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Partner wanted for ascent of Ozy at Mt Buffalo
crazyjohn
22/01/2014
4:44:19 PM
Partners bailed. Will be at katanni til feb 2. Will be free climbing. Would love if someone wants to follow free or jug. Could follow an aider on some pitches. Have all gear. 0459122559

Goshen
26/01/2014
7:18:17 PM
Hey John, there's a (still small) chance I could make it back up for next Thurs/Fri. I've got stuff on early in the week, and on Wed. How'd you go on the Great Shark Hunt? Would need to back by Sat though.

nmonteith
26/01/2014
7:41:09 PM
I think what you really want is a Silent Partnerô

gordoste
27/01/2014
9:38:25 PM
He went down to try Great Shark Hunt this morning. Had to go home so I didn't hear how it went...

IdratherbeclimbingM9
28/01/2014
10:52:22 AM
On 27/01/2014 gordoste wrote:
>He went down to try Great Shark Hunt this morning. Had to go home so I
>didn't hear how it went...

He got 8/10ths up it and fell after mis-trying a sequence he thought he had sorted. After hanging for a bit he revised this sequence, but the sun getting on the route during his recovery time cut short having a second attempt on that occasion.

I believe he went down again early this morning, and I would be super-surprised if he doesn't get it this time. It will be his fourth (fifth?) day on the route, and done without taping up for any of his shots at it. The granite seems particularly coarse on it, so the fact his hands are in great shape is remarkable.

All up it is very impressive, and his ascent (when done), will be the third, of the hardest trad crack climb in Australia.
crazyjohn
28/01/2014
6:38:03 PM
Will still be goshen. Still keen to climb it with ya, maybe catch a ride with ya back to melbs...

Goshen
28/01/2014
8:23:23 PM
ok, I'll try. It's gonna be up to 40deg in NE Vic all week according to the forecasts... I know it's in the shade most of the day; but still bloody hot. I'll send you an email as to if I can get out of here... I'm not coming all that way just to belay you on the GSH though - so make sure you've ticked it !! :-)

sliamese
30/01/2014
5:32:28 PM
ill be living in Nagambie, about 2 hrs away from bright from about the 14th Feb till the end of May. Will have my van and my wall gear so will be keen for some missions from then! will be a weekend warrior tho, as im jumping out of planes all week!!
gfdonc
30/01/2014
8:03:39 PM
Yer pretty white for a fly guy, aren't you?
crazyjohn
2/02/2014
11:07:21 AM
Hey if anyone is still interested in climbing Ozy I will be there from Thursday 6th Feb till 11th or 12th. So basically if anyone is up next weekend and wants to climb Ozy in a day in any fashion(free/aid) I would be very keen. I tried it with Goshen when it was mid 30s on Thursday and had a decent redpoint shot but waaaay to hot. Next shot for sure!

Thanks Rod and Andrew for belays on Shark Hunt. Im going back in a couple days and will send. Oh yeah! Anyone keen for shark hunt is more than welcome Thursday/Friday or I can leave gear/fixed rope through weekend.


Thanks Simon, I might be out there aprilish if your still around and weather is good.


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