Author Archives: marilyn

Marble Arch – not what I expected!

DEUA NP – 26 January 2024 I had this vision of an archway in the creek made out of white marble and a track going through it, the reality was it was nothing like that!  I’d visited The Big Hole … Continue reading

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IYDM Trip #12 – Canyoning with the Dream Team

MOUNT WILSON – Gobsmacker Exit >  > Waterfall Creek > Happy Valley Exit – 13 January 2024 When planning this trip, I sure that it wouldn’t be a “we’ll just” trip, so I measured out the distances, 3k on fire … Continue reading

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Lawyer (blood sucking leeches) Creek

WALLIS CREEK, WATAGANS NP – 2 January 2024 Once we decided to decamp our Canyoning Extravaganza at Mt Wilson due to too much rain, we headed back to the Central Coast.  So, our list of canyon trips had to be … Continue reading

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Undaunted Buswalkers in the Mist

MOUNT WILSON – 31 December 2023 On the third night of our Canyoning Extravaganza, the predicted rain set in at Mount Wilson.  When we woke next morning, the campground was shrouded in mist with a steady drizzle.  Our planned departure … Continue reading

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A little gem – exceeding all our wildest expectations

BLUE MOUNTAINS NP – 29 December 2023 Some time ago, when walking down a creek, John G and I spotted a side creek with a waterfall.  We agreed that it was definitely worth exploring, so I put it on my … Continue reading

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