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1. Umbrawarra Gorge 32 routes in Crag

Summary:
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Trad, Unknown and Aid

Long/Lat: 131.692979, -13.966610

Description:© (Stu)

Umbrawarra Gorge is an Aboriginal owned site and is managed on their behalf by the Parks and 'Wildlife' Commission of the 'Northern Territory'. 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 forbiden - Please respect the area.

RouteGradeStyleSelected ascents
1 * Ankle Anxiety 23Trad 12m
2 Ode To Python

Carrot bolts on this climb are not considered safe and probably will

not get replaced due to their location within a National Park. 2CB

Start: Start from same platform as 'Ankle Anxiety'. Right and up past the 2 BR's to ledge, left and up to finish.

21 RTrad 9m
3 ** Clowns Corner

A popular introduction to the area. Obvious and awesome corner crack leading to tree, right and around corner from 'Ankle Anxiety'. Follow corner crack straight up, step onto

the right hand ledge to finish. Big holds and great pro.

11Trad 13m
4 Bats & Balls 16Trad 10m
5 * King of the World 15Trad 15m
6 * Purpledickular 19Trad 12m
7 What A Wall

5m right of P lies an obvious crack starting through a juggy overhang. Crack leads to mantelshelf and small left facing corner. Interesting and pleasant climbing.

14Trad 16m
8 * Oranges and Lemons

About 6m R of Clown's corner, this tackles the overhang that leads to the prominent grey slabby wall. Very pumpy start with exciting move onto main wall. Easier but poorly protected finish up slabby wall past mantelshelf.

18Trad 16m
9 Kiwi's Big White Arse 17Trad 16m
10 * Watch Her Face 20Trad 15m
11 * Kat's Corner

Start up V shaped corner just right of W. Follow obvious line, with delicate protection at 2/3 height. Under-rated and underclimbed!

16Trad 13m
12 *** Stay Low 17Trad 20m
13 * Little Bitch 19Trad 20m
14 ** This Monkey has Gone To Heaven 17Trad 20m
15 ** Enclosure Exposure 15Trad 20m
16 Violet Crumble 14Trad 20m
17 * Fish Bones 16Trad 14m
18 ** Grand Traverse 17Trad 20m
19 ** Double or Nothing 17Trad 15m
20 Fuck That 15Unknown 15m
21 * King Brown 22Unknown 13m
22 King Brown Arete 17Unknown 16m
23 Basque Separatist 19 M1Aid 20m
24 ** Basque Bastard 19Trad 22m
25 ** Basque Bitch 22Trad 22m
26 ** Jurassic Park 14Trad 25m
27 * Camelot 16Trad 20m
28 Cartoon Dancing 14Unknown 20m
29 Swinging Defective 9Unknown 20m
30 ** Salmonella 16Unknown 22m
31 Crack with Tree 18Trad 14m
32 Sheeplovers Bane

Much loved except by lovers of sheep. The really obvious mantelshelf near the base of

NES. Really just a boulder problem, however it is usually toproped due to the dangerous

landing.

FA: Steve Beyer, Chris Hart, Anthes Oorloff and a cast of others except Kiwi, 2000

20Unknown 5m

2. Index by grade

Grade Stars Name Style
9 Swinging Defective Unknown 20m
11 ** Clowns Corner Trad 13m
14 Cartoon Dancing Unknown 20m
** Jurassic Park Trad 25m
Violet Crumble Trad 20m
What A Wall Trad 16m
15 ** Enclosure Exposure Trad 20m
Fuck That Unknown 15m
* King of the World Trad 15m
16 Bats & Balls Trad 10m
* Camelot Trad 20m
* Fish Bones Trad 14m
* Kat's Corner Trad 13m
** Salmonella Unknown 22m
17 ** Double or Nothing Trad 15m
** Grand Traverse Trad 20m
King Brown Arete Unknown 16m
Kiwi's Big White Arse Trad 16m
*** Stay Low Trad 20m
** This Monkey has Gone To Heaven Trad 20m
18 Crack with Tree Trad 14m
* Oranges and Lemons Trad 16m
19 ** Basque Bastard Trad 22m
* Little Bitch Trad 20m
* Purpledickular Trad 12m
19 M1 Basque Separatist Aid 20m
20 Sheeplovers Bane Unknown 5m
* Watch Her Face Trad 15m
21 Ode To Python Trad 9m
22 ** Basque Bitch Trad 22m
* King Brown Unknown 13m
23 * Ankle Anxiety Trad 12m