|Brooding clouds and the glow of distant bushfires in the Grampians|
I was yet another devastating series of fires and as a result the Grampians are closed until further notice. As a result I have been hiding away here in Natimuk, training and bouldering out at Arapiles.
|Training in Natimuk|
That's not such a bad thing as the climbing and bouldering at Arapiles is world class. It's just been a matter of waiting till the late afternoon and getting amongst it :)
Heres a little video I just made about the bouldering in Arapiles. The video is perhaps a little lower quality than I hoped so when I have a little more room on Vimeo I will upload a high res HD copy :)
|Bouldering on the 'Swing Wing' boulder. Arapiles, Victoria|
The hot weather has sort of demanded a bit of swimming time too :) Heading either to a friends pool across he road or venturing out to the local billabong. Here's a little clip of an afternoon at the billabong.
Before leaving Canberra I got to spend some time caching up with one of my best of friends - Chris Webb Parsons. It was great to get to spend some time together, catching up, going for a boulder in our old haunts, lots of cafe time and relaxing. Psyched for him to get out and crush the World Cups again this year :)
|Caching up with Chris over coffee in Canberra|
One last video before I go. This one is from just before Christmas. A first ascent of a V7 roof problem at Falls Creek near Nowra, NSW - one of the many new areas my good buddy, Jack Folkes has been developing down that way. The footage isn't super high quality, but it's a bit of fun anyway. Enjoy!
Until next time... stay jazzed!
~ Always psyched :)