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Re: Game: Where-is-it (Aussie)

PostPosted: Fri 25 Sep, 2020 6:11 pm
by johnw
Walk_fat boy_walk wrote:
johnw wrote:
Huntsman247 wrote:Between a rock and a hard place...

Too true...

The name pretty much matches what you see...

I earlier thought of Cave Creek at Bargo, which would align with your clue? Haven't been there but have read about it (maybe in one of Sloss's guides?)

That's it, although at Hill Top, not all that far from walks starting at Wattle Ridge, Starlights et al. This is an easy short stroll down into the cave then around to below the waterfall where the creek exits the cave. Massive bush fire damage now but they have cleared the track to make it navigable. Yes, pretty sure it's in one of the Sloss guides I have.

Re: Game: Where-is-it (Aussie)

PostPosted: Fri 25 Sep, 2020 6:54 pm
by Walk_fat boy_walk
Thanks, NSW again...

Re: Game: Where-is-it (Aussie)

PostPosted: Sat 26 Sep, 2020 8:44 am
by johnw
Looking down the Shoalhaven Gorge from Mt Ayre

Re: Game: Where-is-it (Aussie)

PostPosted: Sat 26 Sep, 2020 10:47 am
by Walk_fat boy_walk
johnw wrote:Looking down the Shoalhaven Gorge from Mt Ayre
Yep close enough... bit further down the spur from ayre, near where the white track turns steeply north from memory(looking upstream)

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Re: Game: Where-is-it (Aussie)

PostPosted: Sat 26 Sep, 2020 9:58 pm
by johnw
Walk_fat boy_walk wrote:
johnw wrote:Looking down the Shoalhaven Gorge from Mt Ayre
Yep close enough... bit further down the spur from ayre, near where the white track turns steeply north from memory(looking upstream)

Thanks, I have the same shot from the White track, should have said looking upstream.

NSW again with apologies, I'll try and unearth a different state next one:
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Ahearns Lookout, Nattai NP via Hill Top NSW

Re: Game: Where-is-it (Aussie)

PostPosted: Sat 26 Sep, 2020 10:25 pm
by Walk_fat boy_walk
At the risk of playing pingpong....Ahearns?

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Re: Game: Where-is-it (Aussie)

PostPosted: Sat 26 Sep, 2020 11:45 pm
by johnw
Walk_fat boy_walk wrote:At the risk of playing pingpong....Ahearns?

Yep, your serve again...

Re: Game: Where-is-it (Aussie)

PostPosted: Sun 27 Sep, 2020 12:14 pm
by Walk_fat boy_walk
johnw wrote:
Walk_fat boy_walk wrote:At the risk of playing pingpong....Ahearns?

Yep, your serve again...
Somebody else can post... maybe a non-nsw picture

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Re: Game: Where-is-it (Aussie)

PostPosted: Sun 27 Sep, 2020 9:00 pm
by Walk_fat boy_walk
No takers? OK then, still in NSW....
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Re: Game: Where-is-it (Aussie)

PostPosted: Mon 28 Sep, 2020 5:37 pm
by puredingo
I’m not sure but if you look into that rock face on the left you will see a perfect Gorillas face.

Ok I’ll have a guess while I’m here. Are you on the Ettrema about to approach the Yalwal Creek junction.

Re: Game: Where-is-it (Aussie)

PostPosted: Mon 28 Sep, 2020 5:39 pm
by Walk_fat boy_walk
puredingo wrote:I’m not sure but if you look into that rock face on the left you will see a perfect Gorillas face.

haha hadn't seen that.

Not Ettrema, no

Re: Game: Where-is-it (Aussie)

PostPosted: Tue 29 Sep, 2020 10:20 am
by johnw
Doesn't look right but reminds me a bit of the Nattai around Emmetts Flat.

Re: Game: Where-is-it (Aussie)

PostPosted: Tue 29 Sep, 2020 1:20 pm
by Walk_fat boy_walk
johnw wrote:Doesn't look right but reminds me a bit of the Nattai around Emmetts Flat.
Yep that's it, looking back up at Ahearns

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Re: Game: Where-is-it (Aussie)

PostPosted: Tue 29 Sep, 2020 3:17 pm
by johnw
Walk_fat boy_walk wrote:
johnw wrote:Doesn't look right but reminds me a bit of the Nattai around Emmetts Flat.
Yep that's it, looking back up at Ahearns

Ah, all my photos seem to be from a different angle. I visited Ahearns last year but haven't been down in the valley there for ages.

