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 ====== Your Walking Guide ====== ====== Your Walking Guide ======
  
 +August 16-17-18 Breakfast Ck-Galong Area. Track all the way, except in Galong Ck. Rock Climbing on Carlons Head (using steel spikes and chains) and minor climbing and scrambling in Galong Ck. Graded track up Devils Hole (1500ft). Usual good views from Narrow Neck particularly during the early morning hours. Galong Ck. an interesting experience (wet or dry). Rubber sole shoes advisable in Galong Ck. Fares 22/2
  
-August +17-18 Hawkesbury Boating. To proceed up Mangrove Ck. as far as possible. Camp Saturday night in Mangrove Ck. area. On Sunday exploration of local islands in Lower Hawkesbury, arriving back at Bobbin ​Head 6 p.m. Cost £1 to 1.10. Bring own shovels for removing mud banks from boat keels 
-16-17-18 Breakfast ​ Ck-Galong Area. Track all the way, except in Galong Ck. Rock Climbing on Canons Head (using steel spikes and chains) and minor climbing and scrambling in Galong Ck. Graded track up Devils Hole (1500f). Usual good views from Narrow Neck particularly during the early morning hours. Galong Ck. an interesting experience (wet or dry). Rubber sole shoes advisable in Galong Ck. Fares 22/2 + 
-17-18 Hawkesbury_liza,​_BoaLLrLa. To proceed up Mangrove Ck. as far as possible. Camp Saturday night in Mangrove Ck. area. On Sunday exploration of local islands in Lower Hawkesbury, +18 Bundeena to Audley. Easy to Medium Test Walk. Track to Marley Pool. Little ​scratchy to Saddle Trig, then track road walking to Audley. Cheek with Leader for train-ferry departure times. Approx. total cost 7/6. 
-arriving back at Dobbin ​Head 6 p.m. Cost to 1.10.- + 
-N.13. Bring own shovels for removing mud banks from boat keels +23-24-25 Mt. From.e-11111rEaia. Easy track and road walking to Bungonia Area, Rope work for descent of Mt, Frome. Possible rock climbing out of Bungonia Ck.- Sneakers may help a lot. Mighty views of Shoalhaven River and Bungonia ​Gorge,Fare 39/9 
-18 Bundeena to Audlez. Easy to Medium Test Walk. Track to Marley Pool. Lft-fle ​scratchy to Saddle Trig, then trackroad walking to Audley. Cheek with Leader for train-ferry departure times. Approx. total cost 7/6. + 
-23-24-25 Mt. From.e-11111rEaia. Easy track and road walking to Bungonia Area, Rope work for descent of Mt, Frome. Possible rock climbing out of Bungonia Ck.- Sneakers may help a lot. +24-25 Flint and Steel Bay Area. Easy to medium walking along ridges. Some spots little scratchy. Wildflowers should be flowering. Excellent all round views of Broken Bay and Hawkesbury River Area. Total fares approx. 10/-. 
-Mighty views of Shoalhaven River andDungonia ​Gorge,Fare 39/9 + 
-24-25 Flint and Steel Bay Area. Easy to medium walking along +25. Jibbon Trig-Marley. ​Easy Sunday Walk, Good coastal and cliff views, Wildflowers. Check with Leader re train and ferry times. Cost approx. 8/-.  
-ridges. Some spots little scratchy. Wildflowers should be flowering. Excellent all round views of Broken Bay and Hawkesbury River Area. Total fares approx. 10/-. + 
-25. Jibbon Trig-Marlez, ​Easy Sunday Walk, Good coastal and +September ​30-1-2.Sugerloaf Bunkerville Area. Walking is a mixture of power line tracks, railway lines, open fields, bush tracks and timber roads. All easy to medium. Two medium climbs involved. Views of Lake Macquarie and local coal districts. Test walk. Fares 31/3, 
-cliff views, Wildflowers. Check with Leader re train and + 
-ferry times. Cost approx. 8/-. Septembera:​j_.oalSua-BrunkerviArea. Walking isa mixture of 30-1-2 power line tracks, railway lines, open fields, bush tracks +1-2 Terry Hills Roach trig. Easy track with small amount of scrub walking.. Rock carvings and wildflowers (Photographers take note), Fares approx. ​6/-. 
-and timber roads. All easy to medium. Two medium climbs + 
-involved. Views of Lake Macquarie and local coal districts. Test walk. Fares 31/3, +6-7-8 Katoomba to Hiiltop. Walking is easy to medium but distance is the factor - track and roads all the way. However the distance of 93 miles makes it essential to be in excellent condition. For those wishing to pull out in Burragorang Valley, private transport will be based at Nattai Bridge, Those walking through to Hilltop can leave packs in cars. 
-1-2 L22.2:​j..1112... Easy track with small amount of + 
-scrub walking.. Rock carvings and wildflowers (Photographers take note), Fares approx. ​V-. +7-8 Nattai ​Bridge. This is more or less a camping trip by car. Main camp at Nattai Bridge. Main objective is to ship packs and wrecked bodies from the previous trip out of valley, 
-6-7-8 21221111a_LaiiiilLia. Walking is easy to medium but distance is the factor - track and roads all the way. However the + 
-distance of 93 miles makes it essential to be in excellent condition. For those wishing to pull out in Burragorang Valley, private transport will be based at Nattai Bridge, Those walking through to Hilltop can leave packs in cars. +8 Berowra Ck-Tunks Ck. Mixture of track, creek, and ridge walking. Wildflowers.Slightly scrubby depending on bushfires. Good Sunday test walk. Return fare 5/2. 
-7-8 Nattai ​Bridgfe. This is more or less a camping trip by car. + 
-Main camp at Nattai Bridge. Main objective is to ship packs and wrecked bodies from the previous trip out of valley, +14-15 Bon Voyage to the Mcgregors. ​For further details see page 15. Note - this Sat function will join up with David Ingrams Sund. walk, at 9.45a.m. Wahroonga Station. Cost 6/6. 
-8 Berowra Ck-Tunks Ck. Mixture of track, creek, and ridge walk- + 
-ing. Wildflowers.Slightly scrubby depending on bushfires. Good Sunday test walk. Return fare 5/2. +15 Spring ​Gully. Easy to medium test walk. Wildflowers. Sets of rock carvings to be visited. Bus & train fare combined 5/4.
-14-15 BonVoto ​the For further details see page15. Note - this Satfunction will join up with David Ingrams Sund. walk, at 9.45a.m. Wahroonga Station. Cost 6/6. +
-15 Spring ​Gullz. Easy to medium test walk. Wildflowers. Sets of rock carvings to be visited. Bus & train fare combined 5/4.+
  
