Wondabyne to Pearl Beach

Wondabyne to Pearl Beach

We were minus one person who sent his apologies, and another who realised too late that she was supposed to be a Wondabyne by 9am, not at Central by 9! We all met up at the little Wondabyne Station around 9am, and proceeded up the steep hill to the top of the ridge,...
Memorial walk to Mt Harvey

Memorial walk to Mt Harvey

Mount Harvey is an unassuming local high point in the Capertee Valley somewhere between the Red Rocks and Pantoneys Crown. Many’s the time we looked out from Mt Dawson or over the Ben Bullen sheet and fingered it as a weekend target for a walk with Pete Harvey,...

Bimberi Peak Weekend Walk

Bimberi Peak is the ACT’s highest summit, at 1913m high. It lies in the range of mountains behind Canberra, and the more I visit the area the more I find peace, wildness and some great mountains! So on Friday night of May 3, a convoy of 2 cars headed down towards...
Traversing the half-way ledge of Mt Banks

Traversing the half-way ledge of Mt Banks

Following the rule of thumb that the epicness of a trip is inversely proportional to the rate of piking in the 24 hours preceding its start I was anticipating great things from this day out. By the time we met at the Mt Banks carpark on Saturday morning we were only 3...

Beginners’ Navigation Weekend

In memory of Pete Harvey I returned home from this navigation weekend to the shocking news that bushwalker and former club president Pete Harvey had died, aged in his early 30s. Pete attended this navigation weekend in 2007 and again in 2009. And he replied to the...