Central Buttress Mostly trad climbing7 routes in cliff
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Some of these climbs were OK about 20 years ago, but now that the track is closed and is an overgrown jungle requiring machetes and napalm to breach it's just not worth the effort. All fixed pro is now nothing more than rusted blobs of history.
The first set of climbs are about 100m left of The Big Block.
Navel Research is another 100m further left.
70 further left, near the point, is also home to the most evil looking crack - C is a large hand sized roof-crack with evil black coloured rock.
Access issues inherited from Balls Head
Climbing of any kind (including bouldering) has been banned by North Sydney City Council throughout the Ball's Head Reserve since 1996. Please don't jeopardise future attempts to restore access by flouting the ban.©
Ethic inherited from North Shore
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.
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