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 JULY 1995 JULY 1995
-From The Clubrooms+ 
 +**2 From The Clubrooms**
 Jan Roberts recounts some of the June Clubroom activities and lists some upcoming events Jan Roberts recounts some of the June Clubroom activities and lists some upcoming events
- Notices+ 
 +**5 Notices**
 Overdue subscriptions Overdue subscriptions
-The passing of Marjory Croker Walk change Notice +The passing of Marjory Croker ​ 
-6 Don't Compromise Safety+Walk change Notice 
 + 
 +**6 Don't Compromise Safety**
 A few words from Nan Bourke on packing to suit the walking conditions and covering the possibilities of accidents and the weather. A few words from Nan Bourke on packing to suit the walking conditions and covering the possibilities of accidents and the weather.
-Notes on past and future Wilderness Rescue Practice Sessions - from Confederation representative Ken Smith + 
-Mountain Poets Ray Hookways ​submissions may stir you into writing something appropriate for this magazine +** 9 Notes on past and future Wilderness Rescue Practice Sessions** - from Confederation representative Ken Smith 
-10 A Walk in the Snowy Mountains + 
-David Trinder takes us from Round Mountain to Round Mountain +**9 Mountain Poets** Ray Hookway'​s ​submissions may stir you into writing something appropriate for this magazine 
-13 The June General Meeting+ 
 +**10 A Walk in the Snowy Mountains** David Trinder takes us from Round Mountain to Round Mountain 
 + 
 +**13 The June General Meeting**
 Barry Wallis as entertaining as ever Barry Wallis as entertaining as ever
  
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 **Winter Solstice Feast - June 21st** **Winter Solstice Feast - June 21st**
 June 21st was the coldest June day in Sydney for 100 years, but that didn't deter approximately 50 members arriving at the clubroom rugged up against the chill and laden with goodies of every description. June 21st was the coldest June day in Sydney for 100 years, but that didn't deter approximately 50 members arriving at the clubroom rugged up against the chill and laden with goodies of every description.
-We tarted up the clubroom with red and green streamers and table cloths, carefully stuck together by many eager bands, while Angelika supervised the chopping of vast quantities of lemons and the de-caskivag ​of red wine for the hot Gluhwein. Prospectives and members ducked and weaved ,through the kitchen at the same time, bringing in their feast offerings while the resident caretaker replaced light bulbs from atop his ladder - chaos reigned supreme!+We tarted up the clubroom with red and green streamers and table cloths, carefully stuck together by many eager bands, while Angelika supervised the chopping of vast quantities of lemons and the de-casking ​of red wine for the hot Gluhwein. Prospectives and members ducked and weaved ,through the kitchen at the same time, bringing in their feast offerings while the resident caretaker replaced light bulbs from atop his ladder - chaos reigned supreme!
 By the end of the night 20 litre of Gluhwein had vanished, as had the huge amount of food.. Thanks to all the helpers and participators and especially to Angelika for her very popular beverage. Lots of people asked for the recipe on the night so here it is. By the end of the night 20 litre of Gluhwein had vanished, as had the huge amount of food.. Thanks to all the helpers and participators and especially to Angelika for her very popular beverage. Lots of people asked for the recipe on the night so here it is.
-GIL UHWEIN EXTRAORDINAIRE 
-One lemon sliced up, 2 cinnamon sticks, a little water (about a cup) and 5 cloves... slowly saute together for about 10 minutes and then add 4 - litres -otred wine and heat through without boiling for 10 more minutes. Add sugar to taste pour into glass, sip carefully and you're in Europe! 
  
-Eco Adventures - June 28th+**GLUHWEIN EXTRAORDINAIRE** 
 + 
 +One lemon sliced up, 2 cinnamon sticks, a little water (about a cup) and 5 cloves... slowly saute together for about 10 minutes and then add 4 litres of red wine and heat through without boiling for 10 more minutes. Add sugar to taste pour into glass, sip carefully and you're in Europe! 
