SEQ Adventures: Mount Barney (Savages)

August 2020: On the long list of places to visit, Mt Barney had been a matter of timing (and also thinking it was further away/takes longer to get to than it actually does..!). Thankfully our friends lead by Tiger Trev were heading there so we made a weekend of it. Lead by veteran Barneyman (and […]

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SEQ Adventures: Flinders Peak

August 2020 – So close to Ipswich and easily accessible, this climb offers cheap and easy thrills (just over an hour each way!). In fact, you don’t even need to go right to the top – the best part is actually an undulating rock spine with cliff and views either side, about 3/4 of the […]

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SEQ Adventures: Mt Maroon

July 2020 – Only a short trip from Brisbane, this was an easy one. A little bit of claggy mud down the entry section, and a carefully placed foot required in a gorge climb near the top, else a great rewarding easy day trip. 6.35km from the car park and 3 hours return. If staying […]

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Merida Hidden Vale 24HR 2018 [Race Report]

Pre-Spiel: There’s something enchanting about epic events that nag at me to do them. I love mountain biking, and the past Kona 24/Flightcente Epic/now-Merida 24 races have vaguely been on my radar for years as ‘that sounds cool’. What isn’t cool is that I’m not a fan of things that require lots of laps (here each […]

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