04/04/2010 - photos

Participants: Tom Brennan, Rachel Grindlay, James Yorston, Caoimhin Ardren

The by-now traditional banana-skin-on-the-roof-of-the-X-Trail

Looking down "Raspberry" Canyon, from the 30m head high wall of prickly raspberry that meant prusiking out and abseiling in again lower down

Rachel abseiling

Rachel on the final abseil, into the main canyon

Caoimhin abseiling

Caoimhin abseiling into the main canyon

A warning?

Coachwood chamber

Coachwood chamber

Caoimhin in the canyon

Caoimhin on the final awkward little abseil

Walking up the next canyon


A side chasm

In the side chasm

Rachel and Caoimhin walking up the second canyon

A deep wade, the only one of the weekend

Rachel bridging to avoid more wading


Rachel in the canyon

Caoimhin on a little climb

James, not enjoying this log as much

Caoimhin trying to find a way out of this side branch


Corridor of coachwoods

Corridor of coachwoods

James climbing up on tree roots

James and Rachel walking up the ridge

James with his decorative fern