Mt Buffalo offers fantastic climbing, particularly for experienced climbers. The plateau has a huge variety of single pitch climbs, as well as some of the best multi-pitch climbing in Victoria. The granite slabs and cracks make for thought provoking pitches.
Mt Buffalo is the same distance from Melbourne as Mt Arapiles, but sees far less traffic due to the camping being much more restricted, and the plateau being covered in snow for 4 months of the year. Fortunately, we’ve got the camping covered with sites having been pre-booked and paid for, and we’re pretty confident that it won’t be snowing at this time of year. But never say never with an alpine environment!
The granite of Mt Buffalo’s Gorge and its multiple peaks offer a variety of slab, crack and face climbing, in both sport and trad routes. For those who are particularly keen, there are even multi-pitch routes more than twice the height of anything to be found at Arapiles!
This is an intermediate to advanced level trip.
Limited places are available, and prepayment for camping will be required to guarantee a space.
It is essential that interested climbers contact Peter, the Trip Leader, as soon as possible, to join in this camping and climbing extravaganza. Extra campsites can be booked if you contact Peter early enough.
Photos: View of The Cathedral, Michael O’Reilly summiting The Cathedral and Trip Leader Peter Upton.
Not sure if you’re novice, intermediate or advanced? Find your level or contact the trip leader.