 ====== Seven Weeks in New Zealand - Part VI ====== ====== Seven Weeks in New Zealand - Part VI ======
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 After a week of procrastination,​ three "​official"​ walks, finally managed to get away for the Queen'​s Birthday weekend, Betty Sisley with 5 members ventured from Kanangra Walls via Strongleg and Breakfast Creek to Katoomba. Myself with two members and one prospective set out from Katoomba to Splendour Rock with the intention of returning via the Cox and Megalong Valley. However the party developed a guilty conscience, returning via such an easy way and so pressed on up Harry'​s River. It was agreed next time we'll all put up with a guilty conscience. After a week of procrastination,​ three "​official"​ walks, finally managed to get away for the Queen'​s Birthday weekend, Betty Sisley with 5 members ventured from Kanangra Walls via Strongleg and Breakfast Creek to Katoomba. Myself with two members and one prospective set out from Katoomba to Splendour Rock with the intention of returning via the Cox and Megalong Valley. However the party developed a guilty conscience, returning via such an easy way and so pressed on up Harry'​s River. It was agreed next time we'll all put up with a guilty conscience.
  
-You will have to excuse me if the report on the other trip does not seem coherent, because I had difficulty in establishing many facts. As for finding a leader, that was impossible as Christian would accept the responsibility. Nevertheless it has been established that 21 bods attended and that parties had climbed Pidgeon House, Talaterang and The Castle. Puzzling rumours such as Snow Brown losing his way going up Pidgeon House and having to undress have been reported. God only knows why he had to undress. Then Frank Rigby and George Gray were unable to find Drury'​s Farm, so left their cars in the vicinity of -+You will have to excuse me if the report on the other trip does not seem coherent, because I had difficulty in establishing many facts. As for finding a leader, that was impossible as Christian would accept the responsibility. Nevertheless it has been established that 21 bods attended and that parties had climbed Pidgeon House, Talaterang and The Castle. Puzzling rumours such as Snow Brown losing his way going up Pidgeon House and having to undress have been reported. God only knows why he had to undress. Then Frank Rigby and George Gray were unable to find Drury'​s Farm, so left their cars in the vicinity of
 Pidgeon House and the Castle with the result they were unable to find them on the Monday. As stated before the trip seemed a little incoherent. Pidgeon House and the Castle with the result they were unable to find them on the Monday. As stated before the trip seemed a little incoherent.
  
