The Graceful Cyclists

Cycle touring and other adventures

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Jagungal Wilderness from Gungarlin

Last week I joined a group of six walkers to head up into the Jagungal Wilderness area from the east. I had never realised there was an access route up from the east, and whether it is a “route” is possibly up for debate, but we followed the description from Greg’s Walk Blog and spent four fantastic days exploring a little visited area and some fantastic old huts. For our […]

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The Rolling Grounds

In March, just before COVID-19 lockdowns started, I managed to run away for a two night hike in Kosciuszko National Park. I had always wanted to get up onto the Rolling Grounds so that was the goal. The Rolling Grounds are an area of high alpine meadows, linking peaks and ridgelines high up at the top of Australia, so are absolutely spectacular once you get there. The trouble though is […]

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Dartmoor Hike

On Wednesday night we headed to Dartmoor for our first overnight hike of the trip. We had a night free between housesits as we headed south from Hampshire to Cornwall and what better way to fill it in! Dartmoor is one on the UK’s oldest national parks, is covered in free roaming sheep, cattle and ponies but also manages to be an active military training area. All of which I […]

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