Brisbane Ranges -Ted Errey

It doesn’t get much more Australian than this. Cloudless blue sky, dry creek beds and black stumped grass trees. Add to that the singing crickets, rocky outcrops and winding gorges in the cold, blue shadow of afternoon and you have a great way to spend a rare, sunny, winter day in Victoria.   The eastern…

Mt Little Joe

We’re not sure the map is accurate at this point, and our inner orienteer is waning as words like ‘maybe’ and ‘probably’ find their way into discussions…

Mt Donna Buang

There are a couple of things you should know upfront if you’re going to tackle a mountain like Donna Buang. It’s going to be steep, muddy and slippery. You will fall over. If you’re anything like me, you’ll do it many times and maybe even chuck a small tanty about it. If you don’t own a…

Keppel Lookout Trail

“I didn’t think the ascent would be like this,” he says holding up his hand perpendicular to the ground. We’d been naive about the Keppel Lookout Trail. After all, we’d conquered mountains and the sea before. We’d stood atop giants and seen to far horizons. Why should this trail be any different? There were many…

Chatauqua Peak – Grampians

We must be mad to try two peaks in one day. Climbing Mt Sturgeon was so exhilarating. We all but floated down the mountain. We check our watches and the sky. There’s loads of daylight left, so we decide to fit in another peak before dinner. The Chatauqua Peak trail leaves straight from Halls Gap, just…