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A great looking wall with a variety of good routes.

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30m past the grease cave - this is pretty much the last area before the wastelands.

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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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Rebolted with a reshuffle. RAD !

FA: Graeme Hill, 1991

21 ** Broken And Barbed Sport 18m

FA: Dave Filan & David Haines, 1989

23 * Evil Bumfukbabe Sport 10m

Hard move guards the anchors. Rebolted 2012

FA: Karl Schultz, 1993

25 ** Instant Death Sport 20m

Dangerous protection.

FA: Ant Prehn & Giles Bradbury, 1991

16 Roger That Trad 12m

The obvious sandy corner crack left of NASAS. Natural gear. use anchors to left to lower off.

FA: David O'Donnell & Ryan Kelly, 2004


Start: Be careful clipping the 2nd bolt.

FA: Veronique Hill & Graeme Hill, 1992

16 * Petit Miam Sport 8m, 4

FA: Veronique Hill & Graeme Hill, 1992

27 ** The Big Shlong Sport 20m

FA: George Fieg, 1993

24 ** The Big Kahoona Sport 20m

FA: Rob Lebreton, 1992

26 ** The Big Wank Sport 20m

FA: Andrew Bull, 1996

22 * Jugzilla pitch 1 Sport 10m

Up wall to belay stance below roof.

Start: Start 5m right of 'PM'

FA: M Law

27 ** Jugzilla Sport 22m

From the belay head diagonally out left through the roof to a break. Traverse back right a little and up final head wall.

Start: Start at the belay above 'JP1'.

FA: Mike Law, 2003

26 ** Funkenstein Sport 25m

Straight out roof, traverse left to rest then nice face climbing to finish with hands on top of cliff.

Start: Start as for 'J'.

FA: Stephen Hawkshaw, 2003

23 ** Speed Boat Wankers Sport 25m

Up the poorly protected slab onto fun sidepull features. Bring a bolt plate and a sling for before the roof. Headwall is excellent to a jug above drb anchor.

FA: Tony Barton & Andrew Bull, 1991

21 ** Shifting Sands Sport 15m

FA: Steve Bullen, 1992

21 ** A Day at the Beach Sport 15m

FA: Steve Bullen, 1992

26 ** A Day at the Beast Sport 30m

Having climbed 'ADATB' traverse left across the lip of the roof all the way to the far end. CAUTION: Back-climb the fucker .

Start: Start as for 'ADATB'.

FA: M Law, 2000

21 * Vague Flake Sport 15m

Climb the funky flakes left of kicking dogs balls. Rebolted and extended 23/6/12

FA: Unknown, 2000

17 Kicking Dogs Balls Sport 8m

FA: Veronique Hill & Graeme Hill, 1992

24 ** Silly Putty Sport 20m

much funk. Start up Kicking Dogs Balls and onwards to a double dragon move through the roof out right

FA: Mike Law, 1995

23 ** Black Beddy Sport 8m

Clip first bolt on 'Betty Blue' and head left. Crank up on the crimpers to the final throw making sure to take a few whips for the camera along the way!

Start: Start at 'Betty Blue'

FA: Steve Bullen, 1991

24 *** Betty Blue Sport 20m

A very appealing wall. One of the most enjoyable routes at its grade in 'Nowra'.

Start: Start a few meters right of 'Black Beddy'.

FA: Ant Prehn & Giles Bradbury, 1991

25 ** Tickled Pink Sport 10m

Straight up the groove, then slightly left and up to a great jug rest. Recover and fire out the airy crux.

Start: Start 2m left of SL at slight groove New anchour 23/6/2012

FA: Stuart Wyithe, 1992


Extension of 'TP'.

FA: Mitch Warren

23 *** Still Life Sport 10m

Classic 'Nowra' arete - which is hard and pumpy.

Start: Start at the obvious arete to the right of 'TP'. Some people do an easier start on the face a few metres left of the arete proper.

FA: Giles Bradbury & Ant Prehn, 1990


An absolute ripper of a climb and totally different to the typical 'Nowra' power mutant hard stuff.

Start: Start on ledge above 'SL'

FA: Giles Bradbury, 1992


Climb the black slab around the arete right of 'SL'

FA: L Wishart

18 Exfoliator Sport 10m

4 RB's to lower off.

Start: Wall 5m right of 'SL'

FA: Stephen Hawkshaw, 2003

19 Girl Finger Sport 10m

Start: Start 3m right of 'E'.

FA: J.Tam, 2004


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