+(This article was first published in November 1989. In view of the extremely dry condition of the bush at present, and the great danger of bushfires, it has been decided to re-publish it. Ben Esgate is an authority on the subject, having lived in the Blue Mountains for many years. In addition to being a bushman and bushwalker of vast experience, he was a Bush Fire Brigade Captain for a considerable time.)
  
 =====Western Arthurs - SW Tasmania February 1991.===== =====Western Arthurs - SW Tasmania February 1991.=====
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 by Ian Wolfe by Ian Wolfe
  
-Six of us stepped out of the coach at Scotts Peak Dam into a blustery wind which gained force with every minute. So it was quickly on with the Gortex jackets, to keep the wind out, and on with the the packs, to prevent being bodily blown away (Chris only just made it). After lunch, in a __slightly__ ​shetered ​creek, we wandered down the board-walk towards Junction Creek coming to terms with the enormity of our 10 day packs.+Six of us stepped out of the coach at Scotts Peak Dam into a blustery wind which gained force with every minute. So it was quickly on with the Gortex jackets, to keep the wind out, and on with the the packs, to prevent being bodily blown away (Chris only just made it). After lunch, in a __slightly__ ​sheltered ​creek, we wandered down the board-walk towards Junction Creek coming to terms with the enormity of our 10 day packs.
  
 The old three sided shelter is no more at the copse campsite but that is definitely no loss. What is a loss is the marvellous old sign post which has welcomed and farewelled generations of SW walkers (ah well, dust to dust). The old three sided shelter is no more at the copse campsite but that is definitely no loss. What is a loss is the marvellous old sign post which has welcomed and farewelled generations of SW walkers (ah well, dust to dust).
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 ===Friday, 4 October, 9pm=== ===Friday, 4 October, 9pm===
  
-Mary Carter and I peered through the fog south of Nowra, trying to see the turnoff to Pointers Lookout. "That sign said Pointers Road" said Mary. A quick U-turn and away we went, down a dirt road which eventually petered out at a locked gate. A difficult 5-or-6 point turn, and back to the nearest house for directions. Wrong road; we had missed the turnoff. Back to the highway, driving slowly on the shoulder while traffic streaked past... there it was; '​Pointers Lookout',​ on a big blue sign. This time the road terminated at several ​porked ​cars and the embers of a campfire. Dew was forming as we bivvied, so I threw a sheet of plastic over my fly. Just as well, at 5am the sun rose over a saturated world.+Mary Carter and I peered through the fog south of Nowra, trying to see the turnoff to Pointers Lookout. "That sign said Pointers Road" said Mary. A quick U-turn and away we went, down a dirt road which eventually petered out at a locked gate. A difficult 5-or-6 point turn, and back to the nearest house for directions. Wrong road; we had missed the turnoff. Back to the highway, driving slowly on the shoulder while traffic streaked past... there it was; '​Pointers Lookout',​ on a big blue sign. This time the road terminated at several ​parked ​cars and the embers of a campfire. Dew was forming as we bivvied, so I threw a sheet of plastic over my fly. Just as well, at 5am the sun rose over a saturated world.
  
 ===Saturday 5th=== ===Saturday 5th===
  
-leisurly ​start about 8.40am, and hot already. It seemed a very long trek over the heathland in blazing sunshine, we were glad to descend to Pigeonhouse Creek. Once below the cliffline the scrub became thicker and thicker, all nicely laced together with lawyer vine.+leisurely ​start about 8.40am, and hot already. It seemed a very long trek over the heathland in blazing sunshine, we were glad to descend to Pigeonhouse Creek. Once below the cliffline the scrub became thicker and thicker, all nicely laced together with lawyer vine.
  
 Morning tea in a rocky gully provided a rest but little water, just one or two rock pools and a lot of moist ground. If this was almost dry, what would the upper reaches of Tallaterang Creek be like? The prospect of having to carry water up for Sunday night'​s camp was not inviting. Morning tea in a rocky gully provided a rest but little water, just one or two rock pools and a lot of moist ground. If this was almost dry, what would the upper reaches of Tallaterang Creek be like? The prospect of having to carry water up for Sunday night'​s camp was not inviting.
  
