information about a great variety of walks and parks - by Bush
Club member Tom Brennan
Blue Mountains - Information and photos from walks and historical
features - by Bush Club member Peter Medbury
about walks around NSW http://www.wildwalks.com - includes track
notes and topo map sections
Mountains walks http://www.pnc.com.au/~wells/
and Budawangs Track notes http://www.hikeoz.com/
Lands Dept tracks
North Walk, Hume and Hovell Track, Six foot track)
Alps Walking Track
- There is
an excellent series of brochures published by the Department of
Planning and based the research of the Walking Volunteers group.
to find maps to download to your computer.
All of this
data is now also available in an iPhone or iPad app. Click here
The app is
free and can be downloaded in the usual way through itunes.
and downloadable maps and brochures of all the well-known Sydney
beach and harbour tracks
in Victoria - http://www.bushwalkingvictoria.org.au/walks-directory/index.html
Officer and Track Construction supervisor Andrew Swift, of the with
Mt Hotham Resorts Managenent Board, is happy to give a short talk
and presentation to walking clubs that come up to the mountain.
Contact him at firstname.lastname@example.org
for details and to sign him up.
usually explains track construction techniques, such as path and
remote bridge construction, as well as flora, fauna and cultural
He also likes
to give a bit of a history of the Hotham area and some of the gold
mining history associated with the Cobungra Ditch and Spargo’s
There is also
a short 14 minute re-enactment film that desribes the construction
of the Cobungra Ditch water race and the sudden dismissal of over
90 men and their protest march.
information on the walking track and many other walks in the area
is available from the website, including track notes to download.
in the Sydney Region Vols 1 and 2 by Stephen Lord and
George Daniel (a Bush Club member).
Published by the NPA and available at their office, in most outdoor
stores or click
here for their online shop.
They are reasonably priced and contain about 170 walks graded and
described in detail.
Lane Cove valley
- Maps and New Field Guide - details from www.step.org.au
with detailed track notes and great photos of interesting bushwalks
by Bush Club member Michael Keats
page for back issues of Wild Magazine