Infographic Guide: Landslide Gully (Dog Face Gully) Katoomba

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Infographic Guide: Landslide Gully (Dog Face Gully) Katoomba

Postby alanchan1024 » Wed 10 Mar, 2021 10:35 am

Related Read:
http://www.jamisonproject.org/passes/landslide-gully
https://dingogap.net.au/places/landslide-gully
http://www.david-noble.net/bushwalking/ ... Gully.html
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bVhH7SNwgdM

1. Identify Landslide Gully. As you walk on Federal Pass from Scenic World, after passing the Landslide, this gully will be visible.
2. Scramble up the Gully (doesn't matter exactly where; try scrambling from the highest point of the Federal Pass track).
3. Climb a wet + sloped 2m boulder (3a), followed by some wet ledges on the R of the creek (3b). Cross the creek to locate the climb on the L (3c). Cross the creek again back to the R to climb up - now with a fixed rope (3d) - to an open slope that connects to the Amphitheatre.
4. Turn R (East) and stay away from the cliff line. If you hit an exposed shale ledge you are too high. Go down one level instead.
5. Locate the 8m chimney (with a fixed rope) next to the Tombstone Rock. Either climb this (Blue Route) or continue forward to cross the waterfall to exit via a small gully after passing an Open Ledge (Orange Route).

Look forward to seeing some capable teams to tackle this challenging off-track walk in future! I will watch this space :)
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Landslide Gully viewed from Federal Pass
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Infographic 1
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Infographic 2
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Obstacles below the Amphitheatre (3a - 3d)
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Wet + sloped 2m boulder from below (3a)
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Wet + sloped 2m boulder from above (3a)
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Wet ledges (3b)
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Climb on L of creek (3c)
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Fixed Rope climbing (3d)
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✗ Exposed Upper Shale Ledge - Go down one level instead
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Re: Infographic Guide: Landslide Gully (Dog Face Gully) Kato

Postby alanchan1024 » Wed 10 Mar, 2021 10:37 am

More...
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8m Chimney (Blue Route)
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8m Chimney in action (Blue Route)
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Scrambling up to Open Ledge (Orange Route)
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On Open Ledge (Orange Route)
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Re: Infographic Guide: Landslide Gully (Dog Face Gully) Kato

Postby wildwanderer » Fri 12 Mar, 2021 6:42 pm

Maaate...

All in or go home. You guys chose the first option.
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Re: Infographic Guide: Landslide Gully (Dog Face Gully) Kato

Postby icefest » Fri 12 Mar, 2021 7:25 pm

You should do these topos for canyons!
Men wanted for hazardous journey. Low wages, bitter cold, long hours of complete darkness. Safe return doubtful.
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