North Head Bottom of the Cliffs walk

North Head Bottom of the Cliffs walk

I grabbed two chocolate croissants on the way to Manly Wharf to meet everyone at 9.10am. Then it was off to the beach via the $2 shops to buy $5 hats for a couple of people in the group. Manly beach was already filling up with swimmers and we were in a for a great...

Kedumba River

I have visited the Kedumba River many times, but always as a brief waypoint on the way on or off Mt Solitary. At the usual crossing points, unless it is flooded, the river babbles gently over small rocks, rarely reaching as much as a metre in depth, and with wide...
Wondabyne to Pearl Beach

Wondabyne to Pearl Beach

Again despite the weather forecast it turned out to be a nice fairly mild day for the walk. I met up with the walkers at Wondabyne Station and after the customary advice to look out for snakes, we immediately set off up the fairly steep climb to the top of the ridge...
Helensburgh to Otford via Burning Palms

Helensburgh to Otford via Burning Palms

The original weather forecast for the day was for “occasional showers” which for me was a bit of a worry given that I was coming out of a bout of Bronchitis which had been difficult to shift. As it turned out, the rain fell the night prior, and the day...

Palona Cave

We all meant at waterfall station with the confusion of the exact spot but it wasn’t long before we were gathered at the start of the track. We headed down along the uloola trail that takes you to waterfall oval and then cross the oval back back on the fire...