Monthly Archives: August 2011

MTB Ride at Mt Annan Botanic Gardens

This time the trail was open. Rob and myself were on the way back from Berrima and we met Chris, Clare and Andrew at Mt Annan for a few loops of the mountain biking trails. There were lots of other … Continue reading

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MTB Ride at Welby

It was the weekend to go to Ted’s party at Berrima. Rob was going and I suggested to him that it may be worth taking down bikes and doing a ride or two on the way down. At Mittagong we … Continue reading

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The Greenway – an important cycling link

The Greenway is an important project that will improve cycling in the inner west of Sydney. This will be an off-road cycling and walking route in the corridor of the light rail track that is being worked on now between … Continue reading

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Riding Around The Block

Now that the daylight hours are lengthening, its good to go for a late afternoon/early evening ride around the “block”. For me that is a ride out along the Cooks River Cycleway and then to Homebush Bay and a loop … Continue reading

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MTB Ride at Kentlyn

It was forecast to be a wet weekend – but the weather was not too bad and on Saturday evening Chris called up and suggested a ride at Mt Annan Botanic Gardens for Sunday with him and Clare. It sounded … Continue reading

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Grose River Walk

Last weekend I did a nice walk from Mt Victoria to Blackheath via the Grose Valley. This is a relatively easy and quite delightful walk that can be done utilising public transport. I caught a train to Mt Victoria and … Continue reading

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The Caves of Narrow Neck

In the literature, both in books and online, a lot has been written on the many passes of Narrow Neck. I was wondering how many know about the caves found on the Plateau? Narrow Neck is a peninsula shaped plateau … Continue reading

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Climbing at The Cathedral

The Cathedral is a crag located near the Woronora River in the Shire. The closest town is Bangor. I had previously been to the small but very fine crag at Bangor (known as “Bangor West). This was the first time … Continue reading

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Indoor Climbing

If you live in a city – then a good activity during the weekday evenings is indoor climbing. I am fortunate to live close to the Sydney Indoor Climbing Gym at St Peters. It is an excellent place to go … Continue reading

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Wild Blue Mountains Calendar 2012

For nice images of the wild parts of the Blue Mountains – may I suggest Ian Brown’s calendar. His 2012 calendar will be available mid August. You should be able to get details from his website –¬†www.windycliff.com.au. At the time … Continue reading

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