2016-06 Lithgow to Mittagong

Lithgow to Mittagong - Day 1

This trip was inspired by two others. Chris from Omafiets bike shop has described his journey here, and he was in turn inspired by Arran Pearson's crazy account of the same journey in a single day. The cycling starts at Lithgow railway station and finishes at Mittagong railway station. Before... Read more →


Lithgow to Mittagong Day 2 - Lake Lyell to Tuglow River Campground, 73kms.

It hadn't been a great night in my new tent, with new sleep mat and new sleeping bag. There was a lot of nylon against nylon and as I hadn't pitched my tent level, I found myself pressing against one side and the end of the tent. There was a... Read more →


Lithgow to Mittagong Day 3 - Tuglow River Campground to Mittagong, 130kms.

I awoke early, just after 5am to the sound of heavy vehicles. I realised that the logging truck on a hill above my camp, had started work again. I turned on my head torch and whereas the previous morning I could see condensation on the inside of the tent, ready... Read more →