 + 
 +**Eco Adventures - June 28th**
  
 Don Rosenfeldt planned to present a video made in the Bartle Frere rainforest wilderness on the Don Rosenfeldt planned to present a video made in the Bartle Frere rainforest wilderness on the
-night, but in spite of bringing all his own gear along, and having presented it twice that week, the video refused to run. It was disappointing for all of us, but tire information was interesting and luckily John Hogan, having just returned from the trip he won to the Kakadu, had brought along his slides hot off the press. Don's slides covered many other Eco destinations,​ and as a result we were treated to slides from virtually all around Australia, including some excellent rainforest slides John had taken during our wonderful Easter Washpool trip. Thanks to Don and John.... maybe we'll make another time to see that video? ​UPCOMING EVENTS +night, but in spite of bringing all his own gear along, and having presented it twice that week, the video refused to run. It was disappointing for all of us, but tire information was interesting and luckily John Hogan, having just returned from the trip he won to the Kakadu, had brought along his slides hot off the press. Don's slides covered many other Eco destinations,​ and as a result we were treated to slides from virtually all around Australia, including some excellent rainforest slides John had taken during our wonderful Easter Washpool trip. Thanks to Don and John.... maybe we'll make another time to see that video? ​
-Climbing in the Argentinian Andes - August 16th +
-Don't forget SBW member Rob Pillars will be presenting his slides on the expedition made to climb Mt Aconcagua in February last year. If you enjoyed Warwick Paton'​s presentation on Maka/u in May, then this is another breathtaking experience you can have from the warmth and safety of Kirribilli. Meet us for dinner first at the Maharajah Palace arotmd 6.00pm with :a bottle of while and then reconvene'​ at the clubroom around the corner for an 8.00pm start. +
-WIRES-August 23rd +
-The Wildlife Information and Rescue Service is totally funded and operated by individual carers and devoted to saving cur native birds and animals. Maureen Naccachian will talk about the valuable Work this group do in the community and will bring along a '​patient'​ for us to meet., +
-SBW at Vinegar Hill Woolshed - Saturday, 26th of August +
-Still a few spots left for this great night out. At $28.00 per head for a hearty 3 coursemeal and all the Australian bush dancing and singalongs you can handle, this will be one not to be missed. For those joining us at Rouse Hill, the balance for your meal is due for payment to Jan Roberts on the '12th of August. All enquiries and further +
-details (02) 411 5517. +
-oa, +
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-We offer you personalised knowledgeable service to help you purchase the correct equipment for your needs, naturally we +
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-NOTICE +**Climbing in the Argentinian Andes - August 16th** 
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-HIRE GEAR +Don't forget SBW member Rob Pillars will be presenting his slides on the expedition made to climb Mt Aconcagua in February last year. If you enjoyed Warwick Paton'​s presentation on Makalu in Maythen this is another breathtaking experience you can have from the warmth and safety of KirribilliMeet us for dinner first at the Maharajah Palace around 6.00 pm with a bottle of wine and then reconvene at the clubroom around the corner for an 8.00 pm start
-,101v70. + 
-Now Available +**WIRES-August 23rd** 
-A Macpac - Tents - Backpacks - Sleeping bags + 
-A J&H - Rainwear A Trangia - Stoves +The Wildlife Information and Rescue Service is totally funded and operated by individual carers and devoted to saving our native birds and animalsMaureen Naccachian will talk about the valuable work this group do in the community and will bring along a 'patient' ​for us to meet
-A Thermarests A Biwy Bags + 
-Special prices ​for club members. +**SBW at Vinegar Hill Woolshed ​Saturday26th of August** 
-Week or weekend rates. + 
-1111111.1111111111111111111111111111 +Still a few spots left for this great night outAt $28.00 per head for a hearty 3 coursemeal and all the Australian bush dancing and singalongs you can handlethis will be one not to be missedFor those joining us at Rouse Hillthe balance for your meal is due for payment to Jan Roberts on the 12th of AugustAll enquiries and further details (02) 411 5517
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-JULY 1995 
-THE SYDNEY BUSHWALKER 
-PAGE 5 
-IMPORTANT NOTICE 
 To all members/​subscribers. To all members/​subscribers.
-Please check your magazine address label. If the  + 
-marking+Please check your magazine address label. If the marking:"**** SUBSCRIPTION OVERDUE ****appears on your label it means that our records indicate that to date we have not received your subscription which became due and payable in March this year.
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 * If you have paid during the past two weeks please ignore this notice. * If you have paid during the past two weeks please ignore this notice.
 * If you paid earlier please contact the treasurer at once to sort out the problems with our records or the postal system. If you have not paid to date and wish to:  * If you paid earlier please contact the treasurer at once to sort out the problems with our records or the postal system. If you have not paid to date and wish to: 
 a) continue your membership and/or a) continue your membership and/or
-b) c6intintie ​to receive the Club magazine +b) continue ​to receive the Club magazine 
-PleaSe ​mail your subscription at once. If your .. subscription does not reach the treasurer within two 'weeks you will receive no further mailings from the 'Club and in due course your name will be removed from the Membership /​subscribers list Without further ​notiCe+Please ​mail your subscription at once. If your subscription does not reach the treasurer within two weeks you will receive no further mailings from the Club and in due course your name will be removed from the Membership /​subscribers list Without further ​notice
- In the event that for some reason you are unable to respond to this notice and are removed from +In the event that for some reason you are unable to respond to this notice and are removed from Membership and/or the mailing list you may at any time apply in writing to the Club committee for reinstatement. 
