UTSOAC has always been there to help the new people be it abseiling, climbing, hiking or any other activity. Well there's another beginner OAC is now looking after, the Australian School of Mountaineering. ASM is now operating in Sydney and are yet to secure a storage facility and thanks to our club ASM can stow their ropes in club storage until a permanent facility is arranged. The owner of ASM [...]
Cedric, Ronny and myself will be heading to Katoomba Area in the Blue Mountains for some Beginners to Intermediate Climbing. Who is this trip for: This trip is for those who have some outdoor experience and have completed Rock Skills 1 or equivalent, through to intermediate climbers. There will be the opportunity to climb on both top rope and lead depending on skills. When & Where: Blue Mountains, 29th September [...]
Hi everyone 🙂 Thinking of doing an easy hike this Sunday. Most likely will be the Grand Canyon hike. Its a beautiful and easy hike. If there is sufficient demand this trip will go ahead. Please sign up if you are interested.
The annual inter club (social) climbing competition is a chance for each of the three Uni climbing clubs, UNSWOC, SURMAC and UTSOAC, to battle it out for glory/bragging rights, and also catch up and have a fun night. There are 4 individual categories, with novice (climbing less than 2 years) and opens for each gender, with prizes awarded to the top three competitors. This, however, isn't a typical climbing competition, [...]
Hi, I'm looking for expressions of interest for any members interested in joining a snow hike/camp to Mt Kozciosko National Park. You won't be forgetting a trip like this anytime soon, it's beautiful mountain scenery. I'm looking at the first week of October but this date is not confirmed. Possibly 2 nights, leaving on a Friday. Heading out from Guthega to the Main Range. To sign up it is important [...]
NB This is an additional Lead Climbing Introduction as the initial session is full. ---- Hello, Cedric and myself will be running a lead climbing introductory session at the Ledge. Who can benefit & Pre-requisites – Those wanting to learn to lead climb, – Must have completed Rock Skills 1 or equivalent, What we will cover (depending on time) – Terminology of Lead Climbing, – Climbing techniques on lead, – [...]
Hello everyone 🙂 Mukessh and I will be leading an abseiling trip to Clovelly. This is a great opportunity for beginners to get exposed to the field of abseiling/rappelling. Abseiling is the action of descending a vertical or near vertical surface using a rope. This is especially relevant if you intend on participating in some canyoning and big wall abseiling trips. We will be spending the day going through basic [...]