248 High Point – don’t go there!

POPRAN NP, Hominy Creek – 21 May 2020
I felt like an off track walk in an area that hadn’t been impacted by bushfires, but didn’t feel like doing too much research so I pulled out a trip that I’d done about 12 years ago to Hominy Creek.  I had a pretty good recollection of some parts (the easy bits), so thought it would be ok to put it on the BWOC calendar. Continue reading

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In search of the elusive Wattagans Canyon – #3

WATTAGAN MOUNTAINS – 16 May 2020
Yes, still looking for a canyon closer to home, and whilst Heather had warned me that there wasn’t a canyon in this unnamed creek, I was still hopeful.  It was a nice walk in a lovely creek with a Hole in the Rock in an almost-canyon section. Continue reading

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The first whiff of freedom!

BRISBANE WATERS NP – 15 May 2020
It’s been six weeks since the lockdown, and some restrictions have been lifted, up to 10 people can get together to walk, as long as social distancing is practised. Apart from local fitness walks I haven’t done a full day walk so when the opportunity to go on a real walk came up I couldn’t help myself.   The bonus for me was that I’d always wanted to do the Spion Kop walk, and that was where Trish, Brad and Peter were going. Continue reading

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The Lockdown Challenge

BERKELEY VALE – 21 April 2020
So, we’ve all heard the PM giving us an overview of what’s ahead.  And it isn’t pretty – we could be looking at six months of “stay at home”.  I thought I would find it difficult being socially isolated and not being able to go out into the bush – as did all my friends, the first question I get when they call me is “how are you coping?”  Continue reading

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And then I was “grounded”

BLUE MOUNTAINS – 22 March 2020
After our Cerberus walk there was much debate about what we’d do on the Sunday.  We opted for Centennial Glen – and have to say that it was the highlight of the weekend, who would have thought that there’d be such a nice 1/2 day trip so close to civilisation? Continue reading

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