Cowan to Brooklyn

Today we set out for a relaxing Sunday hike from Cowan to Brooklyn – a section of the Great North Walk (13.4km, 654m).

I’d clearly made the walk sound too relaxing as one participant showed up with a plastic bag containing a 600ml bottle of water and a packet of burger rings! He managed to also produce a bag of nuts, a spare singlet (?!?) and sunscreen from his short pockets to ease my anxiety levels a smidgeon.

IMG_6061 IMG_6064

It’s a pleasant walk with an opportunity early on to go for a swim (if you can find somewhere to get in that isn’t already occupied by oysters!) Plus there are interesting rocks and flora to behold.

IMG_6065 IMG_6066 IMG_6067

The view from our lunch spot and a little further on.

IMG_6072 IMG_6074

Here, the final view before the descent and wandering past the Dam.

IMG_6077 IMG_6079

We arrived in Brooklyn just moments before the first spot of rain and conveniently with 37 mins to spare for a beer at the pub! Thanks everyone for coming along.


Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )


Connecting to %s