Posts by Dena Rao

FREE Skills Night for CAWA Members at Adventure Out

Posted on November 03, 2015 by to Events, News, Social | No Comments

Keen to learn some tips and tricks to make you the most sought after belay bunny ever? Want to know more about trad climbing but too afraid to ask? Not sure how to use your equipment? Do you know how to self rescue? Does rope handling feel more like a B & D session gone […]

DMM Carabiner Recall

Posted on September 16, 2015 by to News | No Comments

DMM have issued a safety warning and product recall subject to user inspection. See details here: Product recall Dena Rao CAWA President      

Assistant Editor for Western Climber Magazine Needed

Posted on September 03, 2015 by to News | No Comments

Do you have experience with desktop publishing and creative urges you just can’t control? If so, we have the perfect outlet for you. We need your help to produce our member magazine, Western Climber, three to four times per year. It has previously been published using InDesign and MS Publisher, depending on what software our volunteer […]

CAWA Knot Night: Wednesday 20 May 2015

Posted on May 07, 2015 by to Events, News, Social | No Comments

What on earth is a knot night, you ask?  From 6:30 pm onwards a few of our more experienced climbers will demonstrate how to tie and apply the basic knots commonly used for climbing. This is a practical evening for CAWA members to learn useful skills for the real world. If you are new to outdoor climbing or planning […]

Climbing at Wallcliffe Prohibited

Posted on May 05, 2015 by to News | 1 Comment

History Climbing started at Wallcliffe in the early 1990s. The cliff is located on Nature Reserve No. 8431. It is important to note that local government (Shire of Augusta-Margaret River), not Department of Parks and Wildlife (DPaW) is responsible for the management of this reserve. In the late 1990s, the local council passed legislation banning […]

President’s Report 2014

Posted on May 04, 2015 by to News | 1 Comment

Welcome to the New CAWA Year! It’s been a pretty hectic but successful twelve months or so. We’ve achieved a lot with a small committee, who all deserve a big pat on the back.  I didn’t write a long presidential monologue for the AGM, instead presenting a slideshow with photos of ticks, chipmunks and poutine. […]

CAWA Annual General Meeting: Reminder for Members

Posted on February 15, 2015 by to Events, News | No Comments

  Reminder to all current CAWA members All current members other than the most recently joined will have received their AGM invitation and proxy form by post. This is an invitation only event. New members will receive these by email once it’s too close for snail mail. Hazel Findlay is our key note speaker, so […]

CAWA Brings Hazel Findlay to Perth!

Posted on December 17, 2014 by to Events, News | No Comments

This isn’t just a little bit cool, it’s totally amazing and an extremely rare opportunity for Perth climbers. CAWA will bring Hazel Findlay to WA in February 2015, to conduct some coaching clinics for members and be the key note speaker at the CAWA AGM on Tuesday 24 February 2015. For those not already familiar with […]

Oops! Email Error

Posted on November 17, 2014 by to News | No Comments

Today some of our current members may have received an email titled ‘Sizzling Summer Events: Renew Your CAWA Membership Today’. Clearly intended for ‘expired’ members, it will no doubt cause some confusion, for which I must apologise. As much as I’d like to say it was a technical glitch, it was neuron failure on my […]

CAWA Christmas – New Year Trip to Albany

Posted on November 15, 2014 by to Events, News | No Comments

The Christmas-New Year trip to Albany is almost here! The dates this year will be Saturday 27 December 2014 to Thursday 1 January 2015. An email has just gone out to members this week, so check your inbox. The climbing possibilities are endless: The Stirling Ranges, Porongurups and all of the areas around Albany. Magnificent […]