Author Archives: marilyn

What happened to the Colliery?

BLUE MOUNTAINS – 9 & 10 January 2021 Our first day canyoning in Corkscrew wasn’t all that blog-worthy (apart from some nice pics) and our add on trip into a smaller canyon.  It was cold and wet! Koombanda was blog-worthy … Continue reading

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Definitely “Bang for Bucks”

MT WILSON – 20 May 2019 and 9 January 2021 Pretty much every single trip I’ve gone on (well, that’s probably a slight exaggeration), I say I’m going to see everything there is to see “so I never have to … Continue reading

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The upside of lots of rain

MANGROVE MOUNTAIN – 6 January 2021 After almost 2 weeks of off and on rain (about 60mm at Mangrove Mountain), it seemed like a good time to check out one of our local waterfalls.  The goal was to practice some … Continue reading

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I’d really like to lead a trip where everything goes according to plan!

BLUE MOUNTAINS NP – 27 December 2020 – 3 January 2021 It was supposed to be an epic 8 day trip!  But, over the course of 5 days, there were endless reassessments and we went all the way from Plan … Continue reading

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Extreme Sea Caves

MUNMORAH SRA – 15 December 2020 You can plan for every contingency, and then a massive low over the East Coast of Australia causes very high swells, virtually negating the .18m low tide predicted.  The whole trip was planned around … Continue reading

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