-With cries of joy and thankfulness we finally reached the cool, calf deep waters of Pigeonhouse Creek. No level ground anywhere, we squeezed ourselves between bushes for our long awaited lunch. After floundering around in the jungle for another half kilometre or so, Maurie declared the existance ​of level ground. Hard to believe, but there it was - mostly covered with small melaleucas, but definately ​level.+With cries of joy and thankfulness we finally reached the cool, calf deep waters of Pigeonhouse Creek. No level ground anywhere, we squeezed ourselves between bushes for our long awaited lunch. After floundering around in the jungle for another half kilometre or so, Maurie declared the existence ​of level ground. Hard to believe, but there it was - mostly covered with small melaleucas, but definitely ​level.
  
 Having set up camp, a leisurely dip was in order and early happy hour was declared at 4pm. (Why aren't all bushwalks like that?) As the evening cooled, we were entertained;​ first by Burt's harmonica and then by the frogs. They were calling and mating everywhere, folk who craved a little excitement in their lives took torches and knelt in the sedges to watch. A small brown and metallic-gold variety was prolific. Green tree frogs were less common, but their trapeze artistry drew loud applause. The frog pervs were dramatically interrupted by the appearance of a large blue yabbie. Having set up camp, a leisurely dip was in order and early happy hour was declared at 4pm. (Why aren't all bushwalks like that?) As the evening cooled, we were entertained;​ first by Burt's harmonica and then by the frogs. They were calling and mating everywhere, folk who craved a little excitement in their lives took torches and knelt in the sedges to watch. A small brown and metallic-gold variety was prolific. Green tree frogs were less common, but their trapeze artistry drew loud applause. The frog pervs were dramatically interrupted by the appearance of a large blue yabbie.
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 ===Monday 7th=== ===Monday 7th===
  
-Four metres visibility in the drifiting ​fog. Amazingly, my fly had dried, probably ​beeause ​the night had been so warm. Around 8.15 we recrossed the creek and made our way through soaking vegetation towards Pallin Pass. The fog was lifting already - a beautiful, rather humid day, with all the world multi coloured with flowers. Morning tea was on one of the various lumps and bumps on Talaterang Plateau, and gave us our last views of the Clyde Gorge. Out into open country again, blazing sun and a slight detour to make Ngaityung Falls our lunch spot.+Four metres visibility in the drifting ​fog. Amazingly, my fly had dried, probably ​because ​the night had been so warm. Around 8.15 we recrossed the creek and made our way through soaking vegetation towards Pallin Pass. The fog was lifting already - a beautiful, rather humid day, with all the world multi coloured with flowers. Morning tea was on one of the various lumps and bumps on Talaterang Plateau, and gave us our last views of the Clyde Gorge. Out into open country again, blazing sun and a slight detour to make Ngaityung Falls our lunch spot.
  
-This was a long, relaxing affair - with cool shade, many cups of tea and deep rock '​bathtubs'​ for refreshment. Alas, all good things come to an end, and we reluctantly walked east towards Porters Creek Dam. Our last view of Pigeonhouse - with plumes of cloud drifing ​across; like the smoke from a volcanic eruption.+This was a long, relaxing affair - with cool shade, many cups of tea and deep rock '​bathtubs'​ for refreshment. Alas, all good things come to an end, and we reluctantly walked east towards Porters Creek Dam. Our last view of Pigeonhouse - with plumes of cloud drifting ​across; like the smoke from a volcanic eruption.
  
 =====Christmas Gifts For Conservation.===== =====Christmas Gifts For Conservation.=====
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 So, heeding his good advice, I made sure I was laden with the lightest pack anyone could possibly have for a weekend. So, heeding his good advice, I made sure I was laden with the lightest pack anyone could possibly have for a weekend.
  
-The group was certainly most welcoming, friendly, witty and nearly all of good walking ​experienre... comments I had heard about SBW from further afield. But I was not prepared for the near sumptuous level of snacks, sandwiches, salads and wonderful array of+The group was certainly most welcoming, friendly, witty and nearly all of good walking ​experience... comments I had heard about SBW from further afield. But I was not prepared for the near sumptuous level of snacks, sandwiches, salads and wonderful array of
 evening meals.... not to mention your 'happy hour'​!!! Flambé fillet steak with peppercorns and cream looked so much more appetising than my __light__ freeze dried dog food! evening meals.... not to mention your 'happy hour'​!!! Flambé fillet steak with peppercorns and cream looked so much more appetising than my __light__ freeze dried dog food!
  
