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Wilderness Shop – VIP Buying Night 4th April

One of our sponsors, The Wilderness Shop, is holding a VIP Buying Night. VCC members can use their VCC Membership Cards to obtain 20% off gear. Just in time for your Easter Climbing Trip. When: 4th April 2017 Where: The Wilderness Shop, Whitehorse Rd, Box Hill Time: 5:30pm – 8:30pm To download or print the […]

North Walls Indoor Climbing Gym – Now Open

Melbourne’s latest Climbing Gym, North Walls, has finally opened. Situated in the heart of Brunswick, there is excellent public transport access. Melbourne climbers have never had it so good for training facilities and variety in route setting! North Walls has feature walls by Walltopia, a world-leader in climbing wall manufacturing.   Address: Unit 3, 17-19 Hope St, Brunswick […]

Vertical Life Print Issue Vol 2

Final days to order your copy. Get in and order before it’s too late! It’s time for another beautiful collector’s Print Edition of Vertical Life – Australia’s premiere climbing magazine. That’s 144 pages (+ covers) of reading pleasure on thick matte stock: the best stories and photos from the eight issues through 2014–15, plus a […]

Annual General Meeting – Thursday 15th September 2016

The VCC Annual General Meeting will be held on Thursday 15th September at The Retreat Hotel in Abbotsford. The meeting will start at 7:30pm in the Carringbush Room. Meals and drinks available. The AGM will feature all the usual AGM Reports, Voting for the new Committee, Reports and Speeches. And this year the highlight will […]

VCC Mountaineering Program 2016

There’s a whole magical world out there: mountain life! We want to give you an idea of what mountaineering is about, where its beauty lies and why it is so addictive. Like climbing on rocks, mountaineering is an activity requiring a mix of skills. In the past many successful rock-climbers like Brigitte Koch, Alex Honnold […]

2016 Wilderness Shop 20% Club Buying Night

The Wilderness Shop is having its once a year 20% OFF club buying night and we would like to invite your club. Details are as Follows: 20% OFF all stock*. The Wilderness Shop 969 Whitehorse Rd, Box Hill Thursday 21st April. 6pm to 8:30pm. Food and drink will be provided. The sale night is not […]

This Wednesday – On the rock with Monique and Simon

Thought you’d missed out, we are told there are a handful of tickets remaining for this Wednesday. Catch Monique Forestier and Simon Carter on their exciting tour when they visit Melbourne. Not sure if you’ve heard of Monique Forestier, but in the world of inspirational rock climbers she is top notch! She’s one of Australia’s […]

Banff 2016

GET YOUR TIX BEFORE IT’S TOO LATE Tickets to the 2016 Banff Mountain Film Festival Australian tour are selling out fast. This year’s tour is jam packed with insane powder, breathtaking scenery, awesome mountain biking, courageous climbing and inspirational adventures. Featuring a specially curated selection of films from the recent Banff Mountain Film Festival in […]

2015 Cliffcare Raffle Winners

This year’s winning ticket numbers are: Bayside Rock 6 month memberships: 3000 0967 $500 Bogong voucher: 5822 Roos with a View weekend accomodation: 1175 Beal Opera Rope from Sea to Summit: 4291 Breathe Pilates 10 class multipass: 1759 Mount Zero Log Cabins weekend accomodation for 2: 5633 Hardrock 10 visit pass: 5762 5660 1713 5761 […]

New website

Welcome to the VCC’s new web site thanks to a dedicated band of volunteers Tim Lucas, Josh Bassett, Andrew Clark and Hywel Rowlands. The site has been developed free of charge and we are stoked with the result. We hope you like it. We look forward to improving and updating the site over the coming […]

Upcoming Events

Moonarie – Flinders Ranges

Moonarie, Flinders Ranges, South Australia 29 Sep 2017 — 8 Oct 2017

Moonarie, situated in the Ikara-Flinders Ranges National Park of South Australia, is one of Australia’s premier climbing destinations, offering brilliant single and multi-pitch trad climbing in a spectacular and remote desert setting. Photo: Wilpena Pound The climbing is mostly in the intermediate to hard range, on excellent quality, Arapiles-like rock, with classics starting around grade […]