Climbing with Kids – Grampians (TRIP FULL)
Halls Gap and Central Grampians Crags • 11 Nov 2017 — 12 Nov 2017
This trip is now FULL.
Join the Victorian Climbing Club (VCC) & Western Victorian Climbing Club (WVCC) in an enjoyable weekend of family climbing in the Grampians.
Based at Lakeside Caravan Park Halls Gap and climbing in the central Grampians, we will visit a progression of crags for younger children, as well as more challenging sites for older teens and parents to enjoy.
Both trip leaders have experience with progressing kids climbing and are keen to assist parents in finding and enjoying a variety of sites well suited to family climbing.
Climbing will involve top roping, with several sites set up for families to visit.
Your own climbing equipment will need to be provided, as a minimum a helmet, harness, sling and carabiner are required. Helmets are required to be worn whilst climbing, belaying and when you are situated below others climbing.
Climbing shoes are not essential for younger climbers; firm fitting sand shoes are fine.
For more information contact:
Ollie Sherlock – VCC
Phone: 0409 155 106
Adam Merrick – WVCC and VCC
Phone: 0458 965 333
- Steve Morris instructing attentive young climbers.
- Darcy Sherlock top-roping in the Blue Mountains.
- Attentive belaying.
- Children enjoying Summerday Valley’s Back Wall.
Photos supplied by Ollie Sherlock and Adam Merrick
Not sure if you’re novice, intermediate or advanced? Find your level or contact the trip leader.
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