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Rock Climbing Coordinator
Adrian Kladnig
Phone 0449 903 082
Email  Adrian Kladnig

Closing Dates
Bookings close 2 weeks before the event.

Workshop Fee
$50 to be included with your booking.

Booking Form (this is a booking form only, not an application form) 206 KB

Send your completed booking form and payment to:
Sydney North Region Scouts
2 Ellis St
Chatswood NSW 2067

Application forms will be sent out prior to the event

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Rock Climbing

For a weekend, the rock climbing team can take you to the Blue Mountains and show you all the tricks and skills you need to be a confident rock climber! Forget the indoor climbing gyms, this is real climbing at its best!

Who Can Do It?

Climbing in various settings and conditions is available to members of the Movement over the age of 8, through Commercial Climbing Gyms and Day activities and weekend trips.

When Can I Do This? (Season, Day, Night, Weekend).

All year round, Meeting Nights, Day trips, Weekends.

Qualifications Required

For Commercial Climbing Gyms no qualification is required by the Scout Association. Outside Climbing activities must be under the control of a Rockclimbing Level 3 or (where participants have a general Rockclimbing qualification) a Rockclimbing Level 2 (Leader).


The Rockclimbing Team can train people to levels:
Climber Level 1  (allowing certificate holders to participate in other rock-based activities),
Climbing Level 2 (Advanced)
Climbing Level 3 and

Climber Level 1

Course Prerequisites
Venturer age or older;
Hold a current Level 1 Abseil Certificate.

Climbing Level 2

These training events are scheduled as required. Contact the Rock Climbing Coordinator for more information.

Course Prerequisites
Hold a current Climber Level 1 Certificate;
Hold a current Abseil Level 1 Certificate.
Hold a current HLTAID 001, 002 & 003.
 There are no more courses or events in 2018 and dates for 2019 have not yet been announced.

Indoor Climbing

Indoor Rock Climbing is also available at the Barra Brui Activities Centre, St Ives and at a number of commercially operated centres who will usually give a discount for Scouts or Group Bookings.


Rockclimbing Workshops cost $50 per participant. An equipment hire fee will apply to other climbing activities where Region equipment is used

Who Can Help?

Adrian Kladnig   0449 903 082