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The Beauty of the Coxs and Kowmung Rivers – Easter 2018

I was fortunate to spend some time photographing the lower Coxs River and the lower part of the Kowmung River during three of the days of Easter. This was on a photographic trip with David Hufton. Every photo here was … Continue reading

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Saving The Blue Mountains Wild Rivers

I attended the campaign launch at Springwood for the Campaign to Save the Blue Mountains Wild Rivers. It was held  at the Springwood Community Hub on the evening of 26 March. The hall was packed to overflowing with concerned people. … Continue reading

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Save The Blue Mountains Wild Rivers – Campaign Launch – Monday 26 March, Springwood Community Hub

Wilderness supporters are invited to attend the launch of the campaign to save many of the Blue Mountains wild rivers from inundation due to the proposed raising of Warragamba Dam. This launch will be held at the Springwood Community Hub … Continue reading

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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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