Nati Frinj & Climbing at Mt Arapiles

Mt Arapiles (Climbing) and Natimuk (Frinj Events) 3 Nov 2017 — 7 Nov 2017

Let’s go climbing as well as enjoy the spectacular Nati Frinj. If you can, make the most of the Melbourne Cup Day Public Holiday and make this a really long weekend! In fact Tara is starting this trip on the Friday – an incredibly long, long weekend! Come along an join in for the full five days, or just ‘dip into’ the trip when you can make it.


This trip will involving climbing during the day and spending the evening at Nati Frinj events: Natimuk is a small town (pop 500) in a big space. Deep in the wheat belt of Western Victoria, Natimuk is home to an eclectic mix of farmers, retirees, rock climbers and artists. The Main Street is a place to walk the dog, collect tumbleweed and meet for a post office steps. However, every two years, the township becomes the Nati Frinj! From ‘silo shows’ to Fashion for Funerals and Fantasy Eulogies – Putting the FUN to Funerals, from snail racing competitions to Rising Lights projection works, The Nati Frinj is a chance to celebrate and express the creative energy of Natimuk and our invited artists. (from

Please note that some Nati Frinj events require ticket purchases and may sell out. The regular car pooling spreadsheet will include a column to put in which Frinj events you are planning to attend in order to facilitate going in smaller groups (as we may not all want to attend the exact same events).

Please contact Tara Laursen, the Trip Leader, prior to the trip if you intend to join this trip.

This trip will not be suitable for Beginners, unless they are part of a pre-arranged small group of climbers.

Contact: Tara Laursen

Not sure if you’re novice, intermediate or advanced? Find your level or contact the trip leader.