Beginner Lead Climbing Trip at Tianjara

Trip type: 
Climbing
Difficulty: 
Medium
Start date: 
Saturday, 12 September 2020 - 7:45am

*Drivers Needed!*

Come along to Tianjara this Saturday to learn how to:

  • Lead belay on a single pitch sport climb.
  • Lead climb a single pitch sport climb.
  • Set up sport climb anchors.
  • Clean a single pitch sport route.

This trip is ideal for those who have had experience climbing indoors and outdoors on top rope or have lead climbed before but would like more practice.

We will meet outside ANU Sport at 07:45, organise cars, and aim to leave at 08:00. Arriving at Tianjara falls carpark at approximately 10:00, we will then head down to the  Homogenized Huskisson Homosapian area and start climbing. We will aim to leave late afternoon/early evening (16:00-17:00) and arrive back at ANU Sport by 18:00-19:00.

Pre-Trip Meeting

We will have a Pre-Trip meeting outside the ANUMC gear store at 17:45 on the elevated area overlooking the basketball courts. Please aim to arrive early for a quick meeting. After the Pre-Trip meeting, you can hire what gear you need from the gear store. Please be ready to hire gear by 18:00. Keep in mind that hiring from the gear store requires a deposit and is paid in cash, how much you will need can be determined on the gear store page on the ANUMC website.

Mandatory Gear

Gear (which can be hired from the gear store) needed as a minimum:

  • Helmet
  • Harness
  • Climbing Shoes
  • Belay Device (must be manual braking - e.g ATC)  
  • Personal Anchor System
  • Three locking carabiners

What else to bring

  • Lunch
  • Plenty of water
  • Climbing chalk
  • Hat and Sunscreen
  • A warm layer incase it gets a bit chilly
  • Psych

Please indicate what gear you have and will need to hire, as well as what experience you possess when you sign up.

Trip size will be determined by number of experienced members who sign up.

In line with our Covid-safe policy: do not attend if you're feeling unwell, have flu-like symptoms, have traveled internationally or been exposed to someone with COVID-19 in the last 14 days, or your health is considered high risk. Please indicate whether or not you have the Covid-safe app.

Pretrip Meeting Details
Pretrip date: 
Thursday, 10 September 2020 - 5:45pm
Pretrip location: 
Outside Gear Store on elevated area.
Costs: 
Fuel Costs: Approximately $16 . Gear Hire Costs: $10 (+ refundable deposit)
Intended plan: 
meet outside ANU Sport at 07:45, organise cars, and aim to leave at 08:00. Arriving at Tianjara falls carpark at approximately 10:00, we will then head down to the  Homogenized Huskisson Homosapian area and start climbing. We will aim to leave late afternoon/early evening (16:00-17:00) and arrive back at ANU Sport by 18:00-19:00.
Departure and intended return times: 
Leave ANU Sport by 08:00, aim to return to ANU Sport by 18:00-19:00
Local knowledge: 
I have climbed at this crag multiple times and have experience with many of the beginner routes that are intended to be used.
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