Beginners trip: Fortress Canyon

Beginners trip: Fortress Canyon

  I’d previously done Fortress Canyon with Victoria Benz and was impressed with the easy walk in and out, not to mention the spectacularly scenic lunch spot above a 200 metre waterfall with sweeping valley views. Fortress is also the perfect introductory canyon, well...
Manly to Manly via Crater Cove

Manly to Manly via Crater Cove

Not quite as planned this walk started and finished in the sun at Manly Wharf, with a good drenching in the middle. Most of us made it to Manly for 9.10am, one person had texted to say sorry but life has taken over, and another had to catch a later ferry. No troubles,...
Snowy Mountains weekend

Snowy Mountains weekend

What I like about the Snowy Mountains is that just before summer you can enjoy the still extensive snow drifts and yet see the spring wildflowers at the same time. The weather is not too warm either. So I ran a trip on the weekend of Nov 9-10 with the intention of...
Canyoning — Kalang Falls

Canyoning — Kalang Falls

Date: 09/11/2013 Original report: https://fatcanyoners.org/2013/11/09/kalang-falls/ Photos: https://picasaweb.google.com/115711760151725176279/KalangFallsNov13 It had been almost four years since I’d visited Kalang Falls. On that occasion drizzling rain and a light...
Manly to Taronga Wharf

Manly to Taronga Wharf

Four of us met up at Circular Quay for the 9am Ferry to Manly. We lost 3 people pulling out because of illness, Philippa couldn’t come as she was moving house. The air was fairly thick with the bushfire smoke haze, which caused one one person who is prone to...
Halloween Trip or Treat

Halloween Trip or Treat

It was the day after Halloween and we decided to visit a site which has the reputation of being one of the most haunted sites in Australia.  We met up on the ferry at Circular Quay in Halloween dress up. We took the ferry to Manly and had some snacks from Manly wharf...