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Peter Woolley Collection The Rucksack Club walk 1947

Peter Woolley sent some amazing photos from a walk in 1947 by his aunt and uncle who were members of the Sydney Rucksack Club.

Report on Frank & Jack's workparty February 2017

frank and jacks front tclement 2017

Trevor Clement sent in this report on their recent workparty at Frank & Jack's Hut in Namadgi National Park

Frank and Jack’s hut in Namadgi is only 2.7kms from the Yankee Hat car park and, as such, received a great number of visitors. The hut is in reasonable condition although there are a number of maintenance issues identified at a joint KHA and ACT PCS site visit in late 2016. As the new KHA caretaker I developed a plan to address the maintenance issues in a phased approach.

 

 

 


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Aust. Alpine Club: Article on the Kiandra to Kosci. crossing

The Australian Alpine Club have posted some interesting heritage articles on their website including:

Two Tin Huts & a Heroic Snowy Mountain Crossing [takes you to the AAC's webpage]

These mention articles for the Australian Ski Yearbook which KHA has in it's collection.

You can peruse them at the following links:

Australian Ski Yearbook Articles

Australian Ski Yearbook - ACT, Victoria and Tasmanian Articles


Wind damage to Old Currango Homestead - Feb 2017

Photo of wind damage to roof of Old Currango Homestead 11th february 2017On Saturday evening, 11th March, a wind storm hit the Currango area bringing down trees & damaging Old Currango.

* Three sheets of iron on northern verandah have completely gone

* Two sheets of iron on north-east corner of verandah have gone exposing old original shingles

* Chimney upright posts have been snapped off at the ground causing the chimney to collapse and making it unsafe.

 Of major concern is three 3 metre lengths of iron have gone to the wind from the main north-west roof over small bedroom, exposing large area of original shingles, a large number of which have unfortunately been lost. The whole main part of the roof including shingles, was also forced up and lifted.

 

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Gooandra, 1988 letter from Janet Lott

From tthe archives, the attached letter was sent to Graham Scully in 1988 when KHA was negotiating with NPWS for Read More
The Pilot Wilderness Huts

The Pilot Wilderness Huts

Two interviews with people who lived and worked in the Pilot Wildeness, south of Thredbo. Read More

Thank You Bob Hughes

Bob Guy - musician and KHA committee member - has written and performs this song in appreciation of Bob Hughes, the builder Read More
Rugman's Hut and the 2003 Fires

Rugman's Hut and the 2003 Fires

As the fires approached Paupong in 2003, Raymond Wroe took the initiative to save Charlie Rugmans hut by carefully numbering Read More
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