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Climbing News [ Earlier News Items | Add ]
7/12/2013 The passing of John Ewbank.
The Australian climbing community has been shocked to learn of the passing away of John Ewbank on December 2, in New York as a result of tragic complications following emergency abdominal surgery earlier in the year.

John, the architect of the Australian Climbing Grading System, was instrumental in putting up many iconic climbs in this country that one contributor refers to as;
The Blue Mountains, and indeed the whole country, is so peppered with Ewbank routes ... [ More ]
19/08/2013 Australias 1st Grade 35
This is what Onsight said about the route;
Yesterday (18th August) 20-ye ... [ More ]
19/04/2013 Andrea Hah climbs Punks in the Gym (32)
Andrea Hah has climbed Punks in the Gym (32), for the seco ... [ More ]
11/04/2013 James Kassey flashes Sideways Daze at Font V13
Impressive flash of Sideways Daze by James at Font ... [ More ]
4/11/2012 Wiz Fineron climbs a new hardest route at Arapiles
Wiz Fineron has capped off his Oz trip with the ... [ More ]
  
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15/10 To 30/10/2014 Tim Macartney-Snape national speaking tour.
Tim Macartney-Snape is embarking on a national speaking tour in October to celebrate the 30th anniversary of the first Australian ascent of Mount Everest.
Starting in Canberra on October 15, the tour will take in Sydney, Katoomba, Brisbane, Adelaide, Perth, Newcastle and Melbourne before winding up in Launceston on October 30.

More;
https://www.wild.com.au/news/article/everest-anniversary-tour
17/10 To 19/10/2014 The Australian Climbing Festival.
At Katoomba NSW.
(More detail pending, as its website is added to).

Chockstone thread for it is here.

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Frog Buttress
Location: Boonah, Qld
Leader: Hywel Rowlands
Details: With a reputation for being the best crack climbing crag in Australia, Frog Buttress is a trad climbing venue with a conveniently located campground. Given its location and respective climate, August is a great time of year to climb in Queensland.
Those interested will need to be self-sufficient in terms of climbing and travel although we will seek to group and share car rentals as and if required.
Please email Hywel should you be interested in the trip. [ More ]
11/09/2014VCC Annual General Meeting
Location: Carringbush Room (upstairs), Retreat Hotel, 226 Nicholson St, Abbotsford
Leader:
Details: Including the Golden Hex & Corroded Cam Awards.
The meeting starts at 7:30pm. [ More ]


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