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Where to hire shoes in Melbourne?
zensurfer
9/03/2013
2:14:34 PM
I have recently moved here from overseas and wanted to bring some friends climbing. I have tried as many places as I could around Melbourne to hire climbing shoes and came up empty after an houe of phone calls.

The only place I have found anywhere nearby is Arapiles Mountain Shop - (03) 5387 1529, which is 4 hours away.

Is the VCC an option?

Can anyone give me advice I want to take them top roping at Weribee Gorge to start and don't want to go to Arapiles to hire shoes.

Cheers

ajfclark
9/03/2013
3:27:51 PM
On 9/03/2013 zensurfer wrote:
>Is the VCC an option?

No. The VCC don't hire out gear.

Doug
9/03/2013
3:46:06 PM
Why don't you ask if anyone has old shoes to give away or lend? If it's a matter of starting with some top roping at Werribee Gorge, that should suffice ...

boulderbaby
9/03/2013
4:17:06 PM
Paddy Pallin in ringwood have scarpa climbing shoes sizes 36-42 (and a size 50) and below for $50...

Miguel75
9/03/2013
6:27:57 PM
I have a few extra pairs of loaner shoes and can hook you up, if the shoe fits;) When do you need them?
dicky
10/03/2013
9:08:38 AM
cliffhanger in altona used to hire shoes but that may have changed?

ajfclark
10/03/2013
6:11:41 PM
That was my first thought too but they don't list it on their website anymore.
zensurfer
12/03/2013
9:19:36 AM
Thanks for the offers, I gave up this last weekend after striking out at stores. But I am still keen on going soon. Thank you for the support, it is weird to me that no store in all of Melbourne rent out shoes.

I guess I will have to get some of them to go to Arapiles next time :)

Yeah I tried cliff hanger and they don't rent out shoes anymore either.

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