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The VCC now sponsors a regular indoor climbing group. If you're ever short for a partner, or would just like to meet some new indoor partners, you can contact them via their Meetup page.

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Cup Long Weekend 1 Nov 2014 to 4 Nov 2014 Top
Mount Arapiles
Cameron Abraham
0428 591 508


Come along and enjoy a VCC tradition – THE climbing long weekend. Fondle the exquisite stone of The Mount with like-minded climbers. Celebrate spring by camping in The Pines. Decision time! Watch a horse race or go climbing?

The trip is open to climbers of all ability and experience levels, but beginner numbers may be limited. All participants need to contact Cameron prior to the trip, and as early as possible. He will be around each morning to help facilitate climbing groups/partners.

Camping at Mount Arapiles: If you are camping at The Mount, either in The Pines or The Gums, you need to book and prepay your camping fees before the trip. The cost is $5 per person per night. To book, visit the Parks Victoria Booking website:

How do I know what level I am?

How do I know what level I am? Top

For the purposes of VCC trips:

You are a Beginner climber if:

You can tie yourself in using a figure of eight knot and you have a harness, helmet, suitable footwear, one sling and a screw gate karabiner.

You are an Intermediate climber if:

You can tie yourself in using a figure of eight knot plus you can safely belay and second a lead climber, you can abseil and you have a harness, helmet, suitable footwear, several long slings, two screw gate karabiners, nut pick and belay device.

You are an Advanced climber if:

You meet the Intermediate criteria plus you can lead climb using traditional gear, you can set up belays on multi pitch climbs and you have all the above mentioned gear plus a rack and a rope.

All intending trip participants are advised to read VCC Trip Participants' Guidelines.

Contact the trip leader or email for more details.

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