Category Archives: Blue Mountains

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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Yardleys Cave and Houris Kitchen – 14 September 2017

I can remember years ago on a trip to Blue Gum Forest via Lockleys Pylon stopping just above the decent down to the Forest from the cliffs to take some photos and seeing people having lunch in a nearby cave … Continue reading

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The Goat Track and the Kedumba Pinnacles – 7 September 2017

This was a very interesting walk with Bob in the Kedumba Valley. Many years earlier, I had observed a detached pinnacle under the Kedumba Walls. On a recent trip, at Sublime Point, with the benefit of late afternoon light and … Continue reading

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Wild Blue Mountains Calendar 2018

Ian Brown has produced a stunning calendar of photos taken in the Blue Mountains for his 2018 Wild Blue Mountains Calendar. Copies can be ordered through his website or from selected retails outlets in the Blue Mountains (such as Gleebooks … Continue reading

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Dr Darks Cave, Houris Kitchen and The Fortress – 26 August 2017

Wendy was keen on a daywalk on the weekend. I had been in the bush close to the Mt Hay Road two days before, which had been nice, and had suggested another walk in that area – this time near … Continue reading

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Lycon Plateau Walk – 24 August 2017

On a recent trip to Butterbox Point near Mt Hay, I had seen what I thought might be a good lookout on the far side of Rocky Points Ravine. It was a rocky outcrop that I thought may provide a … Continue reading

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Radiata Plateau

Here is a good video on the campaign to keep Radiata Plateau at Katoomba in a wild state. It is from the Blue Mountains Conservation Society – Leave Radiata Plateau Wild from BMCSNSW on Vimeo.

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Medlow Bath to Radiata Plateau Walk – 2 August 2017

Bob and myself decided to have a look at the shale ledge between The Three Brothers at Medlow Bath and Blacks Ladders on the Radiata Plateau. The only information we had about this walk was firstly a note marked on … Continue reading

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Radiata Plateau – Walk and Rally – 30 July 2017

My friend Wendy was going to attend the Blue Mountains Conservations Society’s rally to Keep Radiata Plateau Wild at Cahills Lookout at Katoomba on Sunday afternoon. I suggested a short walk on the Plateau would be a good idea before … Continue reading

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The Mermaids Cave and Orphan Rock – 20 July 2017

I was heading up the mountains with Bob for a walk. As usual, we had not decided where to go – leaving it up till when we saw what the weather was like – and often over a coffee at … Continue reading

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