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    CBR Bike Campout

    #CBRBikeCampout – a super chilled, inclusive and beginner friendly ride out to the Cotter with a bunch of friends I hadn’t met yet!

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    Bimberi Gap, Blue Waterhole and Bushbashing

    Six mates, a mountain camp, sub-zero temperatures and some rather chilly swims!

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    Illawong Hut Weekend

    Snowshoeing, a heated hut and a snow cave. Such a great weekend!

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    Major Mitchell Plateau – The Grampians

    Over the June long weekend I went for a leisurely stroll through the Grampians in Victoria with a school mate Josh and his brother. Neither Josh or I had hiked there before, so in the end we picked the hike with the toughest description that formed a loop – and man we picked well! The Major Mitchell Plateau walk climbs from the bottom of a valley up a long but […]

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    Rumble in the Jagungal #2

    Over the Easter weekend I joined my friends Chris (from canyoning adventures) and Ollie (from my ride across Wales) on a bikepacking adventure through the Jagungal Wilderness. The ride was organised through Omafiets bikeshop which they happen to run, and is one of their 2018 Shop Rides which is an awesome initiative. As it was the second year the ride has been run it was called the Rumble in the […]

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    Mt Jagungal Loop

    On the Canberra Day long weekend four friends and I headed out for a three day stroll from Round Mountain to Mt Jagungal following the route described on Greg’s Walks Blog. For three of us it was set to be a relatively leisurely stroll with hills, and swims and lots of chats. For the other two it was set to be a three day run with some side trips to […]

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    Mt Twynam Micro-adventure

    Over the Easter weekend Rose and I went on a few little micro-adventures. The biggest micro-adventure was from Charlottes Pass up to Mt Twynam and back, while we also ducked out to my favourite rock in the Brindabellas. Google made a movie of it for me. Thanks Google!  

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    Cotter Micro-Adventure

    On Friday night I rode out to the Cotter for a night in my bivvy bag, and then rode back through to Canberra the long way. It was an excellent little micro-adventure and well worth the crazy rush trying pack up on Thursday night. Can’t think of anything else to say really, so enjoy a photo or ten.

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    Sri Chinmoy Jindabyne Multisport – reports from Many!

    Six friends and I recently took part in the Jindabyne Multisport Race which is run by the ever amazing Sri Chinmoy. As usual this was a pretty awesome event. As I only did two of the twelve legs I asked everyone in the team to add their thoughts, lets just say they got carried away! I’ll have to work on my own reports eventually (potted summary kayaks are slower in […]

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    Mt Aspiring Hut Walk

    After my walk along the Greenstone-Caples Track I met up with my friend Tol from SmilingLeaf¬†for some more adventures. We headed up to Wanaka and then after some messing around for food (again) set out towards Mt Aspiring Hut. Now this was only a short walk of a few hours each way, with huts and such so we took it easy, carried some wine and dips and crackers etc. Really […]

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