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AAWT 2023 ?

Discussion in 'Backcountry' started by DidSurfNowSki, Aug 30, 2020.

  1. GS

    GS Part of the Furniture Ski Pass: Gold

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    Don't mind skiing in the dark but walking at night in summer would worry me about standing on long slithery things
     
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  2. Chaeron

    Chaeron Ski-Hike-Blade-Bike-Kayak Ski Pass: Gold

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    Agree, it’s a terrain specific choice...
     
  3. skifree

    skifree A disciple of the blessed avi giraffe Moderator Ski Pass: Gold

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    Summer days are long, you should not need to walk at night.

    Pretty slim chance of stepping on a snake, says me who has stepped on a few over the years but I've lost track of how many. The thing to remember is not to stay there but take the next 6 steps quite quickly.
     
  4. chriscross

    chriscross One of Us Ski Pass: Gold

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    I have seen my wife levitate when in close proximity to a large tiger snake on a rock by the trail.
    A friend of ours was bitten multiple times; survived but eyesight was never the same. To be avoided.
     
  5. ecowain

    ecowain One of Us Ski Pass: Silver

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    Really depends how far you want to walk in the day.
     
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  6. skifree

    skifree A disciple of the blessed avi giraffe Moderator Ski Pass: Gold

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    It’s a scenic tour not a race in my world.

    And I reckon I’ve done enough wandering to past midnight in my time.
     
  7. Majikthise

    Majikthise Sage Moderator Ski Pass: Gold

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    and hot, nothing wrong with...
    walk early - have elevenses or brunch, siesta by a pool , set up a tarp, read book- late lunch then continue walk into cool of evening.
     
  8. Rabid K9

    Rabid K9 A Local Ski Pass: Gold

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    Oft involves Type 2 the past midnight, or even close too midnight wanders.
     
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  9. Rabid K9

    Rabid K9 A Local Ski Pass: Gold

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    Yep. The leeches are everywhere after dark in summer!!
     
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  10. skifree

    skifree A disciple of the blessed avi giraffe Moderator Ski Pass: Gold

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    And spider webs.
     
  11. DidSurfNowSki

    DidSurfNowSki One of them Ski Pass: Gold

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    Actually having a second look at this the climb up Mt Gingera using the Stockyards track is ~1100m.

    Coming in from the south of the AAWT, the biggest ascent is 1125m up Mt Erica



    So yeah, a good warmup climb.
     
  12. GS

    GS Part of the Furniture Ski Pass: Gold

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    The Mt Donna Buang climb from Warburton is another good training walk at approx 1100m
     
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  13. kylep

    kylep Cage rattler Ski Pass: Gold

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    What's this app?
     
  14. DidSurfNowSki

    DidSurfNowSki One of them Ski Pass: Gold

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  15. kylep

    kylep Cage rattler Ski Pass: Gold

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    Ha, thanks. When I first saw that mention I didn't know what it meant! Will look it up.
     
  16. DidSurfNowSki

    DidSurfNowSki One of them Ski Pass: Gold

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