Category Archives: NHVSS

Rafting the Snowy River

McKILLOP’S BRIDGE to BUCHAN – 2 – 5 October 2019 I’d always wanted to raft the Franklin River, but just lately I’d been thinking that maybe I was “past” such a big adventure.  So, when Daniel B proposed a three … Continue reading

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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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Caving in Tasmania – “there’s a waterfall to climb”

LYNDS CAVE – 20 April 2018 Another stream-way cave with a waterfall to climb up.  Garry assured us that the waterfall was do-able – “all you have to do is traddle the top where the water flows over, and there … Continue reading

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Caving in Tasmania – “you should only get your legs wet”

CROESUS CAVE – 19 April 2018 Those were Garry’s words, plus “if you lean on one hand, and hold your pack to the side you shouldn’t get too wet” … wrong! It was a squeezy passage just to get in … Continue reading

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Caving in Tasmania – our “rest” day

GENGHIS KHAN – 18 April 2018 After my mammoth effort in Kubla Khan, I decided to forego Tuesday’s trip into Tailender, particularly as Garry said it was a very physical trip, so, I stayed back at the cabin, washed everyone’s … Continue reading

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