Category Archives: Tasmania

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 – 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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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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