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-Yours,:SinCerely+ 
-The Committee and Treasurer. The 'Sydney Bushwalkers inc. +The Committee and Treasurer. ​ 
-This notice does not apply to those organisations who receive complimentary,​ exchange or legal deposit.. copies of the magazine. + 
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 Subscriptions are: Subscriptions are:
 Single Member $ 30 Single Member $ 30
-Family $ 48 +Family ​       $ 48 
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-ADVERTISEMENTS +**Death Notice** 
-Advertisements in the Sydney Bushwalker reach many people interested in bushwalking and associated activities and pursuits. For your assistance Our magazine manager Joy Hines can be contacted on: + 
-Business telephone (02) 888 3144 Home telephone (02) 982 2615 +We have received a letter from L.G. '​Mouldy' Harrison dated 19th June advising of the death of Marjory Croker, wife of Richard Croker, long serving past member of the Club. Richard Croker was a one time Secretary of The Sydney Bush Walkers. Richard and Marjory moved to England in the late 1970s. They returned to Australia about 1980 and Richard died in 1981. Marjory in 1983 moved back to England to be with her daughters, Diana and Caroline. She returned to Australia in 1993. She died on 30th May this year. Richard was a keen and active walker and much respected by members. 
-Rates are as listed: + 
-Issues Full Half Quarter Eighth +('Mouldy'​ Harrison was present as Best Man at Richard and Marjorie'​s wedding in 1939.) 
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-Twelve $280 $145 $80 $45 +**Change Notice** 
-Six $150 $80 $25 +
-  $45  +
-Three $85 $45 $25 $15 +
-One $35 $20 $15 $10 +
-Death Notice +
-We have received a letter from L.G'Mould:​ifs- ​Harrison dated 19th June advising of the death of Marjory Croker, wife of Richard Croker, long serving past member of the Club. Richard Croker was a one time Secretary of The Sydney BushWalkers. Richard and Marjory moved to England in the late 1970s.. They returned to Australia about 1980 and Richard died in 1981. Marjory in 1983 moved back to England to be with her daughters, Diana and Caroline. She returned ​''​to Australia in 1993. She died on 30th May this year. Richard was a keen and active walker and much respected by members. +
-(Mouldy'​ Harrison was presentas Best Man at Richard and Marjorie'​s wedding in 1939.) +
-Change Notice+
 Kenn Clacher'​s walk scheduled for August 12/13 is now deferred to the following weekend 7 August 19/20. Kenn Clacher'​s walk scheduled for August 12/13 is now deferred to the following weekend 7 August 19/20.
-Expressions of Interest Please + 
-From Members interested in participating in an extended walk in the Snowy Mountains "High Country"​ over the coming Christmas - New Year period. Probably about 60k or so in 7 days. This will be a medium grade pleasure trip in a beautiful area. +**Expressions of Interest Please** 
-George Mawer707-1343. ​0 + 
-',- +From Members interested in participating in an extended walk in the Snowy Mountains "High Country"​ over the coming Christmas - New Year period. Probably about 60k or so in 7 days. This will be a medium grade pleasure trip in a beautiful area. 
-PAGE 6 THE SYDNEY BUSHWALKER JULY 1995 +George Mawer 707-1343. 
-Don't Compromise Safety+ 
 +**Don't Compromise Safety** 
 by Nan Bourke. by Nan Bourke.
 +
 I am concerned that the article in the June Sydney Bushwalker,​- "​Lighten your 'Pack (and enjoy walking)"​ is not qualified in any way, implying that this basic list of equipment is suitable for all seasons and in all areas. I am concerned that the article in the June Sydney Bushwalker,​- "​Lighten your 'Pack (and enjoy walking)"​ is not qualified in any way, implying that this basic list of equipment is suitable for all seasons and in all areas.
-While agreeingthat the lightest possible pack makes for more enjoyable walking, I think it is unwise to carry this to such lengths as to compromise safety.I have been snowed on during a day walk on Mt Torbreck, not far from Melbourne, early in December and was ,very cold -because I had no long trousers and inadequate footwear. I also spent three -days of wind, fog and pouring rain in SW Tasmania one January when in spite of parkas and over trousers we were wet through and would have been very uncomfortable indeed if we had not been carrying spare dry clothes to change into at the end of the day. (We had to put our wet things on again each morning) +While agreeing that the lightest possible pack makes for more enjoyable walking, I think it is unwise to carry this to such lengths as to compromise safety. I have been snowed on during a day walk on Mt Torbreck, not far from Melbourne, early in December and was very cold - because I had no long trousers and inadequate footwear. I also spent three days of wind, fog and pouring rain in SW Tasmania one January when in spite of parkas and over trousers we were wet through and would have been very uncomfortable indeed if we had not been carrying spare dry clothes to change into at the end of the day. (We had to put our wet things on again each morning). ​The following ​is my list of gear and weightscompared with Jim's and also some explanatory notes. It is interesting that, although my choice of food for a weekend was, somewhat different, it came to exactly the same weight of,​41bs ​oz (1870 grams) 
-...TheJollowing ​is my list of gear and weightscompared with Jim's and also some explanatory notes. It is.,interesting that, althoughmy choice of food for a weekend was, somewhat different, it came to exactly the same weight of,​41bs ​I. oz (1870 grams)+
 Item Jim V grams Nan B grams Item Jim V grams Nan B grams
 Pack 450 2265 * Pack 450 2265 *
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 Then came the announcements and the President closed the meeting with a near miss on the gong at Then came the announcements and the President closed the meeting with a near miss on the gong at
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