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...
Geronimo Canyon

Geronimo Canyon

Party: Tony, Andrew, Merridy, Robert Leader: Tony, Andrew Report by: Merridy Date: 26/12/2016 We could not have been blessed with better water for this trip – mild temperatures easy to cope with during the sections of walking, great little puffy clouds for...
Fortress Canyon

Fortress Canyon

Present:  Maj-Britt Engelhardt, Paul Griffiths (Trip Leader), Maria Samokhina, Pierrette Michaux, Robert Buch, Marty Frappell, Izabela Rydz Samantha Waldon Date: 10/12/2016 Photos: https://www.flickr.com/photos/130167675@N03/albums/72157673798216873 An absolutely...

Grand Canyon

Party: Yi Fan Tong, Jia Min Lim, Jia Le Lim, Tim Hanigan, Joy Shen, Ashley Burke Leader: Ashley Burke Date: 10/12/2016 The party of 6 prospective canyoners assembled at Neates Glen car park on a mild and sunny December morning. All in the party except for myself were...
Jugglers Canyon & Whores Bed Canyon

Jugglers Canyon & Whores Bed Canyon

Party: Jack, Izabela, Paul, Andrew (trip leader), Meridy Date: 26/11/2016 Jugglers Canyon We all met just before 8am next to Medlow Bath train station. Meridy and I were the first to arrive followed by Jack, Izabela and Paul. Myself, Paul and Meridy desired our coffee...

Bell Creek Canyon (Lower Section)

Party: Ben, Clint, James, Kosta Leader: Clint Date: 26/11/2016   We made it to the mountains early enough to score a prime park and buy three books from some guy selling them out of a trailer near the fire shed, which international students might be interested to know...
Great Uncle George Canyon

Great Uncle George Canyon

Party: Andrew, Clint, two Damons (D1 & D2), Elizabeth, Joel, Merridy, Yumi Leader: Clint Date: 12/11/2016 Photos: https://goo.gl/photos/YL5ToP4mm22wwhGf9 Having evenly distributed ourselves across every carpark in Wentworth Falls that could be interpreted as...
Hobnail Canyon

Hobnail Canyon

Party: Clint, Andrew (trip leader), Meridy, Saskia, Tony, Sami Date: 5/11/2016 We met at Richmond McDonalds just after 6:30am. Clint arrived after me followed by Mani who recognised me from the usual canyon attire I was wearing of thermals that had holes everywhere on...