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Large sandstone boulders and butresses in a small but dense jungle-esque valley. Recently discovered, alot of cleaning required but alot of potential. Keeps relatively cool in the heat.


Head out of North Nowra along Illaroo Road. When you get to Bangalee, take a left into Koloona Drive. Keep driving for about 2.5km until the rood takes a steep downhill into some rocks. Park either at the top of this hill (gated entrance) or at the hairpin at the bottom (space for 2 cars maybe). There will be a bushwalk signposted into the jungle. Follow this and explore at will. Gladerunner, Clever Girl etc are around the rocky scramble on the track and Endor, Dark Paradise etc are off the end of the signposted Forest Glade.

Ethic inherited from Illawarra

Lots of bolts in this region. Most development has been done after the 1980s.


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Discovered 2013 by Jack Folkes.



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V3 Gladerunner Boulder 3m

Sit start under the roof. Compression moves out and up over the prow.

FA: Jack Folkes, 2013

V1 * Clever Girl Boulder 2m

Low start on arete, climb up and left via good holds to a nice top out.

FA: Jack Folkes, 2013

V1 Endor Boulder 3m

Crouch start, up via jugs and slopers to a top out next to vines. More strenuous than you'd think.

FA: Jack Folkes, 2013

En La Noche Boulder Project 3m

Sit start under prow on rail. Big moves straight up to a hard rock onto the slab and delicately up. V5ish to the lip. Whole thing maybe V9.

Dark Paradise Boulder Project 3m

Sit start on rail under prow. Move right to gain right side of roof via big moves, slap up arete until its possible to rock onto slab. Maybe V8/9.


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