Bjelke’s Mind

Bjelke’s Mind

The walk out along the ridge dividing the arms of the Boori is easy, long, and a bit boring. A rough footpad took us nearly all the way to the pass we’d used last week, and then it was a short vague bearing across a saddle and a few slabs to get to the next high...
Wentworth Falls Robert’s Pass walk

Wentworth Falls Robert’s Pass walk

Given the short notice of the walk (just 36 hours) I was only expecting a couple to come. Yet we ended up with 6 walkers, and there were two others who enquired but decided not to proceed for health reasons. Most of us met up at Central for the train with Ségolène...
Otford – Burning Palms Figure 8 Pool

Otford – Burning Palms Figure 8 Pool

After receiving advice several weeks ago from Alex Allchin that the Metropolitan Tunnel was flooded due to the constant heavy rain in March, which caused a date change for this walk, I decided that a pre-walk reconnaissance of the tunnel was advisable. Therefore on...
Navigation Weekend

Navigation Weekend

26 people had signed up for this trip before I managed to mark it as full, and then even after marking it as full on the walks programme the emails kept coming and a waitlist grew. The waitlist never got used though, because even by the morning of departure I had 23...