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kennettj [Social Notes for April]
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kennettj [A Mighty Trip That Was Not What It Was To Be]
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 ====== Federation Report March 1965 ====== ====== Federation Report March 1965 ======
    
-Blue Mountains National Park. Alan Strom, Chief Guardian of Flora and Fauna has been elected to the Park Trust. The track from the Glenbrook +Blue Mountains National Park. Alan Strom, Chief Guardian of Flora and Fauna has been elected to the Park Trust. The track from the Glenbrook Causeway to the Blue Pool has been completed. Improvements have been made at McMahon'​s Lookout overlooking Burragorang. 
-Causeway to the Blue Pool has been completed. Improvements have been made at McMahon'​s Lookout overlooking Burragorang. + 
-Heathcote Primitive Area. The support of all Clubs is requested to a proposal that an additional area be adled to the Reserve comprising the land from the Southern boundary of the Area south and southwest to the boundary of the Water Board'​s Catchment Area, - +Heathcote Primitive Area. The support of all Clubs is requested to a proposal that an additional area be added to the Reserve comprising the land from the Southern boundary of the Area south and southwest to the boundary of the Water Board'​s Catchment Area
-Search and Rescue Report. One alert reported when a member of a party from this Club was overdue on a trip through Claustral Canyon. The + 
-organisers of The Radio Practice weekend on 13th-14th March were disappointed at the poor response.+Search and Rescue Report. One alert reported when a member of a party from this Club was overdue on a trip through Claustral Canyon. The organisers of The Radio Practice weekend on 13th-14th March were disappointed at the poor response. 
 Tracks and Access. The Victoria Falls track has been remarked to avoid the landslip. Tracks and Access. The Victoria Falls track has been remarked to avoid the landslip.
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 Forthcoming Events. April 25th. Anzac Memorial Service to be conducted at the Bushwalker War Memorial at Splendour Rock. A bugler is required to assist at the function. Forthcoming Events. April 25th. Anzac Memorial Service to be conducted at the Bushwalker War Memorial at Splendour Rock. A bugler is required to assist at the function.
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 Search and Rescue Practice Weekend. 16th-18th July. Annual General Meeting and Election of Officers. July 20. Annual Ball. September 10. Search and Rescue Practice Weekend. 16th-18th July. Annual General Meeting and Election of Officers. July 20. Annual Ball. September 10.
-Heard Island Expedition --Ba_l_1'sPe junici_Expedition. The Federation is + 
-to offer congratulations to the members of both expeditions on the successful completion of their missions.+Heard Island Expedition --Ball's Pyramid Expedition. The Federation is to offer congratulations to the members of both expeditions on the successful completion of their missions.
  
  
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 ====== A Mighty Trip That Was Not What It Was To Be ====== ====== A Mighty Trip That Was Not What It Was To Be ======
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 Fitzganderpipe. Fitzganderpipe.
-I arrived at Strathfield on Sunday 21st March at a quarter to five and began waiting for Ross Wyborn. ​Threequarters ​of an hour later he arrived explaining that his alarm clock had decided tosleep in and, but for the rain he would have too. + 
-Our destination was a Lookalt ​off the Mt. Wilson road, +I arrived at Strathfield on Sunday 21st March at a quarter to five and began waiting for Ross Wyborn. ​Three quarters ​of an hour later he arrived explaining that his alarm clock had decided to sleep in and, but for the rainhe would have too. 
-where we planned to meet Jerry Sinzig and John Worrell, who had been + 
-climbing with the S.R.C. and Peter Cameron and Duncan, We wire going to investigate what we hoped would be a canyon that would eclipse Claustral, Thunder and Clatter-teeth all rolled into one! We duly arrived after a tense trip during which our senses were kept alert listening for "​pings"​ etc. in Rosso'​s new baby. +Our destination was a Lookout ​off the Mt. Wilson road, where we planned to meet Jerry Sinzig and John Worrell, who had been climbing with the S.R.C. and Peter Cameron and Duncan, We were going to investigate what we hoped would be a canyon that would eclipse Claustral, Thunder and Clatter-teeth all rolled into one! We duly arrived after a tense trip during which our senses were kept alert listening for "​pings"​ etc. in Rosso'​s new baby. 
-When we arrived, Jerry Was breakfasting and John ddbating ​whether to leave his fleabag or not. Pot on our tail was Duncan, + 
-(this time minus two left sand shoes) who on arrival, supported by Peter Cameron, announced that  +When we arrived, Jerry was breakfasting and John debating ​whether to leave his fleabag or not. Hot on our tail was Duncan, (this time minus two left sand shoes) who on arrival, supported by Peter Cameron, announced that:\\ 
-1. The water wruld be too cold to swim in mad+1. The water would be too cold to swim in,\\ 
-2. His bees needed moving. (Could this be a sign +2. His bees needed moving. (Could this be a sign of that dreaded disease ​White Antocity?)\\ 
-of that dreaded disease ​WhiteAntocity?) + 
-That shocked me even more was that Jerry and our valiant vanguard driving leader supported him. To my cries of "​Shame! Shame!"​ +That shocked me even more was that Jerry and our valiant vanguard driving leader supported him. To my cries of "​Shame! Shame!"​ John Worrel said that I had better wait 1.3.;​]'"​ I'd done Et. Hay Creek Canyon before I aggitated for a canyon trip in weather that he described as "​midwin erish."​
-John Worrel said that I had better wait 1.3.;​]'"​ I'd done Et. Hay Creek Canyon before I aggitated for a canyon trip in weather that he described as "​midwin erish."​+
 Well, the trip WAS to have gone down in Dushwalkirag history as an epic in Canyon discovery now appeared to be little more than a girlguides picnic party, and to retrieve selfrespect our once hardy canyoneers began fossocking about for an alternative trip, which of course had to be DRY. Well, the trip WAS to have gone down in Dushwalkirag history as an epic in Canyon discovery now appeared to be little more than a girlguides picnic party, and to retrieve selfrespect our once hardy canyoneers began fossocking about for an alternative trip, which of course had to be DRY.
 Before long unanimous approval waS given to Mt. Banks, Before long unanimous approval waS given to Mt. Banks,
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