Category Archives: Gardens of Stone

Walking on the Long Weekend – The Capertee – Wolgan Divide 9 – 11 June 2018

The June Long Weekend is always a great time for bushwalking. Nice cool weather and often warm sun and nice high camps. This year a group of us wanted to head off, but where? We discussed a few possibilities and … Continue reading

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Dargans Creek Canyon – 10 February 2018

Albert was keen on another canyoning photographic weekend and didn’t need to do much convincing to talk me into joining him. We discussed a list of possible canyons and decided on Dargans Creek and the Hat Hill Canyon. We were … 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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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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Carne Creek Gorge and the Dry Canyon 6 – 8 October 2017

This was a very pleasant weekend spent with a group of friends camped at the head of the Dry Canyon in Wollemi National Park close to the Glow Worm Tunnel Road. Digi Dave and myself headed up a day early … Continue reading

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Goochs Crater Walk – 17-18 June 2017

I joined a large group that headed up to Goochs Crater in the Wollangambe Wilderness to celebrate two birthdays. This was a very pleasant weekend. I headed up early, on the Friday afternoon with Digi Dave, and at dusk we … Continue reading

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Three Days in the Blue Rocks 10 – 12 June 2017

The June long weekend is always a good time for bushwalking. Usually fine and cool weather which makes it a good time for high camps. However this year the weather forecast was not the best…. rain was forecast for the … Continue reading

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Easter in the Northern Blue Mountains 14 – 17 April 2017

A few days before Easter a few trips were suggested in the Northern Blue Mountains, and just before we headed out one was settle on. Dave Williams had contacted the farm managers involved and we would be able to drive … Continue reading

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Mt Airly and Mt Genowlan – a vist to Mugii Murum-ban 9 – 11 March 2017

The second place we visited on the trip with Wendy were the two mesas of Mt Airly and Mt Genowlan. These were parts of the Gardens of Stone Stage 2 Proposal but are now incorporated into the Mugii Murum-Ban State Conservation … Continue reading

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The Pterodactyl Cave and a Short Canyon – 16 November 2016

I had recently seen some photos of The Pterodactyl Cave on social media (such as this one taken by climbing photographer Kamil Sustiak) and it was featured in a story in Vertical Life online climbing magazine. But it didn’t seem to match any … Continue reading

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