Monthly Archives: December 2011

Empress Canyon

After visiting Hat Hill Canyon – we had plenty of time left for a trip through Empress Canyon at Wentworth Falls. Surprisingly, Bob hadn’t been through this canyon before.

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Hat Hill Canyon

I have just returned from a very pleasant trip through Hat Hill Canyon near Blackheath. It had been a very long time since I had visited this creek and a return was long overdue.

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Christmas Lights – Bike Ride

A few photos and a video of the nice ride we did last night in the inner west of Sydney to see some Christmas Lights. The first street we went to was Walsh St in Croydon Park.

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Sculptured Granite – The Coxs River

The Coxs River near its junction with Megalong Creek has cut through a granite batholith and left a beautiful landscape. Each year, before Xmas, members of Sydney University Bushwalkers go down to the river, to swim, to camp, and to … Continue reading

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The Grand Canyon at Blackheath

A few photos of this very nice canyon at Blackheath. This was our prelude trip before going down to the Coxs RIver with SUBW to celebrate the festive season.

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Mountain Biking at Yellowmundee Regional Park

A nice ride with Chris, Clare and Stacey at Yellowmundee Regional Park – thanks to a great single-track built by WSMBC. The riding was good but the weather was very bad. Heavy rain for the whole loop – so that … Continue reading

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Mt Hay Canyon

Mt Hay Canyon is a relatively short canyon – but it has remained a classic canyon. It packs a lot in its short length. This essay will mainly focus on some of its history. The creek that the canyon is … Continue reading

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Rocky Creek Canyon

December is a good time to go canyoning and in particular a good time to visit Rocky Creek Canyon. Its a long and fairly cold canyon and best visited on a warm or hot day. Last saturday was warm – … Continue reading

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New Blue Mountains Wildflower Gallery

Thanks to Col Gibson and some of his friends I have now put online a new set of web pages of (mainly) wildflower photographs taken in the Blue Mountains. Col went through some of my bushwalking and canyoning photo sets … Continue reading

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