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Comments submitted to The Albany Coast Draft Management Plan 2016

Posted on July 12, 2016 by to News | No Comments

  Dear climbers, The Albany Coast Draft Management Plan 2016 was released by DPaW for public comments on 9th May 2016. Thanks to several CAWA committee members who scrutinized the plan, CAWA submitted comments on 6th July 2016.   BACKGROUND INFORMATION: The Draft Albany Management Plan covers 56 existing terrestrial parks and reserves totalling 32,457ha […]

CAWA Survey – Ended

Posted on July 11, 2016 by to News | No Comments

  Hello WA Climbers, CAWA would like to thank everyone who participated in the recent CAWA survey. An overwhelming number of responses was received from both CAWA members and the wider climbing community. Congratulations to Ash Thomas who won the draw and scored a brand new 9.8mm Beal climbing rope! Once all responses have been collated, the CAWA committee […]


Posted on July 09, 2016 by to News | No Comments

  Hi Everyone! Some of you already hold memberships for the 2016/2017 year, and some of you have already renewed your membership, if so please ignore this email (Life Members ditto). For everyone else remaining, unfortunately your CAWA membership has expired! It is now possible to renew your membership online at the CAWA website at […]

Eaglestone Rock Climbing Trip: 29th – 31st July

Posted on July 07, 2016 by to News | No Comments

Dear Members, It’s time to grab your winter woollies and pack up your car for a fun-filled climbing weekend to Eaglestone, 3.5 hours east of Perth in the Wheatbelt. After numerous requests from fellow members this year we will be running a dress-up theme to showcase your best climbing attire. I would like your help […]

Gym Crash at PWR Urban Ascent

Posted on June 08, 2016 by to Events, News, Social | No Comments

Hi Fellow CAWA Members! CAWA is holding a gym crash at PWR Urban Ascent on the 21st June at 6:30pm, 24 Jackson Street, Bassendean. So join CAWA and come on down to PWR Urban Ascent where you can mash yourself on some climbing walls that have been inspired by the deep red and yellow rocks of […]

CAWA Survey – For All Members And Non-Members

Posted on June 04, 2016 by to News, Social | No Comments

To All Climbers in Western Australia, CAWA is conducting a study to gather opinions and information from West Australian climbers. Your responses will be collated against other responses and reviewed by the CAWA committee. Once all responses are reviewed the CAWA committee can identify what West Australian climbers, as a whole, want. In turn the CAWA committee can […]

Local Climbing News – Bouldering Competition at Boulder Hub on 11 June 2016

Posted on May 31, 2016 by to Competitions, Events, News, Social | No Comments

In local climbing news:- On Saturday, 11th June 2016, the The Boulder Hub in Wangara is holding the MOMENTUM Bouldering Competition. It is a 2 hour climbing pump fest for climber’s of all abilities (novice, intermediate and open). MOMENTUM is also the qualifier for the next World Cup format competition KINETIC which will be held on […]

President’s Report – CAWA Committee Meeting, 27 April 2016

Posted on May 11, 2016 by to News | No Comments

Dear fellow climbers, I promised in my last blog to keep you updated on the work of the committee, hence this short note. The committee held its second meeting on 27 April. The full committee was present and Kate Swain, the editor of Western Climber, also joined us. We discussed possible topics for the Western […]

Kalbarri Update

Posted on May 10, 2016 by to News | 2 Comments

In this blog post the committee provides a summary of the current status regarding climbing and camping in the Kalbarri National Park (KNP). Within KNP, the area of the Murchison Gorge known as the “Z bend” provides some of the best rock climbing in Western Australia including classic routes such as Keith Goes Blank (15***), Kalbarri […]

Mt Randall Bouldering Trip May 21st or 22nd (depending on weather)

Posted on April 10, 2016 by to Events, News | 1 Comment

Beautiful forest, easy(ish) access and great blocks with a variety of styles and grades.  This is bouldering at Mt Randall and CAWA are organising a trip out there. Access Mt Randall bouldering is about 45min – 1hrs drive from Perth CBD followed by about a 10 min walk in (map + topo will be provided). […]