Monthly Archives: February 2014

Claustral Canyon – 18 February 2014

Claustral is one canyon that I try and do at least once every summer. Bob was keen to do it as well, so we set of up the Bell Rd for the new Claustral Carpark. This is a bad place … Continue reading

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Kowmung River Walk – 17-18 February 2014

Another birthday weekend – this time both Dan and Sarah had birthdays to celebrate – and wanted to celebrate in the bush. Our original intention was to do a two day canyoning trip – down King George Canyon and then … Continue reading

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Kings Tableland Weekend 7-10 February 2014

Don, with his daughter Elata were celebrating birthdays at a party at Ingar – a nice picnic and camping area in Blue Mountains National Park that is accessed via a fire trail from the Kings Tableland Road out from Wentworth … Continue reading

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Central Plateau of Tasmania Walk – 22nd January – 4th February 2014 – Part 4 – The Mersey Waterfalls, The Du Cane Range and Lake St Clair

The last part of my walk was the easiest. Just about all on track walking. I crossed the Mersey River just above Fergusson Falls. I was hoping to get some photos of the waterfalls and gorges along the river – … Continue reading

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Central Plateau of Tasmania Walk – 22nd January – 4th February 2014 – Part 3 – The Lakes, Mt Ragoona and The Cathedral Plateau

I left the Walls of Jerusalem area via Dixons Kingdom and Lake Ball. I had been down to Lake Ball many times – but the more recent visits had been around the eastern end and then out to the Chinamans … Continue reading

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Central Plateau of Tasmania Walk – 22nd January – 4th February 2014 – Part 2 – The Walls of Jerusalem

The Walls of Jerusalem are a very beautiful and special place. I walked up from the lower valley up to the Jaffa Gate and then followed the boardwalk track to Dixons Kingdom. I continued on through the pencil pine forest … Continue reading

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Central Plateau of Tasmania Walk – 22nd January – 4th February 2014 – Part 1 – Higgs Track to the Walls of Jerusalem

A return to one of my favourite places. I had taken a flight to Launceston and had got dropped off at a Backpackers in Launceston. Next mission was to buy gas cylinders and get a National Park Pass, and then … Continue reading

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Weekend Canyoning – Northern Blue Mountains – 18-19 January 2014

On this weekend I did two separate canyoning trips – both good days out. On the Saturday, I headed up with Doug and Nick for a more remote canyon. This canyon had only one short abseil but lots of swims. … Continue reading

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Cooks River Birds – Attempts to get Birds in Flight

I went down to my local river – the Cooks River on January 17th in an attempt to get more bird pictures and hopefully more photos of them in flight. I was lucky – 4 pelicans were there. Most of … Continue reading

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