Thursday, February 20, 2020  
 
News & Updates
CAFE AND GORGE VAN CLOSED FEB
10-02-2020 
The Dingo Dell Cafe and the gorge coffee van is closed during February due to post fire issues - The cafe will open again in March.


TOTAL FIRE BANS
19-12-2019 
On days of severe or higher fire risk, emergency services may declare a Total Fire Ban where fires are banned. Check to ensure you are aware of the requirements for compliance on these days.

CODE RED FIRE DAYS
19-12-2019 
Note that Mount Buffalo (and all National Parks and Public Land will be closed on Code Red fire days and also may close at other times if the land managers and emergency services consider that the risk warrants this decision - be informed and check prior to leaving for the bush.

FIRE DANGER RATINGS
24-11-2019 
Ensure you keep informed of local heat and fire conditions and issues over summer- the ABC local radio is a good source of information and you should have the VIC Emergency App on your phone with updates for your area activated - take care in the outdoors or at home and check that your emergency plan is ready to go. Buffalo is 10 degrees cooler than in the valleys below.


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ROCK CLIMBING

Mount Buffalo has some of the best granite climbing in Australia including world class multi day "aid" climbs on the famous "North Wall".

There are numerous climbing areas scattered around the plateau and having a whole crag for your groups personal use is common

OVERVIEW OF CLIMBING AT BUFFALO

An excellent overview of the climbing areas available at Buffalo is to be found at:  http://www.chockstone.org/MtBuffalo/MtBuffalo.htm

GUIDE BOOKS

There are a number guide books for the Mountain, most of which can be purchaced at outdoor shops that stock climbing equipment. To view some of the guide book options see: http://vicclimb.org.au/guides/

There is also a downloadable guide for first time climbers at: http://vicclimb.org.au/wp-content/uploads/2016/02/bufftiV2_2014-01.pdf

GUIDED CLIMBING TOURS AND INSTRUCTION

There are a number of licensed tour operators that run climbing tours and tuition. See tour operators in the drop down menu