Do NOT approach any of the crags in this area across the paddocks from Red Rock Road. The land has recently changed hands and the farmer does not want people crossing the property. Follow the tracks just outside the southern or northern boundaries of the farmland until able to move around the farmland to the area you are going. Please adhere to this to keep open the possibility of negotiated access.
To climb at the lower end of Band of Gypsies, wander across to the end of the vehicle track, cross the creek, turn L and walk up to the cliff line and follow it uphill to the first climbs. The Grand Oral Disseminator being the obvious line.
To reach the upper section, follow some cairns up to the Cave Boulder, which is directly in front of "Dutch Courage".
Descent: For the lower walls walk off the west or the east ends via the chasm gully. There are plenty of abseil options.
Beyond the chasm the best option is to abseil, either from the chains and slings indicated or from one of many bollards*. The best scramble descent is via narrow rib at the top (east) end of the main crags.
This rib is in a gully just in from the north-east toe of the buttress.
TIP: For abseil descents; please BYO rope slings; for some climbs the ones in place are still serviceable; but slings deteriorate very quickly and end up as useless tat.© (nmonteith)
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