Posted on February 1, 2011 February 29, 2012Portraits of Climbers – 1975 -2010 Another 75 images added to the gallery. Gordon TalbettChris BaxterMt Abrupt in the Grampians1973. Arapiles. One of the most prolific pioneers of early Victorian climbing was Chris Dewhirst. At his peak (around 1973/4) he was responsible for some of the most difficult climbs in Aust …Mt Buffalo 1970Glenn TempestGlenn's 21st Birthday PartyMatt Taylor on MescalitoGlenn Tempest, Philip Armstrong and Stephen GriffinRick McGregor1976. October. Kevin Lindorff at Arapiles.Arapiles Campfire Scene 1978Natalie Green and Greg ChildGlenn TempestGreg Child & Glenn TempestMt Buffalo CampfireDave GairnsJohn ChapmanChris BaxterMUMC at Arapiles1974. Stephen Griffin and Philip Armstrong on North Jawbones. We were all about 16 years old. We had just climbed a gully on the cliff using home made rope and knew nothing about climbing. W …Jerry MaddoxIain SedgemanPeter Jacobs and Nick ReevesPeter WatsonJohn SmoothyKevin LindorffGlenn Tempest and Lars MollerChris BaxterJerry MaddoxMalcolm (HB) MathesonJohn Smart1979. Rick McGregor and I think it is Len Gillman and his girlfriend. Rick and I were about to rap in to do Fish Crack, one of the hardest crack climbs in Yosemite Valley at the time. A bee …Eddy Ozols and Simon Purnell1976. January. I can't remember who is on the left but it is Colin Reece on the right. Colin was one of the climbing gurus of South Australia and a true legend. He tragically died in a fall …Andrew ThomsonRod Young1979. Tim Forsell, John Harlin Junior, Dave Strickly and Peter von Gaza (on the VW). Yosemite Valley National Park, California, USA.Michael Law1979. Mike Graham bouldering at Arapiles. Mike really made me sit up and take notice as to what could be achieved at Arapiles.John ChapmanIain SedgemanLars Moller1979. Glenn Tempest on Mescalito, El Capitan, Yosemite Valley, California USA. Photo by Matt Taylor / Tempest collection. We spent 8 nights (10 days) on the wall for what was a very early re …Philip ArmstrongJerry MaddoxJeremy BorehamMalcolm (HB) MathesonMichael LawKevin Lindorff Post navigationPrevious post: Rockclimbs Around Melbourne CorrectionsNext post: The Pyrete Range (Lerderderg Gorge) Leave a Reply Cancel reply Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *Comment Name * Email * Website Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment.