Category Archives: Gardens of Stone

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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Gardens of Stone In Focus – Photo Exhibition

I had the pleasure of attending the Gardens of Stone in Focus Photographic Exhibition yesterday. As well as being able to look at a great collection of photos of this very beautiful region there was a series of talks on different … Continue reading

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Blue Rocks Walk – 20-21 June 2016

Doug had a a few days off work and wanted to do a walk and invited Bob and myself to join him. However, heavy rain on the weekend led us to change plans. Our original intention involved crossing some rather … Continue reading

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Donkey Mountain Walk – 28 – 29 May 2016

A second visit to Donkey Mountain in as many weeks? Why not? It a good place to go to, and besides we had some birthdays to celebrate. Jasper was about to turn four, and he was keen to revisit Donkey … Continue reading

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Donkey Mountain Walk – 13 – 14 May 2016

This was a very pleasant two days spent at Donkey Mountain in the Wolgan Valley. The mountain lies within Gardens of Stone National Park. It is not a large mountain but its top is a maze that you can easily … Continue reading

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Blue Mountains Weekend – a Walk and a Canyon – 2 – 3 April 2016

I travelled up the mountains with friends John and Chuin Nee and their two young boys, Jasper and Sebastian. At Blackheath, Chuin Nee head off to Heathcliff to join Enmoore and Stu for a day of climbing. John and myself … Continue reading

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