Posts filed under: Trip Report

Tuesday morning 21 May 2024: Opening of Ginninderry Conservation Trust’s Corridor Walking Tracks * – S/E. CBC received an invitation to the open of the new 10km of tracks. Summary From Garmin Connect (recorded on MAP66i) – Distance: 7.28km |...
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19 May 2024: Mt Tennent * – L/E. A stroll to the top on the track which is still open. And some geocaches. Summary From Garmin Connect (recorded on MAP66i) – Distance: 14.91km | Climb: 804vm | Time: 4:26 moving +2:33...
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Thursday 16 May 2024: Mt Taylor Indigenous Walk – S/E. Presented by Tyronne Bell of Thunderstone Aboriginal Cultural Services and organised by ACT Environmental Volunteers Knowledge Building Workshops. A 2 hour walk examining indigenous sites and plants on Mt Taylor....
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Sunday 12 May 2024: Urban Worn Boot Bash * – L/E. The Worn Boot Bash first ran in 2002 and has done so every year since (except for 2010, 2016 and the Covid years 2020, 2021). See its history here. The ‘rules’ require a...
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Monday-Tuesday 6-7 May 2024: Gentlemen’s overnight walk, Main Range. Guthega, Mt Anton-Mt Anderson saddle, Consett Stephen Pass, Guthega Ridge. Private trip. Summary Day 1: From Garmin Connect (recorded on MAP66i) – Distance: 9.50km | Climb: 525vm | Time: 3:06 moving +1:33...
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Saturday 4 May 2024: Tinderries by fire trail – M/M. Nice steep climb up Mount Allen trail to West Tinderry trail and then trail bash and bush bash to a rocky promontory where there are great views over the Monaro....
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Tuesday 30 April 2024: Rob Roy Nature Reserve – S/M. My intention is to locate 3 geocaches that are in the Rob Roy Nature Reserve whilst also visiting a historical site, the Black and White copper mine. And there is...
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Monday 29 April 2024: Mt Tennent * – L/E. Beautiful weather and views so why not? Around 14km and 835vm. 5 hours. Summary From Garmin Connect (recorded on MAP66i) – Distance: 14.25km | Climb: 770vm | Time: 4:31 moving +1:35 of stops =...
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Saturday 27 April 2024: Corang Peak – L/M. A longish drive to Wog Wog campground but with a treat afterwards as we walk through delightful woodland forest, along footpads, then onto the rocky tops, sometimes through grassland to our destination...
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Thursday 25 April 2024: Kambah 4 Hills – L/E. Wanna get your match fitness in for the Urban Worn Boot Bash or just keen to walk a few urban peaks in the Kambah area without having to walk 30kms?How about...
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Monday 22 April 2024: Tidbinbilla Skyline southern section: Fishing Gap, Mt Domain, Snowy Corner, Mountain Creek * – L/R and SLOW. In via Fishing Gap Fire Trail and up to Mt Domain. Walk the crest north to Snowy Corner and descend to the...
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Saturday 20 April 2024: South Bullen Range and ‘Calvary’ * – M/E-M. Lovely views of TNR and the Tidbinbilla Range. Walk fire trail and off-track through Barnes Hill onto the south Bullen Range. Turn down west through shrubby country to ‘Calvary’, a pisé...
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Monday 15 April 2024: Tidbinbilla Skyline Northern Section – Camels Hump, Pierce Hill, Johns Peak, Tidbinbilla Peak * – L/E-M. In via Camelback Fire trail, over Camels Hump to Pierce Hill, south to Johns Peak and Tidbinbilla Peak, out via SE from...
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Saturday 13 April 2024: London Bridge to Washpen Crossing – M/M. This is a walk through the southern section of Googong. We will walk from the London Bridge woolshed to the old homestead then we walk beside Burra Creek to...
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Monday 8 April 2024: Tidbinbilla Mountain * – M/R. In via Snowy Corner, out via SE from Tidbinbilla Peak. Around 9km and 750vm. Sunrise 6.22am, sunset 5.48pm. Summary From Garmin Connect (recorded on MAP66i handheld) – Distance: 9.53km | Climb:...
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Sunday 7 April 2024: Practical Map and Compass Navigation Group 7 * – S/E. An exercise in Callum Brae Nature Reserve. Summary From Garmin Connect (recorded on MAP66i) – Distance: 6.92km | Climb: 110vm (Elev Corrections Enabled) | Time: 1:44...
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Wednesday 3 April 2024: Mushroom Rock and Gibraltar Peak on West side, SH985 on East side of Corin Road ! – M/E-M,ptXptW. A fire trail wander on both sides of the lower Corin Road. Summary From Garmin Connect (recorded on...
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Saturday 30 March 2024: Arboreta in Kowen Forest * – L/E-M,ptX. Arboreta in Kowen Forest? Yep, so I’ve been told. Let’s have a look. I’ve recently discovered a great little e-publication on Amazon ‘Kowen: Trails and Tales’ by Peter Komidar. Peter documents 14...
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Thursday 28 March 2024: Granite Tors Walking Track * – M/E-M. The Granite Tors Walking Track has been upgraded, as announced on the ACT Parks and Conservation Service Facebook page on 4 March. I’m time poor atm so propose a quick out...
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Monday 25 March 2024: Main Range Track ! – L/E. Trying again. Weather window looks good. Private trip. 24km, 850vm. Old folks home to Charlotte Pass 203km, 2hr 30mins from Google Maps + 30mins for coffee = 6hrs driving + 8hrs walking =...
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