Monthly Archives: July 2012

Winter Canyoning Exploration

A friend, Rik, was keen for a winter canyoning trip. Not content on visiting familiar canyons – he wanted to head out to a remote part of the Greater Blue Mountains and explore for something new. A few years ago, … Continue reading

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Vale – Michael “Ted” Maack

Recently an old friend and fellow bushwalker Michael Maack passed away. When he joined SUBW in 1983, he was given the nickname “Ted” and this was how he was known since then by many bushwalkers. At that time in SUBW, … Continue reading

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A Dry Canyon

The Northern Blue Mountains, and in particular the western side, has a multitude of dry canyons which make good outings all times of ┬áthe year. Some of the dry canyons have pools of water and you may get your feet … Continue reading

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Northern Blue Mountains Walk

Last weekend I went with Rik and Wendy to a nice part of the Northern Blue Mountains to explore some chasms and rock islands. It was a short walk from the car to the first chasm. We soon found a … Continue reading

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Asgard Plateau Walk

The Asgard Plateau is in the Upper Grose area – near Mt Victoria. On a recent trip to Victoria Falls and the Upper Grose, I thought that Asgard Head would make a good place for photography. The angles from it … Continue reading

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Wentworth Falls Walk

I went for a nice walk yesterday to Wentworth Falls and the Valley of the Waters. I took a camera. I caught a train to the town of Wentworth Falls and then after crossing the highway, set off down the … Continue reading

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Bundeena – More Whale Watching

Yesterday I went with Chuin Nee and her very young son, Jasper, down to Bundeena. We were hoping to do a bush walk along the coast and also spot a few whales.

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Colo Meroo Walk

Su Li had organised a walk on the weekend to Colo Meroo – a nice campsite on the lower Colo River. We walked in via Mailes Ridge, starting off at Mountain Lagoon. On the walk were Su Li, Martin, Steffy, … Continue reading

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Upper Grose Revisited

I had recently visited the Upper Grose Valley. ┬áThis was on a trip early in June. On that trip – the weather was not very kind. Almost continual rain meant that photography was very challenging. So I went back this … Continue reading

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Whale Watching at Kurnell

Yesterday was a nice day to hope on the bike and ride the 40km down to Cape Solander at Kurnell and look for a few whales. The ride down there from my place is pleasant – along the Cooks River … Continue reading

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