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We were super happy that the forecast was wrong and it didn't rain. On our walk out to the start of canyon we disturbed a large black snake and 3 tawny frog mouths.
The alternative anchor points instead of doing the first abseil as a long 25m drop
Looking down the canyon from half way down the first abseil
Gill on the lower part of the first abseil
Gill in upper section of Devil's Pinch
Gill doing a dodgy slide to avoid a wade
Tree root climb to avoid swim
Gill bridging to avoid swimming
Making smart use of ledges to avoid swimming.
Looking down the canyon from the top of the second abseil
Gill on the second abseil. Fortunately we did a pull down test before she came down as the rope got stuck in some of the worn rope grooves, so Gill needed to keep it out of the grooves when she abseiled.
Canyon formation (channelling Tom!)
Gill in the lower section of Devil's Pinch
The end of the canyon
Back at camp with a plethora of stoves when there is a perfectly good fire to cook on!