King George Brook Canon & Reversing Thunder Gorge

King George Brook Canon & Reversing Thunder Gorge

We met David at Claustral car park at 8.00am on Saturday morning. The parking was already full of people getting ready to do Claustral, I think 4 or 5 groups did it that day. We drove to Mt Banks picnic area and left the second car at 8.25am. From there it was a short...
Wodi Wodi track – Forest Way – Sublime Point

Wodi Wodi track – Forest Way – Sublime Point

Having been postponed from the previous weekend because of the wet weather, this Sunday was much kinder, with the forecast only being “a slight chance of showers”. The weather remained overcast and mild – and dry – the whole day. Meanwhile a...

Ashcroft Ravine & Wentworth Creek Canyon

Date: 21/11/2015 Five members and a guest set off from the end of Somme Avenue, Wentworth Falls at 9.45. We followed the firetrail to the end and then headed NW before dropping into Franks Creek with a 14m abseil using an existing anchor at Katoomba 577697. From here...
Galah & Contradiction Canyons almost in a day

Galah & Contradiction Canyons almost in a day

Leo collected Adrian from Redfern Friday at 3pm ….. and as a harbinger for Leo’s ambitious plans for the weekend, they crawled bumper to bumper on the M4 to Penrith. Leo had evidently not cleared his plans with Huey, and after heavy rain through Katoomba, dinner at...
Cowan to Brooklyn

Cowan to Brooklyn

With 2 prospective walkers having missed the rain at Central – due to bus delays in the city – 5 of us assembled at Cowan Station for the walk along a section of the Great North Walk (GNW) to Brooklyn. To her dismay, Emily realised when she was on the...