New Paths: The Saga Continues

High and Wide: Landscape &emdash; New PathsAt the end of June my brother Tom moved to Canberra to pursue further study opportunities. Although not the other side of the world, it is still a big change for us both, as regular readers have probably figured out, we do a lot together.

Being one of our favourite places, we decided to spend one more weekend out at Girraween before he left. A big goal for the trip was for Tom to have one more attempt at his long term project climb, New Paths, and to hopefully get some good photos in the process. He’s now left for greener pastures, so I thought I’d take the opportunity to reflect on the last few years of climbing trips to this amazing park. Continue reading

Climb Now, Work Later

Vertical Life recently ran a photo competition to win a stack load of DMM climbing gear. The goal was to interpret their company mantra of “Climb Now, Work Later” in a photo.

With a promise of splitting the loot, my brother was in, and we came up with a few ideas. After enlisting the help of our very good sport of a Father in the role of “mean boss 1”, this is what we came up with.

Climb Now, Work Later 1

Climb Now, Work Later

 

Unfortunately we didn’t win. However, not being used to taking these sorts of photos meant that this was a great learning experience, and it was a lot of fun.