23/11/2014 - photos - Bell Creek Complete Canyon track notes
Participants: Tom Brennan, Richard Pattison, Melissa Thomas, Vivien de Remy de Courcelles
Rich takes the first swim of the day, before 9am!
The section of canyon was short-lived, and now we have some creek walking. This bit through a nice garden of ferns
Vivien checking up an interesting little side canyon
Mel and Rich climbing the side canyon
In the side canyon
Rich on the arch, Mel below
Back in the main creek, a nice section of canyon
In another side canyon that we explored, Mel and Rich coiling the (useful) rope
Yet another side canyon, this one more of a fault line
Vivien and Mel sizing up a swim
Rich admires the canyon
Rich having just enjoyed a long swim!
Rich swimming another great section of canyon
Rich, Mel and Vivien eyeing off the next swim
Tom in a (pot)hole in another side canyon
Vivien and Rich swimming
Rich and Mel
After lunch, Mel and Vivien gearing up for a deep wade
Mel pointing out a yabby
Rich tries to avoid another swim by climbing around on a ledge
Vivien on one of the climbdowns
Rich on the climb
Mel in the lower canyon
Mel takes a break from swimming on a ledge...
... now fully wetsuited up!
Vivien is the only one with a lilo
"Put your arms in the air!" - if you keep your shoulders dry, you stay warmer!
Mel and Vivien
Rich finds a pot to add to our collection of rubbish!
Mel and Rich in the final section before the Du Faur Creek junction
Heading up Du Faur Creek (Clatterteeth Canyon)
Mel in Joe's Canyon