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The You Yangs – Variety & Fun

Standard, February 14, 2017, samlcook, 0 Views 0 Comments
Flinders Peak

How great was the weather yesterday? Beautiful blue skies and sunshine, but without that intense heat we’ve had lately, made for perfect hiking weather. The past week I’ve been up to the You Yangs a few times – a mixture of school starting, a new job that I don’t start until tomorrow, and an old […]

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Inspiration vs Reality & Perspective

Standard, February 4, 2017, samlcook, 0 Views 2 Comments
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I’m just back from a walk and I feel AWESOME!! I sat up on my fave rock for a while, enjoying the early morning serenity, then I walked the trail around the rock – total distance 1km. Yep – that’s right, it’s not a typo – 1km. For someone that did two overnight hikes only […]

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Hiking the You Yangs – Northern Range Walk

Standard, February 28, 2016, samlcook, 0 Views 0 Comments
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Here’s some footage from my walk this morning. I started at the Turntable car park, went towards Big Rock until I reached the Saddle turnoff.  I then walked along the Saddle, took the Northern Range trail, then back to Turntable along the Branding Yard Trail. This is a great walk – some hills (the one […]

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Hike the You Yangs in 2 -3 Hours

Standard, January 2, 2016, samlcook, 0 Views 0 Comments
bushwalking flinders peak

Recently I wrote a post on my favourite hikes in the You Yangs in Under an Hour.  Now I’m sharing my favourite hikes for when I have a bit longer. Timing’s for these should be used as a guide only, as there are many variables – such as: how many photos you stop to take […]

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Hike the You Yangs in Under an Hour

Standard, December 1, 2015, samlcook, 0 Views 0 Comments
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Short on time but you want to get out and stretch the legs? Here are my 2 favourite bushwalks to do up at the You Yangs when I don’t have much time: Flinders Peak: What you get: Go right to the top of the You Yangs for fantastic 360 degree views – you can see […]

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Saturday Morning Solitude

Standard, November 14, 2015, samlcook, 0 Views 0 Comments
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After a week of spending a whole lot of time sitting in traffic, in front of a computer, and kid wrangling, I was in need/want of some time out. So, I packed Mr 4 off for a play with his cousins and went for a walk in the You Yangs. I started at Turntable car […]

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Hiking / Bushwalking – first Geelong, then Mexico!

Standard, October 10, 2015, samlcook, 0 Views 0 Comments
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September saw SPRING hit Victoria with a BANG!!  We’ve had some gorgeous days…bright blue clear skies, and warmer temperatures… I’ve been struggling to get out hiking due to illness and injury, but at every chance I’ve had I’ve done it…here’s some of my fave snaps of what I got up to in September (in case […]

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