Monthly Archives: October 2013

Dulwich Hill to Kurnell Ride – 27 October 2013

Christoph was visiting from Germany and was keen for a ride. The ride out along the Cooks River to Botany Bay and then to Kurnell and then back is an easy ride and quite scenic.

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Manly to Milsons Point Walk – 26 October 2013

This was a great daywalk along a beautiful part of the foreshores of Sydney Harbour. It offers a mixture of walking situations – urban walking near Manly and at the other end near Milsons Point, coastal heath along sections of … Continue reading

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Walking Club Types

This article was originally published in “Rucksack Ramblings” – the official organ of the Rucksack Club, Sydney  (volume 1 No 6) – published around 1952. I think it is as applicable now as it was then. Which type of walker … Continue reading

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La Perouse to Cape Banks Walk – 19 October 2013

With a lot of national parks close to Sydney closed due to bushfires there were not a lot of options left for a day in the bush. One place I had never walked was the coast near La Perouse. I … Continue reading

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Bushfire Plume over Sydney – 17 October 2013

Thursday October 17th was a terrible day for bushfires in the Blue Mountains. It was very warm, very windy and very dry. Several large bushfires broke out in parts of the Blue Mountains and spread very quickly. In Sydney, we … Continue reading

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Glenbrook Gorge – 13 October 2013

It was forecast to be a very hot day. It would be nice to get out into the bush. Rik and myself thought that a trip down into Glenbrook Gorge would be suitable. It would also allow Wendy to come … Continue reading

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Dapura Canyon and The Lost Pillar – 12 October 2013

Rik and myself went on a quick trip through the beautiful Dalpura Canyon. The canyon was nice as usual but the real purpose of our visit was to see the wildflowers on the ridge out. October is a good month … Continue reading

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The 2013 SUBW – PBT – October Long Weekend

Its been a tradition for 40 years now for the SUBW president to lead a party of bushwalkers to the beautiful and wild Kowmung River on the October Long Weekend. Three days is a good time to spend on the … Continue reading

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Royal National Park – The Northern Coastline

I recently spent two days walking along the northern part of the Coastal Track in Royal National Park. This was a photographic trip. There are many great subjects for the camera. The wildflowers of course. The rock platforms, the heath, … Continue reading

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Deep Pass Weekend 28-30 September 2013

A large group of headed down to Deep Pass Clearing for a party. The purpose was to celebrate three birthdays. And what a good place for such an occasion! A great campsite – a grassy clearing nestled between cliffs and … Continue reading

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