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Heaps of good easier routes around the sloth pinnacle.

Ethic inherited from Illawarra

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

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20 ** Rootasaurus Rex Sport 20m

FA: Mark Woodard, 1999

22 ** The Other White Meat Sport 12m

Sustained face climbing!

Crimp your way up the wall tending slightly to the left to the crux at 2/3s height. Take care getting to the anchors.

Start: Start just by big tree.

FA: Graeme Hill

19 * Itsablue Sport 18m, 6

Start 7m right of the Fossil Cave directly behind the 2nd large Blue Gum. Pull up hard and step right with care before good climbing to finishing jugs.

FA: John Hawkins-Salt, 1994

19 12" Release Sport 22m

Was way mossy when first climbed as the winges on the neighbouring climbs didn't like getting covered in brush leavings. Will clean up after fifty or sixty deserving ascents.

Start: As for Itsa.

FA: G Hill

FA: not known; G Hill This is 12" Release

22 Brown Bear Sport 20m

Hard start (stick clip the 2nd bolt if your not solid) that leads into nice wall climbing with a bit of a move at the bulge.

FA: Jason Lammers, 2013

20 Brown Track Sport 20m

Up Sidetrack for 2 bolts then move left past another bolt and then into BB. With a less cranky start, it will probably be more popular than BB.

FA: Jason Lammers, 2013

20 ** Sidetrack Sport 18m, 7

A classic easy 20

FA: John Hawkins-Salt, 1994

20 * Backtrack Sport 18m

Bit harder than Sidetrack, but just as good !

FA: John Hawkins-Salt, 1994

18 Porn Dog Sport 23m

not even a 19

FA: Graeme Hill, 1998


The left route

FA: John Koster, 1997


The direct line between Sloth and EbtW, goes all the way to the top of the cliff. Watch that rope !!

FA: Rick Phillips & Jason Lammers, 2012

16 ** Sloth Sport 23m

The right route

FA: John Hawkins-Salt, 1994

17 ** The Handcrack Trad 20m

FA: Unknown, 2000

16 Couch Potato Sport 20m

FA: John Hawkins-Salt, 1994


FA: Graeme Hill, 1999

18 Belgium Game Sport 10m

Right most route on this wall. Dont fall off clipping the 3rd bolt. Better than its neighbour..

FA: G Hill, 2000

Around the corner there is some more routes. Three Bloody Roofs and Nowra-cised are a good double.

22 Nowra-cised Sport 10m, 3

Left of 3BR. Ride the flake with a big move after the 2nd bolt. Rad !!

FA: Jason Lammers & Rick Phillips, 2012

20 Three Bloody Roofs Sport 10m

FA: John Koster, 1999


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