Sydney: Parramatta to Five Dock 28km

In Sydney for a few days, I repeated a personal “hiking classic”; walking from Parramatta along Parramatta River towards Sydney Town. Although today I reached only Five Dock. Running out of time with another 9km remaining. Tonight, I was catching

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Snowy Mountains National Park: Pallaibo Track 5.6km

My third hike over three consecutive days in Snowy Mountains via Pallaibo Track was a short pleasant bush stroll. In the lower Snowy Mountains this time. You may wonder what Pallaibo means? It’s aboriginal for “By’n’By”. There you go… The hiking

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Snowy Mountains National Park: Main Range / Summit trails 20.2km

Main Range Walk off Charlotte Pass is one of my favourite Australian hikes. The trail takes you towards Mount Kosciuszko through alpine ridges. Before returning back to Charlotte Pass via the Summit Trail, a management trail. I avoided Australia’s tallest

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Snowy Mountains National Park: Dead Horse Gap walk 10km

Good Mrs and I are in Snowy Mountains for Easter, and today Easter Saturday, we are hiking Dead Horse Gap Walk. You may wonder about Dead Horse angle… The Dead Horse Gap at 1582 meters is the watershed between Thredbo

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Blue Mountains National Park: Prince Henry Cliff Walk 11km

Forecast for yet another hot day in Blue Mountains. Hence 7am start to hike some of Prince Henry Cliff Walk (more in each direction). Before arrival of the anticipated 36 degrees Celsius. Easy walking, plenty of shade and “escape routes”

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Blue Mountains National Park: Wentworth Falls circuit 7km

I arrived in Katoomba after driving 300km from Boorowa. Hence a late-ish afternoon start hiking this circuit. HOT February weather and I played it safe with a short-ish hike. Albeit with some effort involved. This particular loop encompasses 3 tracks. Overcliff Track,

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Snowy Mountains: Charlotte Pass to Thredbo Top Station via Mount Kusciuszko 19.6km

Today’s hike was twofold: First the Main Range Track from Charlotte Pass to Mount Kusciuszko. Then the Kusciuszko Walk from Mount Kusciuszko to Thredbo Top Station. This hike may be my absolute favourite in the whole of Australia. Well, the first part

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Snowy Mountains: Disappointment Spur Loop 14.5km

The third successive day of hiking in the Snowy Mountains. Today Good Mrs and I settled on a medium length and strenuous hike, the Disappointment Spur Loop. We have walked it once before, but it was a few years ago. We drove into the Kosciuszko National

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Snowy Mountains: Bobs Ridge / Cascade Hut Return 20km

The Cascade Hut trail is another favourite of mine due to its isolation, beauty and sense of wilderness. This is the third time that I walk this particular trail and Good Mrs joined me today. We drove past Thredbo village and parked off Alpine

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