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Anybody climb on Taipan Wall in winter? 9-Jun-2010 At 5:30:44 PM WM
On 9/06/2010 Wendy wrote:

>On 9/06/2010 maxdacat wrote:
>> Are there better places to catch the sun in the Gramps?
>Way better places to catch the sun ... Ass's Ears, assorted stuff in the
>vic range, black ians, eureka wall ...

... Sandinista, Muline are awesome in winter. protected from the wind, really good suntraps, and still climbable through those annoying passing wintery showers. same goes for Millennium except it can be a bit more windy. Wall of Fools, Summerday Main Wall, Amnesty, Cut Lunch, Van Dieman's is a good sunny bunch of crags. Vic Range: Good Friday, Flat Iron. Taipan does get ~3 hours sun in the arvo in winter. More at the left end, less at the right (cause its steeper).

>That was probably Will writing that. As evidenced by the previous post,
>he has a malfunctioning body themometer.

yep it was me (and it says 17 *to 22* !). just trying to give people a vague indication!! BTW Wendy I am actually a cold fish compared to most - I am always the first to need thermals whether at the crag or the campground, first to retreat to the sleeping bag, if I don't warm up I lose feeling in my fingers as soon as I pull on, etc etc. All of which brings me back to the point that proper heat management can have you happily cranking all the way through a victarctican winter!!

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