Category Archives: Abseiling

IYDM Trip #4 – Monkey Ropes Creek

ETTREMA WILDERNESS – 18 – 20 July 2020 When the Legendary Louise first mentioned her dream of doing Monkey Ropes Creek and the abseils, I said “not sure I’d be up for this” after all it was a 15k walk … Continue reading

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Warning people about the exposure might have been a good idea

BLUE MOUNTAINS NP – 11 July 2020 I’d forgotten how exposed some of these abseil trips could be.  I was introducing some people to canyoning (a nice easy trip – Whore’s Bed) and as it’s a short day, I added … Continue reading

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How could I have stuffed up so badly?

BLUE MOUNTAINS NP – 20 June 2020 Thankfully I hadn’t but for a while there I thought I had! In actual fact, if Andrew hadn’t veered right instead of left, this trip wouldn’t have even been blog-worthy, so, thank you … Continue reading

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Recce #2 – Hawkesbury River abseil

HAWKESBURY RIVER – 18 January 2020 You know you’re hard up for an adventure when the prospect of 20-50ml of rain doesn’t deter you.  With our weekend of canyoning cancelled due to Parks being closed, Jeff B (trying to prove … Continue reading

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Abseiling the Redhead Cliffs – just for the hell of it

REDHEAD – 5 January 2020 Thanks to Brad from BWOC, we were able to go to Redhead and do some big abseils, just for the hell of it.  After all, with no rain and too many fires, there wasn’t much … Continue reading

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