Author Archives: marilyn

Return to Butterbox – after 19 years!

BUTTERBOX CANYON, MT HAY, NSW – 21 November 2020 I’ve avoided this canyon over the last 19 years, for a few reasons … you need a lead climber for the 15m climb  (to get to the top of the cliff … Continue reading

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Bobbing for Apples (or the Great Camera Retrieval Adventure)

WATAGANS NP – 17 November 2020 After last Thursday’s Great Adventure, my very expensive camera was at the bottom of a mini-canyon.  I decided it was worth mounting a trip to try retrieving the camera from the bottom of the … Continue reading

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Discovering the 1,000 year canyon

WATAGANS NP – 12 November 2020 This was a mid-week, joint MSS/BWOC trip, to check out some creeks that I’d identified as possibly having canyon-like sections (Part #5 in my “Search for Watagans Canyons” aka “there’s got to be something … Continue reading

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Sirens of the Wollemi Wilderness – Trip #3

HUNTER MAIN RANGE – 23 October 2020 As we’d returned from Mt Coricudgy each day, we’d looked down at a magnificent “Bavarian” forest off the side of the road. It was untouched from the recent fires.  In my imagination I … Continue reading

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Sirens in the Wollemi Wilderness – Trip #2

HUNTER MAIN RANGE – 20 – 22 October 2020 After a “day off” at our Dunn’s Swamp campsite, Lou and I were keen to get back to the creek.  Have to admit that Lou bribed me with gourmet food and … Continue reading

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