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 JULY 1957 -- Ron Knightley Annual General Meeting, JULY 1957 -- Ron Knightley Annual General Meeting,
  
-After the reading of Minutes of the previous Annual Meeting, the Secretary presented his Annual Report. Among other items was the information that average attendance of delegates to meetings +After the reading of Minutes of the previous Annual Meeting, the Secretary presented his Annual Report. Among other items was the information that average attendance of delegates to meetings during the year had been 15 and that "​several clubs" had not been seen during the year. 
-during the year had been 15 and that "​several clubs" had not been seen during the year. + 
-CONSERVATION REPORT: A, detailed conservation report was highlighted by three items: +CONSERVATION REPORT: A, detailed conservation report was highlighted by three items:\\ 
-(i) Formation of the National Parks Assoc. of N.S.W. in early +(i) Formation of the National Parks Assoc. of N.S.W. in early 1957.\\ 
-1957. +(ii) Approval by the Minister for Lands of the 28,000 acre faunal reserve at Nadgee.\\ 
-(ii) Approval by the Minister for Lands of the 28,000 acre +(iii)The perennial proposal for the Blue Mountains National Park has progressed, and the inter-departmental committee has recommended the dedication of about 50,000 square miles of the Grose, Megalong, and Jamieson Valleys plus portion of the Blue Labyrinth, with a further portion of the Blue Labyrinth as an aforestation reserve. 
-faunal reserve at Naslgee+ 
-(iii)The perennial proposal for the Blue Mountains National Park has progressed, and the inter-departmental committee +TREASURER'​S REPORT: An incomplete report was submitted, but not accepted. 
-has recommended the dedication of about 50,000 square miles of the Grose, Megalong, and Jamieson Valleys plus portion of the Blue Labyrinth, with a further portion of the Blue Labyrinth as an aforestation reserve. +
-TREASURER'​S REPORT: An incomplete report was submitted, but not +
-accepted.+
 ELECTION OF OFFICERS: The following officers were elected all unopposed - for 1957-58: ELECTION OF OFFICERS: The following officers were elected all unopposed - for 1957-58:
-President: Mr. Paul Driver (Rover Ramblers) +President: Mr. Paul Driver (Rover Ramblers)\\ 
-Vice Presidents: Mr. Stan Cottier (C.M.W.) +Vice Presidents: Mr. Stan Cottier (C.M.W.)Mr. Paul Barnes (S.B.W.)\\ 
-Mr. Paul Barnes (S.D.W.) +Secretary: Mr. Ken Stewart (Rover Ramblers)\\ 
-Secretary: Mr. Ken Stewart (Rover Ramblers) +Asst. Secty: Miss Joan Meaher (S.U.B.W.)\\ 
-Asst. Secty: Miss Joan Meaher (S.U.B.W.) +Treasurer: Mr. Gordon Robinson (Bush Club)\\
-Treasurer: Mr. Gordon Robinson (Bush Club)+
 Min. Sec: Mr, Ron Knightley (S.B.U.) Min. Sec: Mr, Ron Knightley (S.B.U.)
-AFFILDITION ​FEES: These were unchanged, at 9d, per capita per annuma, + 
-GENERAL BUSINESS: The following motion was tabled, as instructed by the S.B.W. General Meeting a week before: "That the Federation consider its position and procetpares ​as figurehead of the bush- walking ​movement in N.S.W."​ After lengthy discussion about current +AFFILAITION ​FEES: These were unchanged, at 9d, per capita per annum.\\ 
-apathy towards Federation, it was decided to refer the matter to the individual clubs, with clubs whose delegates were not at the+ 
 +GENERAL BUSINESS: The following motion was tabled, as instructed by the S.B.W. General Meeting a week before: "That the Federation consider its position and procedures ​as figurehead of the bushwalking ​movement in N.S.W."​ After lengthy discussion about current apathy towards Federation, it was decided to refer the matter to the individual clubs, with clubs whose delegates were not at the
 Annual Meeting to be circularised by the Secretary. Annual Meeting to be circularised by the Secretary.
  
