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Red Hill

Red Hill

Red Hill is a leafy Canberra suburb with just over 3200 people, about 5km south of the city. I rode the bike there today and climbed the hill, which offers fantastic views over Canberra to the north and Woden to the south. It's hard to believe you're so close to Australia's Parliament and the capital city of a nation when you're walking scrubby [...] Read more

Clear Creek and Paddys Hill

I went for a 34km hike in rugged country south of Porepunkah yesterday. The eight-hour trek started up the Buckland Valley where the Clear Creek Track joins the main road. I walked along Clear Creek for 8km until it joins the Demon Ridge Track. The beginning was easy and interesting along creek flats. There were some cattle grazing in several [...] Read more