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-Siyk. IN THIS ISSUE +=======June 1995======= 
-JUNE 1995 +THE SYDNEY BUSHWALKER is a monthly bulletin of matters of interest to The Sydney Bush Walkers Inc, Box 4476 GPO Sydney 2001. To advertise in this magazine, please contact the Business Manager 
-rrk 2 Jenolen to Katoomba in 1943 + 
-PZ/ 2 About Evelyn Whinier +|Editor:|George Mawer|42 Lincoln RoadGeorges Hall 2198|Telephone 707 1343| 
-THE SYDNEY BUSHWALKER is a monthly +|Business Manager:|Joy Hynes|36 Lewis Street, Dee Why 2099|Telephone 982 2615 (H) 888 3144 (B)| 
- bulletin of matters of interest to The Sydney Bush Walkers Inc, Box 4476 G. 2001. To advertise in this magazine, please contact the Business Manager. +|Production Manager:|Fran Holland||| 
-Editor: George Mawer +|Editorial Team:|George Mawer, Jan Roberts & Barbara Bruce||| 
-42 Lincoln Road Georges Hall 2198 +|Printers:|Kenn Clacher, Tom Wenman, Barrie Murdoch, Margaret Niven & Les Powell||| 
-Telephone 707 1343- +|Clubroom Reporter:|Jan Roberts||| 
-Business Manager: Joy Hynes 36 Lewis Street, Dee Why 2099 + 
- Telephone 982 2615 (H)888 3144 (B) +  
-Production Manager: Fran Holland +|President:Greta James | 
-:Editorial Team: George Mawer, Barbara +|Vice-President:Ian Debert | 
-Bruce, Jan Roberts, Maurice Smith +|Public Officer:Fran Holland 
-..Printers: Kenn Clacher, Tom Wenman, +|Treasurer:Tony Holgate | 
-Barrie Murdoch,Margaret Niven +|Secretary:Spiro Hajinakitas| 
-& Les Powell +|Walks Secretary:Eddy Giacomel | 
-THE SYDNEY BUSH WALKERS INCORPORATED was founded in 1927. Club meetings are held every Wednesday evening at 8 pm. at Kirribilli Neighbourhood Centre, 16 Fitzroy Street, Kirribilli (near Milsons Point Railway Station). Visitors and prospective members are welcome any Wednesday. +|Social Secretary:Jan Roberts| 
-President: Greta James +|Membership Secretary:Barry Wallace| 
-Vice-President: Ian Debert +|New Members Secretary:Bill Holland 
-Public Officer: Fran Holland +|Conservation Secretary:Alex Colley| 
-Treasurer: Tony Holgate +|Magazine Editor:|George Mawer| 
-Secretary: Spiro Hajinakitas +|Committee Members:Morie Ward & Annie Maguire | 
-Walks Secretary: Eddy Giacomel +|Delegates to Confederation:Ken Smith & Wilf Hilder; Jim Callaway| 
-Social Secretary: Jan Roberts + 
-Membership Secretary: Barry Wallace +  
-New Members Secretary: Bill Holland +=====In This Issue===== 
-Conservation Secretary: Alex Colley + 
-Magazine Editor: George Mawer +|2|Jenolan to Katoomba in 1943| | 
-Committee Members: Morie Ward & +|5|G.P.S. and the Bushwalker|| 
-Annie Maguire +||Relaxing at Coolana| | 
-Delegates to Confederation: Ken Smith +|7Across the Ettrema|| 
-& Wilf Hilder +|8From The Clubrooms|| 
-5 G.P.S. and the Bushwalker +|825th Anniversary of the Andean Expedition| | 
-5 Relaxing at Coolana +|8SBW Concert| | 
-7 Across the Ettrema +|8NZ Slide Night| | 
-8 From The Clubrooms +|8| Upcoming Events for June| | 
-8 25th Aniversary of the Andean Expedition +|9|Eco Adventures| | 
-8 SBW Concert 8 NZ Slide Night +|9|Advance Notice| | 
-Upcomming Events for June +|11|Lighten Your Pack| | 
-9 Eco Adventures +|11|Wilderness Shield Navigation| | 
-9 Advance Notice +|12|Confederation - Notes on the May Meeting| | 
-11 Lighten Your Pack +|12|Brainteaser| | 
-11 Wilderness Shield Navigation +|13The May General Meeting|Barry Wallace| 
-12 Confederation - Notes on the May Meeting +|14|For Sale| | 
-12 Brainteaser +|14|Wanted| | 
-13 The May General Meeting +|14|A Barbie at Dot's Place| | 
-14 For Sale 14 Wanted + 
-14 A Barbie at Dot's Place+
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-THE SYDNEY BUSHWALKER JUNE 1995 +=====Jenolan To Katoomba 1943=====
-Jenolen To Kgtom ba 1943+
 by Bert Whillier by Bert Whillier
 My wife Evelyn and I.,decided to do the trip in August 1943 and our oldest daughter Lynette was 14 months old then. Those days unlike the present we.. had to make a special pack for Lyn. My wife Evelyn and I.,decided to do the trip in August 1943 and our oldest daughter Lynette was 14 months old then. Those days unlike the present we.. had to make a special pack for Lyn.
