Donkey Mountain and Red Rocks Traverse

Donkey Mountain and Red Rocks Traverse

Party: Stella Chen, Joseph Heywood, Ashley Burke Leader: Ashley Burke Date: 28-29/7/2018 Photos: http://members.ozemail.com.au/~aburke/RedRocks20180728-29/index.htm What is it about the Red Rocks and eclipses? In just under 10 years from now we’ll be heading to the...
Mt Vic to Blackheath 2 night Bushwalk

Mt Vic to Blackheath 2 night Bushwalk

Participants:  Sean, Penny Report written by: Sean Date: 14-17/7/2018 Photos: https://photos.app.goo.gl/4ftJuRbDZcjKyRXw8 I was late putting this trip on the calendar so was pleasantly surprised to have Penny keen for a 2 night trip in the middle of winter and with...
Budawang Adventure

Budawang Adventure

Party: Paul, Simone, Kat, Leo, Julia, Marty Leader: Marty Date: 9-11 June 2018 Our latest trip to the Budawangs arose from Paul’s long held ambition to climb Donjon Mountain which guards the western end of Monolith Valley. He had unfortunately missed out on Tim and...
Navigation Weekend

Navigation Weekend

Party: Loren Apokourastos, Katherine Ball, Alex Bayss, Hendrik Bethke, Ashley Burke (Leader), Martin Daly, Lotte de Jonge, Pegah Ebrahimi, Chelsea Eng, Joseph Heywood, Jiahui (Grace) Huang, William Jorgensen, Weiyu (Julia) Ju, Kelly Liang, Zi Hue Lie, Eva Liebentritt,...
Kanangra-Boyd NP, Brumby Ridge, Kowmung and Gingra Range

Kanangra-Boyd NP, Brumby Ridge, Kowmung and Gingra Range

Party: Dean Smith (leader), Chelsea Jennifer Eng Date: 25-29/4/2018 Photos: https://drive.google.com/drive/folders/1eFMYZH-GAs6kn9BGEiGaQgJFthOavo9I?usp=sharing The plan was to get out to Kanangra and use a few days to get a good look at the place. Originally it was...
Pantoneys Crown and Point Cameron, Gardens of Stone National Park

Pantoneys Crown and Point Cameron, Gardens of Stone National Park

Party: Ashley Burke, Emilie Wilkie, Candice Kang, Savannah Montenegro, Leonardo Novelli, Joseph Heywood Leader: Ashley Burke Date: 29/3-1/4/2018 Photos: http://members.ozemail.com.au/~aburke/PantoneysCrown20180330-0401/index.htm If you don’t believe me, just ask the...
Barrington Tops – Corker Trail and Explore Plateau (+Mt Royal ..)

Barrington Tops – Corker Trail and Explore Plateau (+Mt Royal ..)

Party: Dean Smith, Emilie Wilkie Leader: Dean Smith Date: 25-28/1/2018 Despite promising cool temperatures up in the mountains, in the end our party was made up of just the two of us. With plenty of time and no major hurry, it was a relaxed start, leaving Maitland...
Colo River Canyon Trip

Colo River Canyon Trip

Participants: Paul, Adrian, Ankit, Rick, Robyn, Jen, Fran, Marty Leader: Marty Date: 12-14/01/2018 This trip came about when we read a report from our mates the Fat Canyoners who had suffered a rare navigational mishap and managed to completely miss their target...

