The Dawn Wall – special CCA screening

Dendy Cinemas Level 2, North Quarter, Canberra Centre 148 Bunda Street, Canberra, ACT

CCA has arranged a special screening of The Dawn Wall movie for its members and their family and friends. This special screening is scheduled for the day before the official public screening. The Dawn Wall Images from the Dawn Wall, January 2015, shot by Bligh Gillies of Corey Rich Productions in Yosemite National Park, California. […]


Integral Crack – 50 years celebration

Booroomba Rocks Booroomba Rocks, Namadgi National Park, ACT

Image above: Integral Crack (20), on the South Buttress of Booroomba Rocks, Namadgi National Park. Photo by John Price Photography. Peter Cocker and Peter Aitchison made the first ascent of Integral Crack, at Booroomba Rocks, on 11 July 1969. At the time, it was one of the hardest climbs in Australia (Ewbank’s The Janicepts (21) […]

Booroomba Cliffcare Working Bee

Booroomba Rocks Booroomba Rocks, Namadgi National Park, ACT

The CCA spends considerable behind-the-scenes time and effort managing and maintaining access for the climbing community, to the ACT climbing areas. We will be holding a one-day cliff-care working bee at Booroomba Rocks. Typical cliff-care tasks are track work, erosion control in descent gullies and re-bolting routes with safer technology. Please join us if you […]

The art and science of trad lead climbing

White Rocks White Rocks, Karabar, NSW

Have you ever wanted to learn how to lead "trad" climbs and not known how to start? Traditional climbing, or trad climbing, is a style of rock climbing in which a climber places all gear required to protect against falls, and removes it when a pitch is complete. This is a 1-day introductory traditional lead […]


Free Showing of Reel Rock 15

Mountain Strong Bouldering Gym 66 Townsville Street, Fyshwick, ACT

Mountain Strong Bouldering Gym, in conjunction with the CCA, will host a free screening of the 2021 Reel Rock film. CCA President, Zac Zaharias, will give a 10 min introductory talk about the latest updates in crag access in the ACT, the CCA's ongoing role in facilitating local crag access, and how we can all […]