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SUBW Presidents Bludge Trip – 30 September – 2 October 2017

Each year,¬†Sydney University Bushwalkers hold a walk to the Kowmung River on the October long weekend. The walk is called the “PBT” for “President’s Bludge Trip”. This was the 44th PBT. This year it was led by club president Rebecca … Continue reading

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The Waterfalls of Box Creek – 12-14 October 2016

David Hufton had suggested a photographic trip to the Boyd Plateau. I always enjoy that area. Some thoughts were to go to either or both of Morong Falls or Box Creek. We ended up going to Box Creek and spent … Continue reading

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2016 SUBW – PBT – October Long Weekend

Last weekend I went on the 43rd PBT, the annual President’s Bludge Trip held by Sydney University Bushwalkers on the October long weekend. This year the trip was co-led by Ashley as well as by Joy, the 2016 president. By … Continue reading

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2015 SUBW – PBT – October Long Weekend

During the October Long Weekend (3-5 October) I went on the Sydney University Bushwalkers President’s Bludge Trip to the Kowmung River. This year the club president Kaushalya led the trip to the¬†middle section of the Kowmung River. From Kanangra Walls, … Continue reading

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The Shack to Carlons Farm Walk – 10 – 13 March 2015

This was a walk organised by a friend, Diana. She is a poet (see her blog here) and is interested in the aboriginal and early European history of parts of the Blue Mountains and wanted to see some of the … Continue reading

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Dunphy Kowmung Adventure – Video

Here is the video of the Dunphy Kowmung Adventure Re-enactment.

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Dunphy’s Kowmung Adventure 26 September – 6 October 2014

One hundred years ago, in 1914, a classic bushwalk took place. Myles Dunphy and Herbert “Bert” Gallop set off from Katoomba for an adventure along the Kowmung River. This walk, in many ways marked the beginning of both the sport … 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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The 2013 SUBW – PBT – October Long Weekend

Its been a tradition for 40 years now for the SUBW president to lead a party of bushwalkers to the beautiful and wild Kowmung River on the October Long Weekend. Three days is a good time to spend on the … Continue reading

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Easter on the Lower Kowmung River

The Kowmung River is a declared wild river. It is one of only 7 declared wild rivers in NSW. It is also in a national park that has world heritage status. The Kowmung River and its valley is also a … Continue reading

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