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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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07/02/2016Black Hill "Slab Fest"
Location: Black Hill, near Kyneton
Leader: Jayden Andrea
Details: The first club trip to return to Black Hill after the fires early in 2015. Forget about those endurance laps of Burley, or the those steep gym boulder problems and routes. This will be a real "Slab Fest", with an emphasis on footwork. Let's get those calves screaming. Learn to weight your feet and dance on nothing! We will probably be climbing in the two areas around Milawa (17*) and Barefoot and Pregnant (19*), in the Upper Area of the Northern Group. Both areas offer great slab climbing. Places are limited. Please contact Jayden Andrea, the Trip Leader, to secure your place. Jayden can be contacted on 0400643362, or by email. [ More ]
11/02/2016-4:30p:00pm - Twilight Camels Hump at Mt Macedon
Location: Camels Hump, Mt Macedon
Leader: Michael O'Reilly
Details: Why not take advantage of the long summer days, daylight savings and climb in the evening and the coolness of Camels Hump? The plan is to start in the late afternoon and climb until dark at Melbourne's premier summer crag. We will be climbing routes on both the Lower Cliff and up on the Omega Block at Camels Hump. It is quite a user friendly crag in terms of the area at the base of the climbs and the ability to set up top-ropes on some, or most of the climbs. If you intend to lead, bring along a few bolt plates as some of the routes still have some carrots for protection. While the Omega Block is home to plenty of harder sport routes, the Lower Cliff has a range of intermediate climbs. If you are interested in joining the VCC on this trip, please contact the Trip Leader, Michael O'Reilly, to secure your place. Beginner numbers may be limited. [ More ]
14/02/2016Girls Trip Camels Hump
Location: Camels Hump
Leader: Nha Nguyen
Details: Yep! Quite simply this is a trip for us girls, sorry boys. We are heading to Camels Hump to smash some climbs together and share some climbing thoughts and ideas. We will take advantage of the altitude at Camels Hump during the warmer months and enjoy that breeze that seems to prevail through the tree tops. Sport, trad, whatever takes your fancy. All abilities are welcome but there will be limited places for beginners. [ More ]
27/02/2016-4:30pmFree Outdoor Concert by Melbourne Symphony Orchestra (MSO)
Location: Sydney Myer Music Bowl
Leader: Wei Chen
Details: Its MSO and its free, what more do I need to say?! Bring a picnic blanket (or a camping mat if thats more of your style), wine, cheese, ham, BBQ chicken and/or whatever you fancy, and enjoy The Tang of the Tango a Spanish-South American program brought to you by the Melbourne Symphony Orchestra that includes tangos by Astor Piazzolla, a Concerto for two guitars by Joaquin Rodrigo, and works by Ginastera, Falla and Gershwin (I dont know whom they are either, but I am sure they are good). If you are new to town, this is the BEST outdoor event in Melbourne (apart from other wonderful events)! If you have been here for a while or your whole life but always missed out, this is your chance to enjoy it with fellow climbers and discuss what climbing and music have in common - I am sure there are some, just havent quite figured out what they are yet. Gates open at 4:30pm and concert starts at 7:30pm. It runs for about 2 hours and includes a 20 minute interval. Entry is on a first in, best dressed basis, and it does get full so arrive early to avoid disappointment. Bring as many friends/climbing buddies/housemates/family/relatives/in laws as you like. And dont worry, I will not ask you for your emergency contact details or sign for a helmet. Bear in mind that the following items are not permitted in the venue: Chair or table more than 20cm off the ground, glass drinking glasses, long bladed kitchen knives, Eskys see website for full details. http://www.mso.com.au/whats-on/2016-season/2016-sidney-myer-free-concerts/   [ More ]
28/02/2016You Yangs Classics - North West Outcrop
Location: You Yangs
Leader: Hywel Rowlands
Details: TRIP FULL The North Western Outcrop is host to a number of the You Yangs classics that will require a range of technical abilities. The easier grades are old school off widths, the mid grades are intimidating crack lines and the higher grades are intense face climbs. Does this sound exciting? then you are clearly mad and this will bea great trip for you. The trip is not suitable for beginners and it is advised that you can climb at around grade 18-20 or harder. For the harder lines (21+) that may have poor protection we may place a few top ropes. The trip is capped at 8 people given that this is a relatively small crag. [ More ]


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