Monthly Archives: November 2012

The Strzelecki Peaks, Flinders Island

The Strzelecki Peaks are the highest peaks on Flinders Island and a great example of the Devonite granite massifs that stretch from Wilson’s Promontory on the mainland across the various Bass Strait islands down to Tasmania. It is about 3km … Continue reading

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Mt Killiecrankie, Flinders Island

The longest and hardest of the walks we did on Flinders Island was a loop from The Dock south along the coast and then to the top of Mt Killiecrankie and back to the Dock via dense bush. It took … Continue reading

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Emita beach, Flinders Island

Over the Cup Day long weekend, we spent five days of hiking, climbing and beachcombing on Flinders Island. Flinders Island is the largest of the 52 islands in the Furneaux Group off the north-west tip of Tasmania. With a long … Continue reading

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Belated musings on a marathon

The 2012 Melbourne Marathon was on Sunday, October 14. I was very happy to be there. My training this year had been fairly consistent, but suffered a serious blow the week before the marathon when I came down with a … Continue reading

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