Macquarie Pass Rivulet

Macquarie Pass Rivulet

It’s been many years since I’d heard of and driven by Macquarie Pass Rivulet. Over time, more and more stories about the scenery and adventures within the rivulet have convinced me of the need to complete it. Finally I have. Most canyon purists would not classify this...
Beginners’ Navigation Weekend

Beginners’ Navigation Weekend

Date: 24-25/5/2014 Photos by Martin: https://www.flickr.com/photos/123999563@N02/sets/72157644846935704/ From the moment the trip went up on the walks programme a few weeks ago, interest in this trip was huge. 35 people had signed up for this trip before I marked the...

Boars Rock Abseil

We met up at Boars Rock at 08.00 on a warm, windless but overcast Sunday morning wearing close to the full range of Suboir T-shirts colours. The straightforward abseil behind Boars Rock soon had us at the justly famous slot, where we discovered we had left the bolt...
RNP Coast Walk – Otford to Bundeena

RNP Coast Walk – Otford to Bundeena

The Coast Walk is is a 30 km hike (includes a few detours) meandering along the spectacular coastline of The Royal National Park south of Sydney. We chose to start at 06:00 am from Otford Station in order to catch the twilight and sunrise over the Australian East...

Thor Head

We set out along the Asgard Swamp fire trail around 11am, heading for Thor Head. After a quick visit to the coal seam cave, for which some clever people had brought head torches without any prompting, we enjoyed a lovely lunch on the cliffs overlooking the Grose...

Juggler’s Canyon: The March of Folly

The weather forecast for Sunday was not promising – Max 9 and winds gusting to 60kmh – a march of folly indeed. Despite this, nine brave souls arrived outside the Main Quad  to share cars. At that point there was no wind at all in Sydney, and in fact it turned out to...
Echo Point – Ruined Castle – Golden Stairs

Echo Point – Ruined Castle – Golden Stairs

We had one person having to drop out due to an unfinished assignment, but there were no “no-shows”. After most of us met up at Central Station we set off, collecting Sophie at Strathfield, Conrad at Parramatta, with Andrew and Zachary waiting for us at...
Magical Mystery Walk

Magical Mystery Walk

What does one do when you are thinking about a weekend walk, but really can’t decide where you want to go? Have a Magical Mystery Walk, that’s what! So I put it out there, hoping someone at SUBW would be game enough to come along, and sure enough, a few folk were… It...