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by Bayjam
10 Sep 2018, 21:29
Forum: Photos
Topic: Rocky Creek and Twister canyons
Replies: 1
Views: 305

Re: Rocky Creek and Twister canyons

Nice pics poodlebean
by Bayjam
10 Sep 2018, 21:18
Forum: Photos
Topic: Glow worm tunnel canyon
Replies: 3
Views: 423

Re: Glow worm tunnel canyon

Hey poodlebean. Nice pics. Any track notes on this canyon? I haven't heard this before. Looks like a cross between dry canyon and tigersnake
by Bayjam
31 Aug 2018, 15:54
Forum: Technique, ropework and skill development
Topic: Rescue knife: yes or no?
Replies: 17
Views: 1115

Re: Rescue knife: yes or no?

I've only recently started carrying an emergency knife for that "one in a lifetime" issue that might arise. I hope to never use it. But I also don't recommend others in the group take one.. We don't need multiple knives flying around particularly less experienced canyoners. I can see the benefits an...
by Bayjam
19 Aug 2018, 13:39
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Movie featuring Blue Mountains canyons
Replies: 4
Views: 558

Re: Movie featuring Blue Mountains canyons

Thanks for the info T2. We found your post at about midnight last night and decided to check out the movie... Surprisingly we were still watching at 1.30 this morning and I enjoyed it - terrible acting and all! Good to see some of those familiar places and interesting ideas of the story... Yes it's ...
by Bayjam
13 Jul 2018, 21:08
Forum: Southern NSW
Topic: Tuross Canyon
Replies: 1
Views: 396

Re: Tuross Canyon

Hey guys... Just a note of clarification, I seem to recall when I did this canyon the abseil was closer to 55 meters rather than 40m. Happy for someone to correct me but i think 2 x 60m ropes are necessary.
by Bayjam
11 Jul 2018, 21:53
Forum: Accidents, injuries, rescues and near misses
Topic: Rescue - Tiger Snake Canyon - 8/7/18
Replies: 1
Views: 489

Re: Rescue - Tiger Snake Canyon - 8/7/18

Interesting one. I took a party through tigersnake the week before and the exit track along the base of the cliff line is very prominent. In fact it's too prominent (the wrong track is clearer than the correct track). It goes straight past the exit gully and continues on another couple hundred meter...
by Bayjam
11 Jun 2018, 22:14
Forum: Videos
Topic: Butterbox Canyon and climb out
Replies: 2
Views: 480

Butterbox Canyon and climb out


Some video footage of Butterbox a few weeks ago. Ripper of a canyon and the climb out... Well that's a story in itself
by Bayjam
11 Jun 2018, 22:02
Forum: Videos
Topic: Rocky & Twister with the kids
Replies: 4
Views: 422

Re: Rocky & Twister with the kids

That's the best canyon for newbies and kids Mooney... Actually I still love it after years of canyoning. Where did you get to in the climb out? Did you get up the rock face to the top? The is a spot near the top before the rock face where the track looks like it goes right and alot of people walk th...
by Bayjam
07 Jun 2018, 20:05
Forum: Technique, ropework and skill development
Topic: Thoughts on single rope techniques and releasable anchors
Replies: 25
Views: 2202

Re: Thoughts on single rope techniques and releasable anchors

Bloody hell... That's what I'm talking about. "what am I missing?" that's exactly what I'm missing. Righto I definitely hadn't thought about doing the munter in the carabiner attached to the ring. That's great Flynn. Hey Admin... I'm already happy with this forum... And now just learnt an important ...
by Bayjam
07 Jun 2018, 18:41
Forum: Technique, ropework and skill development
Topic: Thoughts on single rope techniques and releasable anchors
Replies: 25
Views: 2202

Re: Thoughts on single rope techniques and releasable anchors

Thanks guys. I use the munter when using a carabiner but I was wondering about the logistics of using one on a solid rap ring. I agree that it's a great backup and allows an abseiler to be lowered safely, but pulling through a rap ring (or rusted closed maillon, as we often come across) then munteri...
by Bayjam
06 Jun 2018, 21:58
Forum: Technique, ropework and skill development
Topic: Thoughts on single rope techniques and releasable anchors
Replies: 25
Views: 2202

Re: Thoughts on single rope techniques and releasable anchors

Hey guys... Quick question, and maybe im just not picturing this properly, but how do you do a munter mule when your anchor is a maillon or rap ring? Do you pull the door through twice and create the knot then pull it all back out for the last person to abseil double rope? I must be missing somethin...
by Bayjam
02 Jun 2018, 14:43
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Camping near dry canyon
Replies: 2
Views: 342

Re: Camping near dry canyon

Awesome... Thanks T2
by Bayjam
02 Jun 2018, 11:01
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Camping near dry canyon
Replies: 2
Views: 342

Camping near dry canyon

Hi all. I can't recall if there is an area near the dry canyon car park to camp with a small tent and camp fire. I've camped further back at galah camp area plenty of times but can't recall about dry canyon car park. Cheers
by Bayjam
29 May 2018, 20:51
Forum: Gear questions, suggestions and reviews
Topic: What belay/rappel device do you use?
Replies: 28
Views: 2360

Re: What belay/rappel device do you use?

Im a big fan of the Sterling ATS. It has similar usage capability to the critter with additional belay options. It's so easy to get on and off rope and the unit is connected to the carabiner so you can't drop it or lose it when unhooking in water. It has horns to control descent on - the - fly but i...