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Table of contents

1. Peek-A-Boo Buttress 11 routes in Crag

Summary:
All Unknown
Access Issues: inherited from Blue Mountains

The Blue Mountains are a World Heritage listed area. The Grose Valley, the cliffs around Katoomba and much of the Narrow Neck peninsula are part of the Blue Mountains National Park which is managed by the NPWS. The Western Escarpment - where most of the climbing is - is Crown Land managed by the BMCC. While the NPWS Plan of Management nominates several locations in the National Park where rock climbing is deemed appropriate, the majority of the climbing remains unacknowledged. To maintain access our best approach is to 'Respect Native Habitat, Tread Softly and Leave No Trace'.

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.

RouteGradeStyleSelected ascents
1 They're a Weird Mob 16Unknown 55m
2 Robbery Under Arms 19Unknown 55m
3 The Timeless Land 17Unknown 55m
4 Rum Rebellion 14Unknown 60m
5 Wild Cat Falling 18Unknown 70m
6 The Magic Pudding 15Unknown 35m
7 We of the Never Never 17Unknown 20m
8 No Barrier 16Unknown 20m
9 Cullenbenbong 18Unknown 20m
10 Landlopers 18Unknown 20m
11 Lightning Ridge 16Unknown 25m

2. Index by grade

Grade Stars Name Style
14 Rum Rebellion Unknown 60m
15 The Magic Pudding Unknown 35m
16 Lightning Ridge Unknown 25m
No Barrier Unknown 20m
They're a Weird Mob Unknown 55m
17 The Timeless Land Unknown 55m
We of the Never Never Unknown 20m
18 Cullenbenbong Unknown 20m
Landlopers Unknown 20m
Wild Cat Falling Unknown 70m
19 Robbery Under Arms Unknown 55m