Category Archives: Abseiling

In search of Wattagans “canyons” #2

WATTAGAN 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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SRT with Bailey

CASTLE HILL – 28 May 2017 If you want to canyon or do vertical caves, you have to know how to self-rescue.  I’ve been restricted from taking Bailey canyoning because up until now, all he’d done was abseil down the … Continue reading

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Wild Women on Ropes

BLUE DRUM CREEK – Kings Tableland –  7 May, 2017 The pre-trip rider from the leader stated the trip was “quite challenging … involves a few hairy scrambles … some tricky abseils … challenging scramble to exit”, so, it was with some trepidation … Continue reading

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In search of Wattagan “canyons”

WATTAGAN MOUNTAINS – Unnamed side creek of Gap Creek – 25 April 2017 Pretty much everyone up this way knows about the mini canyon section of Gap Creek, but sometime ago, the late Dug Floyd posted a comment on FB that … Continue reading

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