Tag Archives: Grose Valley

A New Pass on Lockleys Pylon – 12 July 2018

Bob had suggested this trip for a while. Earlier he had seen, from Pulpit Rock Lookout, a possible new pass on the side of Lockleys Pylon in the Grose Valley. He knew of a climbers pass from the Lockleys Pylon … Continue reading

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Dargan Arch, Sunset at Anvil Rock Lookout and Sunrise at Pulpit Rock Lookout 10 – 11 February 2018

After visiting Dargans Creek Canyon, Albert and myself headed to the other side of the railway line to visit Dargan Arch. This is a large sandstone natural arch and is well worth a visit. On a previous visit, I gave … Continue reading

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Koombandah Canyon – 21 December 2017

Bob was back from a few months working in USA and was keen to get out in the bush. He suggested a canyon. The forecast was for cooler weather and perhaps with some showers, so we chose to visit Koombandah … Continue reading

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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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