Yileen Canyon

Yileen Canyon

Party: Jeremiah, Elise, Joel, Campbell, Andrew (Trip Leader), Kat, Tim, Nanakie Date: 24/3/2018 We met at the North Richmond bakehouse early Sunday morning and car pooled into 3 cars to the clearing that is right on the turnoff of the Mt Wilson road. The 3 car drivers...
Beginner Canyoning Macquarie Rivulet

Beginner Canyoning Macquarie Rivulet

Present: Lisa Redwood, Campbell McLauchlan, Hendrik Bethke, Adam George, Avram Winston, Samantha Marriott, Zi Hui Lie, Charlie Chen, Maria Kempe, Zachary Wollman, Adam Kaplan, Eva Liebentritt, Maria Petersson, Mingda Xiao, Mark Kabbara, Samantha Waldon,...
Beginner Canyoning Macquarie Rivulet

Beginner Canyoning Macquarie Rivulet

Present: Lisa Redwood, Campbell McLauchlan, Hendrik Bethke, Adam George, Avram Winston, Samantha Marriott, Zi Hui Lie, Charlie Chen, Maria Kempe, Zachary Wollman, Adam Kaplan, Eva Liebentritt, Maria Petersson, Mingda Xiao, Mark Kabbara, Samantha Waldon,...
Colo River Canyon Trip

Colo River Canyon Trip

Participants: Paul, Adrian, Ankit, Rick, Robyn, Jen, Fran, Marty Leader: Marty Date: 12-14/01/2018 This trip came about when we read a report from our mates the Fat Canyoners who had suffered a rare navigational mishap and managed to completely miss their target...
Whirlpool Canyon (Wollangambe River)

Whirlpool Canyon (Wollangambe River)

Party: T2, Em, Kshitij, and Bron (on and off) Leader: T2 Date: 10/12/2017 Original report: https://fatcanyoners.org/2017/12/10/whirlpool-canyon/ Sometimes I feel like an easy day out, travelling through a canyon I know will deliver maximum bang for my effort. Then...
Glen Davis canyoning

Glen Davis canyoning

Party: Paul, Ankit, Bec, Eve, Andrew, Marty Leader: Marty Date: 9-10/12/2017 This trip was organised as a follow up to a trip in June when Paul and I and our recently exported mate Clint had a cold and rushed trip through one canyon and failed to make it up the pass...
Claustral Canyon ‘Clausfest’

Claustral Canyon ‘Clausfest’

Present: Paul Griffiths (trip leader), Marty Frappell, Jennifer Frappell, Bárbara Jimenez, Loren Apokourastos, Carina Lucchinelli, Elise Flickinger,  Jon Urrejola, Martin Daly, Tony Ruzek, James Cordukes, Jeremiah Flickinger, Samantha Waldon, Adrian Spragg, Frances...
Long Gully

Long Gully

Present: Paul, Marty, Jennifer, Bárbara, Arnaud, Carl (guest), David (guest) Leader: Paul Date: 5/11/2017 Claustral Canyon is cold enough even when it is not an unseasonably cold and rainy day early in the year. So we switched to Long Gully at Bungonia, a dry canyon...

Better Offer Canyon

Party: Stella, Eve, Meridy, Andrew (Trip Leader), Joy, Aiden, Jingle Date: 2017-09-24 We all met at Richmond McDonalds carpark at the early hour of 6:30am and departed in convoy to the clearing on the side of the road where the start of the Better Offer Track is. For...
Last Minute Canyoning: Bowens Ck Nth (Lower)

Last Minute Canyoning: Bowens Ck Nth (Lower)

Party: Yuxiao (Natalie) Wang, Chantal Bronkhorst, Mitchell Isaacs Leader: Mitchell Isaacs Date: 23 Sep 2017 Photos: (courtesy Chantal) http://bit.ly/2y1ZRWb As the weather forecast in Sydney and surrounds was in the mid thirties, we thought it would be a good idea to...
Long Gully

Long Gully

Party: Marc, Andrew (Trip Leader), Eve, Ankit, Rebecca Date: 3rd September 2017 An early start was needed to do long gully so I proposed a relatively early meeting time to be at Hungry Jacks Marulan. I carpooled with Marc at the Bunnings crossroads carpark with Marc...
Bjelke’s Mind

Bjelke’s Mind

Party: Clint, Damon, Ron Leader: Clint Date: 23/4/2017 Photos: https://goo.gl/photos/oiiAPWT4FxCEc9fL8 The walk out along the ridge dividing the arms of the Boori is easy, long, and a bit boring. A rough footpad took us nearly all the way to the pass we’d used...
Serendipity and Water Dragon Canyons

Serendipity and Water Dragon Canyons

Party: Clint, Ron Leader: Clint Date: 26/3/2017 Photos: https://goo.gl/photos/uFMhmyZdvvgTCVcR8 Ron and I to be were joined by two more, then four more, then ultimately nobody as the weather came and went through the week — but the fog lifted to blue skies as we...
Macquarie Rivulet Canyon

Macquarie Rivulet Canyon

Present: Paul Griffiths (trip leader), Marty Frappell, Clint Felmingham, Ron Sandoval, Maj-Britt Engelhardt, Greg Salway Date: 12/03/2017 Photos: https://www.flickr.com/photos/130167675@N03/albums/72157677969574354 This was the reward for the old hands who helped with...
Beginners Canyoning: Macquarie Rivulet Lower (Tourist) Section

Beginners Canyoning: Macquarie Rivulet Lower (Tourist) Section

Leader: Paul Griffith Date: 11/03/2017 Photos: https://www.flickr.com/photos/130167675@N03/albums/72157679058418892 This is the second year we have held this trip. This is the ideal spot to learn basic canyoning skills, as two of the old hands who had not been here...
Horseshoe and Geronimo canyons

Horseshoe and Geronimo canyons

Party: Clint, Joel, Kosta, Ron Leader: Clint Date: 5/3/2017 Photos: https://goo.gl/photos/dBh8xyJm4b9kLFX2A The drive to the mountains was mixed: three people pulled out and the good coffee place in Richmond definitely isn’t open on Sundays anymore, but on the upside...
Hat Hill Canyon

Hat Hill Canyon

Party: Jack, Savannah, Pawel, Andrew (trip leader), Scott, Tim, William Date: 12/2/2017 With the hot temperatures forecast throughout the weekend I decided on Friday afternoon a nice cool canyon trip would be in order to escape the heat. Since Saturday would be...

Tigersnake, Twister, Hole In the Wall, Banks Canyons

Party: Cathy Stansbury (Tigersnake and Twister only), Lyndsy Haviland (26 Jan only), Maj-Britt Engelhardt, Ashley Burke Leader: Ashley Burke Date: 26-28 Jan 2017 The days and weeks preceding this trip had been hot, interspersed far too infrequently by the occasional...
Mistake Ravine and Ranon Canyon

Mistake Ravine and Ranon Canyon

Party: Clint, Damon, Ron Leader: Clint Date: 26/1/2017 Photos: https://goo.gl/photos/mxebEYggMmwHNScM6 Nobody had slept in or ended their safety spiel by begging for food, so we felt unusually professional as we locked the cars at a respectable hour and bundled down...
Wollongambe 1

Wollongambe 1

Party: Tony Le (Leader), Merridy Cairn-Duff and Robert Buch. Leader: Tony Le Trip report by: Merridy Cairn-Duff Date: 27/12/2016 Photos: here and here. This was the inaugural Wollongambe1 trip for myself and Robert, and we were really blessed with the most awesome...