SUBW 70th Anniversary Dinner

SUBW 70th Anniversary Dinner

Trip Report: When I arrived at Waywards Brewery a little after 6pm I knew I had found the right place. There at the entrance was Tom Murtagh, dressed just as I’d expect him to be, in a top hat, tails, a SUBW T-shirt, bushwalking shorts, and of course Volleys. There...
Mt Royal

Mt Royal

After meeting up at Woy Woy Station we set off for the run to Singleton via the M1 and Hunter Expressway. After a stop at Singleton Maccas for a quick lunch we then proceeded along the road to Mt Royal NP which skirts Lake St Clair on the left. The dirt section road...
Packrafting Shoalhaven Gorge

Packrafting Shoalhaven Gorge

After dropping a car at Badgerys Lookout near Tallong in the Southern Highlands, we walked down the well-made track from Long Point Lookout. This drops about 400m into the Shoalhaven Gorge, with spectacular views up and down the river, and brought us to the river...
Penrose Gully Canyon & Wolgan View

Penrose Gully Canyon & Wolgan View

I originally had the trip planned for Saturday 10th September but decided to change it to Sunday as the weather forecast looked more promising. We all met around 7:40am at Bell station, Andreas and Niels caught a lift from the city with Meridy in her pathfinder....
Valley Heights to Woodford

Valley Heights to Woodford

We all met at Central station and were able to get seating together on the 7:22 train to the mountains. From the station we took a quick detour to get some more water from a nearby servo (note to future trip leaders to be specific about how much water people should...
Colo River Packraft trip (Bob Turners Track to Upper Colo Bridge)

Colo River Packraft trip (Bob Turners Track to Upper Colo Bridge)

Following Paul successfully organizing a packraft buyers’ club and the arrival of our new toys, a few of us were keen to break in our new gear. While the promised rain arrived over Thursday and Friday, the trip was all but cancelled with the final go-ahead not decided...
Mt Wondabyne

Mt Wondabyne

Despite the short notice, and weather forecast earlier in the week I managed to get 6 people on this walk. We all got together off the train at Wondabyne Station, with Maj-Britt meeting on the train by chance another walker doing the section from Wondabyne to...