Umbrawarra Gorge Mostly trad climbing33 routes in crag
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Great fine grained orange sandstone with the creek just underneath
You will require a permit to climb 'Umbrawarra Gorge', which can be obtained from the Parks and 'Wildlife' Commission of the 'Northern Territory', Litchfield Park on phone (08) 89 760 282.
This permit only allows you to climb the walls in the first two pools, and currently requires for a member of the climbing party to have instructional qualifications. 'Umbrawarra Gorge' is a sacred site - there are burial grounds and other significant sites throughout the gorge. If these are destroyed or damaged in any way, then climbing here will be stopped completely. Bolting is strictly forbidden - Please respect the area.© (Stu)
Walk along the gorge for a few minutes
Where to stay
Umbrawarra campground is located only a couple of minutes away, and features barbecues, a long drop toilet, and no water.
Camp fees are payable, and at last visit were $3.50 per person per night.
Umbrawarra Gorge is an Aboriginal owned site, managed by Parks and Wildlife. It is a sacred site and should be treated as such. There are a few bolts, but these should not be added to or replaced without discussion with the authorities
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