Index of Walks

These are a list of significant walks done by me in conjunction with others or by myself. Generally pictures located under Google Photos

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Special Trips
Date
Location & Description
Distance (km)
Grade
Pictures
Google Earth kmz file
GPS gpx file
Comments
               
10-May-10 Bridle Trail Route - Constance Hut Site to Daveys Hut Gungarlin
 
14-18 Mar-11 Searching for huts along Bulls Peak Ck near Cesjacks
 
   
 
17-21 Oct-11 Searching for Boltons Hill Hut site
 
17-21 Oct-11 Boltons Hill Diggings
 
31-Oct-4 Nov-11 Bogong Lodge area & Jaanga sites
 
31-Oct-4 Nov-11 Searching for McDonald Diggings
 
15-19-Oct-12 Tabletop - Four Mile
78
M-H
5 days exploring mining site Four Mile to Broken Dam
1-May-13 Valentine's Falls Track and Route
3.8
M-H

Google Photos

Half day checking out track to falls & route across to Back Flat Ck & Geehi
15-17-Oct-13 Four Mile Hut & Mines
38
M
3 day trip to Four Mile Hut & mines
20-21-Feb-14 Bonnum Pic
18
M
2 day trip to Bonnum Pic
10-15 Nov 14 Tasmanian Overland Track 8-15 Nov 2014
77
M-H
6 day trip on Overland Track
   
 
ACT Trips

Date

Location & Description
Distance (km)
Grade
Pictures
Google Earth kmz file
GPS gpx file
Comments
               
27-Oct-05 Namadji - Orroral Valley - Cotter Gap - Cotter Hut return. Mostly on AAWT
M
Nil
Very long day. Now well worn trail
20-Sep-08 Namadji - Mt Clear - National Trail - Border Track
M
Nil
With Peter, got lost
13-Sep-09 Namadji - Mt Clear - National Trail - Horse Gully Hut Return
16
M
Y
Easy
5-Oct-09 Namadji - Nursery Swamp - Rendezvous Ck Return
M
Nice
9-Mar-10 Canberra - Black Mountain - Belconnen Way - Walk up and around the peak and back
6
M
Nice views
13-Jun-10 Canberra - Black Mountain - Belconnen Way - Walk up and around the peak and back
7
M
Y
Nice weather and views
25-Jun-10 Mt Ainslie - Quarry
6.2
M
Y
Cold. Melba Shed Recce
4-Jul-10 Namadgi NP - Bogong Swamp and Creek
Y
Cold, didn't make Bogong Falls
   
 
   
 
   
 
   
 
   
 
27-Aug-12 Mulligans Flat North
7.9
M
Y
Recce for Melba Shed
27-Aug-12 Harcourt Hill - Ginninderra Village
5.9
M
Y
Recce for Melba Shed
11-Sep-12 Kama NR
6.1
E-M
Y
Recce for Melba Shed
27-Sep-12 Namadg - Yankee Hat
13.4
M
Y
Recce for Melba Shed with Stuart Allan
9-Oct-11 Acton ANU Art Sites
6
E
Y
Recce for Melba Shed
13-Dec-11 Jamison Aranda Recce
5.2
E
Y
Recce for Melba Shed
13-jan-12 Farrer Ridge - Mt Wanniassa
8.3
E-M
Y
Recce for Melba Shed
17-Feb-12 Urambi Hills Recce
E
Y
Recce for Melba Shed
21-Feb-12 Civic Art Recce
8.1
E
Y
Checking art pieces for futures Shed walks. Also around New Acton 24 Feb
4-May-12 Uriarra Loop
4
E
Y
Recce for Melba Shed
4-May-12 Coppins Ridge
6.8
E-M
Y
 
