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Approach

Drive to the end of Schofield Pde, Pennant Hills.

Park near sign, walk through gate near strange house for 100m to a track on the left, now signposted as "Berowra Valley National Park Schofield Fire Trail". Follow this for approximately 200m till it heads right towards the oval. Instead of heading right go more or less straight ahead for 50m, turn left at a rock cairn and follow more cairns through scrub to top of little rocky section. Zig down this section till you arrive on the top of a cliff, walk right to a gully. Head down this and you come out onto Cave Wall. There are numerous other ways of getting here this just seems to be the easiest.

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Straight up featured wall, 3RB's, walk off

Start: In access gully.

FA: rod wills, 2007

The steep proud line, punchy climbing through nice rock, starting in the slot under the roof from the ground, Do not use rock cairn, begins by climbing the balancy short slab and out first rooflet.

FA: Patrick Johnn, 2007

The line of rings 3m right of 'Jazz Maverick'. Still a project

Set by Patrick Johnn

Moving up the obvious start into the blocky flake feature, with a big move up left to continue following the leftward rising rail joining the finish of Project 1 through the runnel feature, no lower offs, top out and walk off boulder to finish for full value and walk back down to belay area or back clean from last ring. Caution if topping out, easy climbing but runout. Take care when cleaning.

And yet even more rings 2m left of 'Mufasta'.

Up to sharp arête tending left at top. 3 U's to lower offs.

FA: Andrew Morrison & Stephen Hawkshaw, 2002

A balancy start to a pumpy finish up the left feature. 3 U's to lower offs.

FA: Stephen Hawkshaw

Straight up the overhanging arête. 1FH, 2U's to lower offs.

FA: Hawkshaw

Obvious corner crack left side of wall, enjoyable jamming, top out to right to avoid dirty exit

FA: Greg Hislop & Kylie Barrett

Tending left up juggy face, 3 Rbs to lower offs.

Start: 4m right of CAV.

FA: rod wills, 2007

Up short orange face to jugs, 3Rbs to lower offs.

Start: Shared start to TPOG, tending right at first bolt

FA: Kevin Van Tilburg, 2007

Up slab onto orange face topping out over the buldge. 3 RB's to lower offs.

FA: Rod Wills, 2005

A good climb up the prominent flake in middle of wall. 3 U's to lower offs.

FA: Andrew Morrison

The direct start to 'Yoink'. Hard fun moves up to meet 'Yoink' at second bolt.

FA: Stephen Hawkshaw

Easy moves on pockets leads to a big move past bolt to break. Finish up wall. 2U's to lower offs.

FA: Stephen Hawkshaw & Andrew Morrison, 2002

Start 1m R of Bunsen Honeydew. Up nice arête. A little contrived, so try and avoid BH and the tree, otherwise take off 4 grades

FA: Tim Mayer, 2017

An unspeakably wretched enterprise consisting of what look like bashed in non-glued stainless carrots 0.5m apart a bit right of 'Bunsen Honeydew'. Practice? Madness? Boredom? To quote the late John Ewbank: "urinate at the base of it and continue".

Step up onto boulder in middle of wall and follow line of rings to the top. 3 RBs to lower offs.

FA: Mark Page, 2005

Start 3m R of DF at hard bouldery moves. Nice jump move, then traverse up and L passing 3 RBs.

FA: Tim Mayer, 2017

As for Psychopath for the first 2 RBs, then break out R passing another on some nice bouldery moves.

Thin crimpy slabby goodness. Head up slab to thin move above scoop. 2 UB's to lower offs.

FA: Stephen Hawkshaw, 2003

3 metres right of CSOC. Up over bulge to slab. 3 Rings to lower offs.

FA: Unknown, 2000

Up over bulge following arete to finish on shared lower offs. 3 Rings to lower offs.

FA: Unknown, 2000

Straight up pockets tending left at final bolt and thin move. 4 FH's to lower offs.

FA: Stephen Hawkshaw

2m rt of SFSG

Start: Follow pockets behind tree, 3RB's to lower offs.

FA: Kevin Van Tilburg, 2007

2m rt of 40 Lashes

Start: Straight up juggy face tending left at the top, 3Rb's to lower offs.

FA: Rod wills, 2007

Up and out through roof of cave, clipping second ring before heading to lip to avoid grounder. 4 RB's & U's to lower offs.

FA: Andrew Morrison & Stephen Hawkshaw, 2003

Start as for Jazz Maverick and throw out right to join Approaching Showers an awesome link up.

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