Category Archives: Canyoning

Rocky Creek and Claustral Canyons 11 – 12 February 2017

A very hot weekend was forecast. Dan was coming up from Canberra with friends to celebrate his birthday and had proposed a weekend of canyoning with a camp at Barcoo Swamp. With the hot weather forecast, it sounded ideal to … Continue reading

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Clatterteeth Canyon – 5 February 2017

Stu and Enmoore had organised a day of canyoning up the Blue Mountains. We didn’t decide what canyon to visit until the day. The forecast was for a very hot day (greater than 30°C), so we wanted a wet canyon … Continue reading

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Deep Pass – Camping and Canyoning – 19-20 December 2016

Martin had his brother and family visiting from Sweden, and had planned two days camping at Deep Pass Clearing in Wollemi National Park. His parents and wife Steffy joined him, and I tagged along with John, Chuin Nee and their two … Continue reading

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The Grand Canyon – 10 December 2016

I was with a group of friends (Su Li, Brent, Martin and Damon) and we were heading up for the Sydney University Bushwalkers Christmas Walk to the Coxs River. As we often do on these walks, we detoured on the … Continue reading

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Banks and Rocky Creek Canyons – 3-4 December 2016

This was an excellent weekend of canyoning in the Northern Blue Mountains. On the Saturday I was in a group that visited Banks Canyon in the Wollangambe Wilderness and then we camped overnight at Barcoo Swamp. On Sunday, I joined … Continue reading

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Wollangambe Canyon – 23 November 2016

I headed up the mountains with Bob planning to do a canyon near Mt Wilson. We had ropes and abseiling gear and also lilos – so had the flexibility to do a range of canyons depending on the conditions. We … Continue reading

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The Pterodactyl Cave and a Short Canyon – 16 November 2016

I had recently seen some photos of The Pterodactyl Cave on social media (such as this one taken by climbing photographer Kamil Sustiak) and it was featured in a story in Vertical Life online climbing magazine. But it didn’t seem to match any … Continue reading

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Red Rocks Walk – 11 – 13 June 2016

It was nice to take part on a walk with Wendy to the Red Rocks on the June long weekend. We had cold, but generally good weather on the trip, and this meant that we could experience many outstanding views. … Continue reading

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Blue Mountains Weekend – a Walk and a Canyon – 2 – 3 April 2016

I travelled up the mountains with friends John and Chuin Nee and their two young boys, Jasper and Sebastian. At Blackheath, Chuin Nee head off to Heathcliff to join Enmoore and Stu for a day of climbing. John and myself … Continue reading

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Canyoning in the Wollangambe Wilderness – 23 March 2016

Bob and myself headed up the mountains with the intention to visit a canyon in the Wollangambe Wilderness. It was a canyon that surprisingly enough Bob had not visited before. Bob, after all, had been on many exploratory trips into … Continue reading

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