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1. Mulgoa lookout 1 route in Area

Summary:
All Unknown

Long/Lat: 150.617690, -33.818550

Description:

Some sandy routes, old carrots and cookie cave. Overlooks Nepean river

Access Issues: inherited from Lower Blue Mountains

Be sensible.

Approach:

Drive to end of Fairlight road, Mulgoa.

Ethic: inherited from Blue Mountains

Mixed-climbing on gear and bolts has generally been the rule in the Blueies. 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. Generally it's best to leave all this sort of stuff to the local climbers.

History:

Stu and Dan i think developed most of the cookie cave. not sure about the old carrots on the lookout boulder. Dan and Todd threw some staino in round 09.

1.1. Bolt Wall 0 routes in Cliff

Description:

mixed and TR routes

Approach:

at the carpark. head back down the road and veer off right into the bush.

Descent Notes:

head towards the water till it starts to decend the head SW. climb faces South

1.2. Cookie cave 0 routes in Boulder

Description:

Cool little cave with variety of problems.

Approach:

walk straight down path (dont fang left like your going to the lookout) after bout 200 meters where the track goes right pull off left and follow faint track

History:

stumbled onto it when scoping out the area. Dan was, and Stu still is Living in mulgoa. im pretty sure they know most about it.

1.3. Lookout Climbs 1 route in Sector

Summary:

Long/Lat: 150.617871, -33.818440

Description:

Some old andy mixed and TR routes. i route with RBs

Approach:

head to the lookout. lookout boulder has some old carrots and decent pro for top anchors.

Descent Notes:

Todds helm. get to underneath the lookout. face the water and head right scrambling down slightly for 30m. you should be able to see ring bolts on the rock

History:

Carrots and lookout climbs unknown. Todd bolted the helm and is developing other mixed/sport routes in the area

RouteGradeStyleSelected ascents
1 * Todds Helm

follow RBs. Tops Out. Tree for anchor. needs a clean after heavy rain.

22Unknown 8m, 3

2. Index by grade

Grade Stars Name Style Area
22 * Todds Helm Unknown 8m, 3 1.3. Lookout Climbs