Been meaning to draw a diagram for the extendible top belay that Matt Perrett taught me for a while, and after last weekend I thought I’d draw up a few of the trad anchors we used at Point Perpendicular as well, just as more material for some of the up-and-coming climbers in the club. All … More Just some Trad Anchor examples
Lucy had this to say about her video: Finally put together the video of our 11 day hike across the Western Arthurs, Tasmania in January. We caught some pretty poor (but typical) south west tasmanian weather, but the skies finally cleared on day 6 of our trip! Featuring Lucy, Luke, Sam and Laura.
While chuckling at the comic climbing blogs of Asshole Climbers and Slightly Less Than Sponsored, I was reminded of what is still probably the funniest climbing troll I’ve seen on the internet. The Context First of all, you need to know who Arno Ilgner is. He wrote a book called The Rock Warrior’s Way: Mental … More The Best Troll in the History of Climbing
“Now I understand why everyone writes on the roof” says Chloe, as we lie cramped in the tunnel, waiting, bleary-eyed and with the warmth slowly leaching away into the muddy floor. The roof is barely an inch away from my face. I can’t see it, though: I’ve turned my headlamp off to conserve battery. I … More A Pretty Underground Scene
I guess you could call last winters backcountry trip a failure. We didn’t make it to our destination. But i can’t think of it that way. We learnt heaps and had the most fun ive had on any trip. Last winter a group of us headed out towards blue lake. We encountered terrible snow conditions and … More Setbacks, Slush and Broken Snowshoes