31-May-12 Mt Ainslie from North & East Side
7.6
M
Y
 
13-Jun-12 Percival NR Gungahlin Pond
7.9
E
Y
Recce for Melba Shed
28-Jun-12 Goorooyarroo Gooroo Hil
10.8
M
Y
Recce for Melba Shed
29-Jun-12 Honeysuckle Ck Booroomba Rocks Spinnaker
16.7
M
Y
Met Ranger
17-Jul-12 Tidbinbilla Gibraltar Peak Birrigai Rock Shelter
12.6
M
Y
Nice
30-Jul-12 Googong - London Bdg- Qbn River
9
E-M
Y
With Jim Grenfell
3-Aug-12 Tidbinbilla - Nil Desperandum - Mt Stranger
13
M
Y
Mt Stranger on way home
13-Aug-12 Callum Brae Jerrabomberra Grasslands
8.9
E-M
Y
With Jim Grenfell
20-Aug-12 Namadgi - Square Rock
16.4
M
Y
 
26-Aug-12 Lake Ginninderra Recce
9.4
E
Y
Checking cycle barriers
3-Sep-12 Murrumbidgee - Recce from Greenhills
3.5
M
Y
Recce for Melba Shed
29-Nov-12 Namadgi Legoland Orroral Ridge Recce
8.3
E-M
Recce for Melba Shed
27-May-13 Tidbinbilla - Fishing Gap to Cotter River
16.9
H
Recce for Melba Shed
   
 
Kosciuszko National Park Trips

Date

Location & Description
Distance (km)
Grade
Pictures
Google Earth kmz file
GPS gpx file
Comments
               
May 1978 Pinch Track, Cowombat, Tins Mines, KNP
Y
 
1988-2000 Various walks from Guthega, Round Mtn, Tooma Dam, Kiandra, Eucembene Dam and Gungarlin to Jagungal Area
Y
 
Apr-99  
 
Apr-00  
 
Nov-00 KNP - Gungarlin - Kidmans - Mailbox - Flanagans - Daveys
Trip to Mailbox, Snowy Plains - Bulls Peak Huts - Daveys Hut
Apr-01  
 
Nov-01 KNP - Pinch - Ingeegoodbee - Tin Mine - Cowombat - Along Border
Y
Check
8-11-Apr-02 KNP - Gungarlin - Kidman - Bull Head Peaks - Greymare Trail - Valentine - Mawsons

Google Photos

Check
11-14-Nov-02 KNP - Gungarlin - Kidmans - Tin Hut
Weather unusually warm. Precursor of 2003 fires
20-23-Oct-03 KNP - Gungarlin - Kidmans - Mawson
Snowed Mawsons. Met Graham Scully Philip Crampton @ Gungarlin River
19-23-Apr-04 KNP - Gungarlin - Kidmans - Jagungal - Mawsons
Met Bob MacmIllan famous stockman near Brassy gap, he died later that year
25-28-Oct-04 KNP - Gungarlin - Kidman - Mawsons
Snowed in at Mawsons 1 day
18-22-Apr-05 KNP - Gungarlin - Kidman - Gungartan - Tin - Constance - Daveys
Hard tip up Kerries, down to Constance
24-28-Apr-06 KNP - Gungarlin - Constance - Alpine site - Mailbox - Bluff Tarn - Valentine - Mawsons - Kidmans Hut
Hard trip. Met Tim LeCussan @ Kidmans
23-27-Oct-06 KNP - Gungarlin - Kidman - Tin - Kerries - Mawsons
Y
Met Robert Green @ Kidmans
8-10-Dec-06 KNP - Gungarlin - Botheram Plain hut sites - Daveys - Diggers Ck sites
Y
Camped at Gungarlin R with KHA
23-27-Apr-07 KNP - Gungarlin - Daveys - Constance - Kidman - Mawson
Y
 
7-11-Apr-08 KNP - Gungarlin - Daveys - Constance - Tin - Mawson - Kidman
Y
 
27-31-Oct-08 KNP - Gungarlin - Kidman - Tin - Schlink - Valentine - Mawsons - Kidman Hut
Y
 
