Colo River Lilo
26-28/12/2010 - photos
Participants: Tom Brennan, Rachel Brennan, Vivien de Remy de Courcelles, Emmanuelle Convert, Andrew "Smiffy" Smith
Vivien and Smiffy on the brink of the Colo River gorge
Great view down to the river
Descending into the creek of Pass 6
Boulder scrambling down the lovely creek
Scrambling in the creek
Near the bottom of the pass we use a rope, but Smiffy finds another route that doesn't need it
Rachel and Emmanuelle at bottom of Pass 6
Rachel not liloing
Emmanuelle and Vivien on the water
Smiffy tries to ride the rapid...
... but can't stay on ...
... and gets washed down towards more rapids
Emmanulle and Smiffy
Smiffy goes for another rapid ride, this time successfully ...
...however, Vivien and Emmanuelle have other thoughts!
Rachel relaxing in front of a very steep sand bank
Clouds above the gorge
Tom mending the seriously deflating lilo at our great campsite at Dooli (Boorai) Creek
Tom the next morning...
... with the problem lilo!
All ready to catch a wave!
Emmanuelle smiling for the camera
Smiffy puzzling over how to get to the bank
Emmanuelle and Rachel putting in below a rough rapid
Smiffy rides another rapid
Rachel floats through comfortably ...
... while Emmanuelle is terrified!
Putting in below another large rapid near Canoe Creek
Camp cave near Canoe Creek
The next morning, ready to set off
Vivien, Smiffy and I head off up Pass 14 while the ladies head back up Canoe Creek. Vivien here in front of Savage Ridge
Smiffy climbing a slippery slab with the aid of a rope
Last views of the Colo gorge
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