Dirty Harry Rocks All trad climbing5 routes in crag
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Walk along the blocked-off, scrubby road starting on the right as you arrive at the carpark for about one kilometre. At the top of a steep section the road flattens out; look for a cairn on your left after 50m or so. Head to the top of the hill or, having missed the cairn, follow the road to the ridge and double back along it for about 200 metres to (if you're lucky) a group of boulders.©
Ethic inherited from Booroomba Rocks
The ethic at Booroomba is generally staunchly traditional. Most climbing goes either entirely on gear or gear with bolts for those walls where there is insufficient gear to protect climbs. Climbs are occasionally rebolted, but retro-bolting would be considered vandalism of the lowest order.
A classic line. The widening crack on the Booroomba side of the outcrop with a hard start. Gear from #0.5 to #4 camalot.
FA: John Smart & Ray Lassman, 1976
A nice hand crack through a rooflet 50 metres or so right of Magnumforce.
FA: Dave Sargent & Mike Law-Smith, 1985
The following three climbs are on a broken cliff-line 80m downhill from Magnumforce towards Booroomba.
A little painful. The hand crack through the roof at the northern end.
FA: John Smart, 1980
The short off-width 10m right of 'For Better or Worse'.
FA: Dan Mannix & Dave Sargent, 1988