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Glasshouse 2016

MTB Peloton

For the last few years a large group of mountain biking friends have gathered for an annual “party on wheels” riding through the Glasshouse Mountains. This year sixty-eight happy riders took up the challenge.

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Follow Adam!

Wiry Panic

My friend Adam offered to show us around some of his favourite local tracks, which gave me the chance to relax and follow everyone else for the day.

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Byron Gully

Byron Gully

Have you ever enjoyed the view from a lookout and wondered what it would be like to explore the valley below it? Today we did just that – exploring a hidden valley near the upper reaches of Byron Gully, west of the D’Aguilar Range.

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Middle Kobble

Neil

I’ve never done a solo hike and camp-out before. Today I thought I’d see what it was like.

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Getting Ready For Glasshouse

Paul

Every year we enjoy a social ride with a large group of cyclists exploring the Glasshouse Mountains. A lot of groundwork goes into checking the trails to make sure they’ll be rideable. Today’s adventure helped us work out which tracks would be worth including, and which ones would be best avoided.

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South Straddie

South Currigee

There are no ferries to South Stradbroke Island.  The only way to get there is to hitch a ride on a friendly boat…

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Upper Portals

Hilltop Panorama

Rain is good.  It transforms dusty beds into flowing streams.  After enjoying flowing creeks last week, we wanted to visit more rock pools and waterfalls while we could.

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Cabbage Tree Creek

Creek Road

Winter in this part of the world is usually dry and pleasantly mild.  This year we’ve had a lot of rain which has turned dusty creek beds into pleasant streams.  We thought it was a good excuse to get our feet wet.

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