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 The trek itself was eventful and requires some colourful language in description. Impenetrable undergrowth,​ slippery traverses, grasping lawyer vines, wet and cold rock hopping (from first hand experience in Wangat Creek), wonderful lush fern forests, tinder dry vertical slopes, picturesque river valleys, cosy camp site, and a never ending fire trail that led to the most spectacular view of the whole weekend..... the cars. The trek itself was eventful and requires some colourful language in description. Impenetrable undergrowth,​ slippery traverses, grasping lawyer vines, wet and cold rock hopping (from first hand experience in Wangat Creek), wonderful lush fern forests, tinder dry vertical slopes, picturesque river valleys, cosy camp site, and a never ending fire trail that led to the most spectacular view of the whole weekend..... the cars.
  
-Thanks SBW, I enjoyed your friendshp ​and bush walking skills, and would love to walk  again with you.+Thanks SBW, I enjoyed your friendship ​and bush walking skills, and would love to walk  again with you.
  
 =====Jean Kirby - Vale.===== =====Jean Kirby - Vale.=====
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 After a brief pause for a social report we moved on to the Walks Report. The report began with the weekend of 14,15 September with the Re-Union. There around 80 attendees enjoying a fine, mild, tick-free weekend with campfire, damper competition,​ boundary walk and the planting of Dot's tree. After a brief pause for a social report we moved on to the Walks Report. The report began with the weekend of 14,15 September with the Re-Union. There around 80 attendees enjoying a fine, mild, tick-free weekend with campfire, damper competition,​ boundary walk and the planting of Dot's tree.
  
-Over the weekend of 20,21,22 September Geoff McIntosh reported drama on the rocks up around Glen Davis Trig with things getting windy in more ways than one. '​Tennyrate,​ the 9 starters all got back to Glen Davis in one piece. Dennis Gardner'​s Box Creek, Tuglow Falls walk did not go but watch for it as the weather warms up. Maurie Bloom'​s Belanglo State Forest mapping instructional went, but there was no report. The Sydney Harbour N.P. day walk under Ralph Penglis was reported as a "​wonderful,​ positive day" and there were 15 people on the walk. There was no report of Alan Mewett'​s Marra Marta N.P. walk.+Over the weekend of 20,21,22 September Geoff McIntosh reported drama on the rocks up around Glen Davis Trig with things getting windy in more ways than one. '​Tennyrate,​ the 9 starters all got back to Glen Davis in one piece. Dennis Gardner'​s Box Creek, Tuglow Falls walk did not go but watch for it as the weather warms up. Maurie Bloom'​s Belanglo State Forest mapping instructional went, but there was no report. The Sydney Harbour N.P. day walk under Ralph Penglis was reported as a "​wonderful,​ positive day" and there were 15 people on the walk. There was no report of Alan Mewett'​s Marra Marra N.P. walk.
  
 Morrie Ward had a party of 14 on his Barrington N.P. lush subtropical rainforest walk  over the 27,28,29 September. He reported beaut weather and a low leech count. Due to some slower than expected progress on the Sunday morning Morrie shortened the walk by going the long way round on the firetrails. Ian Debert'​s Cox River trip that same weekend was cancelled. Of the day walks, Dick Weston'​s Saturday trip from Woodford to Springwood had a party of 3 enjoying scratches leeches, rockorchids and a thoroughly good day. Eddie Giacomel'​s Grand Canyon, Bluegum trip went but there are no details, and Mark Weatherly'​s proposed Maroota N.P. trip had a party of 6 enjoying a rather warm day in a pleasant patch of bushland not far from the city. (I didn't stand a chance, Mark, Carol had the details on a piece of paper, and read them in her inimitable way. I did manage to get in a mention of the Powerful Owl and the 2/3 crow it appeared to be clutching, however.) Morrie Ward had a party of 14 on his Barrington N.P. lush subtropical rainforest walk  over the 27,28,29 September. He reported beaut weather and a low leech count. Due to some slower than expected progress on the Sunday morning Morrie shortened the walk by going the long way round on the firetrails. Ian Debert'​s Cox River trip that same weekend was cancelled. Of the day walks, Dick Weston'​s Saturday trip from Woodford to Springwood had a party of 3 enjoying scratches leeches, rockorchids and a thoroughly good day. Eddie Giacomel'​s Grand Canyon, Bluegum trip went but there are no details, and Mark Weatherly'​s proposed Maroota N.P. trip had a party of 6 enjoying a rather warm day in a pleasant patch of bushland not far from the city. (I didn't stand a chance, Mark, Carol had the details on a piece of paper, and read them in her inimitable way. I did manage to get in a mention of the Powerful Owl and the 2/3 crow it appeared to be clutching, however.)
  
