Welcome to the Bundaberg Bushwalking Club
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GENERAL INFO

Welcome to our new club website!!!

UPDATE: 8th May 2018
Site is in process of being updated to latest info for club.

If you are interested in hiking, bushwalking, tramping or whatever it is you'd like to call it, you have come to the right place. Our club was started back in 1984 and conducts walks around the Bundaberg region each fortnight, as well as extended trips. We are planning more overnight treks as well so if your interested don't hestiate to get in touch!

The club’s activities include bushwalking, kayaking, overnight hikes and social events. As a club member, you’re kept up-to-date by our monthly newsletter which advertises day trips on most Sundays as well overnight trips. Visitors are most welcome.

We also venture out for extended trips of 4-14 days as well.

Check us out on **[http://www.facebook.com/BundabergBushwalkingClub

CALENDAR OF EVENTS

Calendar

May 20, 2018 - Cordalba State Forest - Easy S1a
An easy walk through the bush along forestry roads. Meet at Coles Kensington at 8am. Contact Peter (3151 3794) to register.

May 20, 2018 - Coongarra Rock - Hard s4d
A walk up Coongarra Rock in Mt Walsh NP. Expect some rock hopping along the creek, some thick scrub at the beginning and a steep climb up the rock to spectacular views of the National Park. Meet at Coles Kensington at 7am. Contact Ben (0447 044 472) to register.

June 5, 2018 – Monthly Meeting
Meet at Bundaberg State High School (F Block) beside the Administration Building at 7.00pm. Park on Maryborough Street and enter through the gate beside the Administration Building.

June 10, 2018 - Walk Planning Meeting and Social Event - Botanic Gardens
This meeting will be to plan the walk calendar for the second half of the year. Meet at the Botanic Gardens at 10am. We will have a BBQ lunch and get together after the meeting. BYO chair and food.

June 17, 2018 - Palm Valley, Mt Walsh NP - Hard S4d
4WD into Mt Walsh NP (Coongarra Rock side, beyond the waterfall) to find Palm Valley. This will be a 2hr drive each way. Contact Darryl (0409 796 723) to register.

June 17, 2018 - Elliott Heads to Bargara - Easy M1b
Walk along the beach path from Elliott Heads to Bargara. Contact Allison (0448 846 084) to register.

CLUB NEWSLETTERS

February 2018 EDITION

March 2018 EDITION

April 2018 EDITION

May 2018 EDITION

COMBINED CAMP INFORMATION

2018 Combined Camp Registration Form, RSVP required by 21st April please

2018 Combined Camp Program

OLD CLUB NEWSLETTERS

2017

February 2017 EDITION March 2017 EDITION May 2017 EDITION June 2017 EDITION July 2017 EDITION August 2017 EDITION October 2017 EDITION November 2017 EDITION December 2017 EDITION

2016

July 2016 EDITIONAugust 2016 EDITIONSeptember 2016 EDITIONOctober 2016 EDITIONNovember 2016 EDITIONDecember 2016 EDITION

WALK LEADERS INFORMATION

Walk Leaders Guild

Walk Form

Incident Report Form

ACKNOWLEDGEMENT OF RISK FORM FOR TEMPORARY MEMBERS

CLUB INFORMATION

Club Information Booklet

Members Application & Renewal Form

MEMBER EMERGENCY CONTACT & MEDICAL INFORMATION

ACKNOWLEDGEMENT OF RISK FORM FOR MEMBERS

GEAR GUIDE

This info might be of interest to those members looking to purchase new gear for their next trip:
https://www.trailhiking.com.au/
http://www.bushwalkingaustralia.org
Backpacking Light
Backpacking Clothing System
Lightweight Backpacking

Or check out this Australia Wide bushwalking forum:
http://www.bushwalk.com

or talk to another one of our members to learn some do's and dont's!

Paddy Pallin Webb Stite
Montane Air eVENT Rain Jacket Review

WALK RELATED INFO

Mt Walsh Geological History
Mt Walsh Native Species
Goodnight Scrub Native Species
Coalstoun Lakes Geology
Coalstoun Lakes National Park Species
Woowoonga National Park Species List

FEES & MEMBERSHIP

Current Fees (due July 1 each year)

(1) Membership Fees:
Member Type Cost
Adult $20 per person
Under 18 $10 per person for one or more children of one family
(2) Walk fees:
Member Type Cost
Adults $2 per walk
Children 5-18 yrs $2 per walk
Visitor $4.00 per walk

Visitors attending a walk are temporary members for the walk, upon signing the acknowledgment of risk and obligations until the walk outing is complete. Subsequent attendance will also require temporary membership, until application is made to join the club, usually after the second walk.

Housekeeping Rules

All persons take part in outings on the understanding that they do so entirely at their own risk. They agree that the responsibility, which they take for their own safety, is the same that they would apply if they were on their own organised outing.

Those intending to participate on outings are asked to contact the nominated walk leader prior to the walk. This particularly applies to newcomers to club outings. Comfortable walking shoes/boots and suitable clothing should be worn on all club outings. A suitable day pack should also be carried (see inside for suggested packs)

Our club is affiliated with Bushwalking Queensland
http://www.bushwalkingqueensland.org.au/
And Bushwalking Australia
http://www.bushwalkingaustralia.org/

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