Rock Climbing AdventuresSo you've abseiled down a cliff face. How do you get back up? Well, one alternative would be to climb, and rock climbing lets you do just that.
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 RequiredFor 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 PrerequisitesVenturer age or older;
Hold a current Level 1 Abseil Certificate.
Climbing Level 2These training events are scheduled as required. Contact the Rock Climbing Coordinator for more information.
Course PrerequisitesHold a current Climber Level 1 Certificate;
Hold a current Abseil Level 1 Certificate.
Hold a current HLTAID 001, 002 & 003.
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.
Rock Climbing Adventure Weekends
The Rock Climbing Team heads off several times a year on a weekend away in various locations Rock Climbing. All you have to do is bookin and come along.
1. If you wish to go Rock Climbing then you should complete the Basic Rockcraft event (see abseiling page).
2. Have attended a Rock Climbing information evening.
CostRockclimbing 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