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October 2014

Day Hike / Bushwalk

Sunday morning stroll

Standard, October 19, 2014, samcook76, 0 Views 0 Comments
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We set off on the Surf Coast Walk early this morning. We parked at Torquay SLSC and walked (almost) to Ironbark Basin and back. This is before the official start of the Great Ocean Road, but the scenery is similar (even if it’s a bit busier along this part of the coast). This is such […]

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Hiking: Branding Yard Trail, You Yangs

Standard, October 18, 2014, samcook76, 0 Views 0 Comments
branding trail

I love when you know an area so well that you can clearly visualise what hiking there again will be like.  The drive up the winding road to the carpark, the disapointment as you see all of the other cars already there (before remembering they won’t be on your trail), the smell of the drop […]

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What happened? LIFE happened!

Standard, October 15, 2014, samcook76, 0 Views 0 Comments
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A little over a week ago I was full of energy and enthusiasm, ready to set (and kick) goals, and even my runkeeper app loved me (how do I know? because I got an email to say well done, and that ‘they’ believed in me! So cool). Fast forward to today. I feel flat, nauseous […]

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Adventure in my own backyard

Standard, October 4, 2014, samcook76, 0 Views 0 Comments
You Yangs hiking

  Today I took full advantage of the great Spring weather and headed up to the You Yangs. I parked at the Park office car park, then went via Big Rock to the Saddle, then on the Northern Range walk to the Branding Yard, and back to the car via Turntable and Big Rock.  All […]

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