16-20-Apr-09 KNP - Gungarlin - Constance - Tin - Bluff Tarn - Kidmans Hut
 
31 Oct 2009 KNP - Diggers Ck Area - Gungarlin Valley
With Robert Green
1-4Nov-09 KNP - Gungarlin - Jagungal Area
Diggers Ck old sites explore, then Daveys - Constance - Tin - Mawsons - KidmanWith Robert Green
16-19-Nov-09 KNP - Gungarlin River Camp - KHA Trip
Diggers Ck - Collins Ck - CSIRO Hut, Botherum Hut. With Graham Scully & Phillip Crampton
10-15-Mar-10 KNP - Pretty Plain (Hut Opening)
Y
Round Mtn - Farm Ridge - Jagungal - Pretty Plain - Toolong Diggings. Incl Graham, Phillip, David, Robert, John Williams
6-10-May-10 KNP - Gungarlin - Jagungal Area
Y
Kidmans - Bull Peak FT - GreyMare FT, Macgregors Ck - Mackays - Cesjacks - Bull Peak Lodge - Constance - Diggers Ck. Hard trip
26-30 Oct-10 KNP - Gungarlin - Jagungal Area
Bulls Pk River to nearby Diggings, Wallace's Hut, Snowy Vale, Moulds site, Katingal & Bogong sites, Cesjacks, old trail across to Strawberry Hill FT, Ryries Parlour, GreyMare Water race, Mawson's Hut, Kidman's Hut, huts along Bulls Pk River. Very hard trip
14-18 Mar-11 KNP - Cesjacks - Happy Jacks Areas
Researching sites on north Gungarlin Valley, Burnt Hut, Mackays Hut, Diggers Ck sites, Boobee & Crooks & Happy huts, Happy Jacks Areas sites, Dr Phillips & Bulls Pk Ck area sites. Quite long hard days. Thunderstorm one day
18-21 Apr-11 KNP - Bolton Hill & Tabletop Areas
Researching sites in Bolton Hill & Tabletop including Bolton Hill hut, Bolton Hill diggings, Mulligans Ck diggings, Temperance Ck diggings, Tabletop hut site, amazing water races from both sides of Tabletop to Nine Mile Header dam, & first exposure to 4 Mile hut and area. Parked at Mt Selwyn & walked along Tabletop Trail. Did not find Boltons Hill hut site
17-21 Oct-11 KNP - Tabletop - Boltons Hill Areas
 
31-Oct-4 Nov-11 KNP - Gungarlin Valley, Mawsons, Cesjacks Huts Areas
 
March 12 KNP - Walking the Old Kosci Rd KHA
50
kmz
gpx
3 days with Craig Doubleday, Graham S, Phillip C, etc
11-17-Apr-12 Alpine Walking Trail - Kiandra to Tharwa Section
118
M-H

Google Photos

Great journey with Southern Tablelands Craghoppers
15-19-Oct-12 KNP - Tabletop - Four Mile
78
M-H
5 days exploring mining site Four Mile to Broken Dam
28-31-Oct-12 KNP - Jagungal - Gungarlin - Kidmans - Mawsons Areas
56
M-H
4 days exploring Brassys, Bulls Peak, Boltons Shelter
14-21-Mar-13 Alpine Walking Trail - Selwyn to Guthega Section
92
M-H

Google Photos

Great journey with Southern Tablelands Craghoppers
13-15-Apr-13 Mt Jagungal
46
M
3 days round trip to Jagungal with daughter
29-Apr-3-May-13 KNP - Gungarlin - Kidmans - Mawsons - Valentine Falls
62
M-H
5 days round trip to Valentine Falls via Kidmans & Mawsons
15-17-Oct-2013 KNP - Four Mile Hut & Mines
38
M
3 day trip to Four Mile Hut & mines
29-Oct-1-Nov-2013 KNP - Deschkos - Grey Mare
77
M
4 day trip to Grey Mare Hut & mines
26-30-Apr-2014 KNP - Strawberry Hill - Mawsons - Kidmans
69
M-H
5 day trip to Strawberry Hill, Valentine, Mawsons & Kidmans Huts
20-23-Oct-2014 KNP - Mawsons - Kidmans - Cup&Saucer
44
M-H
4 day trip to Strawberry Hill, Valentine, Mawsons & the Cup & Saucer
2-4-Mar-2015 Kiandra 1st Trip
M-H

