Unlocated crags

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Summary

A major destination south of Sydney, centered mostly on the popular single pitch sport crags of Nowra and the epic sea cliffs of Point Perpendicular.

Description

This is sandstone country. This is a large area with numerous crags. Up north you have the popular Mt Kiera above Wollongong and the jungle adventures at Scarface and Coalcliff. Further south are the basalt quarrys at Bombo. The best climbing in the area however is around Nowra where sport climbing rules and convenience is key. Thousands of routes near shops, swimming and coffee. If you want to scare yourself then don't miss the world class sea cliffs of Point Perpendicular.

Where to stay

Nowra and Wollongong have good caravan parks.

Ethic

Lots of bolts in this region. Most development has been done after the 1980s.

Areas

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Name
Style
Climbs
Ticks
Height
Grades
Appin Crag
20
20
 Trad,  Sport and other styles
356
4,991
13m
128
Kiama Area
10
15
4m
8
Nowra Crag
 Sport,  Boulder and other styles
1,180
39.1k
13m
163
 Trad,  Sport and other styles
689
4,958
26m
27
45
29
3m
22
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0
0
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0
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