Monday, June 19, 2017

What an inspiring weekend, after years of intending to bring families onsite for a full weekend! So many families ...and so much MUD!

We managed to get almost an entire internal mud render build coat on during the weekend with 12 adults and 11 kids. 

Some special moments were the making of "Sisters in Mud" (see piccy below) or the time when Pallas (age 7) exclaimed in full attitude to " Get your mud on." Thanks to everyone in the making of this weekend- its one that will go down in the history of the making of Whiptail.


Lizz- for the earth.





Wednesday, May 31, 2017





Seeing a over 3 m steel water tank come up the road at Wild Mountains is like watching a dangerous magic trick! I held my breath as the tank brushed the trees, gasped in astonishment as the driver started reversing around the corner and cheered as the tank was apparently effortlessly rolled off the back of the trailer. Justin and I had spent the preious afternoon clearing the pad from weeds and spreading out the sand and laying the matting for the tank to sit on. When this second tank arrived it looked much bigger than we had anticipated (so much so we did a...

Wednesday, May 3, 2017

Fantastic that we have onboard new directors Emma and Geoffrey who were both unanimously voted in at our recent AGM.


In 1991 Wild Mountains first encountered Emma Scragg as a young student whose original concept drawings for the centre later translated into what people so enthusiastically react to once here. As a working professional and now with her own business, Emma‘s architecture has always centered around sustainability. She has supported Wild Mountains over the many years and it is lovely that her association has now translated into a role as a director. It’s also great we have a female perspective on the board.


As a co founder of WiId Mountains Geoffrey Smith has...