'Tis the season to get lost! This annual series run by Orienteering NSW are a great way to brush up on your navigation, explore some local gems (Mermaid Pools anyone?), and race your friends. Completely commitment free, you can try it once, or go all in with a season pass. And of course, I'm usually around via email, at the Ledge/Forest Lodge Tavern, or on race night, to help you out. [...]
Hello Members, Learn additional skills to become a more competent recreational abseiler. We’ll be practising on 25m cliffs at Mt York, Blue Mountains. Acquiring these skills opens up the possibility of going on more challenging abseiling and canyoning trips. This all day session will provide you with opportunities to learn and practise the following skills: • Learn and practise tying specific knots (Stopper, Figure 8 and Rethreaded Fig 8, Inline [...]
Stacey and are are planning a few days at the Arapiles climbing days 26th, 27th and 28th Oct. Plus traveling time. Our objective is safe, fun trad and we'll mainly be aiming to do the classic 10's and 12's and so for early experienced trad climbers, we can start the day with an early run up Tip Toe Ridge, a 5. I'll either fly to Melb and Stacey and I [...]
Hello all, Saturday October 26th from 11am, I'm doing a practice lap of an old NSW Rogaining map in the Marsfield area. It's half hour drive (or hour via public transport) from the UTS Jones Street pickup location. We'll begin planning our route by 11, start at 12, and aim to finish 3 hours later (10 point penalty per minute late!). The map looks a good mix of suburban and [...]
Hi all, This is an intermediate to advance trip. REQUIRED to be able to attend: - able to independently lead belay and lead climb - able to independently set up own anchors - have your own climbing shoes - able to comfortably climb to 18+ as most climbs are are 18+ https://www.thecrag.com/climbing/australia/sutherland/area/13083823 May grab lunch after at bankstown for some PHO!
WooooooOOoooOOOOo Its a spooky time of year and what could be more spooky than Mondays! Come climbing with OAC at the Ledge on Monday night and bring your spookiest costumes. Prizes will be awarded for the best costumes on the night and I will personally shout a jug of beer for any truly fantastic costumes (but you still have to climb in them). Try not to get too spooked.
This trip is not suitable for beginners. You should be confident about abseiling without supervision, abseiling in running water, getting off rope while floating, and swimming up to 50m with your pack. Please organise your own head torch, wetsuit, harness, descender, helmet, dry bags, food, backpack, etc. Ideally this trip is for people who will add value with the navigation and rope skills, it would be a hard long day [...]
This event is now FULL. Regular registration is still open until October 13th, and then there's late registration at a higher entry cost until October 27th. You may still join the event, but you'll have to self-organize. I have updated the event dates to reflect/include the expected travel days. ~~~~~~~~~~~~ This year's Rogaining Championships are in the iconic Bay of Fires region in Tasmania. The event spans the weekend of [...]
Hello Members, Each year the Club provides Remote First Aid training for Trip leaders and members. We’ll be offering 2x weekends to also cater for the influx of new trip leaders. Our First Aid Course Provider is All Aid First Aid. Highly rated by the club, the course is practical, fun, and provides excellent preparation for first aid situations in the Australian bush. The course will cost members and leaders [...]
Hi guys, Tough Mudder is an adventure race over 16km/5km that involves up to 20 awesome obstacles like ice baths, crazy ramps and massive monkey bars. You will sweat, you will get dirty and you will have so much fun. UTS has a Tough Mudder team that we can join, which gives us all sorts of advantages like a tent and bus to take us there but it may work [...]