Not all tigers have stripes and go on all fours. Some of them get a buzz from testing themselves against the wilderness. Such is the origin of the illustrious “Tiger Walkers”.
The Tigers originated in the Sydney Bush Walkers in the decades before the Second World War when bushwalking was in its infancy. They ventured into
Their motto was simply, “
The famous Dot Butler,
The word ‘Tiger’ was part of an acronym made from some of the names of this original group. Being:
I Gordon Smith
G Hilma Galliot
E Alex Colley
S Bill McCosker
A David Stead
L Dot English (Butler)
L Len Scotland
Their spirit lives on in SBW today with a new band of Tigers emerging.
If this is your scene, then come and join them on some of the annual events the club runs such as The Six Foot Track (in a day), Kanangra to Katoomba K2K (in a day) and the demanding 3 Peaks challenge.
If this isn’t quite your scene, then we also cater for those who get their kicks from a more leisurely approach and make them feel equally at home in the Sydney Bushies.
New Members Information Night
New Members Information Nights are held every month except January, at 16 Fitzroy Street Kirribilli, 7:30pm - 8:30 pm on the second Wednesday the month.
February 2017 - Autumn Program released!
The Autumn Program for 2017 is now out and has been emailed to members. Check it out for lots of great walks around Sydney and beyond. If you haven't got your copy, it can be downloaded from the Member's Area of the website. You'll need to login to access it.
Prospective Members, watch your Qs
Are you a Prospective Member and have completed your Qualifying (Q) day walks and overnight trip as well as the first aid and navigation training requirements? If yes, then you're eligible to become a Full Member!
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