Posts by Kate

CAWA Photo Comp Calendars – LIMITED STOCK

Posted on March 07, 2013 by to News | No Comments

There are a few CAWA Photo Comp Calendars still available.  Either pick them up at the Rockface or the Hangout. The calendar features some of the best (but not all!) of the photos from the AGM Photo Competition which was another huge success this year! Price is $10 each with the dates being from March […]

AMG Photo Competition Winners – Climbing Everywhere Else category

Posted on March 01, 2013 by to News | No Comments

1st Place: Trent Potts deep water soloing at Poda Island, Thailand. Photo by JONAS HOLLINGWORTH   Jonas won a set of twin ropes donated by th e Rockface Indoor Rock Climbing Centre. 2nd Place: Peter Thomas nears the summit of Dent du Geant (4013m), French Alps. Photo by ROSS WEITER Ross won a 1 month […]

AGM Photo Competition Winners Feb 2013 – Climbing in WA Category

Posted on March 01, 2013 by to News | No Comments

1st Place: South-West Carpet Python on Juggernaut at Bob’s Hollow. Photo by HENRY COOK Henry won a $60 gift voucher for the Hangout Indoor Climbing Centre and a Black Diamond climbing t-shirt, both prizes donated by the Hangout.         2nd Place: Chris Swain seconding a route on the south coast of WA. […]

REMINDER – Changes to Mountain and Stathams Quarry Booking Contact Number

Posted on February 20, 2013 by to News | 1 Comment

Just a reminder that the phone number to book to climb at Mountain and Stathams Quarries in the CAWA Perth Climbing Guidebook has changed as of the 1st August 2012. The new number is 9290 6100, which is the DEC’s Perth Hills District office. Bookings can be made 7 days a week during normal business […]

CAWA AGM 2013 – Wed 27th Feb, 6pm-9pm

Posted on January 27, 2013 by to Events, News | 1 Comment

What: CAWA Annual General Meeting 2013 When: Wed 27th Feb, Registrations from 5.30pm.  AGM will run from 6pm – 9pm Where: Woolnough Lecture Theatre, The University of Western Australia – http://www.uwa.edu.au/campus-map Why: Elect 2013 CAWA Committee, see how and what your Association is doing in 2012/13, vote on CAWA Photo Comp entries, listen to an inspiring local climber […]

AGM Photo Comp 2013

Posted on October 31, 2012 by to Competitions, News, Social | 1 Comment

The 2013 AGM is coming up fast, so remember to take out your cameras and get some great shots of climbing to enter into the annual AGM Photo Competetion. The 2012 Photo Comp saw over $200 in prizes go out to the top three winners for both Climbing in WA and Climbing Everywhere Else categories. To Enter: […]

Rescue Practise Day

Posted on October 29, 2012 by to Events, News, Social | No Comments

Rescue Practise Day A key part of climbing, particularly in remote locations or when multi-pitching, but also on single pitch sports climbs, is some basic knowledge of rescue techniques.  This can be self-rescue, like how to place and use a prussic, how to escape a belay and how to tie and use a munter hitch […]

Reel Rock Film Tour 2012

Posted on October 16, 2012 by to Events, News, Social | No Comments

The Reel Rock Film Tour is returning to Perth for one night only (22nd Nov 2012).  Get your tickets online or in any Mainpeak store: http://www.mainpeak.com.au/news/reel-rock-tour-7.html Seating is unallocated, so first in best dressed, and no discounts are available for CAWA members, but tickets are only $18 per person.  Cheap really!

Mountain and Statham’s Quarry Bookings – CHANGES TO BOOKING SYSTEM from WED 1st AUG 2012

Posted on July 25, 2012 by to News | No Comments

As I mentioned in my post a few of weeks ago, the Perth Hills National Park Centre (PHNPC) is in the process of scaling back its public information role.  The visitor centre at the PHNPC will now only open to support their community education programs through Eco Education and Nearer to Nature.    Therefore, as of […]

UPDATE: Perth Hills National Parks Centre – Changes and effects to quarry booking system

Posted on July 11, 2012 by to News | No Comments

CAWA has been in contact with DEC regarding the Hills Centre being closed on the weekend.  DEC were not aware of the Centre being closed on the weekend, and subsequently have discovered the following: The Nearer to Nature Perth Hills National Parks Centre (PHNPC), who have been accepting bookings for both Mountain and Statham’s Quarries […]