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the BC chatter thread

Discussion in 'Backcountry' started by piolet, Jul 14, 2011.

  1. skifree

    skifree grey Moderator Ski Pass: Gold

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    Well we did whippet, with a saw.
     
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    I see....
     
  3. skifree

    skifree grey Moderator Ski Pass: Gold

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    Yes a saw.
     
  4. Untele-whippet

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    Did it hurt?
     
  5. skifree

    skifree grey Moderator Ski Pass: Gold

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    No actually, it was hard but rewarding work overseeing the sawing.
     
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    Visually painful but satisfying.
     
  7. skifree

    skifree grey Moderator Ski Pass: Gold

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    My thirst was slaked.
     
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    Fozzie Bear One of Us Ski Pass: Gold

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    That is what I was thinking..... that side of Guthrie is pretty mellow.
     
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  9. skifree

    skifree grey Moderator Ski Pass: Gold

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    I’ve been meaning to reply for a while and was reminded when i looked at today’s elevation & heart rate overlay. All inbounds at Perisher.


    Also this overlay from night ski at Perisher that was posted in the Perisher Chatter thread.

    Perisher 2019 Trip Reports. Pics, Updates, Conditions.
     
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  10. skifree

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  13. VSG

    VSG Crayon Master Moderator Ski Pass: Gold

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    Peakbagging. 1500m+ peaks in the Territory.

    Think Ive only missed two. Mount Ginger Ale is not known to me. Mistaken for Gingera? only its nealy 100m lower.

    Any other ACT or NSW walkers bagged the majority?


     
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    VSG Crayon Master Moderator Ski Pass: Gold

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    Mount Bimberi aka Bimberi Peak (1913m) must be recorded as a NSW summit, despite sitting on the border like many others in the prev list.
     
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    skifree grey Moderator Ski Pass: Gold

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    Got a crayola to confirm, my OSM map shows the peak in NSW but the contours say ACT. Peak marks are almost always out on OSM.
     
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    Happy corn season all you bastards that dont have tiny kids. Should be a rich yield this year, please send lots of pics for us suckers stuck at home!
     
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    Ginger Ale is the peak that lies between Blackfellows gap and Rolling Ground Gap. See pic. Not named on any current maps. I’ll have a look tomorrow through my collection of old maps.

    I’m missing Burbidge and Mt McKeahnie.

     
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    VSG Crayon Master Moderator Ski Pass: Gold

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    Some screen caps from Six Maps, the NSW gummint online Spatial Info System... shows the peak as in the ACT by a metre or two. Who cares, really. :D

    Screen Shot 2019-09-15 at 3.33.45 pm.jpg Screen Shot 2019-09-15 at 3.33.03 pm.jpg Screen Shot 2019-09-15 at 3.32.04 pm.jpg
     
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    1,2,3,4 ,6,7,8, 9,13, 17, 18, 19 will need to check the others... plus Bimberi and Coronet which I figure must be close to next on the list.
     
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    It does look as if the intention was to have the corner of the boundary at the peak but that might have got lost over the years.

    Edit, it looks like the overall intention was to have the boundary on the watershed.
     
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    Gudgenby Nature Reserve, later Namadgi NP, was definitely formed on the crest of the western ranges, with the eastern flanks of all those peaks (Bimberi included) forming the 'western wall' of the Cotter catchment: Corin, Bendora and Cotter Dams.

    I think the precise positioning of Bimberi Peak on the topo maps, then other data sets like legislated land titles... is not a precise fit. I suspect that is the case all over the State, and the country. :)
     
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    Some photos of the Thredbo backcountry taken over the last week. Very good cover still above about 1700m.
     
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    chicski A Local Ski Pass: Gold

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    This is how my instructor explained it.
     
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