Category Archives: Sydney University Bushwalkers

The SUBW Christmas Walk to the Coxs River 16 – 17 December 2017

Each year, not long before Christmas, a walk in organised by Sydney University Bushwalkers to the Coxs River. This year, the walk was organised by Ashley Burke. I had gone up to Blackheath with Wendy, and we had first made … Continue reading

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The Grand Canyon – 16 December 2017

I was heading up the mountains with Wendy to attend the SUBW Christmas Walk to the Coxs River. Since it was a very hot day, we thought it would be nice to visit the Grand Canyon at Blackheath before walking … Continue reading

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Vale – Graham Wootton

I was recently sad to hear about the passing of a fellow bushwalker – Graham Wootton. In some ways, Graham’s early days in bushwalking paralleled my own. He was a foundation member of my old bushwalking club – The Springwood … Continue reading

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SUBW Presidents Bludge Trip – 30 September – 2 October 2017

Each year, Sydney University Bushwalkers hold a walk to the Kowmung River on the October long weekend. The walk is called the “PBT” for “President’s Bludge Trip”. This was the 44th PBT. This year it was led by club president Rebecca … Continue reading

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Coxs River Walk – 10-11 December 2016

Each year, about this time, Sydney University Bushwalkers, have a trip to a nice campsite on the Coxs River. The campsite is a nice and shady spot on a grassy bank above the river. From it, it is a short … Continue reading

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2016 SUBW – PBT – October Long Weekend

Last weekend I went on the 43rd PBT, the annual President’s Bludge Trip held by Sydney University Bushwalkers on the October long weekend. This year the trip was co-led by Ashley as well as by Joy, the 2016 president. By … Continue reading

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SUBW 70th Anniversary Celebration – 28 September 2016

I had the pleasure of attending the 70th Anniversary Celebration of SUBW – Sydney University Bush Walkers which was held on the evening of 28th September in a craft brewery at Camperdown. The event was a trip down memory lane. … Continue reading

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Walk to the Coxs River – 12-13 December 2015

I joined a large group of Sydney University Bushwalkers and friends for the annual Christmas Walk down to the Coxs River via the Six Foot Track. On the way down to Megalong, the group I was with stopped off at … Continue reading

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SUBW Christmas Walk to the Coxs River – 13-14 December 2014

I joined a large group of Sydney University Bushwalkers and friends to walk down and camp on the Coxs River just off the SixFoot Track. The Coxs River at the campsite is delightful. It flows through a granite area and … Continue reading

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The Grand Canyon – Blackheath – 13 December 2014

I was heading up the mountains with a big group to go to the Sydney University Bushwalkers annual christmas walk to the Coxs River. On the way up – we met at Blackheath and headed to the Grand Canyon. In the party … Continue reading

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