Category Archives: Canyoning

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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When you don’t know what you don’t know

NEWNES PLATEAU – 14 June 2020 I’ve been to Ethereal Canyon twice over the last three years, and I thought I’d pretty much nailed it, mind you, I didn’t have any track notes at the time, but I found sections … Continue reading

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Bunglebori Unfinished Business

NEWNES PLATEAU – 13 June 2020 Cerberus Creek – when we did this back in March before the Lockdown, we were stopped by a waterfall that we couldn’t get past without ropes, unfinished business … so we determined that we’d … Continue reading

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