Friday, June 23, 2017  
 
News & Updates
VISITING MOUNT BUFFALO IN JUNE
02-05-2017 
Our Mountain is amazing in the early winter, but it is now getting very cold so make sure that you bring some warm clothes. There are spectacular views of the Alps (Snow covered now) from the gorge and the walks are a great way to see our waterfalls, Granite pinnacles, snow plains and forests. The snow normally arrives early July but there are occasional snow falls in June. Spoil yourself and "Visit Mount Buffalo" this Winter.

LAKE CATANI CAMPING GROUND CLOSED
13-04-2017 
Note that Parks Victoria have now closed the Lake Catani camping ground for general camping (There are limited snow camping sites available during winter). Camping reopens again in November.


Archive

ICE CLIMBING AND MOUNTAINEERING

AT MOUNT BUFFALO

While not always available - in the main part of winter or after major snow drops followed by clear cold nights there can be good ice and steep snow climbing on the Cresta side of the Hump (South) and in the China Wall area near the Horn - the latter reached by abseiling off the Steel poles in the rock next to the small shelter at the horn car park

Note that you need skis or snow shoes to access the horn as the road is a ski trail in winter with not walking allowed

The Hump in particular is growing in popularity as it has easily accessed and well protected routes

  Mount Buffalo Ski School can provide leaders for this activity if you require

Happy Mountaineering

110812054127_Ice_Climbing_2_Buffalo 110812054031_Ice_Climbing_Buffalo
 
 

click on photo to enlarge