For Whom The Bell Tolls: traversing Bell Creek complete in a day

Aaaaah Bell Creek, the old nemesis, the canyon trip that just never seemed to happen. Just mentioning the name seemed to conjure bad weather forecasts and obstacles. I remember at least two planned trips which were cancelled before they left Sydney, and a third attempt with Steve Hare that actually departed, but ended up with … More For Whom The Bell Tolls: traversing Bell Creek complete in a day

Butterbox Canyon

Aah, now this was a classic day out. With Wilbus Magicbus, Gorgeous George, and a questionable forecast of cold drizzle we were on the road at the bright hour of 6 AM. (While also known as Mt Hay canyon, it’s actually next to Butterbox Point, and not really near either Mt Hay or Mt Hay … More Butterbox Canyon

Bell Creek Map

As I was doing the cool annotated map for the last post, I thought, “Hey, having the Mt Wilson and Wollongambe maps scanned and spliced together like that just by themselves would have been MIGHTY HELPFUL when we were attempting the canyon”. So for future reference, here you go.