Mt Hay (Butterbox): A short but unforgettable canyon

Mt Hay (Butterbox): A short but unforgettable canyon

  It was the first time that any of us had been to Mt Hay /  Butterbox Canyon so we could all share the excitement and anticipation of going to a place we had never been before. We had a last minute drop out so there were 4 of us instead of 5. Weijing and Shannon...
Red Rocks Traverse

Red Rocks Traverse

The name “Red Rocks” refers to a section of the Wolgan Capertee divide in the Wollemi National Park near Newnes in the Wolgan Valley. This SUBW trip to the Red Rocks covered the main scenic section of the Red Rocks, as well as Mt Dawson and an approach ridge and an...
Mt Hay (Butterbox) canyon a second time

Mt Hay (Butterbox) canyon a second time

Date: 19/09/2015 Original report: http://sonsofthedesert-abushwalkingblog.blogspot.com.au/2015/09/mt-hay-butterbox-canyon-second-time.html I joined four other members of SUBW for the first canyon of spring We met for a hearty breakfast in Leura and were on the track a...
Taronga Zoo to Manly

Taronga Zoo to Manly

Sunday morning arrived with blue skies and warm weather. Eight walkers turned up at Circular Quay just before 9am, with only one person sleeping through their alarm and unable to make it. Isabelle was running late and sprinted for the ferry, just making it on before...
Nine Passes on Narrow Neck

Nine Passes on Narrow Neck

Photos: Owen, Nuria and Felix Date: 12-13/09/2015 I had never really done much walking on Narrow Neck. For sure I’d been down the Golden Stairs on long forgotten trips, but I’d never really even walked the full length (that I can recall) – unless you...
Snowy Mountains Snowshoe & Snow Camp

Snowy Mountains Snowshoe & Snow Camp

Spring in The Snowy Mountains is perhaps the best time of year, in my opinion. Lots of snow, nice weather, and less crowds. Snow shoeing is a great way to see the area without needing to know much technique, so I ran a snow camp in the Ramshead Range, behind Thredbo,...
Coolah Tops

Coolah Tops

This was an interesting trip with a lot of new experiences and sights. 6 of the group had never camped out in Australia before. Two had never camped out ever. I think that the photos of this trip – already released – may have you intrigued you about this...