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The Crackenback or Thredbo

By “Samford” (G.W. Kenyon) Article from INTO THE BLUE Coast and Mountain Walkers of NSW No 26, July 1943  One blazing hot afternoon two cattlemen, sitting crosslegged on the cool verandah of their shack, were astonished to see two footsloggers raising the dust on the Wollondibby Road. We may forgive them, however, for not knowing…

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Kiandra to Kosciusko c1942

By Bill Kenyon (written c 1990) Fifty one years ago six members of the Coast and Mountain Walkers arrived in Cooma after a long journey on the overnight Cooma Mail. The Railway Refreshment Room served a hearty breakfast most welcome after a sleepless night. Frank Yen was waiting with his Mail Car to take us…

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Squirrels at Mawson

The Exclusive Squirrel Club

THE EXCLUSIVE SQUIRREL CLUB By Bill Kenyon In 1962 six members of the Kosciusko Alpine Club agreed to spend a week each year ski touring. Mawson Hut was to be the base for this. About April each year the winter supplies were to be carried in and buried in a cache near the hut. Because…

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