Category Archives: Caving

Who would have thought re-belays were that complicated?

GLENROCK SRA – 24 March 2019 Daniel B had organised a Single Rope Techniches (SRT) field day for Newcastle Hunter Speleos, so Marcia K and I (as associate members) thought we’d go along to get some SRT practice.  Marcia had … Continue reading

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Abercrombie … introduction to scaling poles

ABERCROMBIE CAVES – 16 & 17 March 2019 So, what are scaling poles you might ask?  Well, sometimes you need to get a ladder up to a hole in the side of a cliff (or the wall of a cave) … Continue reading

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Caving – Mystery Creek

MYSTERY CREEK, IDA BAY, TASMANIA – 12 January 2019 The caves in the Ida Bay and Junee Florentine areas in the south-east corner of Tasmania are typically BIG vertical caves, multi pitch abseils then you have to prussic back up … Continue reading

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Caving – Mole Creek – Tailender … finally!

MOLE CREEK, TASMANIA – 7 – 11 January If you’ve been wondering where the blog post was for the caving I did at Mole Creek, well, I had a blog disaster.  My camera battery ran out of juice just when … Continue reading

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Caving – Mt Cripps

MT CRIPPS, TASMANIA – 5 – 7 January, 2019 After the ASF Caving Conference in Devonport, a number of Post-Conference trips were offered, one of which was to Mt Cripps, a highly restricted area and there were only 8 people … Continue reading

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