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Adventure Journal

 
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Date: 24-25 Sep 05

Start: Elanda Point (S26.25739° E152.99634°)
Overnight: Camp 9 (S26.11469° E153.03024°)
End: Elanda Point (S26.25739° E152.99634°)

Covered a distance of approximately 55 km. Follows the Noosa River system. Starts in Lake Catharaba, goes past the Information Centre, into the Noosa River, past Harry's Hut through the Everglades to the upstream camping areas.

Team: Karl Beutner, Steven Gillis, Jim Holden

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Date: 12-13 Aug 06

Start: Jacob's Well (S27° 46.725' E153° 21.956')
Overnight: Anchorage on the Northern tip of South Stradbroke Island (S27° 45.3067' E153° 26.3634')
End: Jacob's Well (S27° 46.725' E153° 21.956')

Covered a distance of approximately 40 km. Follows the passages inland between South and North Stradbroke Islands. Starts at the small town of Jacob's Well, following the passages to South Stradbroke Island. Returns through a longer route passing by the town of Steiglitz before returning to Jacob's Well. Calm to slightly wavey water with strong running currents (2-5 km/h). Currents run from Jumpinpin Bar (between N and S Stradbroke) inland to JW on a rising tide.

Team: Karl Beutner, Steven Gillis, Jim Holden

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Date: 26 Aug 06

Start: Tugun Surf Club (S28° 8'30.56" E153°29'43.49")
Event: Open Adventure Race, Gold Coast QLD
End: Tugun Surf Club (S28° 8'30.56" E153°29'43.49")

Multi-disciplinary Adventure Race consisting of a 1.9 km ocean swim, 14 km paddle, 12 km all-terrain run and a 17 km all-terrain mountian bike leg, followed by a final group 2 km run to the finish. The event took just under 6 hours and was open to individuals and teams of all ages.

Team: Andrew Zillman (Swim), Jim Holden (Kayak), Steven Gillis (Run), Karl Beutner (Mountain Bike)

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Date: 20 Nov 06

Start: Morris Marina, Aquarium Rd, Brisbane (S27° 26.3684' E153° 7.5859')

Furthest Point : Gateway Sports Club (S27° 28.0019' E153° 7.433')

A stillwater paddle through the Bulimba Creek in Brisbane. Launch near the mouth of the Brisbane River and paddle up the scenic and slightly tidal Bulimba creek.

Team: Glen Cooney, Jim Holden, Peter Duniam

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Date: 15-16 Nov 08

Start: Jacob's Well (S27° 46.725' E153° 21.956')
Overnight: Anchorage on the Northern tip of South Stradbroke Island (S27° 45.3067' E153° 26.3634')
End: Jacob's Well (S27° 46.725' E153° 21.956')

This was the second such trip. Covered a distance of approximately 22 km. Follows the passages inland between South and North Stradbroke Islands. Starts at the small town of Jacob's Well, following the passages to South Stradbroke Island. Returns through a longer route passing around some small islands then to Jacob's Well.

Team: Karl Beutner, Steven Gillis, Jim Holden, Glenn Cooney, Shaun Leach and Gary Buck

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