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Description

This is the broken cliffline with plenty of rock 300m right (south west) of Narrabeen Steep Side, clearly visible from both the road and Steep Side. A great winter option.

Approach

Access is from the south end of Steep Side (walk right from Septic Penguins) - don't go through the swamp from the road! Stay below the cliff line following the track from SP. The track follows a faint path that goes through some small overhung caves. You will eventually make it round to a big flat slab, scramble up over this and the crag is just on the other side. GPS coords S33.72011 E151.25354

Routes

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First line of bolts on the far left of the main roof. This is "Trickles" big brother. Dyno for the sloper and move quickly to get in position for the hard bump. Hit the jug and go left,following the edge of the roof till the anchors. Awesome 3D climb fun. Note: Online description of the line does not match line of existing carrots. I have replaced original carrots with RBs, maintaining the line true to the original and updated the description here. (Re-bolted 2017)

FA: Jeffrey Crass, 1987

Shares the start with CS. But when you hit the jug, go straight up and veer slightly right through the roof on good jugs. Nice double knee bar/ no hands rest before the last hard roof session to the anchors. Note: Online description of the line does not match line of existing carrots. I have replaced original carrots with RBs, maintaining the line true to the original and updated the description here.

FA: Leonard Coyne, 1987

Start: 4m right of ISCmW. A tricky wall leads to a hard to hold, barn door move, to gain the roof. Get upside down, lock in a knee bar to make 3rd clip ( knee pad is advised). Hit the crux pocket, cut loose and race the pump clock to the anchors. Short, hard and exciting! (re-bolted 2017). Incorrectly, initials CS and CG are at the base of this.

FA: Leonard Coyne, 1987

Technical mantle over the lower ledge, then gain access to the arête on good holds all the way to the top.

FA: Rod de Paiva, 6 Jul 2017

Start on the deep pockets following the orange wall till you hit the roof.

FA: Rod de Paiva, 24 Sep 2017

The extension of Pocket Rocket. Follow PR till you hit the roof. Extend a draw at the anchors to avoid drag and keep going up! Pull a strenuous move at the lip and climb trough the super technical crimps at the head wall till the anchors.

FA: Rod de Paiva, 22 Oct 2017

Climb the cool features down below until you hit a good rest before the roof. Pull a hard move to gain the head wall and follow the obvious crack to the anchors.

FA: Rod de Paiva, 17 Sep 2017

Start directly under first roof, go around right side of roof. Gain good break traverse left, then straight up under second roof on chicken heads. Go right then stem your way up to ledge. Have quick breather before stepping left and up over buldge for an exciting finish to anchors.

Set by Dan Brown & Rod de Paiva, 2017

FFA: Dan Brown, 2017

The most exposed route in the crag! Follow Vertical Smiles to the 3rd bolt on to the rest ledge than go right. Bouldery moves to position yourself in the nook, reach up for the technical crimp/ slopper combo into an airy crux move!

FA: Rod de Paiva, 13 Aug 2017

Great line climbing through some of the best features of the Orange Wall, with loads of good holds on great rock! Up the lower ledge, up passing the "hueco" into to a balancy move to the anchors.

FA: Rod de Paiva, 17 Aug 2017

Follow seam up through good features on steep terrain, Crux is after the 4th bolt.

Set by Dan Brown

FFA: Dan Brown, 2017

Up right hand side of orange wall tending right at ledge to shared anchcor below roof.

Set by rod

FA: Rod de Paiva, 13 Jul 2017

Direct start to Fish Taco. Technical mantle to start, then straight up to shared anchors

Set by rod

FA: Dan Brown, 13 Jul 2017

Right hand line of bolts to shared anchors of last to routes. Bouldery to start, with a great sequence of moves. No give away! Stick clipping first bolt recommend.

Set by Dave Filan

FFA: Dan Bennett, 2017

Right side of wall up over ledge continuing on to the top to anchors.

Set by rod

FFA: Dan Brown, 2017

Enjoyable climbing on interesting rock formations. Up slab to first bolt, then follow the jugs up through steep terrain, past hook shaped rock. Clip bolt below massive block, heave your way straight for the anchors.

Set by Dan Brown & Dan Bennett

FFA: Dan Brown, 2017

Short and explosive! The line in the middle of the cave. Hard boulder at the start into a good rest. Up the wall on positive pockets passing the " honeycomb" onto a slopey rail and dyno for the anchors. ( can be done statically but requires a core of steel!). Stick clip first bolt.

FA: Rod de Paiva, 10 Sep 2017

Around corner 10 m further on, up grey corner and bulge to anchors. Needs more traffic, a bit sandy.

Set by rod

FFA: Dan Brown, 2017

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