Canyon Leader Skills 2020 - Macquarie Pass Canyon

Trip type: 
Canyoning
Difficulty: 
Medium
Start date: 
Sunday, 29 November 2020 - 7:00am

PLEASE DO NOT SIGN UP TO THIS ACTIVITY UNLESS YOU ARE PART OF THE CANYON LEADER 2020 SKILLS GROUP

Plan:

Leave ANU Sport at 7am and drive to Clover Hill Rd carpark. Starting at Clover Falls we'll head down the creek complete around 7 abseils. Intent is to finish canyoning by around 4pm, but could take longer. There are options to bypass sections if needed (e.g. if running out of time/daylight). The longest abseil is 25m.

Participants will need:

  • helmet
  • harness
  • Personal Anchor System/safety tether - can be a 60-120cm sling
  • figure 8 or ATC descending device 
  • 3 x Locking carabiners (For descender, safety prusik and PAS)
  • wetsuit
  • canyon bag
  • dry bags/heavy duty garbage bags
  • headlamp
  • lunch/snacks
  • water
  • gloves
  • canvas shoes
  • spare dry change of clothes
  • rain gear (depending on weather forecast)
  • space blanket

Gear should be picked up from the gearstore prior to the activity. I will take care of group.

Covid-safe policy

Do not attend if:

  • you're feeling unwell or have flu-like symptoms
  • have travelled internationally, come from a hotspot or been exposed to someone with COVID-19 in the last 14 days, and/or
  • your health is considered high risk

If there is a spike in untraced community transmission in Canberra this trip may be cancelled.

Costs: 
$15 for fuel
Intended plan: 
As per trip description
Unlimited slots left.