Section navigation


About 75m left of Navel Research near the point.

The evil looking black roof crack.

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


Route History:

There is no known route history.


Located in Central Buttress approx:
Lat/Long: -33.847542,151.194171

Some content has been provided under license from: © Australian Climbing Association Queensland (Creative Commons, Attribution, Share-Alike 2.5 AU)

Route Grade Citations

20 Community registered grade
20 Sun, Surf and Sandstone - A Rockclimber's Guide to Sydney

Route quality

Route quality

Lead Styles

Lead styles pie chart

Comments keywords

Learn about creating circuits.


Check out what is happening on C (note there is an unresolved system issue where ascents logged before 2010 are not displayed in the stream below). If you just want to see beta then click on view ascents with beta.