We share the passion
Bogong was founded in 1989 by outdoor enthusiasts for outdoor enthusiasts. Owner Neil Blundy is a passionate bushwalker who has walked extensively in Australia and abroad. See his extensive list of blogs on hiking in Europe. All our staff are outdoors people. We are climbers, walkers, skiers, mountaineers, mountain bikers, mountain runners and outdoor guides. We love to share our passion with you, our customers, and make sure that you have the right gear for your adventure.
is to be Australia's leading store for outdoor equipment and to provide our customers with the best gear for your adventures.
We have what you need! Whether you're going on a weekend hike to the Prom or are climbing Mt Everest.
Independent store means best advice
Bogong is and always has been a fully independent store. We carefully choose the best equipment that is right for the job. We will not be pushing "house" brands down your throat which invariably cut corners and are made to a price. As active users we have a vast store of knowledge about outdoor equipment.
A Little History
Bogong was originally based in a small store in Hardware Street in what is now Melbourne's leading cafe belt. In 1993 we moved around the corner to our current address in Little Bourke Street. Other outdoor stores gathered around us in what has become the outdoor precinct.
Originally based on the ground and 5th floors at our current address - (who will forget the rickety hand operated lift that took you on the journey to the 5th floor?) - we now have an integrated store over the ground and 1st floors. Only Bogong has remained true to the concept of offering a full range of technical equipment for climbers, bushwalkers, trekkers and people climbing the great peaks of the world.
Store owner Neil Blundy enjoys a fine day in the Italian Dolomites
In 2011 we launched our online store. In mid 2012 this was relaunched with a new more user friendly interface. Remember this store is totally backed by the resources of our physical business in Little Bourke Street. We encourage you to contact us to make use of our knowledge to help you make a purchase. We carry a massive stock holding on hand at all times. If it's on the webstore it's in stock - we have a huge store room upstairs!
Welcome to Bogong. Since 1989, we have provided our fellow outdoor adventurers with the latest outdoor gear while offering superior service. Bogong is and always has been a fully independent store. With our retail store located on Little Bourke Street, everything that we sell online is in stock and available for purchase online and in-store. We carefully select the best equipment that is right for the job based on our extensive knowledge of outdoor equipment...
Bogong is Australia’s leading store for outdoor equipment. We stock a wide variety of products from leading international brands including Arc'teryx, Asolo, Deuter, Edelrid, Exped, Icebreaker, La Sportiva, Lowe Alpine, Mont, Ortlieb, Outdoor Research, prAna, Rab, Salomon, and Tools of the Adventure, Ultimate Direction, Vasque and more.
We specialise in outdoor footwear: hiking shoes mens and womens, leather and gore-tex hiking boots. For your climbing adventures, we offer an extensive selection of ropes, carabiners, protection, harnesses, rock climbing shoes and helmets.
We stock quality canvas hiking packs, bushwalking rucksacks, lightweight trekking packs and quality daypacks.
Only Bogong has remained true to the concept of offering a full range of technical equipment for climbers, bushwalkers, trekkers and people climbing the great peaks of the world.
Bogong has the best sleeping mats - the exped downmat and self inflating mats - and hiking sleeping bags as well as ultralight sleeping bags. Not to mention our range of trekking maps to Nepal, including the Everest base camp trek map, and backcountry ski gear, Ortlieb panniers, led headlamps, access equipment, tents one man and two man, and everything else you could need on your next adventure.
We've made shopping online fast, easy and secure with our web returns policy, including free post for returns (conditions apply). With free delivery Australia wide on web orders over $150, Bogong is your go-to source for quality equipment.