Donkey Mountain Walk - 28 - 29 May 2016

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Party - John, Chuin Nee, Jasper, Sebastian, Digi Dave, Dave Os, Martin, Steffy, Rik, Rob, Col, Sam, Burnsie, Keith, Enmoore, Sierra, Dave N

We had a few birthdays to celebrate and Donkey Mountain in the Wolgan Valley and within Gardens of Stone National Park makes for a good venue.

Above - at the carpark

Above - Interesting clouds on the range

Above - Jasper on the style

Above - Looking along Donkey Mountain from the South Western Tower

Above - Looking from the second tower

Above - Looking back at the South West Towers

Above - This pinnacle is the true summit of Donkey Mountain

Above - We were surprised to see a Broad Headed Snake (Hoplocephalus bungaroides) out on a very cold day

Above - Sebastian, not yet one, is the youngest in the party

Above - Chuin Nee and Sebastian

Above - We head to a campsite out of the wind

Above - The "Foxes Den" provides a good sheltered place to camp

Above - Nearby are some pagodas and we climb up for sunset

Above - Jasper blows out his birthday candles

Above - Sunrise

Above - Back at the Foxes Den

Above - We explore some canyons and cracks

Above - Sierra leads the way

Above - Dave Os in a very narrow crack

Above - Keith in a tight place

Above - Digi Dave makes it through

Above - On the way back to the cars we spot this nice healthy wombat

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