Monthly Archives: October 2017

Ledges, Slots and Climbs!

NORTHERN WOLLEMI – 20 – 22 October 2017 A chance to go on a trip with John G should never be passed up, so when he said he was doing some exploratory bushwalks looking for “slots” in the Coorongooba area, … Continue reading

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Cave Surveying 101!

WOMBEYAN CAVES – 14 – 15 October, 2017 I’d heard about surveying caves, but didn’t have a clue as to how to do it, and MSS doesn’t do enough caving for me to learn “on the job” so to speak.  … Continue reading

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Mares Forrest Creek – another one crossed off the wish list!

WOMBEYAN CAVES – 13 October 2017 This trip had had a lot of interest on FB nine months ago and suddenly everyone and their brother was flocking to the creek.  I liked the look of the trip but didn’t like … Continue reading

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In search of Watagans “canyons” #2

WATAGAN MOUNTAINS – Unnamed side creek of Gap Creek – 8 October 2017 After our exploration of one of the Gap Creek side creeks back in April, Laurie A suggested that we check out another creek which he dubbed “Asterisk … Continue reading

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Is it warm enough yet for a wet canyon?

SOUTHERN HIGHLANDS – 30 September – 1 October 2017 So, the conversation went like this … (me) “So, Murray, you think the full length of Macquarie Rivulet will be do-able on the October Long Weekend? Will it be warm enough?” … Continue reading

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