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Table of contents

1. Balmoral 6 routes in Crag

All Boulder

Long/Lat: 151.251446, -33.826183


Vertical Beach climbing. You'd be better off going for a swim or grabbing a cappuccino Couple of roof problems just off the beach in Lawry Plunkett Reserve.


It's the "island" right in the middle of Balmoral Beach. Or park in Botanic Road for Lovers Tiff.

RouteGradeStyleSelected ascents
1 Rightside Lip Traverse

Start a few metres left of the concrete bridge

FA: Za Utopia, 1989

2 Middle Cave Traverse

Sandy Cave 40m left of the bridge

FA: Za Utopia, 1990

3 Flake to Wafer

The Flake in the Left Cave

FFA: Za Utopia, 1990


1.1. Lawry Plunkett Reserve 3 routes in Sector


Long/Lat: 151.250387, -33.828753


Couple steep caves and some quarried highballs.


Park in Botanic Road. Caves are visible from the road.

RouteGradeStyleSelected ascents
1 Lovers Tiff Left

As for Lovers Tiff but continue left to mantle near the edge of the cave. Tough.

FA: Chris Webb Parsons, 2007

2 Lovers Tiff Traverse

Out left as for "Lovers Tiff Left" but then traverse the lip right and finish up "Lovers Tiff". Harder than "Lovers Tiff Left" but not V9.

V8Boulder 3m
3 Lovers Tiff

Located in Lawry Plunkett Reserve. Start on jug near the LHS of obvious cave, move to pockets and through roof to finish above the start. Really cool campus crux.

FA: Chris Webb Parsons, 2007


2. Index by grade

Grade Stars Name Style Area
V0 Rightside Lip Traverse Boulder 1. Balmoral
V1 Middle Cave Traverse Boulder 1. Balmoral
V3 Flake to Wafer Boulder 1. Balmoral
V8 Lovers Tiff Left Boulder 1.1. Lawry Plunkett Reserve
Lovers Tiff Traverse Boulder 3m 1.1. Lawry Plunkett Reserve
V10 Lovers Tiff Boulder 1.1. Lawry Plunkett Reserve