-The October long weekend saw Ian Rannard leading a party of 14 to program in unexpectedly hot weather on his Goulburn River walk. They reported limited water and numerous grazing cattle. George Mawer'​s Rusden Head, Pigeonhouse'​Creek,​ Mount Talaterang walk attracted 15 starters in fine, beautiful but hot weather. Their Saturday evening campsite on Pigenhouse ​Creek ended up crowded with frogs, frogs, frogs, not to mention the huge yabbie who rampaged through it all seeking who-knows-what. Come to think of it, the leader __did__ say he was suffering heat-stroke. Not to be outdone, their Sunday night camping cave on Mount Talaterang played host to a brief but violent wind/​lightning/​rain storm. After all that they reached the cars by 1600 on Monday.+The October long weekend saw Ian Rannard leading a party of 14 to program in unexpectedly hot weather on his Goulburn River walk. They reported limited water and numerous grazing cattle. George Mawer'​s Rusden Head, Pigeonhouse'​Creek,​ Mount Talaterang walk attracted 15 starters in fine, beautiful but hot weather. Their Saturday evening campsite on Pigeonhouse ​Creek ended up crowded with frogs, frogs, frogs, not to mention the huge yabbie who rampaged through it all seeking who-knows-what. Come to think of it, the leader __did__ say he was suffering heat-stroke. Not to be outdone, their Sunday night camping cave on Mount Talaterang played host to a brief but violent wind/​lightning/​rain storm. After all that they reached the cars by 1600 on Monday.
  
 Ian Wolfe led a party of 9 on his four day cross-country ski trip. Saturday was fine, Sunday saw white-out conditions, Monday was fine again but Tuesday was described as scungy, so they only went to Seaman'​s Hut that day. Jim Callaway led a party of 9 on his Waterfall to Heathcote walk on the Sunday, and did a solo Helensburgh to Otford on the Monday. The weather was hot and swimming seems to have been the order of the day. All of which brought the Walks Report to an end. Ian Wolfe led a party of 9 on his four day cross-country ski trip. Saturday was fine, Sunday saw white-out conditions, Monday was fine again but Tuesday was described as scungy, so they only went to Seaman'​s Hut that day. Jim Callaway led a party of 9 on his Waterfall to Heathcote walk on the Sunday, and did a solo Helensburgh to Otford on the Monday. The weather was hot and swimming seems to have been the order of the day. All of which brought the Walks Report to an end.
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 Of General Business there was none and the meeting closed at 2122 followed by the screening of slides. Of General Business there was none and the meeting closed at 2122 followed by the screening of slides.
  
