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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.
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Rightside Lip Traverse
Start a few metres left of the concrete bridge
FA: Za Utopia, 1989
Middle Cave Traverse
Sandy Cave 40m left of the bridge
FA: Za Utopia, 1990
Flake to Wafer
The Flake in the Left Cave
FFA: Za Utopia, 1990
Long/Lat: 151.250387, -33.828753
Couple steep caves and some quarried highballs.
Park in Botanic Road. Caves are visible from the road.
Arete on the right side of the bloc to the left of Lover's Tiff.
FA: Damien Alexander, 2011
Start as for Lover's Tiff but keep traversing left to top at the end of the cave.
Lovers Tiff Left
As for Lovers Tiff but continue left to mantle near the edge of the cave. Tough.
FA: Chris Webb Parsons, 2007
|4||Lovers Tiff Traverse||V8||3m|
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
|V0||Rightside Lip Traverse||1. Balmoral|
|V1||Middle Cave Traverse||1. Balmoral|
|V3||Flake to Wafer||1. Balmoral|
|V5||Balmoral Arete||1.1. Lawry Plunkett Reserve|
|V6||Balmoral 6||1.1. Lawry Plunkett Reserve|
|V8||Lovers Tiff Left||1.1. Lawry Plunkett Reserve|
|Lovers Tiff Traverse||3m||1.1. Lawry Plunkett Reserve|
|V10||Lovers Tiff||1.1. Lawry Plunkett Reserve|