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a long walk usually for exercise or pleasure

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Bushwalkers, she concluded, should selflessly allow the flowers to "blossom and the kangaroos and wombats enjoy their lives, whether anyone sees them or not" ("What is a Primitive Area" 5).
Around 40 people went searching for the two medical officers who are reportedly experienced bushwalkers.
See extensive discussion on the 1932 decisions by Myles Dunphy and the Sydney Bushwalkers Club to set severe limits on membership, based on walking ability and 'sociability', in Melissa Harper, 'The battle for the bush: bushwalking vs hiking between the wars', Journal of Australian Studies, June 1995, no.
In Chapter One of Through the Years, there is a photograph of three generations of Catholic Bushwalkers.
But by sheer chance, two Aussie bushwalkers stumbled upon the teenager yesterday.
Jamie Neale, 19, was found by the NSW Police near Narrow Neck plateau, around 15 kilometres from Katoomba, following a phone call from bushwalkers, and was taken to the local hospital to be treated for dehydration and exposure.
New South Wales Police said two bushwalkers found Mr Neale near the Narrow Neck fire trail, near Katoomba.
New South Wales Police said two bushwalkers found Mr Neale near the Narrow Neck fire trail, near Katoomba, and he was taken to hospital suffering from exhaustion and dehydration.
New South Wales Police said two bushwalkers found Mr Neale near the Narrow Neck fire trail, near Katoomba, and he was taken to Katoomba's Blue Mountains Hospital suffering from exhaustion and dehydration.
According to Russell Blamey: "The average annual growth rate in visitation of bushwalkers was 11% over the period 1989-1994, only slightly higher than the average annual growth rate of 10% for all international tourists, and less than the equivalent growth rate of 13% for those indicating holiday as main purpose of visit.
Along the way we learn of the 'mystery hike' craze of the 1930s organised by the railways which attracted thousand of walkers, and about bushwalkers as environmental activists and custodians of wilderness.
For die-hard bushwalkers, there is a large network of long distance walking tracks, which include the five-day Overland, three-day Frenchman's Cap and the seven-day South Coast walk.
We call ourselves the Bourgeois Bushwalkers because part of the deal is we must have good coffee at the beginning of every walk, and a great lunch at the end (usually accompanied by a bottle of chilled white).
Although some of the listed walks are suitable only for experienced bushwalkers, there are less strenuous options including two drive/walk trips.