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 Day one Day one
-Taking a train to Katoomba, then a bus to Jenolen Caves we arrived just before lunch, so we booked for a caves inspection after lunch. After the caves tour of inspection we set off up the mountain for Kanangra. As we climbed we began to walk into snow and at the top we passed a pair of cottages. The people from the first, house, came out and were surprised to see Eve with baby on her back heading into the snow. After hearing where we were heading they said "you must not go on tonight, the other house next door is vacant so you can stay there" so thankfully we aecepted+Taking a train to Katoomba, then a bus to Jenolen Caves we arrived just before lunch, so we booked for a caves inspection after lunch. After the caves tour of inspection we set off up the mountain for Kanangra. As we climbed we began to walk into snow and at the top we passed a pair of cottages. The people from the first, house, came out and were surprised to see Eve with baby on her back heading into the snow. After hearing where we were heading they said "you must not go on tonight, the other house next door is vacant so you can stay there" so thankfully we accepted. 
-Day two + 
-in the morning we set off. The snow still falling heavily and the wind very strong. After battling along for about 8 km, Eve in leather top crepe soled shoes and myself in hobnail boots on which the snow had built up 2 or 3 inches thick, we came to a tin shed which was unlocked, inside a dirt floor, so we went in and made ourselves comfortable. There was a wooden banana case, some sheett of andi some wire. We thought to make a sled so we got to work.+Day two\\ 
 +In the morning we set off. The snow still falling heavily and the wind very strong. After battling along for about 8 km, Eve in leather top crepe soled shoes and myself in hobnail boots on which the snow had built up 2 or 3 inches thick, we came to a tin shed which was unlocked, inside a dirt floor, so we went in and made ourselves comfortable. There was a wooden banana case, some sheett of andi some wire. We thought to make a sled so we got to work.
 Putting Lyn inside the banana case, my pack as well, it became fun rather than a hard slog. We had expected to camp in the large cave but there were icicles like elephant tusks and the wind was horrific blowing right into the cave, so we went to the corner cave which is smaller and was more sheltered. Putting Lyn inside the banana case, my pack as well, it became fun rather than a hard slog. We had expected to camp in the large cave but there were icicles like elephant tusks and the wind was horrific blowing right into the cave, so we went to the corner cave which is smaller and was more sheltered.
 Day three ( we agreed on a rest day.) Day four Day three ( we agreed on a rest day.) Day four
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-JUNE 1995 THE SYDNEY BUSHWALKER PAGE 5 +
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-AIS1D THE BUSHWALKER.+
 by Frank Rigby by Frank Rigby
- Remember the debates about electronic gadgets on buslvalks in recent times? Well, I. am starting another one-although this one is unlikely to be so controversial.+ 
 +Remember the debates about electronic gadgets on buslvalks in recent times? Well, I. am starting another one-although this one is unlikely to be so controversial.
 What is UPS (Global :Positioning System)? The US Defericeclepattment (USDD) operates a system of 24 satellites in precise polar orbits and UPS receivers (miniature computers) anywhere in 'the'. world receive signals from several satellites simultaneously from which the receiver can compute its position. The system is widely used by aircraft, ships at sea and now increasingly on land. Obviously the UPS is invaluable in situations devoid of landmarks, eg. deserts and white outs in the mountains. What is UPS (Global :Positioning System)? The US Defericeclepattment (USDD) operates a system of 24 satellites in precise polar orbits and UPS receivers (miniature computers) anywhere in 'the'. world receive signals from several satellites simultaneously from which the receiver can compute its position. The system is widely used by aircraft, ships at sea and now increasingly on land. Obviously the UPS is invaluable in situations devoid of landmarks, eg. deserts and white outs in the mountains.
