Thursday 20 January, 2022 - Sunday 20 February, 2022

Annual Report & New Committee

Organizer: James Millar Participants 9999

The club held its Annual General Meeting (AGM) on Tuesday 18th of January. During the AGM the new committee for 2022 was elected. The new committee: President: Matt Vice president: Richard Treasurer: Megan Secretary: Johann Quartermaster: Chris Safety Officer: Denis Members Officer: Sean I wish Matt and his team well for 2022 and am looking forward to seeing the new adventures they take the club on. We have also published [...]

Saturday 22 January, 2022

[CLOSED] Ranon Canyon Exploration

Organizer: Dushy De Silva Participants 7

Still exploring some advanced canyons with senior trip leaders so we can run them as trips. Keeping groups small and fast and by invite but I may have space for one more if you are experienced, completely self reliant, up for a challenge and not daunted by huge exit walks and a lot of rain. None of us have been here before, we'll be making decisions on the fly so [...]

Sunday 23 January, 2022

(Postponed) Beginners Canyon Trip (No Abseiling!) – Wollangambe 1 Liloing

Organizer: stephanie spragg Participants 14

Postponed: originally slated on 9/01/22, but due to horrible weather forecast, rescheduled for 23/01/22. Spend a hot summers day liloing down the Wollangambe, scrambling over rocks, swimming past yabbies and jumping off 10m high cliffs (optional)! Wollangambe 1 is a great day out, and an easy introduction to canyoning for a beginner. We will start off from Mt Wilson fire station, and walk down to the Wollangambe, where we will [...]

Monday 24 January, 2022 at 3:30 pm - 6:00 pm

Pre Ledge Slacklining @ Vic Park

Organizer: Evan M Participants 10

Come join Sean and I for some pre ledge slacklining at Vic Park (5 minute walk from the ledge). We'll be setting up a line (ideally more, if you have one please bring it along) and attempting to look like we know what we're doing. We'll be around from ~3:30pm until 5:30-6pm providing it's not raining Location: https://goo.gl/maps/rPwrXQTzR67dgMgo6

Monday 24 January, 2022 at 6:00 pm - 9:30 pm

Social Climbing at the Ledge

Organizer: Olivia Zurek Participants 10000

Join us for our weekly Club Night at the Ledge, where you'll enjoy discounted indoor climbing, good chats and tastilicious food. Time and place: 1800-2000 = indoor climbing at The Ledge Climbing Centre 2000-2130 = dinner and chats at Forest Lodge (Flodge) Hotel pub Cost: $8 general entry to the Ledge upon presentation of UTS OAC membership card. No need to hire a harness, we have OAC harnesses you can [...]

Tuesday 25 January, 2022 at 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Trip Leader Induction

Organizer: Johann Pai Participants 8

Have you wonder what it takes to be a UTSOAC Trip Leader? Ever looked at those who lead our club adventures and wanted to do the same but didn’t know how? Perhaps you’d like to relive some of your favorite club trips and lead them as your own. Here is your opportunity! All Trip Leaders must take part in this course before they can start leading and should be an [...]

Tuesday 25 January, 2022 at 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Empress @ night

Organizer: stephanie spragg Participants 8

Ever wanted to do a canyon at night? Kickstart your Australia Day the evening before! Come join me for a quick run through Empress canyon after work on Tuesday evening. https://ozultimate.com/canyoning/track_notes/empress.htm

Wednesday 26 January, 2022

Australia Day Advanced Canyoning – Clasutral Canyon

Organizer: Christopher Augood Participants 6

Hello Fellow Canyoners, Claustral Canyon for the experienced adventurer. The one that has it all, canyoning, swims, hiking, climbing, and then some more. This beautiful canyon has multiple cold, dark, constrictive canyons, cave-waterfall abseiling, water jumps, rocks scrambling, steep technical climb-outs, and a three hour-long walk-out. This is an 8-10 hour plus long day and an advanced canyon trip. Pre-requisite: - Experienced canyoner - Proficient in Improvised rope rescue techniques [...]

Wednesday 26 January, 2022

Australia Day Canyon – Clatterteeth (Du Faurs creek)

Organizer: stephanie spragg Participants 7

Get the most out of your public holiday! Spend it with good people (us) in a great location (a creek)! Clatterteeth Canyon (also known as Du Faur Creek Canyon) is a tributary of Bell Creek, a little way above where that creek flows into the Wollangambe River. It has some long pools, which can either be swum, or floated down on lilos. This canyon has scrambling, climbdowns, jumping and swimming, [...]

Wednesday 26 January, 2022

Australia Day Canyoning – Rocky Creek (Beginners)

Organizer: Nam Giang Participants 10

Let's celebrate Australia Day in a canyon! Its a fun, no abseil canyon with breathtaking views. This was the canyon that lead me to join the club for more canyon adventures =) REQUIREMENTS - Able to swim 100m - Can hike on uneven and slippery surfaces - Can tolerate cold water for the day WHAT TO BRING - Wetsuit (club can provide) - ?!?! let us know your size ?!?!?! [...]

Saturday 29 January, 2022

Sport climbing and Deep water solo at Dams Cliff (Beginners/intermediate)

Organizer: Sammy Lim Participants 12

Hi all, we are well and truly in summer and what better way to spend it than to go for a refreshing swim and deep water solo at dams cliff! There will also be plenty of sport climbing routes of various grades so feel free to sign up even if you're new to outdoor climbing. Requirements: Rock skills 1 or equivalent Able to swim about 50m (if doing the deep [...]

Saturday 29 January, 2022

Wollangambe 2

Organizer: stephanie spragg Participants 6

Spend a summer day liloing down the Wollangambe. Enjoy its many jumps, scrambles and swims. No abseiling required. https://ozultimate.com/canyoning/track_notes/wollangambe_2.htm

Sunday 30 January, 2022

Serendipity Canyon

Organizer: stephanie spragg Participants 6

"Serendipity Canyon, is a relatively short canyon on the south side of the Wollangambe. It is popular because of its easy access, relatively large number of abseils, and the fact that it can be done fairly safely in inclement weather." Come for an easy and fun day out in a beautiful canyon. Suitable for all levels of experience. https://ozultimate.com/canyoning/track_notes/why_dont_we_do_it_in_the_road.htm

Monday 31 January, 2022 at 6:00 pm - 9:30 pm

Social Climbing at the Ledge

Organizer: Olivia Zurek Participants 10000

Join us for our weekly Club Night at the Ledge, where you'll enjoy discounted indoor climbing, good chats and tastilicious food. Time and place: 1800-2000 = indoor climbing at The Ledge Climbing Centre 2000-2130 = dinner and chats at Forest Lodge (Flodge) Hotel pub Cost: $8 general entry to the Ledge upon presentation of UTS OAC membership card. No need to hire a harness, we have OAC harnesses you can [...]

Saturday 05 February, 2022 - Sunday 06 February, 2022

[POSTPONED] Ledge Camping & Climbing at Mt Boyce

Organizer: Evan M Participants 5

Basically because we can't afford portaledges we're going to camp in a cave 60m off the ground. Morning start on sat, climbing around the afgan wall area of mt boyce. Climbs are pretty varied in grade but there is easy-moderate climbing (14-20) https://www.thecrag.com/en/climbing/australia/blue-mountains/mt-boyce After we've had enough climbing we'll rap down into the cave to spend the night and climb out in the morning (grade 15). You're welcome to head [...]

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