-Monthly Meeting for Juga +Monthly Meeting for July. This followed immediately upon the annual meeting.
-This followed immediately upon the annual meeting. +
-DONATIONS: One pound was voted to Mr. T.W. Moppett to defray expenses of the Conservation Conference held in June, and 10, to the N.P.t.. towards the cost of producing "​Yarawonda.No. 12" (the proposed National Parks "​Appreciation"​),​ +
-FEDERATION BALL: A reminder -- Sydney University Refectory Friday, Sept. 13th, 8.30 p.m. Tickets 1.1.- each. Supper to +
-include cocktail pasties, etc. Bring own refreshments. +
-TREASURER'​S REPORT: A combined report (incomplete) covering April to June showed that income included a 16 donation from the New- +
-castle Technical College Bushwalkers after the Barrington Tops Search episode. +
-70' 7-+
  
 +DONATIONS: One pound was voted to Mr. T.W. Moppett to defray expenses of the Conservation Conference held in June, and £10 to the N.P.A. towards the cost of producing "​Yarawonda.No. 12" (the proposed National Parks "​Appreciation"​).
  
-S. & R.-LEVEE. Decided that 50% of profits from the forthcoming ball, or 25 "​whichever is less- shall be transferred to S. & R. funds. +FEDERATION BALL: A reminder -- Sydney University Refectory Friday, Sept. 13th, 8.30 p.m. Tickets £1.1.- each. Supper to include cocktail pasties, etc. Bring own refreshments. 
-No levee to be made on clubs at present. + 
-BARREN GROUNDS - cows on: Resolved that the Secretary write to the Chief.Guar4ian ​of Fauna, pointing out that grazing is again taking ​ +TREASURER'​S REPORT: A combined report (incomplete) covering April to June showed that income included a £16 donation from the Newcastle Technical College Bushwalkers after the Barrington Tops Search episode. 
-ple.onthe Darren ​Grounds reserve. It was confidently ​expecte'​d thattherequired ​remedial action would follow.+ 
 +S. & R.-LEVEE. Decided that 50% of profits from the forthcoming ball, or £25 "​whichever is less - shall be transferred to S. & R. funds. No levee to be made on clubs at present. 
 + 
 +BARREN GROUNDS - cows on: Resolved that the Secretary write to the Chief Guardian ​of Fauna, pointing out that grazing is again taking ​place on the Barren ​Grounds reserve. It was confidently ​expected that the required ​remedial action would follow. 
 + 
 +-------------
  
 PENALTIES OF SIN  PENALTIES OF SIN 
-Ohl It is a fearful sin 
-To leave,​behind_one_empty 
-And may he have three:​.kinds_ gout. 
-Who scatters paper bags 
-Who thows his rubbish_ tnwbh the trees 
--Shall suffer water on th6:kneet, 
-Andi,he who sets the bush' afire 
-_Shaj.l, tear his trousers on barbed wire? 
  
-Paddy'​s Advert. - Vith a Difference. +Oh! It is a fearful sin\\ 
-Paddy has gone off once again to the wilderness, this time to Ski from Kiandra to Koscuisko (surely this doesn'​t sound like the Old Buffers Club) and somehow his Advert for us has gone astray. So we have taken the liberty of filling ​'up his space for him hoping that he will look kindly on our feeble efforts at Salesmanship. +To leave behind one empty\\ 
-Paddy'​s shop, as always, is full of all the right things for bushwalkers so pop in and have a good look-see,  +And may he have three kinds gout\\ 
-How long is it since you've been to Paddy'​s shop, anyway? ​,If,​it'​s too long, youtre ​stagnating - you'll be amazed at the rofusion ​of well-made items and ingenious ideas that confront you. +Who scatters paper bags\\ 
-A visit to Paddy'​s could be extremely. profitable to you and increase your walking enjoyment no end,+Who throws his rubbish in the trees\\ 
 +Shall suffer water on the knees,\\ 
 +And he who sets the bush afire\\ 
 +Shall tear his trousers on barbed wire? 
 + 
 +Paddy'​s Advert. - With a Difference. 
 +Paddy has gone off once again to the wilderness, this time to Ski from Kiandra to Koscuisko (surely this doesn'​t sound like the Old Buffers Club) and somehow his Advert for us has gone astray. So we have taken the liberty of filling up his space for him hoping that he will look kindly on our feeble efforts at Salesmanship. 
 + 
 +Paddy'​s shop, as always, is full of all the right things for bushwalkers so pop in and have a good look-seeHow long is it since you've been to Paddy'​s shop, anyway? If,​it'​s too long, you'​re ​stagnating - you'll be amazed at the profusion ​of well-made items and ingenious ideas that confront you. 
 +A visit to Paddy'​s could be extremely. profitable to you and increase your walking enjoyment no end.
  
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