 The receiver is capable of providing lots of information but position fixing is of primary importance to bush walkers. The system is extremely accurate. So accurate that the USDD deliberately downgrades the signals for civilian users to put enemies at a disadvantage (??). The USDD can obtain fixes within 10 metres of true position but will, under current policy, only guarantee within 100 metres for others. In practice the accuracy is generally better than that. With my own receiver I obtained the following results with about 100 observations at different times; 46% within 45 metres, 75%. within 50 metres, 90% within 75 metres and 100% within 100 metres. When you plot your position on a map it may be the map which is inaccurate; maps of course have limits of accuracy. The receiver is capable of providing lots of information but position fixing is of primary importance to bush walkers. The system is extremely accurate. So accurate that the USDD deliberately downgrades the signals for civilian users to put enemies at a disadvantage (??). The USDD can obtain fixes within 10 metres of true position but will, under current policy, only guarantee within 100 metres for others. In practice the accuracy is generally better than that. With my own receiver I obtained the following results with about 100 observations at different times; 46% within 45 metres, 75%. within 50 metres, 90% within 75 metres and 100% within 100 metres. When you plot your position on a map it may be the map which is inaccurate; maps of course have limits of accuracy.
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 "Skilled route finding is essential for safe off trail travel. Route finding is the key to wandering at will through the bush" "Skilled route finding is essential for safe off trail travel. Route finding is the key to wandering at will through the bush"
  Navigating can be fun and can bring a high level of personal confidence and satisfaction. Ed  Navigating can be fun and can bring a high level of personal confidence and satisfaction. Ed
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 THE _PARTY; Bill Capon (leader),Val and Bob Calvert, Maurice Smith, Geoff NIcIntosh, Bob Milne, Tony and Ellen McGregor, Jan Hodges, David Robinson, Marefla Regan, Aseilichelle Powell and john Riddell:  THE _PARTY; Bill Capon (leader),Val and Bob Calvert, Maurice Smith, Geoff NIcIntosh, Bob Milne, Tony and Ellen McGregor, Jan Hodges, David Robinson, Marefla Regan, Aseilichelle Powell and john Riddell: 
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 From the top (Handcuff Hill) to Cinch Creek was hard Work. We weaved around trying to get through wall to wall Banksia and Ettrema Malice. Bill was trying to use rock bands that were there last time. From the top (Handcuff Hill) to Cinch Creek was hard Work. We weaved around trying to get through wall to wall Banksia and Ettrema Malice. Bill was trying to use rock bands that were there last time.
  Lunch was at Manning Saddle (Tilly Anne's Gap - see chapter 6 "Man from the Misty Mountains"). Then more scrub and more non existent rock bands. From the broken cliffline at Pass Point we looked across at Kameruka Point and down Bundundah Creek. We were about 101cm upstream from Corroboree Flat. An easy ramp then onto the ridge which was gentle at first then curved and plunged towards the chasm. Bill had a word to Tony who ran off like a mountain goat to make sure the way was safe. We were safely down in no time. It was three o'clock. We'd had two hard days and no doubt would soon be rewarded with an excellent camp site in beautiful Bu ndundah Creek. No doubt at all. On to the junction then up Moore Creek for another hour. Nothing even remotely resembling a camp spot. As the shadows lengthened and the cliffs closed in we sat on our packs in disbelief as Bill pointed out our campsite, 250m higher beyond the cliffline. Tony, having the only working legs left, had to find a way out of the creek. Twenty minutes later we were clawing our way' up a scree slope, carrying water. On to a crumbly traverse with the best handhold being a strategically sited stinging tree. A slot took us to the plateau and the last rays of a beautiful sunset. (The stragglers just got darkness!) continued page 12  Lunch was at Manning Saddle (Tilly Anne's Gap - see chapter 6 "Man from the Misty Mountains"). Then more scrub and more non existent rock bands. From the broken cliffline at Pass Point we looked across at Kameruka Point and down Bundundah Creek. We were about 101cm upstream from Corroboree Flat. An easy ramp then onto the ridge which was gentle at first then curved and plunged towards the chasm. Bill had a word to Tony who ran off like a mountain goat to make sure the way was safe. We were safely down in no time. It was three o'clock. We'd had two hard days and no doubt would soon be rewarded with an excellent camp site in beautiful Bu ndundah Creek. No doubt at all. On to the junction then up Moore Creek for another hour. Nothing even remotely resembling a camp spot. As the shadows lengthened and the cliffs closed in we sat on our packs in disbelief as Bill pointed out our campsite, 250m higher beyond the cliffline. Tony, having the only working legs left, had to find a way out of the creek. Twenty minutes later we were clawing our way' up a scree slope, carrying water. On to a crumbly traverse with the best handhold being a strategically sited stinging tree. A slot took us to the plateau and the last rays of a beautiful sunset. (The stragglers just got darkness!) continued page 12
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-THE SYDNEY BUSHWALKER +=====FROM THE CLUBROOMS=====
-JUNE 1995 +
-FROM THE 'CLUBROOMS+
 Jan Roberts Jan Roberts
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 Wednesday's clubroom entertainment was all SBW homegrown last month. First up Dot Butler took us on a trip to Peru and the Cordillera Vilcabamba region of the Andes, to celebrate the 25th anniversary of the first all, Australian expedition. Later in the month SBW members and friends got the chance to show off their talents at the club's Concert night, and finally Tom Wenrnan led us through the Mt Aspiring National Park; on the trip he organised in February this year. Overall it was a very entertaining month. Wednesday's clubroom entertainment was all SBW homegrown last month. First up Dot Butler took us on a trip to Peru and the Cordillera Vilcabamba region of the Andes, to celebrate the 25th anniversary of the first all, Australian expedition. Later in the month SBW members and friends got the chance to show off their talents at the club's Concert night, and finally Tom Wenrnan led us through the Mt Aspiring National Park; on the trip he organised in February this year. Overall it was a very entertaining month.
