Opening Camp 2016 – Club Morgan

Opening Camp 2016 was a great start to the year for the AUMC! The trip was very well attended with about 31 people escaping the Clipsal 500 and the heat in Adelaide for swimming, late night kayaking, and camp-firing. We also did some Eskimo roll training and a trip to Morgan to resupply and visit […]

Kayaking at Onkaparinga Estuary

27 February 2016 It was a wonderful day for kayaking, and everyone was quite excited. As soon as we drove to the site and saw the water, I couldn’t help but go down to have to look around. I immediately spotted a crab under a rock and caught it. I seem pretty good at this […]

2016 Newsletter 1 – Welcome and upcoming trips

Welcome to the Adelaide University Mountain Club for another year! We’re off to a great start with many fantastic new members and a bunch of exciting events coming up over the next few weeks.

South West Tasmania – September 2015

Arland, Jens, Joel and Myles set off to Tasmania to attempt the Western Arthurs Traverse, allegedly Australia’s most difficult bushwalk, at the end of September 2015. Here’s Joel’s trip diary. Day 1           Pleasant morning in Hobart – breakfast from Woolies. Looking around outdoor shops for maps (found) and gel metho (could not find). […]

Climbing at the Start of Spring

With the weather finally improving after a long and cold winter, a big group of AUMCers set off to Far Crag at Morialta. We set up ropes on Resurrection, Sheoak Corner, Asgard, and a few others and enjoyed the morning sunshine. A huge thanks to everyone who helped out with transport, setting up and packing […]

Introductory indoor climbing

We had a great turnout for our ‘come and try’ indoor climbing events! About 20 AUMC members came to the gym over two nights – for some it was their first taste of climbing, while others were grizzled veterans.

Mount Lofty evening walk

The promise of an evening walk up Mt. Lofty saw 25 club members converging on Waterfall Gully – most by car, but a few hardy souls rose to the challenge of the extra 3.6 KM from the bus stop on Glynburn Road.