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JFMAMJJASONDseasonalityBoulder and Top Rope
Long/Lat: 151.193025, -33.864918
- Unique Features And Strengths:
Hundreds of meters of sandstone wall, 20 mins walk from the city, car parking right next to the climbs, lit at night, wheelchair access (might be useful when leaving)
This cliff has been partially blasted out to make room for the road below. You can traverse most of the full length, and there are 10 to 15 meter climbs. The fence and steps above look like they will make good anchor points for a top rope. Unfortunately quite a bit of the rock is soft and sandy.
View in Google Maps Street View: https://maps.google.com/?ll=-33.86377,151.192346&spn=0.002165,0.010568&t=m&z=17&layer=c&cbll=-33.863766,151.192342&panoid=6lIyIosTuzYyJHhNCqcwIA&cbp=11,149.44,,0,-1.64
Park right next to the climb, or catch the 443 bus over from the city, or take a 20 minute walk over from the city.
Boulder and Top Rope
Long/Lat: 151.192343, -33.863887
An old harbour side quarry from ye olden days. Not the best rock around but pretty good if you're in need of getting your chalked up hands on some rock for some training before your next trip.
Park on Pirama Road and make sure you pay for the parking. Parking Rangers patrol the area looking for a chance to raise some revenue.
Indian Root / Dirty But Doable
Starting off either side of the arete, follow the corner to the top. A little sandy due to the lack of traffic but for what it's worth it's quite a good climb.
FA: Giles Yates, 1998
Traverse the 20m wall, keeping feet about 6 inches off the ground. Start is a bit harder due to slim toe holds. Gets easier once there is a line for your toes to follow.
Walk the plank
Traverse 20m, keeping feet about 4 foot off the ground.
Long/Lat: 151.194007, -33.865661
Opposite Jones Bay
Traverse along the crack, about 4ft off the ground.
|7||Walk the plank||2m||1.1. Giba Wall|
|14||The Endeavour||3m||1.2. Jones Bay Wall|
|17||Indian Root||17m||1.1. Giba Wall|
|The Quarterdeck||22m||1.1. Giba Wall|