I promised to find a non-NSW shot. Name this peak in QLD:
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Mt Cordeaux, Main Range NP via Cunninghams Gap QLD

Re: Game: Where-is-it (Aussie)

PostPosted: Tue 29 Sep, 2020 10:20 pm
by commando
puredingo wrote:I’m not sure but if you look into that rock face on the left you will see a perfect Gorillas face.


and the dingo on the RHS cliiftop as well as Garfield the cat in the middle which becomes a face mask for Nor the Viking on top of him

Re: Game: Where-is-it (Aussie)

PostPosted: Wed 30 Sep, 2020 8:50 am
by puredingo
Yeah, I did hear the gold tops are next level this year...Enjoy!

Re: Game: Where-is-it (Aussie)

PostPosted: Wed 30 Sep, 2020 3:43 pm
by johnw
Time for a clue to narrow it down:
In the main, this area is known for its named high points and voids, or words to that effect.

Re: Game: Where-is-it (Aussie)

PostPosted: Wed 30 Sep, 2020 3:54 pm
by eggs
Not sure about your clues?
I do remember driving along and the sudden great drop away of Cunningham Gap.
But Mount Cordeaux ?

Re: Game: Where-is-it (Aussie)

PostPosted: Wed 30 Sep, 2020 9:44 pm
by johnw
eggs wrote:Not sure about your clues?
I do remember driving along and the sudden great drop away of Cunningham Gap.
But Mount Cordeaux ?

Maybe somewhat cryptic eggs, I probably watched too many episodes of the Masked Singer.
"main" = Main Range NP, "named high points" = several peaks within that NP, "voids" = syn. for gaps, Cunninghams, Spicers, Gap Creek.
Regardless of all that Mount Cordeaux is correct, passed on our way to Bare Rock from Cunninghams Gap.

Re: Game: Where-is-it (Aussie)

PostPosted: Wed 30 Sep, 2020 11:49 pm
by eggs
Thanks John

Name this peak in SA
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Re: Game: Where-is-it (Aussie)

PostPosted: Thu 01 Oct, 2020 11:56 pm
by johnw
St Marys Peak?

Re: Game: Where-is-it (Aussie)

PostPosted: Fri 02 Oct, 2020 9:51 am
by eggs
Not far from St Marys - but this one is quite a bit smaller. It just sticks out a bit more prominently from the range line and hence its name.

Re: Game: Where-is-it (Aussie)

PostPosted: Fri 02 Oct, 2020 10:12 am
by peregrinator
Mt Abrupt.

Re: Game: Where-is-it (Aussie)

PostPosted: Fri 02 Oct, 2020 11:11 am
by eggs
Yes. Mt Abrupt at sunrise.

Re: Game: Where-is-it (Aussie)

PostPosted: Fri 02 Oct, 2020 10:49 pm
by peregrinator
Another pic from SA. What is the name of the ruins in the foreground?

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Umberutna Outstation, below the Elder Range

Re: Game: Where-is-it (Aussie)

PostPosted: Sat 03 Oct, 2020 7:18 am
by north-north-west
Umberutna Outstation?

Re: Game: Where-is-it (Aussie)

PostPosted: Sat 03 Oct, 2020 3:03 pm
by peregrinator
north-north-west wrote:Umberutna Outstation?


That's it, north-north-west. Between Hawker and Wilpena Pound, on the Heysen Trail. Elder Range to the west.

Re: Game: Where-is-it (Aussie)

PostPosted: Sat 03 Oct, 2020 4:20 pm
by north-north-west
That's an interesting section of the Heysen. Quite a few old chimney stacks along the way to Mayo. Nice easy walking, too.

I'm sticking with SOz. A simple "where am I?"

Re: Game: Where-is-it (Aussie)

PostPosted: Sat 03 Oct, 2020 4:30 pm
by peregrinator
Reminds me of the camp area at Italowie Gorge, on the Copley—Balcanoona Road.

Re: Game: Where-is-it (Aussie)

PostPosted: Sat 03 Oct, 2020 6:48 pm
by north-north-west
Good remindering. That's where it was. Back to you.