17 Down Under:
17 DOWN UNDER. "A celebration of moderate grade climbing in Victoria". 184 pages. 285 images. Father & son team, Steve & John Morris, embark on a journey to climb and photograph 50 of the best rock climbs in Victoria, grade 17 & under. Inc bookmark $50.00
On 22/05/2011 rodw wrote:
>Happy little vegemites??
>Simon Mentz and Gareth Llewellin – 'The Climbers'
>Link on this page...
>Simon is 43 years old and has been climbing for over 25 years. He is a
>stalwart of Australia's climbing community, and the first person to have
>completed a free ascent of the 'Totem Pole', Tasmania.
>Gareth is 33 year old and has climbed extensively throughout Australia
>and overseas. Gareth has completed thousands of ascents, and established
>what is considered one of the hardest, longest and most adventurous routes
>in Australia, with a 300 meter climb in the remote Tyndall Range in Tasmania.
>'The Climbers' are pursuing their dream of conquering Australia’s top
>50 rock climbs, and to publish their efforts in a book complete with stunning
>photographs and insights from their climbing adventures.
>Through the 'TOAST OF A NATION' campaign, Australians are invited to share
>in the Climbers' journey as they travel from the Grampians to the Blue
>Mountains, Northern Territory and back again, to capture and share the
>unique beauty of Australia's wondrous landscape.
>With regular blog updates and posting breathtaking photos and videos,
>Simon and Gareth will give insights on the incredible situations they find
>themselves in, and educate their followers on how they manage this spectacular,
>exciting and challenging journey.
>VEGEMITE is proud to be toasting Simon and Gareth, and supporting them
>'have a crack' at their dream project, and produce a book that captures
>the most specular climbs in Australia.
Would've loved to have been a fly on the wall when they pulled that scam coup off!
With the upcoming blog, and this...
On 20/05/2011 simey wrote:
>That's pretty funny Neil. I won't go into every detail, but happy to explain
>some of the moves.
... We are doubly blessed here in cyberland! Heh, heh, heh
Thought I'd add this one to the list here.. If you scroll through and start playing from about 13:34 there's a cool little story about my doco, Beyond The Plains, which we did a couple of weeks ago for CTV news in Christchurch the day after the screening.