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A Room with a View

  • Grade context: AU
  • Approach time: 1-2 minutes
  • Ascents: 9

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Description

Cave about 3m deep, and between 1/1.5m high.

Access issues inherited from New South Wales and ACT

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Approach

Drive into Tathra and follow the main road down past the IGA. Turn right onto beach street. Go straight (this means that you keep going straight and turn off beach street) ahead when you get to the right hand turn in the road. It looks a bit like someone’s driveway, because it sort of is. Park on the left where there is a little walking track. Go right and follow the walking track. Follow the track around and take the second exit off to the left. Walk down the rocks and turn right...it’s the deep cave about a meter and a half high...you can’t miss it.

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I have never seen another boulderer here...ever

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Grade Route

Start inside the cave with hands on the grippy sloper on the back wall and feet on the back wall just below your hands. Climb across the roof, heading out right (from looking at the cave), until you reach the edge of the cave. From the edge, head up the face and over the top. Something to note, the starting hand hold and footers are the only part of the whole back wall that is in this climb. When getting near the edge of the cave it may be tempting to use the back wall that comes round, it’s not in.

Set by Nick Thornton

FA: Nick Thornton, 7 Mar 2014

Start on hold just right if the crack and straight up.

Set by Nick Thornton

FA: Nick Thornton, 8 Nov 2018

Straight up the crack and topping out over the top to the left.

Set by Nick Thornton

FA: Nick Thornton, 8 Nov 2018

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