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Approach

Quickest access is to park on Yurunga Drive opposite Ikara Place. Walk straight into the bush for 25m to a fence which stretches off to the right. Step around the left end of the fence and go straight ahead for another 15m to the top of the descent slot on your right (don't fall into it!!). An awesome but quite easy subterranean scramble down inside the bowels of this amazing slot pops you out beside Wolfgang Donut (the slot is obvious in the first topo below).

Otherwise, if you want an easier but slightly longer trail, park 150m further SE on Yurunga Drive, opposite Gunyuma Cres, and follow the council-marked Grotto Walking Trail down to the bottom then head right (NW).

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Routes

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1
26 ** Wolfgang Donut Sport 10m

One of the early hard routes in 'Nowra'. Up past some hard (big) moves past a few RBs. Bundy Rebolted 03-08-2006, prob a waste of steel and no one will ever climb it.

Start: Start around the corner of the Green Slab, 2m R of the awesome walk-down slot.

FA: Ant Prehn, 1989

2

Thin stuff.

Start: Start on the left hand side of the wall almost on the arete. [The topos for the routes on this wall are a bit of a guess, to give the gist of the wall. Please update the topos if you know what route goes where].

FA: G Hill

3

Head up right at mid height.

Start: Start as for CC.

FA: G Hill

4

Start: Start a few meters right of RRRB and climb into that route.

FA: G Hill

5
22 ** Johny Mantackle Sport 15m

Wanders a bit down low until you pass a small pocket.

FA: G Hill

7

Bouldery start, up past overlap, then straight up.

FA: G Hill

8
20 * Spurt Reynolds Sport 25m

Up to a vague groove and then through a small headwall.

FA: G Hill

9
21 * Jack the Dripper Sport 25m

FA: G Hill

10

FA: G Hill

11
21 Abswing Sport 25m

Up, then head right at the flake, then up.

FA: G Hill

12
23 ** Abtronics Sport 25m

Start: Start as for 'Abswing'.

FA: G Hill

13
23 ** Abflex Sport 25m

Awaits a direct start.

Start: Start as for 'Abswing'.

FA: G Hill

14
17 Abduct Sport 25m

Start: Start just left of the corner.

FA: G Hill

15

(AKA ,Lattanzio Corner Crack, Chrome Poisoning.) Recently retrobolted to half height, originally done to full height, trad, taking the right hand line from half height. The obvious corner at the right end of The Green Slab.

FA: John Lattanzio, Austin Legler, 1980

16
20 * Secret Agent Man Sport 20m

FA: McElroy

17

One of Nowra's finest. Far superior to many other "3 star" routes around here!

FA: Ant Prehn

18

The hardware up the incredible arête on the R side of the Conehead wall. 30m of 30 degrees!

19

The greatest Nowra layback there is. Tricky at mid height.

FA: G Hill

FFA: Stuart McElroy, 1990

20
26 Nervous Breakdown Sport 15m

FA: Steve Bullen, 1989

21
14 Pilchard Crack Trad 25m

Has been rebolted? It's 5m R of Chinese Water Torture.

22
31 R Apotogen Sport 15m

The really obvious and desperate looking arete that overhangs the boulders, just left of Caribbean Beat Master. Overhangs at least 30 degrees - its much steeper than it looks in the topo.

FA: Zac Vertrees, 2002

23

The mega crack up the side of the mega block (20m opposite Chinese Water Torture). Overhangs at least 30 degrees - its much steeper than it looks in the topo.

FA: Stuart McElroy, 1990

24
17 * Annually Fixated Sport 37m

FA: John Koster, David Brown, Marlene De Martin, 1997

25
20 Barbiturate Corner Sport 20m