 25TH ANNIVERSARY OF ANDEAN EXPEDITION - 'May 17th 25TH ANNIVERSARY OF ANDEAN EXPEDITION - 'May 17th
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 The talent was staggering! The talent was staggering!
 Thanks to everyone who participated over the time the concert took to make happen. Perhaps those of you who couldn't be talked into performing this time will not be so bashful next opportunity at the Annual Reunion in November. D. Thanks to everyone who participated over the time the concert took to make happen. Perhaps those of you who couldn't be talked into performing this time will not be so bashful next opportunity at the Annual Reunion in November. D.
-NZ SLIDE NIGHT - MAY 31st+=====NZ SLIDE NIGHT - MAY 31st=====
 John Hogan had another commitment on the night, so Tom Weninan presented John's slides taken on the SBW trip of 9 made to the Mt Aspiring National Park last February. Unusual for New Zealand's South Island, the weather we were told was perfect for the entire trip. John Hogan had another commitment on the night, so Tom Weninan presented John's slides taken on the SBW trip of 9 made to the Mt Aspiring National Park last February. Unusual for New Zealand's South Island, the weather we were told was perfect for the entire trip.
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-JUNE 1995 THE SYDNEY BUSHWALKER PAGE 9 +
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 Although the walking conditions were not a problem, the same couldn't be said of a particular species of bird it seemed. The mischievous Kea, the only alpine parrot and native to New Zealand, was the cause of cdntinued amusement and harassment to the party. Tom told us in particular of a sleepless night,. Michele and John experienced as they attempted to stop the Kea s firstly from crashing their cooking gear around the camp after everyone had retired for the night and then from demolishing their ,,..tent:: .After, this the entire party retreated to hut: to avoid other midnight encounters of the 'feathered' kind. 0 Although the walking conditions were not a problem, the same couldn't be said of a particular species of bird it seemed. The mischievous Kea, the only alpine parrot and native to New Zealand, was the cause of cdntinued amusement and harassment to the party. Tom told us in particular of a sleepless night,. Michele and John experienced as they attempted to stop the Kea s firstly from crashing their cooking gear around the camp after everyone had retired for the night and then from demolishing their ,,..tent:: .After, this the entire party retreated to hut: to avoid other midnight encounters of the 'feathered' kind. 0
 UPCOMING EVENTS FOR JUNE Winter Solstice Feast - June 21st UPCOMING EVENTS FOR JUNE Winter Solstice Feast - June 21st
 With winter setting in the days are becoming shorter, and the nights longer..., but it's not all bad news. The longest night of the year also a time to celebrate! Caine along on the 21st of June with your offering And celebrate the Winter Solstice with a feast At the With winter setting in the days are becoming shorter, and the nights longer..., but it's not all bad news. The longest night of the year also a time to celebrate! Caine along on the 21st of June with your offering And celebrate the Winter Solstice with a feast At the
-clubroom. We plan; to start at 7.30pm and will be warming up with club provided HOT Gluhwein.  +clubroom. We plan; to start at 7.30pm and will be warming up with club provided HOT Gluhwein.  
