[bushwalking] Hello from a new member
- Hi All
I joined the group yesterday and I figured I should introduce myself...
First that basics - Name - David Martin, Age - 28, Occupation - Software
Now the interesting stuff -
I've been a keen bushwalker since I was about 5 but am only just getting
back into it after a fairly long absence due to work/study/marriage etc.
I've been walking the fire trails near my house up in Hornsby in Sydney for
the last few months to regain the fitness that I used to have and am now
keen to expand my walking horizons. I'm also a keen nature photographer so I
tend to annoy the heck out of fellow walkers by stopping every few minutes
to set up the tripod and take pictures. Nature photographers have no concept
of traveling light so even on a short walk I carry a photo backpack with
about 10-15kg of cameras, lenses and film. If nothing else it gives me a
If anyone is organizing a walk an any of the parks north of Sydney and
doesn't mind stopping for photo opportunities, I would love to hear from
you. I would rate my current level of fitness as able to handle an
easy/medium grade trail with the pack and medium without it. If anyone out
there is also a nature photographer I would love to hear from you as well.
My wife and I are keen (though irregular due to work commitments) campers.
I'm currently searching for a site with recommendations for camping sites
around the country. Any ideas? If anyone out there knows about a nice camp
site, fairly close to Sydney (close enough to go for a weekend) that is in a
nice spot, with good walks and is not usually crowded, could you let me
See you on the trails.
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