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by DavidM
11 Apr 2019, 15:48
Forum: Kanangra-Boyd NP (NSW)
Topic: Thurat Rift Canyon v4a2VI***
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Views: 206

Thurat Rift Canyon v4a2VI***

Thurat Rift is a magnificent wilderness trip, following a fairly even descent to Kanangra Creek. It is the longest of the Kanangra canyons; parties need to move efficiently. The following route description requires a car shuffle; it uses the "easiest" possible exit from the canyon end. Leave a car/b...
by DavidM
11 Apr 2019, 15:07
Forum: Kanangra-Boyd NP (NSW)
Topic: Davies Canyon v4a3VI**
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Views: 153

Davies Canyon v4a3VI**

Davies is an enjoyable overnight canyon, and is the easiest of the three overnighters. It is a magnificent wilderness trip. Park on the Kanangra Walls road at the start of the King Pin firetrail. Follow the firetrail to Mt Thurat, then walk across Thurat Tops (difficult navigation) to Thurat Ridge a...
by DavidM
10 Apr 2019, 17:36
Forum: Kanangra-Boyd NP (NSW)
Topic: An Introduction to Kanangra Creek Canyons (read me first)
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An Introduction to Kanangra Creek Canyons (read me first)

Use these descriptions at your own risk. You are responsible for your and your party's safety. There are six canyons leading into Kanangra Creek. By the writer's judging of order of difficulty: - Kalang Falls. More an abseil trip, usually dry - Kanangra Main - Danae Brook - Davies (usually overnigh...
by DavidM
09 Apr 2019, 22:25
Forum: Kanangra-Boyd NP (NSW)
Topic: Danae Brook Canyon v3a3VI***
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Views: 179

Danae Brook Canyon v3a3VI***

Danae Brook follows a spectacular slot through the Kanangra escarpment. It is the longest of the one-day Kanangra canyons due to the extended boulder field and creek walk at the bottom. Allow 8-12 hours. It is convenient to leave a car at the Kanangra Walls parking lot. Park/leave the Kanangra Walls...
by DavidM
09 Apr 2019, 21:47
Forum: Kanangra-Boyd NP (NSW)
Topic: Carrabeanga Canyon v4a2VI**
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Views: 197

Carrabeanga Canyon v4a2VI**

Carrabeanga is one of the hardest, if not the hardest, of the canyons flowing into Kanangra Creek. It is a remote wilderness trip requiring advanced navigational and ropework skills. All of the party should have previous experience in Kanangra canyons. Travel light and fast. Carrabeanga is not recom...
by DavidM
20 Nov 2018, 22:25
Forum: Kanangra-Boyd NP (NSW)
Topic: Thurat Spires (not a canyon)
Replies: 0
Views: 1207

Thurat Spires (not a canyon)

Thurat Spires are imposing outcrops on the long ridge that divides Kanangra Creek from Danae Brook. Ascending the ridge is one of the most spectacular trips in Kanangra. It is an Alpine-like ridge traverse with long sections scrambling along the ridge, some spectacular knife edges, and three bold ab...
by DavidM
23 May 2018, 22:13
Forum: Kanangra-Boyd NP (NSW)
Topic: Kanangra Main via The Slot v4a3V****
Replies: 1
Views: 790

Kanangra Main via The Slot v4a3V****

The entry track starts from the Kanangra Walls road at 32390 35078. Take a track on the north side of the road that is opposite and about 30m or more west of a closed-off fire trail on the south side of the road. Follow the track to the Kittani Rim, then northwards along the edge. Pass the viewing p...