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Thank you La Nina – wickedly wet and wild

KANANGRA NP – 20 February 2021 The weather forecast didn’t look promising, but what the hell if we stayed home every time  “showers” were forecast we’d never go out. Mind you, camping at one of the highest points in the … Continue reading

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Hindsight is always 20-20

NEWNES PLATEAU – 13 & 14 February 2021 This turned into (yes David), yet another epic trip.  In hindsight, we should have gone with the option to exit via the Tiger Snake exit track, it would have meant backtracking 600m … Continue reading

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3 Bullets Dodged

BLUE MOUNTAINS NP – 12 February 2021 Haystack Ridge>Lower South Bowen> North Bowen exit. You think you’ve hit the jackpot when you “dodge a bullet” as they say in Australia (you know, when you just avoid a near disaster).  Imagine … Continue reading

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A wet Dalpura trip

BLUE MOUNTAINS NP – 30 January 2021 Alan C told me it rained all night on Friday night, I’d had 2 glasses of wine and some panadol, so I slept through the whole lot (in my car – no wet … Continue reading

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40 days and 40 nights – almost

BLUE MOUNTAINS NP – 29 January 2021 I had a great weekend planned, an off track adventure for Friday, then 2 days of canyoning with Rod S.  And then it started raining AGAIN.  By Thursday I was starting to be … Continue reading

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