-Eco Adventure - June 28th+ 
 +=====Eco Adventure - June 28th=====
 Planning on heading north for a winter break this year or any other time for that matter? Eco Adventures Provide a wide range of outdoor holidays that are also environmentally sensitive. Just imagine waking up in the Queensland rainforest wilderness in your hammock! Come along to meet Don Rosenfeldt this Month to hear more about Eco Adventures' unique trips. 0 Planning on heading north for a winter break this year or any other time for that matter? Eco Adventures Provide a wide range of outdoor holidays that are also environmentally sensitive. Just imagine waking up in the Queensland rainforest wilderness in your hammock! Come along to meet Don Rosenfeldt this Month to hear more about Eco Adventures' unique trips. 0
 Restaurant Night - 'Saturday 22nd of July - _ Advance Notice Restaurant Night - 'Saturday 22nd of July - _ Advance Notice
-Many SBW members have requested an opportunity to break bread and share some wine on a weekend night, without having to rush off to the club meeting. As a result, plans are under way for a Saturday night out on the 22nd of July. If you're interested, mark the calender and look out for more details soon. 0+Many SBW members have requested an opportunity to break bread and share some wine on a weekend night, without having to rush off to the club meeting. As a result, plans are under way for a Saturday night out on the 22nd of July. If you're interested, mark the calender and look out for more details soon. 
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 And Enjoy Walking And Enjoy Walking
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 A change of clothing is good after a walk but it is not essential. I have included a woollen pullover and a heavy parka which should be enough for warmth. My experience is that in wet weather people do not change into their spare clothes even if they carry them. A change of clothing is good after a walk but it is not essential. I have included a woollen pullover and a heavy parka which should be enough for warmth. My experience is that in wet weather people do not change into their spare clothes even if they carry them.
 When you go lightweight, you have to watch even the smallest item. You don't carry a knife, fork and spoon when you only need a spoon. You don't carry a cloth food bag unless it is absolutely necessary and you have toweigh all your food. Never throw, something into your pack because it does not weigh much. It all adds up to a heavy pack. When you go lightweight, you have to watch even the smallest item. You don't carry a knife, fork and spoon when you only need a spoon. You don't carry a cloth food bag unless it is absolutely necessary and you have toweigh all your food. Never throw, something into your pack because it does not weigh much. It all adds up to a heavy pack.
-As you can see you won't have any luxuries but think of the advantage of carrying only 6350 grams (14 pounds) on a hard trip on the second, day you will be down to 4540 grams (10 pounds) which.' is not much more than a day pack. 0 +As you can see you won't have any luxuries but think of the advantage of carrying only 6350 grams (14 pounds) on a hard trip on the second, day you will be down to 4540 grams (10 pounds) which.' is not much more than a day pack.  
-Wilderness Shield Navigation+ 
 +=====Wilderness Shield Navigation=====
 Con-lining up on the weekend of 24 & 25 June (a few days after the winter solstice) is the annual Wilderness Shield Navigation competition organised by the NSW Confederation of Bushwalking Clubs. This is off track wilderness navigation at its most challenging. Con-lining up on the weekend of 24 & 25 June (a few days after the winter solstice) is the annual Wilderness Shield Navigation competition organised by the NSW Confederation of Bushwalking Clubs. This is off track wilderness navigation at its most challenging.
 Last year SBW had one team in the short event. This year I would like to see several teams entered by SBW, in both the short and long event. So dust off your map and Compass knowledge and give me a call to register your interest (but not until after June 17 when 1 will be back from walking in Kakadu). Last year SBW had one team in the short event. This year I would like to see several teams entered by SBW, in both the short and long event. So dust off your map and Compass knowledge and give me a call to register your interest (but not until after June 17 when 1 will be back from walking in Kakadu).
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-The May Confederation Meeting+=====The May Confederation Meeting=====
 Report from Confederation Delegate, Ken Smith, Report from Confederation Delegate, Ken Smith,
 :'VVarraaiiilja exclusion zone -'new- signs have been installed by Sydney Water on both Kowmung and COX Rivers and at 'White Dog Road, explaining that entry to the exclusion zone is prohibited. The sign at Medlow Gap is expected to be updated soon. It is suspected' that there was an agreement between Confederation and the Water 'Board during the 1970's allowing some access for bushwalldrig club -Members to the exclusion zone without the need to apply for a permit. :'VVarraaiiilja exclusion zone -'new- signs have been installed by Sydney Water on both Kowmung and COX Rivers and at 'White Dog Road, explaining that entry to the exclusion zone is prohibited. The sign at Medlow Gap is expected to be updated soon. It is suspected' that there was an agreement between Confederation and the Water 'Board during the 1970's allowing some access for bushwalldrig club -Members to the exclusion zone without the need to apply for a permit.
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