Sifting the ashes of Kosciuszko

Sifting the ashes of Kosciuszko

Leafless trees stood on bare slopes. The forest was silent. The only movement came from eddies of wind, swirling ash into the air… Yesterday, some friends and I drove the re-opened Snowy Mountains Highway to see how Kosciuszko’s feral horses had fared in the fires....
Walk for Kosci

Walk for Kosci

Pull on your hiking boots folks and join us for the final push to the top of Mt Kosciuszko as we send a loud and clear message to the NSW Government – Kosciuszko: It’s a park, not a paddock! Join the long-distance Save Kosci walkers who have hiked all the...
Forty years later

Forty years later

In the late 1970s I started working in the Dead Horse Gap – Main Range area on my PhD. I was studying small mammals and insects. I set up camp in a pleasant spot just above the treeline and near my study areas, and used the faint footpad from the crest of Dead...