Slabs Mostly Sport climbing45 routes in area
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As the name suggests not only is there plenty of slabby climbing to be had, but there's also the odd steeper route thrown in.
Most routes are sport - on a combination of bolts, fixed hangers and rings. Having said this there are a number of mixed routes, so check your guide before you set off - an occasional cam may be required. Most routes are equipped with lower-offs.
Climate / Conditions
The cliffline faces south and the sun moves pretty much over head. During the middle of the day you'll be climbing staring into the sun.
The cliff itself can be quite damp so leave a few days after rain for it to dry out. On a hot day it can be quite humid and mosquitos are ever present. Watch out for leeches.
The cave at the far end of the crag is permanently dry should it rain - but there's only a route or two in there (certainly worth doing, but not going to fill your day!)
The Narrabeen Slabs climbing area is located on the Wakehurst Parkway 700m west of the turn-off for the Sydney Academy of Sport. Heading away from Narrabeen you will pass the Academy of Sport; then after 500m a large layby on your right; then 200m further on is the access for the crag is at the locked gate on the right (just before the first sweeping lefthand corner). There is enough space on the road shoulder to park near the gate, or you can park in the large layby.
From the gate follow the well established track for 300m, passing the drain vent on your way.
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