Slip, Sliding Along!!!!
It had been wet on & off for the past few days, but Saturday dawned and the weather was perfect for hiking – not raining; no wind thus no chill factor despite being in the “mountains”.
17 set out on a 17km trek through the mountainous terrain. Great cardio & lower leg workout until scroggin break – steep uphill climbing to the ridge for the first 1 1/2hrs on the Moonlight Divide Track. Through regenerating Mountain Ash forest with dense understorey of Dogwood, Daisy Bush & Blackwood.
We stopped for a well earned scroggin break, under a beautiful canopy of trees, avoiding the mist in the open area ahead. We turned onto Moonlight Creek Track following a full & fast flowing mountain stream through the most magnificent, vibrant fern gullies. Nature had put on its best face & spring was evident. Buds & fronds were bursting into new life, displaying colours from golden orange to bright lime greens. Read more