Red Rocks

Party: Ashley Burke, Christian Wilson, Emilie Wilkie, Joel Johnsson, Josephine Roper, Nolan Wu, Patrick Wark, Savannah Montenegro. Leader: Ashley Burke Date: 15-16/7/2017 In the leadup to this trip I was expecting subzero temperatures at Newnes on the Friday night and...
Mt Cobberas (Number 1) – Victoria

Mt Cobberas (Number 1) – Victoria

Party: Candice, Nolan, Derek, Christian (Leader) Date: 10-12 June 2017 Photos: https://goo.gl/photos/iXAowm9y4ryb8Rts9 Some mountains are so remote , they can remain on your “to do” list for a long time. Such is the case with the Cobberas Mountains in far north east...
Navigation Weekend

Navigation Weekend

Party: Ashley Burke, Gong Chen, Kerrin Davis, Donald Elrod, Maj-Britt Engelhardt, Frances Feasey, Carol Gao, Murray Gibbs, Jia Hui Lai, Aidan Irrgang, Sunny Li, Nina McClure, Joel Palte, Lara Perryman, Bridgette Robinson, Julia Schaefer, Victor Trevino, Samantha...

Splendour Rock

Party: Josie, Hussein and Nick Leader: Josie Date: 4-5/3/2017 I write this trip report mostly to confess to a major stuffup for young members of the club to note. Seven walkers signed up at the start of the week, but after 2 illnesses and 2 complete smokebombs...
Morong Deep

Morong Deep

Participants: Katy, Emily, Steven Leader: Steven Date: 26-29/1/2017 Photos: https://www.flickr.com/photos/stevenkassar/albums/72157678179381450 We met in Blackheath at a respectable Thursday morning hour and piled into the one car for the drive to Kanangra-Boyd NP....
Lower Grose Valley

Lower Grose Valley

Present: Nathan Barnes, Paul Griffiths (trip leader), Dean Smith Date: 19-21 December 2016 The aim of the trip was to see how far we could get down the Grose River in three days. The short version is: not as far as we hoped. We started out well. Catching the 07.23...

Christmas Dinner Walk

Party: Jo Boyd, Ashley Burke, Joy Shen, Tim Hanigan, Yumi Hong, Nuria Douglas-Jones, Dave Noble, Roger Lembit, Wendy Au, Rob Hynes, Patrick Miller (Max Cady), Roger Butler and Jeremy, Su Li Sin, Brent Roylance, Martin Pfeil, Damon Ward, Mitchell Isaacs, Chantal...
Corker Trail to Wombat Creek

Corker Trail to Wombat Creek

Party: Dean Smith (“leader”), Peter Green Date: 1-2/10/2016 Report written: 27/6/2018 Photos: https://drive.google.com/drive/folders/1oYKKb4WQCUfTYuJvYJCS0PtKLpI2ovgO?usp=sharing (Not sure if this wins any records for the most belated trip report (!), but I thought...
Pantoneys Crown

Pantoneys Crown

Present: Marty Frappell, Paul Griffiths (trip leader), Kate Lynch, Damon Ramos, Robert Sjovold Date: 5-7 August 2016 Photos: on Facebook or Flickr Pantoneys Crown is an isolated massif on the western edge of the Blue Mountains. It stands isolated in the entrance to...
Camping 101 – Pindar Cave

Camping 101 – Pindar Cave

Party: Tom, Yi Fan (Tyler), Gavin, John Leader: John Friedman Date: 30-31/7/2016 For those who have not had the pleasure of camping in Pindar Cave, I hope this report whets your appetite. Our journey began in the last carriage of the train to Gosford, a carriage...
Red Rocks Traverse

Red Rocks Traverse

Party: Ashley Burke, Maj-Britt Engelhardt, Rebecca Hill, Ankit Thangasamy Leader: Ashley Burke Date: 30-31/7/2016 Ashley’s photos: http://members.ozemail.com.au/~aburke/RedRocks20160730-31/index.htm Maj-Britt’s photos:...
Gardens of Stone: Baal Bone Gap to Newnes (2 parts)

Gardens of Stone: Baal Bone Gap to Newnes (2 parts)

Part 1: Baal Bone Gap to Newnes – Redux Present: Tim Fisher, Clint Felmingham Date: 27th-29th May Photos (Tim): https://goo.gl/photos/dt1gcm6XFePx5iXz6 Photos (Clint): https://goo.gl/photos/XnJRGH7Lw5aH3FSL6 This trip was completed from Cape Horn to Newnes over...