Category Archives: Abseiling

100+ days of Lockdown – the end is in sight

NARARA – 9 October 2021 All during the past 100+ days of  lockdown a group of enthusiastic MSS canyoners had gotten together via Zoom to talk about all things canyoning (knots, anchors, canyoning in NZ etc).  With the end of … Continue reading

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The weekend before Lock Down

NEWNES VALLEY – 19-20 June 2021 This started out as a weekend of canyoning, possibly a wet canyon, but after last weekend and the cold, I felt that a wet canyon wasn’t such a good idea.  There aren’t that many … Continue reading

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Exploratory Canyoning in Brass Monkey weather!

NORTHERN WOLLEMI NP – 12 – 14 June 2021 This trip had been planned for a couple of months but then a “cold snap” headed in from down south and the temperatures plummeted! There were only four of us going, … Continue reading

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Getting back on the horse

MALAITA WALLS – 30 May 2021 Since my fall back in April (although I was on firm ground when I fell), I’d only abseiled once and that was a little daunting despite being only 10m!  However, Johan had invited me … Continue reading

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I was having such a wonderful time!

WOLLANGAMBE WILDERNESS – 17 – 20 April 2021 In the week before this trip started, I’d told my kids and a couple of other people (who’d often queried whether or not I should be doing such epic expeditions) that this … Continue reading

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