A website devoted to the canyons of the Blue Mountains
Above - Rocky Creek Canyon
This web site is maintained by David Noble.
It is modified from time to time. It was last revised on 23
2010. All information and uncredited photographs are by David
© David Noble 1997-2010
Photo of The Black Hole of Calcutta - Claustral Canyon
This set of web pages include:
Photo - Keith Maxwell abseils into Heart Attack Canyon - South
Above - A beautiful canyon in the Coorongooba Labyrinth
Other Canyoning Pages
- David Noble's
Canyoning PageAn impressive set of canyoning pages are
being set up
by the other "Dave Noble" (yes - another Dave Noble who is also
keen canyoner and active canyon explorer). As well as many first
canyon discoveries, this Dave Noble also discovered the
Wollemi Pine. This seems to be now
version of it here
on the web archives.
Mandy's Canyon Page is a site that features many
photos of Blue Mts sandstone canyons.
- Tom Brennan's Canyoning
Sydney website along with a useful webliography
- a page giving web links to particular canyons. After canyoning
Then download Tom's handy guide from his website here
- Chris Collier has many attractive photos of canyons in his
website at Gerkin
Canyoning Photographs. David Stuckey is a Sydney based
caver and canyoneer. As well as traditional photography he also
3D photos of canyons and caves. It includes some interesting
photos that can be viewed with red/green glasses. (link no
Gallery Page. As well as grovelling in mud the local trog
club also maintains a set of canyoning photo pages.
Canyoning Photographs. Yet another "David" that
photographs canyons. This one is also a trog.
- David Jones has a canyoning
- Wit Ceislik has a canyoning website here
Page - another local site.
- The Wolgan
Wombats website - a group based in Wagga Wagga
- The ANUMC
site - maintained by Nic Bendeli
- Here is a
- The American
Association is most interesting. Theye have a free booklet
can download with excellent information on techniques and
- The USA based site http://canyoneeringusa.com/
maintained by Tom Jones has many useful pages inlcuding -
- Cerebus is
USA site on the canyons of the Colorado Plateau with interesting
- Prefered knots for canyoning. Discussion can be found here .
test results for the Euro Death Knot can be found here.
- The page
from UNE Mountaineering Club has a good section with animations
- The NPWS Code of ethics for canyoning in the Blue Mts can
be found here.
- A speadsheet page showing the current commercail canyons in
Mts national parks can be found here.
- The Petzl
website has good technical informaton
- The OzCanyons
- The current weather
at Katoomba (maintained by Blue Mts council)
- The Bureau of Meteorolgy Radar
is good to see if it is raining in the mountains.
- The Bureau of Meteorolgy forecast can be found here.
Follow the link to District Forecasts - south east
- Information on Newnes
good base for Blue Mts canyoning
- The Colong
Foundation for Wilderness
- In 1963 the Canyon Committee was set up by Rick Higgins to
systematically explore for new Blue Mts canyons. Here is a copy
of the first meeting
Above - Hole in the Wall Canyon
Above - Claustral Canyon
Above - Rik Deveridge in a recently discovered canyon in the
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