Explore the Beauty of Albany and Its Surrounds on Your EOY Trip
Are you ready for an extraordinary end-of-the-year adventure? Join us on our trip to Albany and the picturesque crags around it. While we may not all be climbing the same grades or visiting the same crags, one thing is for sure – we will create lasting memories and share thrilling daily adventures. Get ready to camp on private property exclusively open to CAWA members and explore the beauty of Western Australia’s outdoor paradise.
The Perfect Climbing Destination
Albany and its surroundings offer a wide range of climbing opportunities for sports and trad climbers of all levels. Whether you’re a beginner looking for a new challenge or an experienced climber seeking excitement, Albany has it all. Here are some of the fantastic climbing spots you can explore:
West Cape Howe
West Cape Howe, the closest crag to the campsite, offers breathtaking vistas and challenging routes. It’s the perfect place to kick off your climbing adventure during our EOY trip.
For those seeking a bit of variety, Peak Head offers an exhilarating climbing experience. With its unique rock formations, you’re in for a treat.
True to its name, The Gap provides thrilling climbing opportunities that will leave you in awe of nature’s beauty. Don’t miss out on this fantastic spot. Please be aware that some crags are closed during public holidays.
If you’re up for a challenge or wanna have an easy day, Monkey Rock is the place to be.
For a more tranquil climbing experience, head to Peaceful Bay. One of the newly developed crags with single-pitch sport and trad options. It’s the ideal spot to unwind and enjoy the serene beauty of the surroundings. 4WD requiered.
Mt Lindsay and Porrongurups
These majestic peaks of Porrongurups offer climbing adventures that will take your breath away. Explore the diverse routes and enjoy the stunning views from the top. Mt Lindesay is home to probably the best sport 22 in the state; what do you think?
Camping in Nature’s Embrace
During our EOY trip, we’ll be camping on private property close to West Cape Howe. This secluded campsite is perfect for those who appreciate the beauty of nature and want to disconnect from the hustle and bustle of daily life. Here’s what you can expect:
- Suitable for tent and rooftop tent camping.
- Amenities include a drop toilet and a shower with solar-heated water.
- The exact address will be provided individually.
- Camping fee: $10 per person per night.
- Maximum capacity: 20 people per night.
At CAWA, safety is our top priority. All participants must adhere to the following guidelines:
- Independent climbers are responsible for themselves.
- All participants must sign a Deed of Release and Indemnity (if not done previously), book the camping and complete the participants’ info form below.
- Inexperienced climbers must partner with an experienced climber.
- Climbers under 18 years old must be accompanied by a parent, guardian, or a responsible adult.
- If you’re new to climbing, be sure to check out CAWA Trips for additional information and reach out to us via email. Albany is not the best for climbers new to the outdoors.
Join Us on This Adventure
Please note that CAWA trips are an exclusive benefit for members. Rest assured, our trip will go ahead regardless of the weather.
Frequently Asked Questions
Q: Is camping equipment provided? A: You’ll need to bring your camping gear, including tents and sleeping bags. We’ll provide the beautiful natural surroundings.
Q: What should I do if I’m interested in the trip but not a CAWA member? A: Non-members can easily join CAWA online and then register for the trip. We’re excited to have new members join our adventure.
In conclusion, our EOY trip to Albany and the surrounding crags promises an unforgettable experience for climbers of all levels. Embrace the thrill of the outdoors, connect with fellow climbers, and make memories that will last a lifetime. Join us on this epic adventure and discover the beauty of Albany like never before.
Remember, climbing is an inherently dangerous activity, so always prioritize safety and seek expert training. We can’t wait to embark on this adventure with you!
If you have any uncertainties or questions, please don’t hesitate to reach out to the organizer via email; we are here to assist you.
To fully secure your spot, please complete both: buy camping tickets and fill out the Mandatory Participant Info Form.
1. Purchase the ticket below
To buy the ticket, you need to be a logged-in, active member.
Not a CAWA member yet? Join us here.
2. Fill out this form
* note that filling out the form alone will not guarantee a spot at the workshop.