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Description

Ever wanted a walk in that is less than 2 minutes long because of deep laziness? Then this is the crag for you! The crag spans for a few hundred meters mostly along the same small cliffline. Some boulders are located behind others.

Access issues inherited from New South Wales and ACT

If you have benefited from climbing infrastructure in NSW, please consider making a donation towards maintenance costs. The Sydney Rockclimbing Club Rebolting Fund finances the replacement of old bolts on existing climbs and the maintenance of other hardware such as fixed ropes and anchors. The SRC purchases hardware, such as bolts and glue, and distributes them to volunteer rebolters across the state of New South Wales. For more information, including donation details, visit https://sydneyrockies.org.au/rebolting/

Approach

Follow the approach as defined for access to The Heights. Upper Side is the first cliffline of boulders you will come across.

Where to stay

You can stay with Gary in his white van which is usually parked outside the crag. However, he only has one sleeping bag, so be prepared to share.

Ethic

Take your rubbish with you!

Routes

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Start in the two pockets, slap up left to the very slopey scoop, and aim for the second very slopey hold on the left. Super hard.

FA: Jarred Jordan, 2018

Stand start on a decent hold out left and use the right arete.

FA: Jarred Jordan, 2018

Stand start on the big ledge and use the crimps to the left before topping out.

Stand start on the ledge and use the holds in the roof and then on the left arete to top out.

Start on the big slopey pocket and climb up to the big side pulls on the left. Top out over the face. Great warm-up.

Stand start on the big slopey scoop and mantle like a whale.

Start with the big side pull on the right and the flat under-cling on the left. Use tiny feet to the slopers. Hard. Open Project.

Start low on the juggy under-cling and work left to the crimps. Hard. Maybe Impossible. Open project.

Stand start on the crimps and mantle over the top slopers.

Start on the big slopey spot and head using the crack and big holds to the top. A great warm-up.

Start on the big side pull and find the few crimps over the small lip.

Start on the big side pull and head up over the lip to the right.

Start on the obvious juggy crack and head straight up through slopes and crimps. Open project.

Start on the big obvious jug and use the slopers under the lip. Head up using the decent edge and slopers to the top.

Start on the big obvious jug and jump straight to the hold over the lip. Avoid holds in between.

FA: Jarred Jordan, 2019

Stand start over the small roof and use both side walls for feet. Very unique, plenty of different beta.

Low start on terrible crimps and fight your way over the hippo. Open Project.

Sit start a small crimps, and use the right side of the boulder. Open Project

FA: 2018

Squat start on the pockets and use a few small crimps and fight to the top.

FA: Jarred Jordan, 2018

Squat start on a few crimps on the left side of boulder. Traverse slightly right, possible using slopers on the left. Open Project.

FA: 2018

Stand start and use the very slopey arete and slopey mantle.

Use the right arete to climb up over the slopey lip.

FA: Jack Folkes, 23 Feb

Sit start on the obvious under-cling and climb over the right side through the scoop and up the pinnacle.

Truly a lovely boulder. Sit start on the obvious under-cling and use the flakes to reach the slopey stop out.

FA: Jarred Jordan, 2018

Sit start on the obvious under-cling and use the flakes to traverse left and up to the top.

Stand start on underclings near the back wall, then bust out on pockets and slopers to top out around the right side of the ship's prow.

FA: Meedu Samaraweera, 29 Jul 2019

Stand start in the middle of the boulder on two terrible crimps and climb to the mantle.

Sit start on a few terrible low holds with some decent feet. Open Project.

Climb up the crimps on the left side of the boulder, also using the arete.

Stand Start on the left boulder using the Jug on the crack.

FA: Mirabelle James

Stand start to the right of the crack with very limited hands and feet.

Stand start on the very right side of the boulder using the arete and some holds on the face for hands, and the big crack for feet.

FA: Mirabelle James

Currently, there is a dead tree stump in the way, but behind it looks to be a promising project. Take a chainsaw and you might find a V3-V6.

Maybe the most classic climb in the crag. Sit start on the arete and use the side wall for feet. Layback up to the very slopey mantle.

FA: Jarred Jordan, 2018

Stand start and head right up through the slopers.

Start right side of boulder on jugs. Some crimps and slopers to the top out.

Sit start left side of boulder on jugs. Use crimps to the top out.

FA: MIrabelle James, 2018

Start on jugs to the left of Fantastic Flamingos and avoid using the side wall.

Sit start in the middle of the face, use crimps and sidepull.

FA: MIrabelle James, 2018

Start on the obvious ledge at the bottom left hand side of the boulder. Shoot up to the lip and mantle over the top. Quite the classic.

FA: Ethan Jordan, 2018

Start on the low holds underneath the boulder and climb out left up to the top out.

FA: Jarred Jordan, 2018

Start on the low holds underneath the boulder and climb out right through some slopey holds.

FA: Ethan Jordan, 2018

Stand start on the obvious jug on the face of the boulder and use some of the slopey holds up left.

FA: Jarred Jordan, 2018

Squat start on the left-hand under-cling and the right arete. Move up to the jugs on the arete and top out.

Stand start and use the arete and the face to the top out.

FA: Ethan Jordan, 2018

Stand start with the obvious left side pull and the right arete. Climb straight up.

FA: Jarred Jordan, 2018

Stand start on the obvious holds and mantle to the top.

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