Skip to main content

Run by climbers for climbers

CAWA is the representative body of climbers in Western Australia, formed in 1968, and incorporated in August 1979. The management of CAWA is conducted by a committee.

CAWA’s purpose is to

  • promote and develop rock climbing, especially in WA;
  • protect and promote the interests of rock climbers in WA;
  • provide an institution for rock climbers to meet;
  • formulate and publish guidelines; and
  • encourage groups with similar objects to affiliate with the Association.

Next CAWA event

Next Club Night

Hot in the Shop

Access Subcommittee

The CAWA Access Subcommittee’s role is to identify, investigate and address access issues when they arise. If you have any access questions or issues or want to report an access issue, e-mail CAWA ( or the CAWA Access Subcommittee (

Recent posts


By becoming a CAWA member, you not only help us work towards better and safer climbing but will get to use all the perks like discounts at shops and climbing gyms, to name a few.


Bolting fund

Have you seen dodgy bolts or anything not up to current standards? Let us know about it, make a donation and help us this CAWA’s rebolting project going.

Read more & Donate

WA Climbing Calendar