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Lockleys Pylon and Blue Gum Forest – Photographic Trip – 21-23 June 2017

This was a very pleasant photographic trip with David Hufton to two places where we wanted to photograph – Lockleys Pylon, overlooking the Grose Valley and  then Blue Gum Forest. We walked out to the Pylon, in the afternoon of … Continue reading

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Upper Grose River Walk – 23 – 24 July 2016

This was a pleasant walk down the upper part of the Grose River from Mt Victoria to Blackheath. On the way we visited Blue Gum Forest. The weather forecast was for fine but cold and windy weather. So a walk … Continue reading

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Orang Utan Pass – Blue Gum Forest Walk – 11 November 2015

I headed up the mountains with Bob. He was keen to visit Orang Utan Pass. This is a pass of historic interest. It goes down into the Grose Valley at Surveyors Creek and near Clarke Head. It was used by Tim … Continue reading

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Blue Gum Forest Walk – 25 May 2015

Wendy had invited me to join her on a walk in the Upper Blue Mountains. She wanted a fair leg stretch so suggested a walk from Govetts Leap down to Blue Gum Forest and return. As it turned out, we … Continue reading

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Easter Walk – The Grose River – 3 – 6 April 2015

The walk down the Grose River in one of the classic bushwalks in the Blue Mountains. This is one walk that I have never done, and one that I had saved up from my early bushwalking days, and thus keeping … Continue reading

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Blue Gum Forest 18-19 October 2014

It was a great weekend to be in the bush. The wildflowers were magnificent as was the weather. It was warm enough for a (quick) swim in the Grose River. This was a walk to Blue Gum Forest. I went … Continue reading

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Blue Gum Forest – Lockleys Pylon Walk 2-4 July 2014

I spent three days up in the Mountains walking from Blackheath to Leura via Govetts Leap, Blue Gum Forest, Lockleys Pylon and the Mt Hay Road. This was almost the opposite to a walk I completed earlier in the year. … Continue reading

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Lockleys Pylon – Blue Gum Forest Walk 14 – 16 March 2014

I recently completed a nice three day walk in the Grose Valley Area. I started out from Leura, in the early afternoon, walking out from the station along the Mt Hay Road to the Lockleys Pylon Track. This was about … Continue reading

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Upper Grose Walk – 10-11 August 2013

Last weekend I returned to the Grose River, walking from Mt Victoria to Blackheath. I was hoping that the wattle would be in full flower. The wattle was good, although perhaps not as a good as a previous walk two … Continue reading

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Upper Grose Valley Walk – 25-26 May 2013

Back to the Upper Grose. My aim was to get more photos of Blue Gum Forest – hopefully with some nice post rain atmosphere. The conditions I had hoped for did not eventuate, but a walk down a section of … Continue reading

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