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Climbing News [ Earlier News Items | Add ]
16/09/2015 LittleHammer - revolutionises Nut Tools.
Chockstone is proud to announce that one of our members, TimP, has revolutionised nut tools with the invention of a spring loaded impact nut tool he has called LittleHammer.

Check it out here: LittleHammer spring loaded impact nut tool.

Stéphane Pennequin of Nuts Museum says of LittleHammer:
>“After the Ewbank’s open-ended grading system and the RP’s, would the LittleHammer be the next Australian climbing revolution…?”

Chockstone thread ... [ More ]
7/12/2013 The passing of John Ewbank.
The Australian climbing community has been shocked to learn of the pas ... [ 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 ]
  
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24/06/2017
to 25/06/2017
End of the Month @ Araps (June)
Location: Mount Arapiles
Leader: Mark Rippingale
Details: Perfect friction and northerly facing cliffs what better reason is there to visitMt Arapilesin Winter? Come along andcruise upthe nearby classicsand well-worn trade routes in the Organ Pipes in the sun. Or climb something new. Try the Northern Group or sunny Mitre Rock for a bit of serenity and sunshine. We will be camping in The Pines, close to the action. There is no better rock to fondle than the hard quartzite of Arapiles, so contact your Trip Leader, Mark Rippingale,to register your interest. This trip is suitable for all abilities, however there will be limited spaces for beginners. Please send through some details about your experience and climbing gear and hopefully we'll see you there. Photos: Trip LeaderMark Rippingale and The Organ Pipes at sunrise. [ More ]
15/07/2017
to 16/07/2017
Winter Camp 2017
Location: Mt Feathertop
Leader: Philipp Hammes
Details: This Club Trip is now full. Please contact Philipp, the Tip Leader, as the Waiting List is open.   We're back - Yes the VCC is running another Mountaineering Program in 2017 and we're still working on the details. However the traditional Winter Camp trip is already locked in. Get the dust off your snow-shoes and pray for snow! We are hiking up Bungalow Spur, or across the Razorback (whatever ticks your fancy), and meet at Federation Hut for a fluffy snow camp. There you have the choice between: Just enjoying winter wonderland and cooking some snow OR Joining the mountaineers and practicing self-arrest, building a Swiss pulley system and doing other weird things.* If you haven't attended last year's Mountaineering Program or Winter Camp, there will be a mandatory mid-week briefing in Melbourne prior to the trip. This trip is suitable for all levels of experience, with limited spaces for beginners. Anna and Philipp, the trip leaders, have climbed 7000m peaks, camped three weeks on Denali, spent the night in a 100km/h snow-storm on top of Bogongand recently returned from a successful self-guided expedition to Ama Dablam. You will be in safe hands. Winter is coming. DAH DA DUH DA DAH DUH DA DA DA (dadadadadadadadadadadadaada) Contact Philipp, the trip leader, to secure your place or to get more information about snow camping. *You'll need an ice-axe, crampons and a climbing helmet at a bare minimum. More details regarding theMountaineering Program 2017 will be released once we're done with the planning. Feel free to email us any questions in the meantime. [ More ]
23/08/2017
to 28/08/2017
Learn2Lead Course #5: August 2017
Location: Mt Arapiles
Leader: Michael O'Reilly
Details: The fifth Learn2Lead Course for 2017 is being organised to take place at Mt Arapiles from 23th to 28th August. The VCC offers this course exclusively to members. Take the next step. Learn to lead climb using natural protection, have fun and get home safely: Exclusive to VCC members 6 days qualified instruction All equipment, including trad gear, provided Only 4 participants are on the course.   What you will learn: Lead climbing using natural protection Setting up belay stations and descending from the cliff Multi-pitch considerations Protecting the second. Course pre-requisites: You should be able to safely belay and second a lead climber outdoors You must be a currentVCC member. Total cost: $695 per person, including GST. Note: Parks Victoria Camping Fees at Mt Arapiles ($5:20 per person per night), Food and Transport are not included in this price. The course is organised by the VCC, and is run over 6 consecutive days by a qualified private provider. Contact Michael OReilly, the VCC Trip Co-ordinator, as soon as possible to secure your place. There are only 4 places available on this course. Your place on the course will only be confirmed upon payment of a non-refundable and non-transferrable $195 deposit. The balance of the payment needs to be made at least4 weeks prior to the start of the course.     Photos: Michael's trad rack and a hex placement.           [ More ]


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