-THE CONFEDERATION OF BUSHWALKINB'​CLUBS ​NSW INC.+=====The Confederation Of Bushwalking Clubs NSW Inc.===== 
 by Spiro Hajinakitas by Spiro Hajinakitas
-OCTOBER MEETING + 
-The Insurance Committee will soon be sending out copies of Policy to each Club asking for comment'​sREPLIES FROM CLUBS to be received by the Confederation before 30 November. +===October Meeting=== 
-sijgfornCorresoondence + 
-NP&WService ​killing cattle belonging to Bert Carlon in Canons Creek.The Secretary has spoken to Mrs Carlon. The Canons ​and NP&WS are discussing compensation. It was agreed +The Insurance Committee will soon be sending out copies of Policy to each Club asking for commentsReplies from Clubs to be received by the Confederation before 30 November. 
-that no action be taken at the Present ​time. + 
-Closure of Govetts Leap Track.- details will be checked with NP&WS by the Secretary and reported to next meeting.+===Arising from Correspondence=== 
 + 
 +NP&W Service ​killing cattle belonging to Bert Carlon in Canons Creek. The Secretary has spoken to Mrs Carlon. The Carlons ​and NP&WS are discussing compensation. It was agreed that no action be taken at the present ​time. 
 + 
 +Closure of Govetts Leap Track - details will be checked with NP&WS by the Secretary and reported to next meeting. 
 Sports Accident Insurance - the Secretary will check if Certificate of Compliance will be issued and will send letter to clubs affected. Sports Accident Insurance - the Secretary will check if Certificate of Compliance will be issued and will send letter to clubs affected.
-Camdens ​District Bushwalking Club are holding a combined club outing on the weekend 1/2 February + 
-1992 at Apple Tree Flat near Tallow a Oam+Camden ​District Bushwalking Club are holding a combined club outing on the weekend 1/2 February 1992 at Apple Tree Flat near Tallowa Dam. 
-Stan Cottier'​s letter was read out by the President with Stan expanding on the rumour that + 
-action is being-taken to Heritage list shacks in National Parks. Jim Brown and other members+Stan Cottier'​s letter was read out by the President with Stan expanding on the rumour that action is being taken to Heritage list shacks in National Parks. Jim Brown and other members also spoke. It was resolved that Confederation will write to Tim Moore regarding the Heritage Listing of the '​Shacks'​ in the Royal National Park. 
-also spoke. It was resolved that Confederation will write to Tim Moore regarding the Heritage + 
-Listing of the '​Shacks'​ in the Royal National Park. +===Conservation=== 
-Conservation ​Roger Lembit feels the Confederation should submit a report posthaste regarding the review ​bf the National Parks and Wildlife Service Act to be sent to the Government Environment Committee. Member Clubs are asked to also send letters. + 
-Tracks & Access Jim Callaway reported legal access to Engadine Station from Royal National +Roger Lembit feels the Confederation should submit a report posthaste regarding the review ​of the National Parks and Wildlife Service Act to be sent to the Government Environment Committee. Member Clubs are asked to also send letters. 
-Park was now available due to letters written by SBW. A vote of thanks to SBW. + 
-.WollongangNaLional ​Park  Association ​'Walk of Shame' organisers found the National Parks Association is a conservation club and their insurance only covers the office staff. Wollongong NPA Bushwalking section would like to be accepted as a member of Confederation to gain proper insurance cover under the Confederation'​s policy. They were advised to apply to Confederation as do all other bushwalking clubs and the Confederation willconsider their application. +===Tracks & Access=== 
-General ​Confederation dates for 1992 are:- + 
-April 4/5th S & R Training weekend +Jim Callaway reported legal access to Engadine Station from Royal National Park was now available due to letters written by SBW. A vote of thanks to SBW. 
-May 30/31st First Aid Training + 
-June 27/​28th ​& R Rogain +===Wollongong National ​Park Association=== 
-August 22/23 Annual General Meeting & Conference + 
-September 4th Bush Dance +'Walk of Shame' organisers found the National Parks Association is a conservation club and their insurance only covers the office staff. Wollongong NPA Bushwalking section would like to be accepted as a member of Confederation to gain proper insurance cover under the Confederation'​s policy. They were advised to apply to Confederation as do all other bushwalking clubs and the Confederation will consider their application. 
-5/6th Celebration of 60th Anniversary of the saving of Blue Gum Forest + 
-October 24/25 First Aid Training +===General=== 
-'WALKS ANNOUNCEMENT + 
-The weekend walk 23/24 November - Canons ​- Tin Pot Track - Cox River Breakfast Creek - Carlons will now be led by KEITH DOCHETY ​instead of +Confederation dates for 1992 are:- 
-Ian Debert. Keith'​s phone number is 905.5985. + 
-PLEASE NOTE: The clubroom will be closed for three weeks over Xmas/New +|April 4/5th|S & R Training weekend| 
-Year period. Resuming on 15th January 1992. +|May 30/31st|First Aid Training| 
-Page The Sydney Bushwalker November 1991+|June 27/28th|S & R Rogain| 
-SOCIAL NOTES +|August 22/23|Annual General Meeting & Conference| 
-Fran Holland +|September 4th|Bush Dance| 
