Author Archives: Daniel Bos

Flashback to India – Walking to Triund

I am currently planning a hike in the Budawangs national park, west of Ulladulla in NSW and whilst doing so, I started to reminisce about previous walks and adventures. Flashback to 2009 where I travelled with my brother through the … Continue reading

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Surfing at Stanwell Park Beach

On Saturday 10th May, we left behind the crowded city beaches and headed south to Stanwell Park Beach. With plenty of good swell running into south-facing beaches and westerly winds, there was a good chance Stanwell would be working. As … Continue reading

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Mountain Biking at Manly Dam

The best local mountain biking trail (loop) has got to be Manly Dam. It offers a bit of everything – gravelly fire trail, single track, jumps, technical elements, a cracker downhill and a short, steep, heart-pounding uphill. The Crew Course … Continue reading

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Cycling Ku-Ring-Gai Chase, Whale and Palm Beach

Best of the north: cycling through Ku-Ring-Gai Chase National Park and making our way to some of the best northern beaches, Whale and Palm. Sensational riding – lots of undulating sections, quiet roads and some big climbs. Total of 94.63km … Continue reading

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The Dingoes are Howling

Introduction The world has spun, nights and days have come and gone, the clock hands turned, the passage of time is no longer, the wait is over; today we trek to Mount Dingo. This mountainous canine lies in wait, camouflaged … Continue reading

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Mount Solitary Traverse

Thank you all for an action-packed weekend of hiking where we covered great distances and vertical ascents. Crew: Daniel, Lee, Tal, Frankie, Richie, Simmy, Jason, Schulman, Ryan, Ezra, Linton, Josh. A second adventure to Mt Solitary with more detailed report … Continue reading

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Stanwell Park Cycle Journey

Summary Forty days ago our group committed to conquering Stanwell — a cycling trek of epic proportions. At the time of planning, it was all just stats and figures — kilometres, gradients, elevation profiles and forecast average speeds — but … Continue reading

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Blue Mountains Canyoning

Canyoning in the Blue Mountains organised by the 6 O’Clock Club and run by Blue Mountains Adventure Company. Single day, top quality adventure.

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McCarrs Creek — Go North!

The eastern suburbs to McCarrs Creek return journey covers 87.5km of sensational cycling. One of the highlights is the section of Pittwater Rd passing through Bayview, McCarrs Creek and then Church Point. It offers a mix of undulating terrain, tree-lined … Continue reading

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The Four Gorges — Ups and Downs

This classic 77km route starts and ends in St Ives, meandering through tree-lined roads in pristine national parks. If the four major climbs start to turn your legs to jelly, there’s an unavoidable, albeit brief, rest point when you cut across … Continue reading

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Southern Highlands — Exploring the Backcountry

Introduction This sensational 123km picturesque route traverses idyllic Australian countryside with quiet roads cutting through paddocks or surrounded by towering trees. There is no shortage of scenery and serenity on this on-road cycling route through the Southern Highlands region. If you want … Continue reading

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Thredbo — Mini Mountains (Proposed Trip)

Introduction Thredbo area campsite will be our base for two days of long range cycling through magnificent countryside. Day 1 is all about daring descents and courageous climbs. Our second day factors in the sublime suffering of the first and … Continue reading

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