Northern Rivers Bushwalkers Club

 

Abseiling Funds and Equipment

Members have various pieces of equipment which they are willing to loan at their descretion on club events.

The abseiling group has implemented a compulsory equipment maintenance donation scheme, to pay for rope and equipment replacement.

The donation is $10 per person per event for rope use and an extra $5 for use of personal abseiling equipment.

The Club owns the following equipment that is available for Club Events only:

  • 3 x 50m of 9mm Tendon Speleo Static Rope (purchased Dec 2015)

  • 2 x 70m and 2 x 100m of Canyoning Rope

  • 2 x 50m of Static Dry Rope

  • Various Slings and Tapes

  • 5 x Complete sets of Helmets, Basic Harness with Figure 8 Belays, two screw Lock Carabiners and Prusiks.

  • 5 x Kong Hydrobot Canyoning Descenders  

 

The club now has a specific bank account for collecting Abseiling equipment maintenance donations:

  • Commonwealth Bank, Lismore  

  • BSB 062-565

  • Account Number 1086-9952

 

To date, these funds have purchased the following abseiling equipment:

  • 5 x Kong Hydrobot  Canyoning Descenders

  • 10 Screw Locking Carabiners.

  • 5 helmets and some cordage.

  • 2 x 70m of 10.5mm EDELRID Safety II Static Rope

  • 2 x 70m of 10.2 Tendon Salamander Canyoning Rope

  • 2 x 100m of 10.2 Tendon Salamander Canyoning Rope

  • 2 x IP67 UHF PTT Walkie Talkies

  • Various Bolts and Anchor Plates