Malaita Wall exit via the Landslide Gully Pass

Malaita Wall exit via the Landslide Gully Pass

Party: Leo, Sue, Lucas, Damon. Leader: Leo Date: 19/11/2016 We met at Katoomba train station a bit after 9.30am already being a very hot day. The staff from Mountain Design (Sydney) predicted the afternoon thunderstorms at 3pm, luckily it hit Katoomba at 7.30pm. The...
Abseiling Castle Head

Abseiling Castle Head

Present: Robert Buch, Tim Fisher, Ofer Gal, Paul Griffiths (Trip leader), Brian Hedden (guest), Kate Lynch, Elena Walsh Date: 15/05/2016 Photos: SUBW Facebook page and https://www.flickr.com/photos/130167675@N03/albums/72157665980018494 We had a leisurely Sunday...
Mt York Abseiling & Juggler Canyon

Mt York Abseiling & Juggler Canyon

Date: 14-15/05/16 Party: Andrew (trip leader), Tony, Savannah, April, Ted, Peter Mt York Abseiling Sat 14/05/16 We all met around 8am at the Mt York car park. Once everyone had arrived we organized the gear we would need for the abseil training. I decided the best...
Pierces Pass Abseiling

Pierces Pass Abseiling

Date: 16/04/2016 Present: Tim Fisher, Peter Baxter, Clint Felminghan, Kshitij Sahni, Paul Griffiths, Marty Frappell, James Cordukes. Photos: Peter Baxter and Tim Fisher Walls Lookout accessed from the Pierces Pass Picnic Area is one of the most exciting vantage points...
Malaita Point & Wall

Malaita Point & Wall

Saturday Attendees: Tom, Lukas & Emma and Felix Sunday Attendees: David, Kosta & Helen, Elizabeth, Tim F. & Belinda and Felix Leader: Felix Date: 3-4/7/2015 Saturday: Malaita Point (+Top of Wall) Met met quite early in Katoomba and once everyone had...

Beginners’ Abseiling and Canyon

Party: Felix, Arslan, Isabelle H, Isabelle T, Michael, Nathan, Nuria, Swe, Thushan, Vanessa, Yuxin, Yumi Leader: Felix Trip report by: Yumi Date: 11/04/2015 The trip started with some trouble on my part in locating Felix and his crew at Lithgow, which in hindsight...
Beginners canyoning, Empress canyon

Beginners canyoning, Empress canyon

Party: Ian, Sierra, Isaac, Tony, Phil, Udit, Venessa, Cline, Johannes, Neetesh, Annie Leader: Ian Date: 13/3/2015 Expected to be cloudy for the whole day according to the weather forecast, again they successfully fail to predict the weather, it was a bit of shade very...
Malaita Point

Malaita Point

Party: Chee, Natalie, Stephen, Peggy Leader: Peggy Date: 14/2/2015 On 14/2/15 we planned to do Castle Head and Malaita Wall, we did neither of these abseils today, but still all had a very good time. We met up at Scenic World at 9am. We were on location for the...
Boars Head full moon abseil

Boars Head full moon abseil

Party: Sky Reidy, Kristian Sturmberg, Tim Vollmer, Monica Wong, Peggy Huang, Jon Urrejola, Stephen Sheehan, Kshitij Sahni, Helen Smith, Jeremie Rossy, Scott Wright, Stephen Zaman and Grant Mclean Leader: Sky Reidy Date: 13/07/2014 Original report:...

Boars Rock Abseil

Present: Paul Griffiths, Adrian Spragg, Stephen Ziman, Peggy Huang, Elena Walsh, Thomas Dougherty (guest) Leader: Paul Griffiths Date: 18/5/2014 We met up at Boars Rock at 08.00 on a warm, windless but overcast Sunday morning wearing close to the full range of Suboir...
Fresher’s trip 2014

Fresher’s trip 2014

Walkers: Ian, Kaushalya, Patrick, Adam, Paul, Denis, Amanda, Matthew, Daria, Kristian, Sean, Varun, Ashley, Giorgia, Peggy, Mareike, Robert, Michael, Yao, Yijun, Chantal, Mitch, Jerry, Cat Leader: Ian Date: 12-13/4/2014 Through out the weekdays I was tightly keeping...
Traversing the half-way ledge of Mt Banks

Traversing the half-way ledge of Mt Banks

Party: Bjorn Sturmberg, Tim Vollmer, Tom Morris Leader: Bjorn Sturmberg Date: 04/05/2013 Original report: https://fatcanyoners.org/2013/05/04/ledging-mt-banks/ Following the rule of thumb that the epicness of a trip is inversely proportional to the rate of piking in...
Castle Head abseiling

Castle Head abseiling

Party: Sky Reidy, Ulla Heikkilä, Monica Wong, Chee Wong, Elissa James and Peter DeBartolo Leader: Sky Reidy Date: 24/03/2013 Original report: https://fatcanyoners.org/2013/03/24/castle-head-abseiling/ Ulla, Mon and I were looking for a fun and easy trip and settled on...