Posts tagged with: G-10

Saturday 4 November 2023: Rediscover the Red Hill Track … looking for star pickets and burnt old logs * – M/R,X. No, not Red Hill in Canberra – the one in Tidbinbilla Nature Reserve.Perhaps not a walk to everyone’s interest, but an...
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Sunday 29 October 2023: NPA/* – L/E-M. Many would have visited ‘new’ Fishlock Yards in the upper Orroral Valley. Historical documents place the original Fishlock Yards possibly further up the valley, but more likely somewhere beside the Cotter Hut Road. Walk...
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Saturday 7 October 2023: Settlers Track and beyond. Starting at Brayshaws Hut we’ll walk the first section of the Settlers Track to Waterhole Hut, then leave the track and make our way up Grassy Creek. We will get onto the...
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Saturday 30 September 2023: New/Emerging Leaders Training Walk to Tidbinbilla Peak * – M/E. This training trip is designed for new and emerging leaders who would like to experience planning and executing a day walk. If you’ve just completed Rob...
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Saturday 26 August 2023: Nursery Creek Rock Art and Orroral Valley sites * – M/M,ptX. Walk the Nursery Swamp Trail to the bend after the bridge over Nursery Creek. Continue off-track along the route towards Rendezvous Creek (the old footpad obliterated by the...
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Thursday 6 July 2023: SE Rim of TNR from Corin Rd * – M/R,X. Climb to the south-east rim of the Tidbinbilla Nature Reserve from the gentler Corin Road side. Walk the crest NE to Stantons Gap. About turn and follow the watershed...
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Saturday 20 May 2023: Tidbinbilla Mountain and beyond * – M/M.  The views from the crest of the Tidbinbilla Range never cease to amaze. With NNP closed for the aerial control program, let’s revisit Tidbinbilla Mountain from the climb to Snowy...
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Saturday 29 April 2023: Bullen Range Spurs * – M/M-R. Walk the spurs (off-track, very steep in places) and ridges (2km on fire trail) of the Bullen Range Nature Reserve. A geocache location ‘Ancient Spine of the Giant Water Dragon’ has...
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Tuesday 11 April 2023: Geocaches above Corin Road with Marmaduke Rothschild. Ever taken a hammer and screwdriver for a bushwalk? A short but steep walk to knolls above Corin Road for geocaches and views. Summary From Garmin Connect (Epix Gen...
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Saturday 1 April 2023: Tidbinbilla Range – Shale Knoll. A bushwalking and geocaching walk up to the Snowy Corner Cairns on the Tidbinbilla Range crest, then south to the shale knolls. See trip description. Summary From Garmin Connect (MAP66i) –...
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Wednesday Walk 11 March 2023: E-M Goorooyarroo Reserve/Mulligans Flat Reserve Circuit. A circuit walk through the open woodlands of the Goorooyarroo and Mulligans Flat Reserves. Starting from Wildbark Visitor Centre, we head on good track to the Mulligan’s Wetlands, then...
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Saturday 18 February 2023: Canberra Centenary Trail Stage 6 – Stromlo Forest Park to Tuggeranong Town Centre * – L/E. This urban fringe walk passes through several interesting locations and provides some excellent views. Points of interest include the Stromlo Bushfire Memorial,...
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20 December Tuesday evening 20 December 2022: Evening summertime stroll – Farrer Ridge and Wanniassa Hills Nature Reserves * – S/E. Meet at 6.00pm in the car park off Athllon Drive at the north-west entrance to the Farrer Ridge Nature Reserve. We’ll walk a...
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Wednesday 9 November 2022: Mt Domain ! – M/M. In and out via Fishing Gap. Summary From Garmin Connect – Distance: 12.65km | Climb: 745m | Time: 3:15 moving + 1:41 of stops = 4:56 | Grading: M/E-M; M(10). Photographs Photographs are available here....
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Wednesday 26 October 2022: Tidbinbilla Mountain via Snowy Corner ! – M/M. A little recce by an old codger to see if I can get to The Pimple in a month’s time. Summary From Garmin Connect – Distance: 7.88km |...
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Sunday 23 October 2022: Canberra Centenary Trail – Section 4 – Hall to Black Mountain * – L/E,ptX. Perhaps begin with an egg and bacon roll at Daughters@Hall. They open at 6.30am. Head SE from Hall through Federation Square, with side trips up...
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SNAKE BITE INFORMATION Allan’s excellent treatment of snakes and snake bites is here. Video excerpt of compression bandaging here, or below. Saturday 1 October 2022: Mt Ainslie and Mt Pleasant NRs * – M/E. In Canberra for the long weekend? Want a short...
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Sunday 25 September 2022: Mt Majura and Justice Robert Hope Park NRs * – M/M-R,ptX.Mt Majura as you may not know it. Climb 70vm up a rocky gully, rather than use the track. Search west down an old fence alignment looking...
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Saturday 6 August 2022: McQuoids Hill and Urambi Hills Nature Reserves * – L/E.Canberra Nature Park – a breath of fresh air for busy walkers. There are 39 Nature Reserves in the Canberra Nature Park. How many can we walk in?...
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Wednesday 9 March 2022: Smiley-baby face on Hospital Hill – S/R,ptX. There is a rock formation on the flank of Hospital Hill that makes a handy aiming point when walking out of Middle Creek. I see in it a smiley...
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