Moonah Road Mostly trad climbing7 routes in area
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Small traddy slabbing, good for winter
A short, easy access crag above the Georges River. Because of the low angle many of these routes need rebrushing. The speedboat wankers are in full effect in summer, but since the cliff faces north it's not exactly prime climbing season. The bolts that exist here are old and rusted and should be replaced. A hazard reduction burn of the bush here in 2013 has left all the belay trees charred and sooty. Further right of these described routes is a small orange cave with signs of prior Aboriginal occupation. Please don't climb here.
Access issues inherited from Sutherland
There is easy access to all the sites with an average walking time from car to cliff being under five minutes! To get the Shire drive south towards Wollongong from the Sydney CDB or take the Heathcote Road if coming from the South West. West Sydney climbers can approach aiming for Menai. Alternatively, take the train. Some areas in national parks are off limits and permission may be sought for crags such as the Wok, Heathcote Bridge and Alford's Point.
Park across the road from 29 Moonah Rd, Alford's Pt. Jump the Armco and walk down a right leading ramp througbha little cliffline, then head slightly left downhill about 60m down into the bush to a access ramp and large fallen boulder at the left end (facing out), which is the easiest way down. Avoid the crag in summer, since it faces basically north and hence bakes. The crag is located within the George's River National Park and access can be best described as "Don't Ask - Don't Tell". Climbs described right to left, facing the cliff.
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