Adventures

Sat 3 September 2016

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Olinda Falls

Olinda Falls is a fantastic spot for an escape from Melbourne via public transport + bike. We jumped off the train at Boronia Railway Station, and rode our bikes up the 1 in 20 (Mountain H…

Sat 13 August 2016

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Skiing the Razorback

This was my first trip skiing along the Razorback to Mt Feathertop, (imho) the best mountain in Victoria! Leaving on the Friday night, we camped out near Smoko. In the morning after packing, was th…

Sun 7 August 2016

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West Ridge of Mt Buller

Why do the best adventures always seem to happen when I break my phone? I was contemplating this while sitting by the round-about in Mansfield outside the pub, waiting for my friends to arrive.…

Mon 21 September 2015

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When Climbers Go Sailing

Fair-weather sailing is underrated. As we nosed our way into the Bass Strait and waves began to wash over the deck, I couldn't help but ponder the truth in the words from our skipper. Sailing in go…

Sun 2 August 2015

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Hotham to Fall's Creek

We predicted much suffering and grim struggle for survival while on the 2 day crossing from Mt Hotham to Fall's Creek. At the end of 40 hours emergency services and family will be notified of our f…

Sat 1 August 2015

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Blue Lake Ice Climbing

TWO DAYS IN A ROW, stuck in the tent while it rains and sleets outside. Everyone’s going stir crazy. I think both Tom and I are running out of patience after our third game of Paddocks today. At le…

Thu 31 July 2014

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Carabiner Damage to Rope

I recently had the misfortune of cutting the sheath midway along a brand new rope whilst taking a catching a lead fall while climbing indoors. How might this happen? Climbing gyms are carefully con…