Minimal Impact Bushwalking

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Reducing our impacts on the Blue Mountains bushland is vital for the benefit of our own and future generations. Many native species rely on our pristine waterways and diverse ecosystems to survive.

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Bushwalking Links

For an overview of bushwalking information in the Blue Mountains check out…… Blue Mountains City Council provide good bushwalking content at http://bluemountainscitytourism.com.au/natural-highlights-bushwalking/ For detailed information on bushwalks across the Blue Mountains and beyond visit http://www.wildwalks.com/ Find information on Blue Mountains National Park, including up-to-date status…

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Blue Mountains Bush Safety

Bush safety 101: There are no such thing as safe bushwalking tracks, only safe bushwalking practices. How Not to Die in the Bush…. Most people are quite capable of visiting the Blue Mountains, enjoying nature and surviving, just by following a few basic bush safety…

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The Gully

Aunty Mary King at The Gully

The Gully in Katoomba The Gully is one of my truly favourite places in all of the Blue Mountains landscape. It may not be as dramatic as the escarpments of Blackheath or the waterfalls that cascade into the valley below Katoomba, but for many…

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The Battle of Blue Gum (in a Nutshell)

No lives are lost in the tale I tell, no bloodshed, guts or glory
No heroic deeds occur in the ‘Battle for Blue Gum’ story

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More than a Day – A guided tour of the Blue Mountains in modern bush verse

Here I share the story of a traveller passing through
Who thought he’d see our mountains in a day or maybe two

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