Posts tagged with: NNP

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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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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Saturday 18 February 2024: Dick and Lena’s Rendezvous Creek Ramble – M/M. This is a re-run of a John Evans walk from 2 years. We start our walk at Rendezvous Creek car park beside the Boboyan Road. Following the track...
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Saturday 10 February 2024: South Buttress Beneath Booroomba Rocks – M/R. We start from Honeysuckle car park and follow the AAWT turning at the Booroomba Rocks car park and then following the track up to Booroomba Rocks. Once there we...
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Saturday 13 January 2024: Orroral Ridge of Stone * – M/M-R. Visit all the granite tor formations on the ridge, as seen from below in the Orroral Valley. Walk in and out via the Orroral Ridge Road. Walk SE to...
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Saturday 16 December 2023 * – L/E-M. Let’s visit some historical sites in the northern part of Bushfold Flats. The sites were dwellings around 1884 to 1957. We’ll puff up the Tennent track to the T-intersection on the N flank...
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Saturday morning 2 December 2023: Granite Tors NPA/* – M/R,ptX. A short walk using the old road to the Geodetic Observatory above the Orroral Valley. Grand views. We’ll then head north-west, at first using the track that winds along the...
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Saturday 11 November 2023: White Horse Rocks and beyond – S/R. A circuit off-track in the bush in the Smokers Flat area. Some wonderful old-growth trees, abundant bird life, rocky outcrops, patches of thick scrub, flowering vegetation … something for...
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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 Historical documents place the original Fishlock Yards possibly further up the valley, but more likely somewhere beside the Cotter Hut Road.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 14 October 2023 * – M/E,R,ptX. Nursery Swamp is one of the outstanding fens of its type on the Australian mainland. The open plain bordering it is treeless due to cold air drainage from the surrounding heights. There is...
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Wednesday 11 October 2023: E-M Wednesday Walk – Nursery Creek – NS3 and NS1. Was supposed to be: Help re-establish the route from Nursery Creek towards Rendezvous Creek – many feet make light work. Walk to the end of the Nursery...
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Monday morning 9 October 2023: Lunar Laser Dome off track. From the Orroral space station carpark we ascend the escarpment directly, through recovering bush and some tall unburnt trees, to join the popular track that winds through boulders to the...
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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 23 September 2023: Cotter Hut loop * – L/E. Who cares if the days are short or long, we can walk at night. A ‘day’ walk. Visit sites (and sights) such as Cotter Gap with views to Split Rock,...
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Saturday-Sunday 16-17 September 2023: Navigation #4 – M/R. Tag along on Navigation #4 – A weekend pack walk navigating off track in the Namadgi NP in the region around Sentry Box Mtn. Summary From Garmin Connect (MAP66i) – Distance: 13.28...
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Wednesday 13 September 2023: Nursery Swamp Axe Quarry search ! – M/E-M,ptX. Using a vague location provided Greg H, have a look for and indigenous axe quarry site down to end of Nursery Swamp. Summary From Garmin Connect (Epix Gen2)...
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Saturday 9 September 2023: A search for Nursery Swamp rock art 1 * – M/M,ptX. There are three indigenous rock art sites near Nursery Creek/Swamp. Let’s have a search for one down south of Nursery Swamp. Around 16km and 400vm. Summary From...
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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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Saturday 19 August 2023: Orroral Valley Circuit * – L/E. Wanna 20km stroll out at Orroral? This newish route uses the Cotter Hut Road and Smokers Trail to take us to the top of the Orroral Valley. The walk south down the...
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Sunday 13 August 2023: Booroomba Rocks. Up the track to the cliff, then off-track SW to SH1396 and other places. Summary From Garmin Connect (MAP66i) – Distance: 4.92km | Climb: 264vm | Time: 1:45 moving + 2:13 of stops –...
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