Phenomenal effort in the heat.
Wow, well done! I am always impressed at how you can handle temperatures which I would meltdown in. (Also I have previously wondered if there is a way through from the Pugilist Hill Road to Sacred Canyon.)
the track we used starts about 7 kms down from Pugilist hill and is one of my favourite sections. Once saw an albino emu there (Photo to prove) and some interesting native fruit trees plus interesting sharp rock ridges. Easy riding too.
Conversations next day at breakfast would have appeared strange to others...mostly about how dark one's urine was...And people reckoning to bring their own intravenous drips next year...