Myrtle Gully Falls (Just Sapphire and the smalls)

Where we went: Myrtle Gully Falls When we went: Late Autumn 2022 Estimated time to complete walk: 1 hour (factoring in tiny little toddler legs) Time spent on walk: a little over an hour (they just have such tiny legs!) The Falls, pumping thanks to all the rain. We haven't posted in a long while… Continue reading Myrtle Gully Falls (Just Sapphire and the smalls)

South Cape Bay (Southwest National Park)

Where we went: South Cape Bay (Cockle Creek). Originally the land of the lylue-quonny tribe. When we went: Early spring, 2020 Estimated time to complete walk: 4-5 hours Time spent on walk: 5.5 hours (long lunch break) Grade of walk: Grade 3 Sapphire near the cliffs. South Cape Bay, in the far South of Southwest… Continue reading South Cape Bay (Southwest National Park)

Sentinel ranges

Sentinel Range

The path hugs the pink quartzite cliff-face for the entire ascent. We were walking in the wetter season and found that there was an almost constant freshwater drip over the cliff and onto our heads. As we were very hot this was a welcome relief, although it did add a certain slip-factor to some of the stones underfoot and we both found ourselves grateful for our hiking poles.