Category Archives: Grose Wilderness

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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Grose Head South Walk – 29 August 2017

This was another pleasant walk with Bob. I had suggested it a couple of weeks ago as a good walk to do if there was bad weather higher up the mountains. But on that occasion, the weather turned out better … 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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Asgard Plateau Weekend – 4 – 6 August 2017

I spent an enjoyable weekend in the mountains with a large group of friends camping at Asgard Swamp at Mt Victoria. It was a birthday camp for one of the participants, but we all celebrated being out in the bush … Continue reading

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Butterbox Point – Photo Walk – 10 – 11 July 2017

Pioneer bushwalker, Marie Byles, during Easter 1918, went on a bushwalk with her father Cyril Byles to the Mt Hay area of the Blue Mountains. This was long before there was a road out that way. Her father is credited … Continue reading

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Lockleys Pylon and Blue Gum Forest – Photographic Trip – 21-23 June 2017

This was a very pleasant photographic trip with David Hufton to two places where we wanted to photograph – Lockleys Pylon, overlooking the Grose Valley and  then Blue Gum Forest. We walked out to the Pylon, in the afternoon of … Continue reading

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Thor Head Walk 16 – 17 May 2017

I did a pleasant overnight trip to Thor Head on the Asgard Plateau area of the Upper Grose Valley. I wanted to have a high camp right on the head. This would put me in a good position for photography at sunset … Continue reading

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Rodriguez Pass – Waterfalls and Fungi – 6 April 2017

This was quite a long and strenuous walk at Blackheath, particularly so with stops to photograph waterfalls and fungi. But it was very worthwhile and spectacular. I caught an early train to Blackheath and then walked the 30 minutes to … Continue reading

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Waterfalls at Hazelbrook and Woodford – 21 March 2017

I was heading up the mountains by train. On the way I looked at my phone to see the rainfall radar and look at the Scenic Railway webcam. Conditions did not look too good higher up, so I got off … Continue reading

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