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Description

Large Granite Boulders on Scenic Ridges or tucked away in dense pine forests, only 30 minutes from Canberra or 3.5 hours from Sydney. The rock quality has been compromised by the 2003 bushfires, and anyone doing exploration will need to give the surfaces a good clean, and pull/step lightly on suspicious flakes. Where the rock is good, it is sharp so bring tape, glue, and anything else you need to get through a day or two of cranking.

Approach

Follow Cotter Road SW from Canberra. After crossing the dam. You will come upon a campground and separate scenic riverside lunch areas. Keep heading up Cotter Road until you come to Laurel Camp Road, take a right and use the sub-areas marked on The Crag or check out, Duncan's guide... https://payhip.com/athletebychoice

Where to stay

Camping is not allowed in the state forest, stay at Cotter Road Campground. Hot plates, sinks, showers, and bathroom facilities are provided for a reasonable nightly fee. There is no phone service here.

Ethic

Keep it natural, even though some of the past developers sunk some handholds.

Tags

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Areas

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Name
Style
Climbs
Ticks
Height
Grades
Cohiba Boulder
9
4
4m
The Tumblers Boulder
15
7
4m
Kazbah Crag
16
8
11m
Blackwater Sector
3
0
12m
3