25/04/2012 - photos
Participants: Tom Brennan, Richard Pattison, Sue Bucknell
Rich and Sue - 7 degrees at the car park!
Views of the creek through the trees
Sue on the ridge on the way in
Looking down at the Shoalhaven River
In the creek and ready to start suiting up
Sue on a log walk
The first pool, a wade (or climb around)
Rich and Sue
Sue on the first slide
Rich on the second slide
Sue and Rich swimming
Sue and Rich in the canyon
Rich on the slide - he comes whizzing down and then screams to a sudden halt as friction kicks in...
.,. and has to slide off the edge
Sue on the first abseil
Sue on the second abseil...
...while Rich gets off on a ledge to jump
Rich on the third abseil
Sue on the third abseil
Another view of the third abseil
Rich walking down the creek
Rich on a short hand over hand
Looking down the next two abseils
I run out of rope trying to do them in one and have to wait on this ledge!
Rich at the top of the fifth abseil
Sue on the fifth abseil
The main waterfall
Looking down the last two drops to the river
Sue on the sixth abseil
Looking down the last abseil
Sue admiring the view
Rich on the sixth abseil
Sue on the last abseil
Rich on the last abseil
Looking back up the creek
The Shoalhaven River
Sue on the ridge out
Rich pointing across the river...
...at the Tolwong Chimneys? No...
...at Fordham Canyon
A group lugging canoes and all their gear down to the river for a multi day trip down to the dam. The purple thing is a sleeping mat!