When walking due east in thick bush, keep the mid-day sun perpendicular to your left shoulder. If it's on your right shoulder, you have turned and are heading west. Keep turning and you will soon be back to where you started. (GPS trace, Shark Rock Ridge, Oct 2019)
Srini demonstrates that SBWs don't need wetsuits even if the weather is cool and the water temp is only 10 degrees. (Photo Jon, Dalpura Canyon, 13 Oct)
The Flannell Flower, the SBW emblem since 1927, is in flower again. (Photo David, Wondabyne to Cogra Bay, 7 Oct)
If you are far enough away from civilisation you can have a 1000 Man Cave all to yourself. (Photo Bruno, October Long Weekend, 1000 Man Cave is in Kanangra Boyd NP).
Patsy and Steve set a new standard in Happy Hour with their Strawberry, Chocolate and Orange Slice Fondue on Mark's overnight trip to the Wild Dogs on the Long Weekend.
The leader's instructions were meet at Wondabyne Station. The member programmed the destination into Google Maps; good news, he could drive all the way. Whoops ! Google didn't show the locked gate on Woy Woy Road. Never mind, only three hours walk from there to Wondabyne Station.
Log bridges are fun to walk across even if the creek is bone dry and it is completely unnecessary to use the bridge. Yengo NP 15 September. (Photo Paul Davis)
A party of 15 SBWs are exploring the Italian Dolomites on a 16 day walk. Perfect weather.
Last week's rain got the creeks pumping and SBWs doing something they had not done for a long time - traversing flooding water.
Snow, windy conditions and road closures disrupted a busy weekend of walking. Leaders were forced to cancel walks in the Blue Mountains, Wild Dogs and Newnes over the weekend of 10/11 August.
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