BRISBANE CATHOLIC BUSHWALKING CLUB Inc

PO Box 31, RED HILL, Qld 4059

 

CALENDAR OF CLUB EVENTS 2011

 

 

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See the Bottom of This Page for the Walk Grading Key

 

Today Is

 

 

Date

Event

Leader

Phone

Type

Grade

Nov 13

Diana’s Bath

James

3844 5006

DW

 

18

John Toohey Society – Coffee Club at Eagle St Pier

Phil

5522 9702

Soc

 

19

Barefoot Bowls at Merthyr Bowls Club

 

 

Soc

 

20

Dave’s Creek

Kerrianne

5597 6160

DW

 

21

BCBC Meeting & Annual Photographic Competition

Desley

3369 5530

Meet

 

27

Boombana/Jolly’s Lookout

Michele

3353 2822

SW

 

Dec 4

Barney Falls

Peter

3205 5982

DW

 

11

Coochie Mudlo

Graham

3371 9623

DW

 

16

John Toohey Society – The Cultural Centre Cafe

Phil

5522 9702

Soc

 

17

Christmas Party

 

 

Soc

 

19

BCBC Meeting

Desley

3369 5530

Meet

 

26

Boxing Day Walk

Liz

3356 4874

DW

 

Jan 2

Greene’s Falls/Western Lookout

 

 

DW

 

7

Piper Commanche

 

 

DW

 

14

Cainbable Falls

 

 

DW

 

21

Obi Obi Lilo

 

 

DW

 

26

Blue Pool

 

 

DW

 

26/29

Barrington Tops

 

 

TW

 

28

Bohgaban Falls

 

 

DW

 

Feb 4

Tooloona Creek Circuit

 

 

DW

 

11

Summer Creek

 

 

DW

 

25/26

Byron Bay

 

 

BC

 

Mar 3

Mt Greville

 

 

DW

 

10

Love Creek/Cedar Creek

 

 

DW

 

18

Toombul to Sandgate

 

 

Bike

 

24/25

Club Hut Feast

 

 

ON

 

25

Club Hut

 

 

DW

 

31

Stag’s Head

 

 

DW

 

Apr 6/9

Sydney

 

 

BC

 

7

Mt Philp

 

 

DW

 

The Calendar is subject to change without notice

WARNING: All persons, adult or child, member or visitor, undertakes all activities of the Club at their own risk.

 

KEY – Walk Types

D/W

Day Walk

 

˝ D/W

Half Day Walk

O/N

Over Nighter

 

B/C

Base Camp

T/W

Through Walk

 

C/W

City Walk

TRN

Training

 

S&T

Safety & Training

FMR

Federation Mountain Rescue

 

SOC/SW

Social/Social Walk

 

KEY – Walk Gradings

Distance

Terrain

Fitness/Endurance

Short Under 10km per day

1 - Smooth reasonably flat path

1 - Basic - Suitable for beginners. Up to 4 hours walking. Flat

 

2 - Graded path/track with minor obstacles

2 - Basic - Suitable for beginners. Up to 4 hours walking. Minor Hills

Medium 10-15km per day

3 - Graded track with obstacles such as rock, roots, fallen debris or creek crossings

3 - Easy - Suitable for beginners. Up to 5 hours walking. Undulating terrain

 

4 - Rough unformed track or open terrain with obstacles such as rock, roots, fallen debris or creek crossings

4 - Easy - Suitable for beginners. Up to 5 hours walking. Up to 300m gain/loss per day

Long 15-20 km per day

5 - Rough or rocky terrain with small climbs using hands or rock hopping

5 - Moderate - Up to 6 hours walking. Up to 450m gain/loss per day. Agility required

 

6 - Steep, rough or rocky terrain with large climbs using hands or rock hopping

6 - Moderate - Up to 6 hours walking. Up to 600m gain/loss per day. Agility required

Extra Long Over 20 km per day

7 - Climb/descend steep rock using hands or footholds. May be some exposure. Good upper body strength

7 - High - Up to 8 hours walking. Up to 750m gain/loss per day. High fitness. Endurance and agility required

 

8 - Climb/descend near vertical rock with exposure. Climbing skills may be required

8 - High - Up to 8 hours walking. Up to 1000m gain/loss per day. High fitness. Endurance and agility required

 

9 - Sustained climbing or descending of vertical or near vertical rock with exposure. Advanced climbing skills required. Good upper body strength

9 - Challenging - Up to 12 hours walking. Over 1000m gain/loss per day. Very high fitness. Endurance and agility required

Example: M48 is a medium walk 10 to 15kms long, over unformed rough ground with obstacles, in which the trip is hard or strenuous for fit walkers requiring agility and endurance.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Please Read The Important Notice Below.

 

RELEASE, WAIVER & INDEMNIFICATION

 

All persons, adult or child, member or visitor, undertake all activities of the Association at their own risk. The Association is not even in a position to even state that all care will be taken.

I the undersigned, hereby take action for myself, my executors, administrators, heirs, next of kin, successors and assigns as follows.

I waiver, release, discharge, indemnify and hold harmless the following from any and all liability, responsibility and claims, for my death, disability, personal injury, property damage, property theft or actions of any kind which may hereafter result from my participation in any activity of the Brisbane Catholic Bushwalking Club Inc.

  The Brisbane Catholic Bushwalking Club Inc.

  The Management Committee of the Brisbane Catholic Bushwalking Club Inc.

  The leader of any activity of the Brisbane Catholic Bushwalking Club Inc.

  All members of the Brisbane Catholic Bushwalking Club Inc.

I acknowledge that activities of the Brisbane Catholic Bushwalking Club Inc. carry with them the potential for death, serious injury and property loss.

I hereby assume any and all risks associated with participating in any activity of the Brisbane Catholic Bushwalking Club Inc.