Category Archives: Grose Wilderness

Bruce’s Walk (Western Section) – 26 July 2018

Neither Bob nor myself had visited Bruce’s Walk. It is a walking track constructed in the Blue Mountains, nor far north of the railway line, around 1931. It follows the easement of an electrical transmission line constructed shortly before, that … Continue reading

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Asgard Plateau Weekend 21-22 August 2018

This was a pleasant bushwalking and camping trip with friends to celebrate two birthdays. We headed to a nice campsite at Asgard Swamp on the Asgard Plateau at the head of the Grose Valley at Mt Victoria. It was a … Continue reading

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A New Pass on Lockleys Pylon – 12 July 2018

Bob had suggested this trip for a while. Earlier he had seen, from Pulpit Rock Lookout, a possible new pass on the side of Lockleys Pylon in the Grose Valley. He knew of a climbers pass from the Lockleys Pylon … Continue reading

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Birdwood Gully – Fungi and Orchids – 11 July 2018

This was an opportunity to catch up with an old friend – Don, and his daughter Elata and her cousin Elena for a nice walk down Birdwood Gully at Springwood. We were looking for fungi – but not a lot … Continue reading

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Evans Lookout Walk – 7 June 2018

I was travelling up the mountains with Bob for a daywalk. The weather however was not that great. We had cancelled our original plans and had decided on the way up that we would work out a substitute based on … Continue reading

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Blackwall Glen Walk – 23 March 2018

I was heading up the mountains with Bob and Doug. we had originally planned to do a canyon – and the boot was full or ropes and harnesses. However the weather was not really good for canyoning so we considered … Continue reading

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The Grand Canyon – 18 February 2018

Stacey was keen on a canyon trip and had suggested the Grand Canyon at Blackheath. I like this canyon – it is quite spectacular and not too hard to get to, but I had so far visited it three times … Continue reading

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Claustral Canyon – 15 February 2018

This was a nice visit to Claustral Canyon with Bob. We arrived at the carpark on the Bell Road nice and early, around 9:30 am, but were discouraged to see a lot of vehicles parked there. At least 3 other … Continue reading

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Hat Hill Canyon – 11 February 2018

This was our second canyon of the weekend. Albert and myself headed into Hat Hill Creek on Sunday morning to visit and photograph the canyon. We had a nice day. The canyon is very pleasant and relatively easy. It has … Continue reading

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Dargan Arch, Sunset at Anvil Rock Lookout and Sunrise at Pulpit Rock Lookout 10 – 11 February 2018

After visiting Dargans Creek Canyon, Albert and myself headed to the other side of the railway line to visit Dargan Arch. This is a large sandstone natural arch and is well worth a visit. On a previous visit, I gave … Continue reading

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