Shaws Creek (21 January 2018)

It was a typical, boiling hot summers day, and we decided to check out a local waterhole in the Lower Blue Mountains. The track down to this spot was moderate consisting of fire trail, rock scrambles and a fairly steep descent to the creek. We weren’t sure what to expect, or even sure if there … Read moreShaws Creek (21 January 2018)

Splendour Rock Dawn Service (23-25 April 2017)

Another splendid 3 days in the Wild Dog Mountains to attend the Dawn Service at Splendour Rock. This time we did it a little different and went Carlons Farm > Black Horse Ridge > Mobbs Swamp > Mount Dingo > Splendour Rock > Wombat Parade (on the east side of Mt Warrigal) > Medlow Gap > Carlons Farm.

Total distance: 30.73 km
Max elevation: 945 m
Min elevation: 300 m
Total climbing: 3486 m
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Dr Darks Cave (7 Jun 2015)

Rusty, Ryan, Steph, Sarah and I headed to Dr Darks Cave for a shortish walk. We decided on this one as it had a bit of history around it and due to the 50km/h+ winds.

It is believed that in 1937 Dr. Dark’s discovered this cave which is located in the Fortress Ridge area of the Mt. Hay. It was used as a family home for a couple of weeks at a time. The main room comes complete with a shower (waterfall) and his rusty metal cooking items still remain in place (see photos below). Near the fire ring there is a square rusty metal box which contains a visitors book.

A short walk past the waterfall leads to you some fantastic views!

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