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Description

Sharp igneous rock on beach front. Gorgeous locality, nice rock.

Access issues inherited from New South Wales and ACT

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Approach

Park at car park on Gallows Beach at the end of Jordan Esplanade. Walk onto the beach and you'll see the Rocks to your right.

Ethic inherited from Coffs Harbour

Climbing ethics in the Coffs Harbour area generally follow those of the rest of Australia. The sandstone often offers solid, natural protection which should be used instead of fixed protection where possible. Tape, ribbon, or something similar tied around a bolt or inserted in the route will indicate an incomplete route. Please respect these routes as projects until the marker is removed.

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Only recently climbable (2020) due to raised sand level.

Routes

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Grade Route

Set by Nathan Brown

Obvious route just round the corner of the flat overhanging slab. Start on decent flat, left-hand side pull and right undercling gaston.

FA: Nathan Brown, 28 Dec

Start on holds around head height (below jug) and head up arete.

Set by Nathan Brown

Up the corner

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