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Keith's Bushwalking Blog

I like to get out into the bush a couple of times a week if I can. A lot of my bushwalking is associated with research for my books and so I walk alone but sometimes I join someone else on a walk or take some people with me, and even do a few walks without a notebook! 

Bruces Walk over Katoomba Creek

Tuesday 1 September 2015

Wayne and I set out to explore some of Bruces Walk, north of Katoomba/Leura. We drove out Queens Road and eventually found our way along...

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Return to Mount York

Friday 21 August 2015

I spent a couple of hours visiting cafes, shops, hotels, and the Public School promoting the Booklaunch of my second volume in the Chert Bubble...

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Blackheath Clifftop Track

Tuesday 18 August 2015

The weather forecast for Tuesday 18th August was for a nice sunny day with 11 degrees. So I arranged to meet Peter at Govetts Leap...

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Bruces Walk at Bullaburra

Tuesday 21 July 2015

I have just finished writing and preparing the layout of Volume 2 In The Chert Bubble series. And the forecast was for a fine day...

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Around Victoria Pass

Wednesday 6 May 2015

Yesterday I got back in the bush again! It has been a while since I set out to spend a day bushwalking. Now that I...

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Old tracks found at Mount York

Saturday 5 July 2014

About 18 months ago I explored Mount York for a Coxs Road project that I was assisting with. Between the main lookout and Coxs Road...

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Losing the track!

Tuesday 25 February 2014

A couple of friends and I set out to investigate a possible chert deposit near the Mt Rennie Tunnel at Narrow Neck. We parked one...

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Third time lucky - Chert deposit located near Megalong Valley Rd

Saturday 9 November 2013

Today I made a third attempt to locate the chert deposit that was quarried in 1916 and 1920. The Blue Mountains Shire and Blackheath Municipal...

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Chert Siding again

Monday 23 September 2013

Today I returned to the Chert Siding at Mount Victoria to redo some photos and finalise some measurements. Most times I find something I have...

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