River terrace

  • Grade context: AU
  • Photos: 4
  • Ascents: 5




From the Triangle Boulder keep walking, past Bus Driver. It is directly under the 40 degree wall.

Access issues inherited from Upper Gara Gorge

Gara gorge is part of Oxley Wild Rivers National Park and access is open:

Ethic inherited from Upper Gara Gorge

Basically, the climbers of Armidale are a pretty laid back, free thinking group and as long as you don’t go out of your way to put people’s noses out of joint you’ll be amazed at how helpful they can be. The quickest way to piss people off is by ripping off projects. There are a few devoted locals making an effort and putting up quality new climbs. A lot of time, hard work and even money goes into their endeavours (cracks can be projects too) and there is too much unclimbed rock around to justify destroying someone else’s motivation. Any routes marked as such or not in the guide should be left alone. The simple courtesy of asking first may save you from being stripped naked and being staked out for the crows to pick your eyes out. If putting up new routes is your thing then please feel free. The only request is that you avoid placing hangers or conspicuous bolts around the Gara Boulders as we are already viewed as an environmental menace by the NPWS - bolting in National Parks is actually illegal.


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Start on both teeth then slap and mantle

Left of the arete climb the face with the welded seam.

Slopey arete

Thin start then right up rail

Blunt arete, with a fairly high wide pinche to start.

FA: Dan Honeyman

High start holds, up side rail then right and committing but easy rockover and finish up slab. Awesome. Can be top ropes from a single bolt.

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