Thursday, September 1, 2016

To-do list



I haven't visited these places yet ... they are all high on my to-do list.  If you are interested to join in, contact me:
Email: (mntviews@gmail.com)

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In alphabetical order:

ACT - Mt Clear
Start at: Mt Clear Campground
Difficulties: Shouldn't be hard


ACT - Mt Gudgenby
Start at: Yankee Hat Carpark
Difficulties: Medium/Hard, mostly bushbashing


ACT - Mt Mavis
Start at: Yankee Hat Carpark
Distance: 27 km
Difficulty: Hard, mostly bushbashing


ACT - Mt Murray
Start at: ?
Distance: ? km
Difficulty: Medium, half on track, half bushbashing


ACT - Mt Rob Roy & Rose Hill Trig & Big Monk
- Start at ACTEW substation south of Theodor
- Follow a fire-trail to Callaghan Hill
- Continue to Mount Rob Roy by a route partly on fire-trail and partly steeply uphill off-track
- From there, proceed to Rose Hill Trig, some off track but mostly on track.
- From Rose Hill Trig, a mixture of on and off track to the Big Monk
- From where there is a steep descent to Banks and then a rough foot track back to the cars.
Distance: 20 km
Difficulty: Medium, mostly on track with some off track bits


ACT - Mt Scabby
Start at: ?
Difficulty: ?, mostly bushbashing


ACT - Pierces Trig
Difficulties: Easy, on track


ACT - Split Rock
Difficulties: ?
Video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sJG54yq26vM


ACT - Any of the 68 named peaks in ACT above 1000 meters
Called the ACT's Percies ... see http://www.johnevans.id.au/wp/other-resources/act-high-hills/the-acts-percies/


NSW Ben Bullen State Forest - Tyldesley Hill
Difficulties: Easy


NSW Blue Mts - Goolara Peak & Goolara Gully
Start at Dunphys Camping Area
- Ironpot Mtn & Tinpot Mtn
- Goolara Peak
- Coxs River
- Goolara Gully
- Ironpot Mtn
- Dunphys Camping Area
Distance: 15 km
Difficulties: Medium, track & off-track


NSW Blue Mts - Tinpot Hill & Goolara Peak
Start at Dunphys Camping Area
- Tinpot Hill
- Galong Creek
- Coxs River
- Grand Bluffs
- Goolara Peak
- Tinpot Mtn & Ironpot Mtn
- Dunphys Camping Area
Distance: 15 km
Difficulties: Medium, track & off-track


NSW Budawang - Byangee Mountain
Difficulties: Medium/hard, significant off-track component
Distance: 16 km
Route: https://www.beyondtracks.com/walks/morton-national-park/byangee-mountain-pickering-point/


NSW Budawang - Corang Arch
Distance: 25 km
Time: 8 hours by John Evans
Route: http://www.johnevans.id.au/Pages/Walk%20Descriptions/2014_02_04.html


NSW Budawang - Hidden Valley


NSW Budawang - Monolith Valley


NSW Budawang - Pidgeon House Mountain
Distance: 5 km
Difficulty: Easy, track walk only


NSW Budawang - Mt Talaterang


NSW Burning Mountain at Scone
Difficulty: Easy


NSW Columbey Sugarloaf
Midway between Paterson & Clarence Town
Start at junction of Clarence Town Rd and Eagleton Road
Distance: 10 km return
Difficulty: ?


NSW Gardens of Stone Nat Pk - Mt Wolgan
Difficulty: Easy


NSW Mt Kaputar Nat Pk - Mt Kaputar
Difficulty: Can't be that hard ???


NSW Mt Morgan & Half Moon Peak
Difficulty: Can't be too hard


NSW Mt Royal Nat Pk - Pieries Peak, Mt Royal, Mt Carrow
Difficulty - Pieries Peak: 1 hr - easy
See http://concreteplayground.com/sydney/travel-leisure/leisure/the-eight-best-mountain-walks-near-sydney/
Difficulty - Mt Royal: ?
Difficulty - Mt Carrow: ?


NSW Wollemi Nat Pk - Gooches Crater
Difficulty: Can't be too hard


-----Outside Australa--------------------------------------------------------------


Indonesia - Mt Bromo
Difficulty: Easy


Indonesia - Ijen Crater, Banyuwangi
Difficulty: Easy, don't need a guide, just go with the flow of the tourists, need a face mask for the Sulfur fume


Indonesia - Mt Merapi
Climb it from Yogyakarta


Indonesia - Mt Rinjani
Difficulty: Haven't done any research on this ... can't be too hard  :-)


NZ - Mount Tongariro
Difficulty: Easy


Turkey - Mt Ararat
Difficulty: Medium - according to World Expeditions

2 comments:

  1. Pieries Peak is very easy, just takes an hour or so. What is much more interesting in that area is Mt Royal and Mt Carrow.

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    1. Hi Ken,
      Thanks, I didn't know that :-)
      I'll add your suggestions to my list :-)

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