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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). […]

President’s Report – CAWA Committee Meeting, 23 March 2016

Posted on April 06, 2016 by to News | 2 Comments

Hi everyone and welcome to the new 2016 CAWA committee. For those who don’t know me, my name is Mark Edele and I’ve just been elected as the President for CAWA in 2016. My climbing background is fairly varied. Growing up in Bavaria, my father trained me as an alpinist, with heavy boots and tying […]

CAWA AGM Photo Comp Winners – Best Bum Shot, Best Action Shot and Best Climbing Outfit

Posted on February 23, 2016 by to News | No Comments

Thank you to all those who entered photos into this years photo competition, and a great big thank you to the following gyms who donated the prizes: City Summit, The Hangout and The Rockface.   To celebrate the other aspects to climbing photography that are less well celebrated, we have also included three other categories. […]

CAWA AGM Photo Comp Winners – Climbing Everywhere Else

Posted on February 23, 2016 by to News | No Comments

Thank you to all those who entered photos into this years photo competition, and a great big thank you to the following gyms who donated the prizes: City Summit, The Hangout and The Rockface.   We had two main categories celebrating climbing in WA and those destinations located Everywhere Else. Congratulations to the following winners […]

CAWA AGM Photo Comp Winners – Climbing in WA

Posted on February 23, 2016 by to News | No Comments

Thank you to all those who entered photos into this years photo competition, and a great big thankyou to the following gyms who donated the prizes: City Summit, The Hangout, The Rockface.   We had two main categories celebrating climbing in WA and those destinations located Everywhere Else. Congratulations to the following winners for the Climbing […]

CAWA Calendars 2016

Posted on February 23, 2016 by to News | No Comments

CAWA Calendars are now for sale, please see a copy of the proof below. If you weren’t at the AGM last night, you can still purchase one for $15 celebrating the wild and wonderful climbing destinations throughout the State, and a few outstanding destinations overseas. CAWA Calendar 2016 proof_PDF To purchase a copy, just email: kates@climberswa.asn.au […]

Climbing at Esperance

Posted on February 20, 2016 by to News | No Comments

There has been conflicting information about climbing in Esperance for some years now. Though we thought we had an arrangement in place with an agreement that no new bolts would be placed without permission, climbers would notify the ranger of their intention to climb and no climbing to occur at Frenchman’s Peak, some Department of […]

Mt Frankland Climbing Trip 4th-7th March

Posted on January 24, 2016 by to Events, News, Social | No Comments

CAWA invites all members to join us at Mount Frankland in the picturesque Karri forest north of Walpole, 400km south of Perth. Mt Frankland is a 422 m high granite dome set in the middle of a beautiful karri forest, located in the Mt Frankland National Park. The main and most worthwhile climbing is on […]