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Mt Buffalo, Porepunka
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Mt Buffalo Overview

Me, scrambling up some easy route overlooking the gorge.The Chalet
The Horn
The HornLake Catani
The Wall Of China, visible from the Horn carpark.
The "Back Wall" from the Wall Of China.
"The Hump" as viewed from The Cathedral.The Cathedral
The Gorge below the hang gliders ramp.The Gorge below Bent's LookoutThe Gorge below Wilkinson's Lookout.

Owen leading Beowulf (18), South wall.Owen leading Peroxide Blonde (20)Owen leading Peroxide Blonde (20)

Video Clips

Owen leading Beowulf (18), Mt Buffalo. * Beowulf (4.5 Meg, 1 min 13 seconds)
Owen leading Beowulf (18), South side of The Gorge, Mt Buffalo. This delightful tips only layback is awesome trad climbing. With a bomber rest mid-way and good gear it's a short route, well recommended. Footage shot from above.
Owen leading Peroxide Blonde (20), The Horn, Mt Buffalo. * Peroxide Blonde (4 Meg, 1 min 5 seconds)
Owen leading Peroxide Blonde (20), The Horn, Mt Buffalo. Thin slabbing along a sharp arÍte, that drops away on the left leaving the climber slide pulling with delicate smears. Bolted all the way and with an amazing backdrop, this is one of the mounts more popular short routes.
Michael leading This Is Not Our Land (19), Dreamworld, Horn Area, Mt Buffalo. This Is Not Our Land (47 seconds)
Michael leading This Is Not Our Land (19), Dreamworld, Horn Area, Mt Buffalo. Glorious jug hauling bar two small cruxes, the last and hardest just shy of the top out, this is one well bolted short, but sweet climb.

 

Members Contributions:     Push For The Summit

Photos By Neil Montieth
Kevin Lindorff on the FFA of a new grade 22 on the South Side of Mt Buffalo.Kevin Lindorff on the FFA of a new grade 22 on the South Side of Mt Buffalo.Kevin Lindorff on the FFA of a new grade 22 on the South Side of Mt Buffalo.
Above:
Kevin Lindorff on the FFA of a new grade 22 on the South Side of Mt Buffalo.
Neil seconds Nick on Three Men and a Dyke (21), Back WallNick onsights a bomber grade16 hand crack at The CastleNick ponders the guide at the base of The Catherdral. Maragrah climbs the weakness in the left side.
Above Left: Neil seconds Nick on Three Men and a Dyke (21), Back Wall. Above Middle: Nick onsights a bomber grade16 hand crack at The Castle. Above Right: Nick ponders the guide at the base of The Catherdral. Maragrah climbs the weakness in the left side.
Ozymandias 300m A2+Ozymandias 300m A2+Ozymandias 300m A2+
Above: Neil and Poul take on the infamous Ozymandias 300m A2+ at the Gorge. Later Neil & Nick do it in a day!
Lord Gum TreeLord Gum TreeLord Gum Tree
Above: Neil and Marcel do a multi day ascent of Lord Gumtree (A3) in the Gorge.
Neil and Jaqui on Status Quo (21) on the south side of the gorge.Neil onsights Commander Cody (21) on the South Wall
Above Left: Neil and Jaqui on Status Quo (21) on the south side of the gorge. Above Right: Neil onsights Commander Cody (21) on the South Wall

Trust the feet.... Jono soaks in the last sun on Peroxide Blonde (20), The HornJono soaks in the last sun on Peroxide Blonde (20), The Horn.
Above: Jono soaks in the last sun on Peroxide Blonde (20), The Horn.
Neil onsights pitch 1 of Hard Rain (22) Malcolm runs it out on Huns Don't Cruise (21)Malcolm Matheson on the three star second pitch of The Dreaming (23)

Above Left: Neil onsights pitch 1 of Hard Rain (22). Above Middle: Malcolm runs it out on Huns Don't Cruise (21). Above Right: Malcolm Matheson on the three star second pitch of The Dreaming (23)
Jackie Bernardi on the crux (trad) pitch of Agrippa (23), Mt Buffalo.

Above: Jackie Bernardi on the crux (trad) pitch of Agrippa (23), Mt Buffalo.

Photos By Andrew Secomb
Rod aid-soloing the roof of Country Road, South side of the Gorge.
Above: Rod aid-soloing the roof of Country Road, South side of the Gorge.

Photos By James Pfrunder

Above: Jackie Bernardi on This Is Not Our Land (19), Dreamworld, Mt Buffalo. Above Right: Jackie Bernardi on the surperb Chickens in Choppers (19), the Hump, Mt Buffalo. Above Right: Defender of the Faith Variant (19/20), North Wall of the Gorge.

Above Left: Defender of the Faith Variant (19/20), North Wall of the Gorge. Above Middle & Right: Cath on Silk & Satin (21), Wilksons Lookout, North Side of the Gorge

Photos By Gemma Baker

Above: Rick Webb leading Jocey and the Pussycats (23), The Castle, Mt Buffalo

Photos By Rohan Kilham

Above: Scott Young on Oz's second hardest aid route "Clouded Queen" A4+

Photos By Lucy Medley

Above: Will Monks on the pants filler Coming Up For Air (** 20), Climber's Lookout, Buffalo Gorge South Side

 

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