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Bald Mountain


Bald Mountain has some of the most stunning views you’ll see in South East Queensland, if you’re prepared to spend a couple of hours pedaling uphill.

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White Rock

Today’s adventure took us on a large challenging loop through the hilly bushland and rocky outcrops of White Rock and Spring Mountain Conservation Parks near Ipswich.

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Paddy’s Knob

Paddy’s Knob is a mountainous outcrop with spectacular views of Condamine Gorge. I was curious to explore it after finding an obscure reference to it on the Queensland Government National Parks website.

My long-suffering friends humored my crazy whim and agreed to join me.

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Grandchester (Postcard)

The Mount Grandchester Conservation Estate is a large area of bushland owned by the Ipswich City Council.  When I found out about this amazing place, I just had to check it out.

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Moreton Island

Winter, with its clear skies and cool days,  is the perfect time to visit Moreton Island.  And best of all – by visiting mid-week, we had the place to ourselves.

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Everest

“Everesting” is the act of riding your bike up and down the same hill many times until the cumulative elevation gain reaches 8,848 metres – the height of Mount Everest.

Rebecca attempted this challenging feat by riding up and down Centre Road, in D’Aguilar National Park, fifty-seven times in less than twenty-four hours.

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Up & Down

“That’s the second week in a row we’ve visited a place we won’t be coming back to!”

My riding buddies were right. The D’Aguilar Range has some steep hills. Some of them are best done on foot, not by bike.

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The Border Fence

Today’s ride was one of the most challenging and rewarding rides I’ve ever done.  I will never do this ride again.  Neither should you.  Here’s why.

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