Historian Jim Smith reveals the struggle to maintain famed trackmaker Peter Mulheran's walking trail on Kings Tableland. The track offers magnificent views plus a lookout with a distant view of the full drop of Vera Falls in the Jamison Valley. His atricle includes a map for use on smartphones and tablets.
Bluetopia - the Movie
Watch extreme adventures in Australia's Blue Mountains: BASE jumping, rock-climbing, canyoning and highlining. View the 15-minute movie Bluetopia, then learn about the devoted group who used a drone to make it.
Rock Climbing Photography
Simon Carter demonstrates his techniques for capturing superb climbing shots.
Blue Mountains documentary from NHK Japan
This absorbing documentary, found on YouTube, explores how the Blue Mountains were formed and the range of activities they offer today. It reveals nature's marvels in a style that's bursting with rich detail. Highly recommended.
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