Mt Bolga, vk3/ve-175, 7th April 2013

Mt Bolga is around 2km off the Mt Granya road inside the Mt Granya State Park.
There are no marked tracks to the summit so it was Map, Compass and GPS all the
way out and back. 


Mt Bolga Locals

I parked on the Mt Granya road at an altitude that was close to the height of
the saddle about 300m north of the Mt Bolga summit. This would allow relatively flat
walking but does require more attention to the navigation than simply following
the ridge line out. The bush was quite open and fairly easy going to the saddle,
however from there it was a climb through trackless scrub making it hard work.


Wall of Green

Whilst the top of the hill is flat it is a mix of tress and rocky outcrops. This
made the set up of the EFHW a bit more challenging. A comfy spot was found
with limited views towards My Granya (vk3/ve-166) and the Georges creek valley.
Conditions were good with all stations receive at s9 and my signal for three out
of four was s7 or better. Once again no joy on 20mx


View to Mt Granya

Equipment used on this activation was the same as the last two, although I did try out this paddle holder inspired by wg0at efforts. I had also hope to have the ssb rig ready for this trip but it was not to be.


Paddle Holder for Palm Paddle

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