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Katoomba to Bowral bushwalk

  Katoomba to Bowral walk. April 11-17, 2017. 218km (6524m ascent; 6889m descent). Katoomba – Black Range – Whalania Heights – Uni Rover trail – Batsh Camp – Millnigang Ridge – Colong Stock route – Wollondilly – Wanganderry Pass – Bowral I had a few days free thanks to school holidays. My work is in […]

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Cedar Valley Traverse

Cedar Valley Traverse, March 2012. Party: Saul Richardson, Jono Savery. At the start of 2012 both of us were looking to improve our fitness and lose weight. I challenged Jono to do the Blue Mountains Three Peaks walk with me in July, and he agreed. I thought it would be good to get him to […]

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Three Peaks 2011

Here is an account of a sub-48 hour three peaks walk I did in January 2011. It is the Blue Mountains three peaks, not the organised race of the same name. Over the weekend January 8 – 10, I decided to have a go at walking the Three Peaks in under 48hours. It is a […]

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The cairn on Belloon Pass

Mittagong to Katoomba epic

This began as a “straightforward” long walk of 138km from Mittagong to Katoomba along mostly dirt trails. What should have taken around 40 hours turned into a weekend epic, and quite an adventure. It involved landslides, floods, feral animals, hallucinations and even a light plane flight. The aim was to walk nonstop from Mittagong station to Katoomba […]

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Mt Solitary Traverse April 2012

Training walk, Thursday April 12, 2012. Party: Saul Richardson and Will Gilbert. Will and I met at Katoomba Station so I could show him the way to the Golden Stairs car park which would be the end of the walk. Leaving my car there, we drove down through Wentworth Falls to the locked gate carpark […]

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