Yesterday we set out on an exhausting 8 hour trek through the Royal National Park to define the first sector of the 100km walk from Wollongong to Sydney taking place at the Michael Tynan Memorial Challenge on Saturday the 22nd & Sunday the 23rd of October 2016.
The uphill battle through tough terrain, mud, sand and water kicked off at the scenic location of Stanwell tops in Wollongong's North and ended at Wattamolla. From untouched beaches to the breathtaking waterfalls, the journey seemed to venture through a never ending trail of sights that one can only dream about. Let me assure you, at some stages of the journey it would have been nice to be laying in a nice, warm, comfy bed dreaming, however no matter how many blisters were formed nothing quiet compares to the true natural beauty of the Royal National Park.
The trek was part of a training day to form a basis of risk assessment and detect routes for first aid in case of an emergency during the walking challenge.
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