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Another Bang for Bucks Trip

DHARUG NP – 16-17 September 2023 This trip was one of those trips that were on my wish list, then off, then on again.  Trish and I had often walked past this creek and thought of going downstream to see … Continue reading

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Messing about on a rope

CENTRAL COAST – 7 September 2023 When abseiling, I can’t help but think of Water Rat’s words in The Wind in the Willows “There is nothing — absolutely nothing — half so much worth doing as simply messing about” on a … Continue reading

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An adventure with Shane

BRISBANE WATER NP – 5 August 2023 It has to be at least 15 years since I first heard of “the biggest overhang” on the Central Coast.  That’s how it was described in NPWS Discovery Walk to Mooney Cave. But it … Continue reading

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This is what happens when I don’t take my compass!

HAYSTACK RIDGE – 23 July 2023 I’d used this ridge when we accessed the lower part of South Bowen Creek and John G had told me that there was a great geographical feature further along the ridge.  So. it went … Continue reading

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How many floors is 900 steps?

BLUE MOUNTAINS – 22 July 2023 One has to wonder about the preparedness of some people when they plan an adventure … and how some government agencies can seriously screw up.  This is a story about how I had a … Continue reading

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