Aboriginal Art/Engraving Walk

Aboriginal Art/Engraving Walk

Party: Katy, Lilian, Andrew, YiLing, Zhan and Felix Leader: Felix Date: 23/8/2015 Credit: Many thanks to Trevor Leaman (from the Nura Gili astronomy team) for his permission in using the star diagrams that appear in this report. Disclaimer: I have tried to include...
Beating the weather on the Red Rocks

Beating the weather on the Red Rocks

The weather forecast wasn’t very promising with both the Bureau as well as the Norwegians predicting a mixed bag on Saturday and sure rain on Sunday. This brought back memories of a previous trip in the area and left me with only a small hope of seeing the area in...
Mt Wondabyne

Mt Wondabyne

We all met up on the tiny platform at Wondabyne Station, and another walker headed for Patonga kindly took a group photo before we left. Then it was the hard but fairly short slog up the hill next to the station, and then on to the fire trail which heads in the...
Get out to the ‘Gambe

Get out to the ‘Gambe

Date: 15-16/8/2015 Preamble: There is lots of information online about Centennial Coal’s Clarence Colliery spilling tonnes of coal fines spill into the World Heritage listed Wollangambe River (for example see here:...
Bagging the Wild Dog Mountains

Bagging the Wild Dog Mountains

After we needed only 46 emails to sort out our car pooling and meeting arrangements we enjoyed our Friday night dinner at the Blue Mountains Hotel and continued to Dumphey’s Camp in the Megalong Valley. We were delighted to see that the camping ban that was in place...
Otford to Burning Palms

Otford to Burning Palms

The weather forecast for this day had changed almost hourly, from cloudy to “a few showers”to “morning rain” to “mostly sunny”, so it was hard to know whether to bring sun screen lotion or umbrella. As it turned out is was all of...