South Head Rock climbing6 routes in area
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Rusted-out post-punk sea-cliff with interesting lines but no belays.
Medium height unfenced post-corrosion 80s sea-cliff with a pleasant northerly aspect away from the prying eyes of the sea-cliff police, but among numbers of tourists. Belays minimal, and don't place any in the heritage stonework of the gun emplacements above!
Nearby parking very crowded on the weekend.
Ancient withered carrots, lots of sand, and no belays.
The frankly-named South Head climbs date from the era of 80s sea-cliffing, when these rocks were once the haunt of hard-bodied human "seals" hauled out beyond Lady Bay to tan and hang on remote rocks.
These days confined by law ("Nudity Permitted on Beach Only") prospective climbers need only be worried by hordes of inbound and other tourists doing selfies and otheries at a frenzied rate sufficient to turn an old school nudist afflicted with both voyerism and exhibitionism several shades redder under their 365 day x 360 degree tan.
Like most old sea cliffs, all the old bolts have rusted and fragmented like the bodies of sun-fried "phoques", the forlon remnants of their rusted heads and drooping shafts witness to the corrosive and inexorable forces of the elements.
Oh, and there are no belays.
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