Tag Archives: Grose Valley

Grose Head South Walk – 29 August 2017

This was another pleasant walk with Bob. I had suggested it a couple of weeks ago as a good walk to do if there was bad weather higher up the mountains. But on that occasion, the weather turned out better … Continue reading

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Dr Darks Cave, Houris Kitchen and The Fortress – 26 August 2017

Wendy was keen on a daywalk on the weekend. I had been in the bush close to the Mt Hay Road two days before, which had been nice, and had suggested another walk in that area – this time near … Continue reading

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Lycon Plateau Walk – 24 August 2017

On a recent trip to Butterbox Point near Mt Hay, I had seen what I thought might be a good lookout on the far side of Rocky Points Ravine. It was a rocky outcrop that I thought may provide a … Continue reading

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Butterbox Point – Photo Walk – 10 – 11 July 2017

Pioneer bushwalker, Marie Byles, during Easter 1918, went on a bushwalk with her father Cyril Byles to the Mt Hay area of the Blue Mountains. This was long before there was a road out that way. Her father is credited … Continue reading

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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 ┬áthen Blue Gum Forest. We walked out to the Pylon, in the afternoon of … Continue reading

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Burramoko Head and Hanging Rock 5 – 6 January 2017

This was another walk from Blackheath Railway Station out to Burramoko Head, camping there overnight and walking back the next day. My third walk out to the head in recent months. The walk out along the fire road is quite … Continue reading

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The Jungle Circuit – 16 February 2016

I had seen the Jungle Circuit marked on old maps. It is a track that starts from the Govetts Leap to Bridal Veil Falls track near the bottom and traverses around to the base of Horseshoe Falls, and then around … 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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Dalpura Canyon, Dargan Arch and The Catacombs – 21 January 2015

I went up the mountains yesterday with Bob and Doug for some canyoning. The weather forecast was for rain so we planned to do the short and easy Dalpura Canyon near Bell. As it turned out, the weather was quite … Continue reading

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Dawn – Govetts Leap, Blackheath 16 October 2014

I was in Blackheath for the Kameruka Bushwalking Club reunion, and I was staying up there at a friend’s place. On the second day of the reunion, I got up early and went to Govetts Leap for the sunrise.

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