Category Archives: MSS

FreezeFest – Sil’s introduction to canyoning

NEWNES PLATEAU 22 – 23 June 2019 Yes, I know, it’s the Winter Solstice, what was I thinking going canyoning? The idea for the trip was circulated three weeks ago, when the weather was amazingly mild, but then, a week … Continue reading

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Colo Madness – another IYDM trip.

COLO WILDERNESS – 15 & 16 June 2019 We had heard about an unpublished abseil trip which ended at the Colo River.  Not many people had done it before, probably because it was a full day just to get to … Continue reading

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How many ways can I stuff up SRT?

LANE COVE NATIONAL PARK – 26 May 2019 The continuing story of me trying to become proficient with SRT (Single Rope Technique – used in caving).  If I just have to abseil down a rope, or prussik up the rope, … Continue reading

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Did I say I wasn’t going to do any more Overnight Canyons?

GLEN DAVIS – 25 – 28 April 2019 Anna says that I did say that not so long ago!  Exploratory canyoning is a case of “expect the unexpected”, and, you don’t always find a canyon.  Plus, you ALWAYS come away … Continue reading

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David Crevasse in a day

BLUE MOUNTAINS – David Crevasse – 14 April 2019 Many, many years ago, when I first started canyoning, I suggested to Lindsay B that we do David Crevasse.  He shook his head firmly, if he’d had jowls at that time … Continue reading

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