Victorian State Lead Titles – Cliffhanger

Cliffhanger Indoor Climbing Gym in Altona will host Sport Climbing Victoria’s State Lead Titles for the second consecutive year on the weekend of Feb 29 – March 1. Entries for States are open at Sport Climbing Victoria. There are youth and adult categories, with a range of sub-category options, so you can enter the category […]

Re-discovery of rock art at Declaration Crag, Djurite/Mt Arapiles.

There has been a re-discovery of rock art at Taylor’s Rock (Declaration Crag). Barengi Gadjin Land Council shared this news with the Rock Climbing Roundtable in advance of a public statement as a positive story of celebration and a demonstration of their faith in the climbing community to do the right thing. They respectfully ask […]


The new VCC President, Kevin Lindorff, attended the latest Stakeholder Reference Group Meeting as the climbing community’s representative. Below are his thoughts and impressions on the meeting as published in Argus, the VCC’s Newsletter, in the December edition. We have published them here on our website as we believe that climbers outside of the VCC […]

Cliffhanger Christmas Masquerade

VCC members are invited to join in the fun at Cliffhanger Climbing Gym in Altona. Cliffhanger has been a generous supporter of the VCC for many years. More information is available on the Cliffhanger Facebook Page. It’s been a massive year at Cliffhanger and now we’d like to celebrate with you. In 2019, we enjoyed […]

Hardrock End of Year Parties

Hardrock will be throwing TWO End of Year parties this year!  The Nunawading End of Year Party will be on Tuesday, 10th of December and the CBD End of Year Party on Friday, 13th of December. Festivities will be kicking off from 5:00pm. The night will be filled with games and giveaways and of course a […]

2019 Trip Leaders Raffle Winners

The Trip leaders Rewards Raffle was drawn at the VCC’s Annual General Meeting in September and the winners of each prize are listed below. Congratulations to all of the trip leaders who were winners! Many thanks to our numerous retail and gym Supporters for offering these very generous prizes. It is hoped that VCC members […]


REEL ROCK 2019 is proudly hosted by Bogong Equipment at The Astor Theatre, St Kilda. WHEN Thursday 14 November 2019 6PM Bars open 7PM (sharp!) Film starts WHERE The Astor Theatre, 1 Chapel Street, St Kilda, Melbourne REEL ROCK Film Tour is back for its 14th year, and it is Bogong Equipment’s 10th year of […]

The Wilderness Shop Annual Sale – October 2019

One of our sponsors, The Wilderness Shop in Box Hill, is holding their Annual Sale on 25th – 27th October. VCC members can use their VCC Membership Cards to obtain at least 20% off gear.  The Wilderness Shop is having an Exclusive Pre-Sale Club Evening and VCC members and their friends are invited. Get in […]

An Open Letter from the President

Dear MembersDear Climbers I’m writing to advise you all of my intentions to stand for re-election as VCC President. The past year has been a difficult one for Victorian climbing, where we have seen the biggest access challenges to climbing in our history. Access will remain a critical issue in the year ahead and the […]