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October 2018

The Dawn Wall – special CCA screening

October 29, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Dendy Cinemas, Level 2, North Quarter, Canberra Centre 148 Bunda Street
Canberra, ACT Australia
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The Dawn Wall

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. In January 2015, American rock climbers Tommy Caldwell and Kevin Jorgeson captivated the world with their effort to climb the Dawn Wall of El Capitan,…

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June 2019

Integral Crack – 50 years celebration

June 15, 2019
Booroomba Rocks, Booroomba Rocks, Namadgi National Park
ACT, Australia
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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) had a point of aid at the time). The climb is described as “A classic by any standards. The best line at Booroomba, and one…

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August 2019

Booroomba Cliffcare Working Bee

August 19, 2019
Booroomba Rocks, Booroomba Rocks, Namadgi National Park
ACT, Australia
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Booroomba Rocks aerial view

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 are able to volunteer your time.

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The art and science of trad lead climbing

August 24, 2019
White Rocks, White Rocks
Karabar, NSW 2620 Australia
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Trad climber placing gear

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 climbing course run by CCA in conjunction with K7 Adventures. The course is a mix of theory and practical activities to introduce the foundation skills…

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May 2021

Free Showing of Reel Rock 15

May 25, 2021 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Mountain Strong Bouldering Gym, 66 Townsville Street
Fyshwick, ACT 2609 Australia
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Reel Rock 15

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 help with maintaining crag access. Normal gym entry fee applies, with a 10% discount on the entry fee for CCA members (you may need to…

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