Author Archives: marilyn

Abercrombie … introduction to scaling poles

ABERCROMBIE CAVES – 16 & 17 March 2019 So, what are scaling poles you might ask?  Well, sometimes you need to get a ladder up to a hole in the side of a cliff (or the wall of a cave) … Continue reading

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IYDM Trip #2 Yarramun Creek Canyons

YARRAMUN CREEK – Wollangambe Fire Trail > Unnamed Ridges > Captains Canyon > Up Ya Bum Canyon > Captains Canyon and return – 7 – 10 March 2019.  An “In Your Dreams M” trip proposed by John G … the … Continue reading

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What’s that white stuff on the rock?

MT WILSON – Dalpura Canyon, 24 February 2019 More about that white stuff later …  the plan for the day was to go down the unknown section of Upper North Bowens Creek, but, with the outside temperature of 11ºC, did … Continue reading

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I’m pretty sure this is the fire trail

NEWNES PLATEAU – Zorro Canyon, 23 February 2019 After a night of rain (the weather and temperature hasn’t improved at Mt Wilson) I met up with the “crew” for Saturday’s canyon, Serendipity. None of us were overly enthusiastic about a … Continue reading

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Canyoners in the Mist

MT WILSON, Corkscrew Canyon – 22 February 2019 I looked at the weather forecast before leaving home, and it really didn’t look that bad, but by the time I got up to the mountains (3 hours later), it was raining, … Continue reading

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