Category Archives: Tasmania

I might have to do a return visit to the Overland Track

HIKING THE OVERLAND TRACK – by Warwick Sprawson A publisher in the UK sent me a book to review, which was a big surprise.  I told them that I had less than 100 subscribers, but that didn’t seem to worry … 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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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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