Barrenjoey to Avalon

With close inspection of the trip advert and following trip report you may notice that although we had planned to walk from the Barrenjoey Headland to Newport. On account of the heat (27 degrees max) and the luring beach we piked at Avalon. I was expecting 10 walkers...
Jugglers, Grand and Empress Canyons

Jugglers, Grand and Empress Canyons

Individually Jugglers, Grand and Empress Canyons all have their merits but in combination these three pack a punch! After a somewhat chaotic start, which involved picking up ropes at North Richmond (kindly lent by Todd Harford), buying three trays of mangos and...

Return to Gungartan

Unfinished business… That’s why I led a second trip this year to Gungartan, a rocky peak in the Snowy Mountains. During winter (July), I led a walk to the same region expecting to have a go at the summit of 2068m high Gungartan as part of a snow camp. Although the...
Return to Eden: a nude trip to Paradise

Return to Eden: a nude trip to Paradise

Date: 22/11/2012 Original report: https://fatcanyoners.org/2012/11/22/nude-paradise/ For most people, the thought of a couple people wandering nude around a beautiful garden will probably have you picturing Adam and Eve (fig leaves and all)! The idea of hanging out in...
Hartleys Mistake and Twilight (or the goanna genocide)

Hartleys Mistake and Twilight (or the goanna genocide)

Photos: Mary’s photos | Todd’s photos | T2’s photos https://www.subw.org.au/wp-content/uploads/2012/11/Hartleys-Mistake-and-Twilight-or-the-goanna-genocide-fat-c.mp4 Source: https://vimeo.com/55149402   Driving up the mountains, we climbed first into thick fog, then...
Mt Victoria

Mt Victoria

This trip was planned to give both Claire and Marta a last walk before they returned to Europe. It was also Armistice day in France, and Poland’s Independence Day (for Marta). It was also notable for its con-incidences with the date (11/11) and that a short trip...

Claustral Canyon

Not having been down since the old track was closed, it was nice to return to Claustral, and have to think about the way in and way out! Our way in involved a short walk to a very pleasant fern filled gully to enter the Canyon, with blue skies and a cool breeze. The...
Helensburgh Station to Otford Station via Burning Palms

Helensburgh Station to Otford Station via Burning Palms

Eleven of us got together at Central Station and headed off in the train to Helensburgh Station, where Tran was waiting for us. I got some confirmation for the direction to Metropolitan Tunnel from the station staff, which was where I thought it was – underneath...