Category Archives: Blue Mountains

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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Sassafras Gully Walk – 29 November 2017

I was heading up the mountains. Later in the day, I would be attending a meeting at Springwood, so I thought it would be nice to do a walk in that area first. I got off the train at Faulconbridge … Continue reading

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Banner Event in the Gardens of Stone – 26 November 2017

I attended a large conservation rally in part of the Gardens of Stone Stage 2 Proposal. The event was organised by the Colong Foundation, The Gardens of Stone Alliance and the Blue Mountains Conservation Society. Around 150 people came along … Continue reading

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Gundungura Guide – Now Online

When I was starting bushwalking one of my treasured possessions was a small guidebook – The Gundungura Guide. It was produced after a lot of research by members of SURC – Sydney University Rover Crew. This guidebook covered a large … Continue reading

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Canoe Creek – Colo River – Photo Walk 23-24 October 2017

David Hufton invited me to join him on a walk to the Colo River via Canoe Creek. It had been a fair few years since my last visit to this area that I was pleased to be able to go … Continue reading

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“Wayfaring in Wollemi” – New Book

I was very please to attend the launch of a new book by Andy Macqueen called “Wayfaring in Wollemi”. The book was launched at Mt Tomah Botanic Gardens on 22 October. It tells the stories of 28 people – explorers, … Continue reading

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The Old Hartley Shale Railway – 21 October 2017

A group of us were heading up the Blue Mountains on the weekend to attend a book launch at Mt Tomah the next day. We intended to camp that night at Mt Wilson so we could get to the book … Continue reading

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A Wet Walk at Blackheath – Colliers Causeway – 20 October 2017

Bob and myself had gone up the mountains and were wondering what bushwalk would be best. It was wet and misty and more rain was forecast during the day. I suggested the walk at Blackheath – through Centennial Glen, then … Continue reading

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Little Switzerland and Wentworth Pass – 10 October 2017

I was heading up the Mountains with Bob for a day trip. We had discussed a few possible walks, and had decided on a walk at Blackheath, but when we stopped for coffee at Lawson, the weather was not the … Continue reading

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