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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 have a look at 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…

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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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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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