Snake Rock Rock climbing41 routes in crag
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Snake Rock is one of the closest sport crags to Canberra and offers a range of grades, it's sunny in winter, and in the shade early in summer, and the river provides a nice way too cool off
Snake Rock has become a popular little spot for getting out and about. Many of the recent additions are sport lines and complement the early trad routes,making the crag suitable for a large range of experience and interests.
The small cliff line on the eastern side of the Corin Valley, an unimpressive pile of yellow/brown granite about to slide down into the creek. Close up, it's rather reminiscent of gritstone and has some classic short routes in the range 18-26 (complete with bolts, very unreminiscent of gritstone). A good alternative to 'Gibraltar Peak' or 'The Fortress' in winter as you can follow the sun most of the day.
Snake Rock is located within Namadgi National park, the boundary appears to be the creek, with the sections closer to the road falling within Gibraltar Ck State forest
Snake Rock is visible across the valley to your left as you drive up Corin Road. Park at the 3.9 kilometre mark at a blocked-off track next to a power pole. Follow the track, turn right at the junction, continue downhill for 200 metres to a cairn on the left, just as the track turns back uphill. Cairns mark the way through bush, across the creek and uphill to the crag (about 10 minutes).
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