Category Archives: Canyoning

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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I’m liking these 3 day canyoning weekends!

BLUE MOUNTAINS – Canyoning – 8 – 10 February 2019 Finally took Aine & Colin G to M***m canyon (the one they’d helped me find); followed it up with a run through South Bowen (always a favourite), and then sussed … Continue reading

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I might have to do Bjelke’s Mind again!

BLUE MOUNTAINS – Bjelke’s Mind and Bubble Bath Canyons – 26 – 28 January 2019.
Originally this was a much more ambitious trip (in fact it was an In Your Dreams M trip), I was going to knock off Crikey Canyon too, seeing I was so close. But, things didn’t quite go to plan (as so often happens!). Overall, nothing went “wrong” and nothing bad happened but when you lead a trip, it’s always nice when everything slots into place – ah well! Continue reading

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Finally, a Tassie canyon!

MACHINERY CREEK, Cethana, Tasmania – 2nd January 2019 I’ve always wanted to do a “canyon” in Tasmania, well, they don’t have slot canyons as such, more like multi-pitch creek walks.  When I attended the 2019 Australian Speleological Federation conference one … Continue reading

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Hat Hill – another Adventure with M (Marcia)

HAT HILL CANYON – 21 December 2018 Friday’s trip had all the hallmarks of being doomed … 3 of our 6 participants couldn’t make it; then I drove in peak-hour traffic through torrential rain with 50m visibility; if that wasn’t … Continue reading

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