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Katoomba now Australia’s Booze Capital
Village Amenity
By Flex / February 21, 2021

Katoomba now Australia’s Booze Capital

Thanks to council approval, Katoomba is blessed (or cursed) with no fewer than 18 liquor outlets within stumbling distance of...

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Sublime Chasm Exposure – club bushwalking is a feral venture beneath the eco-pass radar
Mountains Injuries
By Flex / February 8, 2021

Sublime Chasm Exposure – club bushwalking is a feral venture beneath the eco-pass radar

We are perplexed by the thrill-seeking desire of certain bushwalking clubs to promote dangerous chasm "exposure". Bushwalking is on-track bushwalking. ...

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Council entices visitors to dangerous lookout
Selfie Hedonism
By Flex / February 1, 2021

Council entices visitors to dangerous lookout

Blue Mountains Council entices visitors to dangerous Lincoln Rock lookout

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Grand Canyon One-Way to Heat Stroke
Government Disconnect with Tourism, Pandemic Killing Tourism, Ugly Mass Tourism
By Flex / January 27, 2021

Grand Canyon One-Way to Heat Stroke

Grand Canyon Walking Track forced to be taken one way by Parks Service

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Grand Canyon best hiked anti-clockwise
Government Disconnect with Tourism, Pandemic Killing Tourism
By Flex / January 26, 2021

Grand Canyon best hiked anti-clockwise

Arguably, the Blue Mountains' most iconic and accessible day hike through nature is the 'Grand Canyon Walking Track' is best...

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Achtung! Amateur hour back at Wollangambe
Deaths in the Mountains, Freeloaders, Mountains Rescues
By Flex / January 24, 2021

Achtung! Amateur hour back at Wollangambe

Wollangambe Canyon might need some more warning signage, if only people would heed the advice. Two weeks after the so-called...

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Culpably Reckless Canyoning in the Rain
Deaths in the Mountains, Ugly Mass Tourism
By Flex / January 8, 2021

Culpably Reckless Canyoning in the Rain

We read sadly that two more visitors to the Blue Mountains partaking on a canyoning trip have just perished.  Last...

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Leura Cascades landslip closure not a priority for Council
Landslips Killing Tourism
By Flex / December 31, 2020

Leura Cascades landslip closure not a priority for Council

Leura Cascades landslip closure not a priority for Council

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2020: a year of rolling calamities
Bushfires Killing Tourism, Pandemic Killing Tourism
By Flex / December 23, 2020

2020: a year of rolling calamities

The harbinger to a year of calamity started at 10.17pm on Wednesday 7th August 2019 when a 1.9 magnitude quake...

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