Sunday, January 22, 2006

Climbing Timeline

Hopefully this can eventually include linked trip reports for various trips where I had a camera with me...

August '04 - Solo XC Ski Attempt at Kiandra to Kosioszko
I bailed after my stove broke and I had had multiple epics crossing swollen rivers. This trip was maybe not the most intelligent thing I've ever done, but it was one of the most fun!

September '04 - First winter Climbing

Dec ’04 - One Month spent Mountaineering in New Zealand
Attempts on The Nuns Veil and Mt Aspiring

April ’05 - One week spent at Mt Arapiles, Victoria

April ’05 - Two Weeks Spent mountaineering in New Zealand
Ascent of Mt Earnslaw (East Pk) via a variant on the east face route

May ’05 - Ascent of “Ozymandias”
At Mt Buffalo, Victoria. One bivouac on the wall.

Ozy Beta: an article providing essential beta for those wanting to try Ozymandias

Aug '05 Ice Climbing at Blue Lake, Mt Kosiouszko Area.

Oct ’05 Climbing in Europe – climbed many classic Gritstone climbs in England. Also bouldering at Fountainbleu, France

Nov - Dec ’05 6 weeks living at Mt Arapiles, Victoria.

Jan ’06 - 2 Weeks Sport climbing in the Grampians, Victoria

Jan ’06 - Climbing at Mt Buffalo, finally got on “Where Angels Fear to Tread” it rocks!

Apr '06 - Ascent of Holden Caulfield over 2 days with a wet portaledge bivy, then snow for the crux pitch

June '06 - A month of winter mountaineering in New Zealand with long time friend Marcus Morley