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Access issues inherited from Bowens Creek

This crag is in a National Park. DOGS ARE NOT ALLOWED, simple as that. Dog owners are asked NOT to stuff things up for the rest of us; so just don't bring your dog. Camping also is not allowed.


Ethic inherited from Blue Mountains

Although sport climbing is well entrenched as the most popular form of Blueys climbing, mixed-climbing on gear and bolts has generally been the rule over the long term. Please try to use available natural gear where possible, and do not bolt cracks or potential trad climbs.

Because of the softness of Blue Mountains sandstone, bolting should only be done by those with a solid knowledge of glue-in equipping. A recent fatality serves as a reminder that this is not an area to experiment with bolting.

If you do need to top rope, please do it through your own gear as the wear on the anchors is both difficult and expensive to maintain.

It would be appreciated if brushing of holds becomes part of your climbing routine - do it with a soft bristled brush and never a steel brush!

The removal of vegetation - both from the cliff bases and the climbs - is not seen as beneficial to aesthetics of the environment nor to our access to it. However, the fast growing scrub can conceal walking tracks in mere months, so bringing a pair of secaturs and pruning as you walk is a good way of helping out with the constant task of track maintenance. Some appropriately discreet pruning is a far better alternative then track braiding (which causes far more damage). It's also a good warmup for your forearms!


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29 *** Hoofmeister Blue Sport 20m, 11

The low crux looks quite mingin' but actually climbs very well.

FA: S.Grkovic, 1999

27 ** Navel Aviator Sport 20m

The bolts are not great but there's plenty extra.

FA: M.Pircher, 1999

27 *** Lloyd of the Rings Sport 25m

FA: L.Wishart, 1999

25 *** 97% Fat-Free Sport 20m

PLEASE CONTRIBUTE TO REBOLTING. The horribly loose second bolt was replaced August 2013, and the third bolt a few years earlier, but bolts 1, 4 and 5 are the originals so probably also suspect. The death clip-n-go biners on the anchors have been removed.

FA: J.Clark, 1997


Continuation of FF.

FA: Justin, 2000

26 ** The Cripple Pitch Sport 20m

FA: S.Grkovic, 1999

30 ** Full Cream Sport 25m

Start up TCP then left at big jug shared by FF.

FA: S.Grkovic, 2001

25 ** The Blonde Gift Sport 20m

FA: M.Pircher, 1999

23 AID:A0 Broken Blonde Gift Sport 25m

since the crux hold further disintegrated pull on the draw......

27 * Cup Cake Sport 27m

FA: S.Grkovic, 1999

25 *** Beef Cake Sport 27m

FA: S.Grkovic, 1999

24 ** Itinerate Immigrants Sport 25m

FA: S.Grkovic, 1999

26 ** Wish It Was Hard Sport 25m

FA: L.Wishart, 1999

26 ** Almost Sport 25m

FA: F.Yule, 1997

25 ** Visibly Aroused Sport 20m

FA: L.Wishart, 1999

26 ** The Big Bang Is On Sport 25m

Start from the ground!

FA: S.Grkovic, 1999


Start from the ground!

FA: L.Wishart, 1999


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