We went chasing waterfalls

For a long time I only had one CD in my car.  It was one of the Triple J’s Like a Version albums. It got played on climbing trips, camping trips and trips to the supermarket. One of the songs was a cover of the TLC song, Waterfalls.  If you want to listen to it,…

Bunny Bucket Buttress – Round 3

Bunny Bucket Buttress is a 270m climb in the Blue Mountains. I had climbed in twice over the course of 2014. The scoreboard was sitting at: BBB: 1 Dirtbaglawyer: 1 In May 2015 the opportunity arose to climb it again. I welcomed the chance to settle the score. I realise that thinking of a climb in…

Bunny Bucket Buttress – Round 2

In my last post, I told you how a climb called Bunny Bucket Buttress whipped my butt and reduced me to a teary, blubbering mess. Over time, that day turned into my favourite campfire story. As my memory faded, I started thinking that I might go back and try it again. This is the tale…

Bunny Bucket Buttress – Round 1

Bunny Bucket Buttress (18) 270m. Sport. 20m (18) Traverse out right and back left to flake, reachy. Up to ledge, 2RB. 20m (18) right and up seam and corner to ledge. Up a move and diagonally R to arete, then R to ledge and 2RB. 40m (18) Up dirty slab and R across corner, traverse…

Discovering the Supercrag

It was a dark and stormy night… Well… it was actually a rainy morning in Blackheath.  Dirtbagjens and I were sitting in a cafe, drinking coffee and chatting about dry patches of rock we could climb. There was another group of people near us.  I overheard them saying things like ‘it’s pretty steep’ and ‘how long…