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August 2016

Booroomba 50th Anniversary Celebration: 1966 – 2016

August 31, 2016 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
The Kingston Hotel, 73 Canberra Avenue
Griffith, ACT 2603 Australia
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The first climb recorded at Booroomba Rocks was made in January 1966 by Peter Aitchison. The climb, named Aitchison’s Needle was graded at 13 and is a small pinnacle just off the South Buttress. Peter Aitchison at the top of the Bugaboos in British Columbia, circa 1992. The CCA is proud to announce a celebration of 50 years of climbing at Booroomba Rocks; the night promises to be a great evening with displays of photos and memorabilia from that era.…

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February 2018

European Outdoor Film Tour – CCA member ticket discount

February 12, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Canberra Openair Cinema, Patrick White Lawns
Canberra, ACT 2600 Australia
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European Outdoor Film Tour is one of the world's best outdoor adventure film tours. The films cover a whole variety of different outdoor adventure activities including expedition travel, mountain biking, climbing, mountaineering, skiing and kayaking. Check out more at www.eoftaustralia.com or watch the trailer: CCA has secured an exclusive partner discount for the European Outdoor Film Tour, which gives our members access to $20 tickets for the event. All CCA members will be receiving, via email, a special discount code that…

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March 2018

The art and science of trad lead climbing – Day 1

March 25, 2018
White Rocks, White Rocks
Karabar, NSW 2620 Australia
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Trad climber placing gear

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 the first day of a 2-day introductory traditional lead climbing course run by CCA in conjunction with K7 Adventures. Day 1 provides foundation skills covering knots, gear, belaying and setting up belays,…

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