Bobbin Head Loop

Bobbin Head Loop

We all met just outside the national parks gate on Bobbin Head Rd in the morning, parking out on the street to avoid the park entrance fee. After a week of rain, it was great to have sunny weather. The walk started at the Sphinx Memorial (that’s right, Sydney...
Mt Townsend, Snowy Mountains weekend

Mt Townsend, Snowy Mountains weekend

October in the  Snowy Mountains has daytime temperatures that can still be cool and mild, the blowflies have yet to make an appearance, and the snow still lies in big drifts, giving the area a distinctively alpine feel. Mt Townsend, Australia’s second highest peak,...
Newnes weekend – Starlight and Pipeline Canyon

Newnes weekend – Starlight and Pipeline Canyon

Date: 17-18/10/2015 Original report: http://sonsofthedesert-abushwalkingblog.blogspot.com.au/2015/10/newnes-weekend-starlight-and-pipeline.html The Wolgan Valley runs north east from the Dividing Range into the heart of the Wollemi wilderness. Numerous creeks rise on...
Loftus – Winifred Falls – Bundeena

Loftus – Winifred Falls – Bundeena

This was an interesting exploratory walk which ended up being a good day despite some initial setbacks due to communication problems. For a start, it had to be postponed for a week due to the hot weather on the previous weekend. Four of us (myself, Bruce Li, Alex and...