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Little River Gorge trip notes

I’ve just added a new trip report from our journey through the Little River Gorge in East Gippsland. Not quite canyoning and not quick bush walking. Maybe we need a new hybrid canyon walking or something like that. Anyway check it out here.

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I just won this!!!


Thanks Wild Magazine. I look forward to putting the prizes to good use.

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The count down is on.

The winter escape is planned. Rec leave is booked and the countdown has begun. I’m off to Hinchinbrook Island to walk the Thorsborne Trail in a less than 10 days and looking forward to soaking in the sun. Watch this space for a new trip report soon.  I know it’s a world renowned walk but I’m expecting it to be completely different to my usual bushwalking fair. Four days to hike 30km and a lot of this distance along beaches means I can afford to take a few more luxuries. Can’t wait!

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Risk Management Gone Mad?

Signage seems to be everywhere you go these days. Recently at Wilsons Prom I came across some strange ones. 5 Mile Beach is remote. We are talking about a 16km walk in to just to reach it. Is there a need to have a sign stating the obvious – that the beach is not patrolled by life guards. Has risk management gone too far? It is a sad state of affairs when land managers absolve themselves of responsibility by erecting a sign but is there a need for the bloody obvious? Most probably a sign of our increasing litigious society.  Surely people need to take some personal responsibility. I think New Zealand has go this right on.

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Wilsons Prom May 2013

Unfortunately there is not a lot of video as I had issues with the SD card. Enjoy!

Be sure to check out the trip report as well.

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Cobberas traverse and The Pilot track notes.

Notes from my Easter trip to The Pilot and a traverse across the Cobberas Range are now complete. Check them out along with a short video.

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