Monthly Archives: December 2015

Boxing Day Canyoning Trip – 26 – 28 December 2015

I went with Wendy on a very nice canyoning trip in the Northern Blue Mountains. Since the weather forecast was for cool weather we chose to visit some of the drier canyons on the western side of the plateau. It … Continue reading

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Red Gum Park and Minnatonka Falls – 24 December 2015

Red Gum Park at Bullaburra was one place I had never visited, and I had a few spare hours on Christmas Eve, so I thought it would be a good opportunity to make a visit. I found it an interesting … Continue reading

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National Pass Walk – A Wet Day at Wentworth Falls – 22 December 2015

A wet and cool day was forecast, so any plans for a canyon trip were put on hold and a few ideas for bushwalks were discussed. I was heading up the mountains with Bob. On the day – it was quite … Continue reading

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Canyon Photography Weekend – 19-20 December 2015

Last year, about the same time, I had spent a very enjoyable weekend in the Northern Blue Mountains with a friend Albert and we had photographed some of the showcase canyons. On that trip, we had visited Rocky Creek Canyon, … Continue reading

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A few Orchids and a Canyon – 17 December 2015

I was on one of my regular mid week canyon trips with Bob. On the way up the mountains we picked up Tom and then considered options. It had been quite wet the day before and it was raining lightly at … Continue reading

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Storm Chasing at La Perouse and a Walk to Cape Banks – 16 December 2015

I had originally planned on this day to do a walk on the Northern Beaches, but the forecast was poor, so I delayed my departure and sat at home and kept an eye on the weather radar. It looked like … Continue reading

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Wolli Creek – Orchids and Flying Foxes – 14 December 2015

This was another short nature walk along a section of Wolli Creek – between Bardwell Park and Turrella. I wanted to see how the Hyacinth Orchids had seen last trip were progressing and also spend  bit more time photographing the … Continue reading

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Walk to the Coxs River – 12-13 December 2015

I joined a large group of Sydney University Bushwalkers and friends for the annual Christmas Walk down to the Coxs River via the Six Foot Track. On the way down to Megalong, the group I was with stopped off at … Continue reading

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Whungee Wheengee Canyon – 10 December 2015

This was another very pleasant mid week canyoning trip with Bob. we headed up to Mt Wilson on what was a quite hot day – perfect for a cold canyon like Whungee Wheengee. We walked out along the fire trail … Continue reading

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North Head Walk – 9 December 2015

I took a ferry to Manly and then set out on the circuit walk around North Head. This was a pleasant place to spend an afternoon. The possibility of thunderstorms was forecast – for around 2 pm – and I … Continue reading

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