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Ethic inherited from Illawarra

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

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22 Bumzek Sport 10m

2 hard cruxes

FA: Michael Butzek, 1993


FA: Dave Filan, 1992

24 * Stolen Property Sport 10m

Direct start to pale yellow underwear.

FA: Steve Bullen, 1992

28 ** Drive Bye Directe Sport 4

Two bolts add a direct start to the fantastic drive bye. Start in the letterbox and get ready for some postage! This direct start avoids the big rest.

Set by George Broadfoot, 2013

27 ** Drive Bye Sport 11m

FA: Steve Bullen, 1992

18 A Nice Offering Sport 10m

First 3 ascents done on gear. Now has ring bolts. There is a small - fist sized - rock that is loose above the roof. One day it will be loose enough to come out. Until then take a little care.

Start: Climbs crack and peapod 4m left of AVNS.

FA: M.Hunn


Open Project. Like the rest of the routes on this wall, it needs a scrub after rain. About 25 ???????

26 * A Very Nice Sausage Sport 10m

A tough thin crux, but not a bad route.

FA: Ant Prehn, 1990

26 ** Very Meaty Sport 10m

FA: Steve Bullen, 1992


Great climbing, and probably the most popular grade 25 at 'Nowra'. Up short R leaning crack, left at the top

FA: Giles Bradbury, 1990

22 *** Killer Boas Sport 10m

A nice route - but why everyone thinks it is worth 3 stars we will never know.

Start: Start to the right of the blunt arete on the right hand side of the wall where there is a big chimmney.

FA: Andrew Bull & Tony Barton, 1991

23 ** Fattergram Sport 11m

so many moves for a micro-route. Classic

FA: Mike Law, 1993

23 * Verve Noir Sport 15m

FA: Mike Law, 1994

24 ** Big Bad Voodoo Daddy Sport 20m

FA: Mark Ashmore

FA: Mark Ashmore, 1999

13 R Not Very Nice Trad 40m

The chimney - on trad. Rock quality and gear questionable until the last 10m

FA: Neil Monteith, 2010


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