-As mentioned in the October magazine, the club has been presented with an oil painting of a.scene in the Blue Mountains. Mr. Sherlo6k,.who.donated the painting, has expressed the desire that the painting find a home with a bushwalker so we are running a raffle to be drawn at our Christmas Party on the 18th December by Keith Sherlock, +|September ​5/6th|Celebration of 60th Anniversary of the saving of Blue Gum Forest| 
-The painting will bean display each Wednesday evening and raffle tickets for saleThe Cost per ticket is $2.00 or three for $5.00, and proceeds of the raffle will go to the Club's conservation fund. -Applications by mail are also welcome ​-( a return addressed stamped envelopeplease). +|October 24/25|First Aid Training
-A reminder ofthe rest of this months ​social programme - on the 20th November Kenn Clacker ​is going to talk to us about Abseiling and Canyoning techniques. Members slides showing these activities would be verY welcome as part of the evening, so please bring them along. + 
-The third Wednesday ​ofthe month is also the evening we select arestaurant to meetfor dinner - this evening we will be meeting at La Trattoria, Italian Restaurant, 34 Burton Street, Kirribilli, (Burton St.runs parallel to Fitzroy Street one block back towards Neutral ​bay), at approx. 6.30pm +---- 
-27th November, Peter Treseder will tell us about the first skyline traverse of Hinchinbrook Island. He willalso be showing slides of the trip. + 
- DECEMBER ​4th Committee Meeting +====Walks Announcement.==== 
- 11th General Meeting - We will try and keep this short as Ben Esgate has kindly agreed to come to instruct us on how to behave sensibly and safely in the bush during these months when bush fires are a very realrisk. + 
- 18th Club Christmas Party - a really good night for everyone -  come along and bring a plate of food, the club will provide liquid refreShments. +The weekend walk 23/24 November - Carlons ​- Tin Pot Track - Cox River Breakfast Creek - Carlons will now be led by Keith Dochety ​instead of Ian Debert. Keith'​s phone number is 905 5985. 
- ​25th ​' ​Club Closed - Christmas Day + 
-The next social activity on the programme in on Wednesday 8th January. +---- 
-The club room will be closed and as is now a tradition., we will meet for a BBQ at Obelisk Beach, off Chowder Bay Road, Mosman from 6.30pm. BYO food and drink. Contact Fran Holland (484 6636) Bill-Holland (925 3309 Wk) or Ian Debert (982 2615) for details or transport. + 
-NEW MEMBERS+====Please Note:==== 
 + 
 +The clubroom will be closed for three weeks over Xmas/New Year period. Resuming on 15th January 1992. 
 + 
 +---- 
 + 
 +=====Social Notes.===== 
 + 
 +by Fran Holland 
 + 
 +As mentioned in the October magazine, the club has been presented with an oil painting of a scene in the Blue Mountains. Mr. Sherlock, who donated the painting, has expressed the desire that the painting find a home with a bushwalker so we are running a raffle to be drawn at our Christmas Party on the 18th December by Keith Sherlock
 + 
 +The painting will bean display each Wednesday evening and raffle tickets for saleThe cost per ticket is $2.00 or three for $5.00, and proceeds of the raffle will go to the Club's conservation fund. Applications by mail are also welcome ( a return addressed stamped envelope please). 
 + 
 +A reminder of the rest of this month'​s ​social programme - on the 20th November Kenn Clacher ​is going to talk to us about Abseiling and Canyoning techniques. Members slides showing these activities would be very welcome as part of the evening, so please bring them along. 
 + 
 +The third Wednesday ​of the month is also the evening we select a restaurant to meet for dinner - this evening we will be meeting at La Trattoria, Italian Restaurant, 34 Burton Street, Kirribilli, (Burton St. runs parallel to Fitzroy Street one block back towards Neutral ​Bay), at approx. 6.30pm
 + 
 +27th November, Peter Treseder will tell us about the first skyline traverse of Hinchinbrook Island. He will also be showing slides of the trip. 
 + 
 +|December ​4th|Committee Meeting| 
 +|December ​11th|General Meeting - We will try and keep this short as Ben Esgate has kindly agreed to come to instruct us on how to behave sensibly and safely in the bush during these months when bush fires are a very real risk.| 
 +|December ​18th|Club Christmas Party - a really good night for everyone - come along and bring a plate of food, the club will provide liquid refreShments.| 
 +|December ​25th|Club Closed - Christmas Day
 + 
 +The next social activity on the programme in on Wednesday 8th January. The club room will be closed and as is now a tradition, we will meet for a BBQ at Obelisk Beach, off Chowder Bay Road, Mosman from 6.30pm. BYO food and drink. Contact Fran Holland (484 6636) Bill Holland (925 3309 Wk) or Ian Debert (982 2615) for details or transport. 
 + 
 +====New Members==== 
 Please add the following names to your List of Members:- Please add the following names to your List of Members:-
-BOWERS'​ John 110 Prince Edward Avenue, Earlwood 2206 (H) 559 1434 
-WELLS Alan - "​Cornet Cottage"​ 66 Clanwilliam Street, 
-Blackheah 2785 (H) (047) 87.7385 
-(B) (047) 82 1226 
-* * 3 * * * * * 
  
 +|Bowers, John|110 Prince Edward Avenue, Earlwood 2206 (H) 559 1434|
 +|Wells, Alan|"​Corner Cottage"​ 66 Clanwilliam Street, Blackheath 2785 (H) (047) 87 7385 (B) (047) 82 1226|
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