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Bogong News Edition 25 – February 2018

  • Info Sessions are Back! Full 2018 Program.
  • New Gear: South West Tasmania guidebook, La Sportiva Nucleo hiking boot, Red Chili Sausalito climbing shoe
  • Introducing: The New Mont Tanami – A Mid-sized Top-loading Pack
  • 6 Favourite Locking 'Biners
  • Harnesses for Kids
  • Staff Snippets: Anna Climbs Ama Dablam

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Bogong News Edition 24 – November 2017

  • Announcing REEL ROCK major door prize...
  • New Gear: Grivel Ghost Ice Axe, DMM Ceros Screwgate, La Sportiva Tarantula
  • Introducing: Outdoor Research Ascendant Insulated Hoodie – Your New "do-it-all" Jacket
  • Video: REEL ROCK 2017 Official Trailer
  • Ian Maley Talks About WILDERNESS EQUIPMENT – 40 Years on the Go!
  • Why Do My Climbing Shoes Stink?
  • Point Perpendicular Climbing – Cliff Notes

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Bogong News Edition 23


Bogong News Edition 23 – August 2017

  • Winter Hiking: What You Need to Know
  • New Gear: Mont Supersonic Jacket, New Fixe Aliens, Edelrid Snow Chains
  • Introducing: Anatom Footwear – Designed and Tested in Scotland
  • Video: DMMiD – What is it?
  • Rock Climbing Ropes: How to Choose
  • Ski Gear Basics

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Bogong News Edition 22


Bogong News Edition 22 – May 2017

  • How to Build a Trad Rack
  • New Gear: La Sportiva Spectre 2.0, Edelrid Tjuringa, Y&Y Clip-Up Glasses
  • Introducing: The New Mont Epoch – Redesigned and Available Now
  • Video: La Sportiva Otaki Climbing Shoes
  • Trail Running: How Much Water Should You Carry?
  • Ski Maintenance Tips
  • Staff Snippets: Mountaineering, Gear and Mishaps

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Bogong News Edition 21


Bogong News Edition 21 – February 2017

  • Bogong is an Official UTA100 Gear Check Store
  • Merv's Info Sessions are Back
  • Gear Guide: Grivel North Machine Carbon Ice Axe
  • New Products: Mont Zero UL Sleeping Bag, La Sportiva Tarantulace Women's Climbing Shoe, Salomon S-Lab Sense Ultra 2017, Wilderness Equipment Space 3 Tent
  • Staff Snippets: Mont Backcountry Hiking Pack Review
  • Resources: Types of Rock Climbing Shoes, Which Rock Climbing Helmet?

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Bogong News Edition 20


Bogong News Edition 20 – December 2016

  • Staff Picks: The Climber, The Bushwalker, The Trail Runner
  • New Products: Camelbak Ultra Pro Vest, Y&Y Plasfun Belay Glasses, La Sportiva Ultra Raptor GTX, Prana Sidra Pant Women's, Grivel SkiTour Ski Matic 2.0 Crampon
  • Staff Snippets: Climbing Mt Kenya – Hard Decisions on the Ice Window
  • Resources: Choosing a Climbing Shoe, Choosing a Harness, Why are Wild Country New Friends Better?

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Bogong News Edition 19


Bogong News Edition 19 – September 2016

  • Reel Rock 11
  • End of Season Ski Gear Sale
  • Industrial Access Gear has a New Home
  • New Products: Wild Country New Friends, Suunto Spartan HR, La Sportiva Otaki, Masters Sherpa Calu, Deuter Freerider Pro 30
  • Staff Snippets: Merv is World Champion

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Bogong News Edition 18


Bogong News Edition 18 - March 2016

  • Source is now at Bogong!
  • Merv's most popular Info Sessions are back
  • New Products from: Arcteryx, Lowe Alpine, Edelrid and more
  • Staff Snippets: Summer alpinism in New Zealand, The Great Ocean Walk, A sunny stroll in the Alpine National Park

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Bogong News Edition 17


Bogong News Edition 17 - October 2015

  • Edelrid is now at Bogong!
  • Reel Rock - October 2015
  • New Products
  • Staff Snippets: Zillertal Alps, Peruvian Hiking, Ice Climbing

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Bogong News Edition 16 - July 2015

  • Ski Waxing Tips
  • Buffalo Stampede
  • Belay Device Buying Guide
  • New Products
  • Staff Snippets: Bouldering, Diving, Aid Climbing

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Bogong News Edition 15 - Dec 2014

  • Boxing Day Sale

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Bogong News Edition 14 - Oct 2014

  • Reel Rock 9: Valley Uprising
  • Bushwalking's New Guard
  • Mountain Running Department
  • Salomon S-LAB
  • Staff Snippets

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Bogong News Edition 13 - June 2014

  • Mt Stirling's Winter Wonderland
  • Favourite Hiking Gear
  • New Products
  • Allen & Mike's Telemark Tips
  • Pilgrimage to Kokoda

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Bogong News Edition 12 - March 2014

  • The Ortlieb Story
  • Hiking in Norway
  • New Products
  • Mountaineering Gear and Mishaps
  • How to Hike with Happy Feet

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Bogong News Edition 11 - Dec 2013

  • Boxing Day Sale 2013

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Bogong News Edition 10 - Oct 2013

  • Steps to the Seven Summits
  • Lake Mountain Skyrun
  • Lowe Alpine Clothing Relaunched
  • Europe Hut Blogs
  • Reel Rock Coming Up
  • Bogong T-shirts

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Bogong News Edition 9 - July 2013

  • Cycle touring Java and Bali
  • International Maps
  • New Mont Sleeping Bag Range
  • Staff News
  • Axl Bindings Review

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Bogong News Edition 8 - March 2013

  • These boots are made for walking - Jon Muir's Asolo boots
  • Bogong Facebook page launched
  • Latest Products
  • La Sportiva Mountain Running Series
  • Staff News
  • What's for dinner?

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Bogong News Edition 7 - Dec 2012

  • Boxing Day Sale 2012

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Bogong News Edition 6 - Nov 2012

  • Western Arthurs Winter Traverse
  • NEW New Website
  • Ski Clearance
  • Reel Rock Wrap-up

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Bogong News Edition 5 - June 2012

  • Adventurers, Survivors, Motivators - Warren Macdonald and Margo Talbot Talk
  • Lightweight Down Jackets
  • DMM Training Night
  • Latest Ski Gear

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Bogong Update: Warren Macdonald & Margo Talbot Talk - 10th May 2012

  • Inspirational adventurers Warren Macdonald & Margo Talbot to give presentation at Bogong on 10th May 2012  

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Bogong News Edition 4 - April 2012

  • Paz's totally excellent, non-bogus, Tassie climbing adventure
  • Latest Shellwear from Outdoor Research
  • Merv takes on the 100km Alpine Challenge

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Bogong News Edition 3 - Dec 2011

  • Boxing Day Sale 2011  

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Bogong News Edition 2 - Nov 2011

  • Kayak launch: Paddling gear now in store
  • Going light? Do it right!
  • Wild Country SALE

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Bogong News Edition 1 - Oct 2011

  • Reel Rock Film Tour 2011
  • Bogong Club discounts online
  • Ski Clearance

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