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The climbs are described from left to right. At the left-hand end is 'Five Cracks Wall'.



This small cliff lies south of the main areas (see map pg. 30 of ACT Granite or the topo for Booroomba Rocks). Approach up the gully from the practice slab, or by walking southwest from the top campsite over rock slabs to a granite dome. The cliff is across the gully from this.


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.

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22 Indelible Murtceps Trad 25m

The third crack from the left on 'five cracks wall'. Up the groove to the bulge then up the finger crack to the top. Tape recommended.

FA: Roark Muhlen & Peter Mills

22 Orcrist Trad 25m

The fourth crack from the left on 'Five Cracks Wall' (a few metres right of 'Indelible Murtceps') with an overhanging start. Up past a tree to a chimney and hand crack.

FA: Dick Hain & Bill Wilson, 1973

FFA: John Smart, 1978

16 Tears of Rage Trad 25m

Start in the corner to the right of 'Five Cracks Wall'. Up the chimney to a ledge. Continue to a chockstone then swing left.

FA: Dave Shirra & Bill Wilson, 1973

16 Elendil Trad 20m

The chimney right of 'Tears of Rage'.

FA: Bill Wilson & Dick Hain, 1972

17 Mordor Trad 25m

The corner ramp with a crack just right of 'Elendil'.

FA: Dick Hain & Bill Wilson, 1973

16 Plastic Appearance Trad 25m

The crack on the left wall of the large corner 10 metres right of 'Mordor'. climb up the corner on the right, then back left into the crack and up. Gear to blue camalot.

FA: Dave Shirra & Bill Wilson, 1973

6 Cirith Ungol Trad 20m

The chimney corner two metres right of 'Plastic Appearance', starting at a crack four metres right of the corner.

FA: Bill Wilson & his mates, 1973


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