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Summary

Bouldering, lead and trad on good quality sandstone.

Description

The North Shore has something on offer for all lovers of chalk and rock. There's the Old classic spots like the amazing highballs at Lindfield Rocks, Pumpy much loved problems of Sissy Crag and some brilliant trad at Brown's Road.

New to the Area is the Linfield-like When Crags Collide, the diverse, unappreciated Blues Point and some Slab-tastic climbing at Harbour Side Slabs.

With all that in mind no one can go past the famous Sydney Harbour climb "Clocks" at Balls Head. The North Shore has it all covered, chalk up and climb on!

Ethic

Respecting the enviroment and keeping crags clean will maintain a healthy and important relationship between the climbing community, local councils and National Parks. Carry out what you take in and enjoy what the North Shore has to offer.

If you come across an area that is being developed or you think could be under development, please show all due respect to the developers and do not climb the projects listed on thecrag.com.

History

The North Shore has seen some amazing climbs and problems put up over time with a slump in its development during the early 2000s.

However that all changed with the turn of the decade seeing the start of the Great Bouldering Boom with the North Shore getting some much needed development attention by a group of enthusiastic lovers of rock.

The word on the street is that this attention will only increase as the years go by, making the North Shore a strong epicenter of climbing in Sydney

Areas

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Name
Style
Climbs
Ticks
Height
Grades
95
285
6m
28
42
382
5m
10
24
63
5m
9
The Spit Crag
 Boulder,  Unknown and other styles
70
267
7m
18
Balmoral Crag
6
2
3m
1
Cammeray Area
15
7
2m
8
39
11
5m
 Boulder,  Top Rope and other styles
51
323
6m
7
1
1
8m
 Sport,  Top Rope and other styles
7
24
8m
2
192
2,408
4m
20
Killara Crag
47
169
5m
10
256
606
4m
67
156
961
7m
10
Wahroonga Area
 Boulder,  Trad and other styles
71
120
10m
24
Greenwich Crag
12
0
3
Riverview Unknown
33
39
9m
11
Waverton Crag
9
0
4m
2

Routes

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Grade Route
22
V12 Manhattan Line Boulder

FA: Sharik Walker