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Kalbarri Trip Report – June 2017

Posted on July 05, 2017 by to Trip Reports | No Comments

The 2017 CAWA trip to Kalbarri was held over the WA Day long weekend in June. Remi, Elizabeth, Mark, Debbie and Anna set off in convoy on Friday morning from Perth, stopping at Jurien Bay for lunch where we met Benjamin, who was about to have his first climbing experience at one of the best […]

Mount Frankland Trip Report

Posted on March 12, 2017 by to Events, News, Social, Trip Reports | 1 Comment

Mt Frankland Trip Report Saturday, 4 March 2017 to Monday, 6 March 2017 Notwithstanding the dire predictions of rain, members who attended the trip were rewarded with three fun days of climbing. The Monday in particular saw Mt Frankland in prime condition, perhaps a tad on the warm side, but dry as a bone. Last […]

Wellington Dam Quarry – Closed for redevelopment.

Posted on July 23, 2013 by to Events, News, Trip Reports, Western Climber | 4 Comments

All climbers. We have been informed by Parks and Wildlife – National Park Ranger for Wellington District – Collie that the Quarry rec site will be closed to the public for redevelopment works from Wednesday 23 July until completion of new facilities.   Access to the bottom car park will be blocked off to prevent […]

CAWA Peak Charles Trip

Posted on March 09, 2013 by to Events, Trip Reports | 2 Comments

Peak Charles Trip for Easter – Coming?   I’ll be coordinating the trip to Peak Charles this year over the Easter break holiday from Friday 29 March to Monday 1 April (about 3 weeks away). Considering that the travel time is around 7 hours it is anticipated most people will probably be taking either a […]


Posted on August 02, 2012 by to Events, News, Trip Reports | 1 Comment

Are we there yet ??? The ever popular EAGLESTONE ROCK trip is OPEN FOR REGISTRATION….               Friday 31 August 12 to Sunday 2 Sept 12 The CAWA EAGLESTONE ROCK trip is only 4 weeks away !!! Yayeeeee   There are ~30 routes going from a grade 10 trad through to the classic big crack “Fidget Gene”, a […]

2011 Mt Frankland Trip Report

Posted on November 24, 2011 by to News, Trip Reports | 11 Comments

As remembered by Kylie West (accuracy not guaranteed)…… The trip to the beautiful Mt Frankland National Park was held over the usual Queen’s birthday long weekend, although with a slight twist as thanks to CHOGM, the day off was Friday instead of the Monday. As a virgin trip coordinator, I found it a bit nerve-wracking […]

Albany Trip Report

Posted on January 12, 2011 by to Trip Reports | 1 Comment

Albany Trip Report by Phillip Calais The Christmas/New Years CAWA camp ran from 27/12/10 to 03/01/11 with about 30 climbers camping at “Uncle Don’s” orchard, 20 km out of Albany, making this one of the biggest CAWA trips in recent years. The camp was very multicultural, with imports from England, Scotland, France, Belgium, Germany, the […]

Eaglestone Rock

Posted on October 01, 2010 by to Trip Reports | No Comments

By Francis Butler Sometime back in July Ashley List, the esteemed trip organiser, placed a comment on the CAWA forum trying to arouse interest between the usual long weekend adventures for a short trip to Eaglestone Rock. Many showed little interest given the short notice, but of those who did most said, “Eagle what?” Well […]

Kalbarri Trip Report

Posted on June 10, 2010 by to Trip Reports | No Comments

by Ashley List Kalbarri is located 600km north of Perth and is quite the drive when you consider the usual climbing that can be found when heading south to Margaret River for a short weekend. The driving aside, the climbing is well worth the trip as long as you’re feeling strong as many of the […]

Mt Frankland and March Flies

Posted on March 02, 2010 by to Trip Reports | No Comments

By Jolene Sheldon in consultation with Richard Haynes. Only the most intrepid CAWA members braved the march flies and bull ants to attend this year’s full frontal assault on the slabs of Mt Frankland. This year saw blue skies and hot temperatures in contrast to last year’s rain and lightening. Here is the truth; dry […]