22-23/06/2013 - photos
Participants: Tom Brennan, Rachel Grindlay, Richard Pattison, Andrew "Smiffy" Smith, Sue Bucknell, Antoniya Bachvarova, Melissa Thomas, Alison Curtin, Simon Hager, Jim Vaughan, Agnes Piasecki
Smiffy also has photos from this trip
Heading out on the plateau on Saturday morning
Thurat Spires and Kanangra Deep
"Geez this feels heavy!"
Rich discovers the rocks we have put in his pack!
Mel and Ali enjoying the views into Kanangra Deep
At Cottage Rock for morning tea
Smiffy watching Mel scrambling off Cottage Rock
Peak hour on the Gingra Range - we get stuck behind a CMW party
Descending Brumby Ridge
View down the Kowmung - our campsite is opposite the second bluff
Lunch at Orange Bluff - time to fit in a bit of practice for the afternoon's sporting festivities
Crossing the Kowmung below Orange Bluff
Smiffy testing the strength of the log
Rich giving Mel a hand
Rachel takes the other route off
Simon helps Agnes by carrying off her pack
Heading down the Kowmung
Jim the fisherman
Mel and Ali reach our campsite below Rainbow Bluff
Tents up, slackline up, frisbee field set up...
Action aplenty in the 3rd Annual SBW Ultimate Frisbee Championships
It's Rachel and Rich's birthdays so we indulge in some cake and candles...
The next morning these bizarre worms are found on Rich's tent
Close up of the worm
Ali in pain crossing the Kowmung!
View upstream from Roots Ridge
Agnes, Ali and Rachel climbing Roots Ridge
The rain sets in on the Gingra Range, and it's a wet trudge to Coal Seam Cave...
...for a dry lunch!
Climbing up the pass near Coal Seam Cave
Wet on the tops
Back at the lookout, there's great views!
Smiffy on the pinnacle
Walls in the mist
The last three of us enjoy the views after everyone else has headed for the cars