Google Photos

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17-19-Mar-2015 Kiandra 2nd trip
M-H

Google Photos

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11-15-Apr-2015 KNP - Kidmans – Mawson’s -Valentine Mine
59
M-H

Google Photos

5 day trip to Geehi River & Valentine Falls looking for Valentine Mine
  KNP Kiandra 3rd Trip
M-H

Google Photos

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  KNP Kiandra 4th Trip
M-H

Google Photos

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28-30-Oct-2015 KNP Kiandra 5th Trip - Witses, Gooandra, New Chum Hill, Pollocks Gully
48.7
M-H
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3 day trip to Witses & Gooandra Huts as well as the area in between, plus a half day to revisit New Chum Hill & part of Pollocks Gully
               
               
Other Trips

Date

Location & Description
Distance (km)
Grade
Pictures
Google Earth kmz file
GPS gpx file
Comments
               
c 1990 Kanangra, Cloudmaker, Gingra Ck/Kowmung, Gingra Trail
Y
Hard
21-24-Apr-03 Budawangs - Nerriga - Foster Mtn - Bibbenluke Mtn - Mt Cole - Mt Tarn - Hidden Valley - Quiltys Mtn
N
Hard
23-28-Mar-07 Hume and Hovell Track - Blowering Dam - Tumbarumba
Y
N
Demanding
2-9-May-08  Hume and Hovell Track - Yass - Tumut
Y
N
Interesting in places
4-12-May-09  Great North Walk - Woolwich - Yarramalong (Wyong)
Y
Y
Amazing
8-12-Apr-10 Great North Walk - Cedar Brush (Wyong) - Newcastle
Y
Y
Bad Leeches
2-9 May-11 Great Dividing Trail - Ballarat to Bendigo
Y
Y
Lots of Mine workings
11-17-Apr-12 Alpine Walking Trail - Kiandra to Tharwa Section
118
M-H

Google Photos

Great journey with Southern Tablelands Craghoppers
14-21-Mar-13 Alpine Walking Trail - Selwyn to Guthega Section
92
M-H

Google Photos

Great journey with Southern Tablelands Craghoppers
20-21-Feb-14 Bonnum Pic
18
M
2 day trip to Bonnum Pic
               
Earlier Trips

Date

Location & Description
Distance (km)
Grade
Pictures
Google Earth kmz file
GPS gpx file
Comments
               
1973 Routeburn Track NZ     Y      
1974-1977 Trips around Blue Mtns, Wollemi, Kanagra Boyd NP     Y      
  Nadgee Nature Reserve - Eden Mill to Border     Y     Great Trip, NPA NSW
1974-75 Alpine Walking Trail (AWT) - Walhalla - Harrietville     Y     Truly amazing. Ted Wishart NPA NSW leader
1976 Everest Base Camp trek Nepal     Y     Superb trek tour
1977 Sections of AWT     Y     Melbourne Bushwalkers
1977-78 South Coast - Western Arthurs TAS     Y     Hard but great with VMTC, Melb
1978 Overland Track TAS     Y     Solo
1978 Maria Is TAS     Y     Sol
1978 Freycinet Peninsular TAS     Y     Sol
1978 Melbourne (Healesville) to Snowy Mtns (Tom Groggin) via old AWT     Y     Hard - Solo
1978 Cycling around Langkawi Is Malayasia     Y      
1978 Helambu - Langtang Trek Nepal     Y     Trek tour
1979 Border trek Israel coast to Mt Hermon     Y     Different
1979 Mt Sinai     Y     Twice
1979 Cycling Nth Ireland and part of Ireland     Y     Nice
               
               

 

 

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