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Climbing in this area is closed.

Access: 12 August 2021: COVID-19 Closures

As of 12 August 2021,the following areas are closed until further notice:

  • Namadgi National Park (including the visitors centre)
  • Tidbinbilla Nature Reserve (including the visitors centre)
  • Lower Cotter Catchment
  • Cotter precinct (including * Cotter Campground and Blue Range)

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Description

Several mid sized boulders litter this area and have some good bouldering.

As the boulders are right next to the river, after heavy rain the ground can be muddy and soft. Bring tarps to protect your shoes and pads.

Access issues inherited from Scout Crag

The wall is on a river corridor block, making it nature reserve and just off the trail kindly maintained by Parks.

Approach

  1. ~25 minutes, easy walking on a trail.
    Park at the end of Casuarina Sands Reserve car park (-35.3200, 148.9530). Continue past the end of the parking area and join onto the Trail. Stay on the trail for ~2 kilometers. The rocks will appear on your right <5 meters off the trail.
  2. ~10-15 minutes, steep terrain through bush.
    Park in the dirt clearing on the side of the road (-35.32620, 148.9550). Walk down hill following the feint track that crosses over a dirt road and continues on the other side. After 5 minutes you will reach the trail that follows the river. Turn left onto the trail and walk south for ~10 minutes. The rocks will appear on your right <5 meters off the trail.

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Matched sit start on the main boulder with your back to the river. Lovely mantle problem.

FA: Pete, 14 Jun 2020

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Sit start between 'Kenny' and 'Wombat Routine' Head straight up the face.

FA: Pete, 24 Jul 2020

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Sit start, then head straight up above the wombat hole on the riverside of the middle two boulders.

FA: Pete, 12 May 2020

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Match start same as 'Wombat Routine' but go right after the first sloper.

FA: Pete, 3 Oct 2020

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Stand start, and up the crease all the way to the top. Quite tall especially for the grade.

FA: Pete, 14 Jun 2020

Closed

Sit start on massive jug and work your way upwards on lots of nice holds.

FA: Pete, 12 May 2020

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Great line up the centre of the overhung face. Start low avoiding the loose block and head straight up the a shared topout with Skippy.

FA: zoe, 2 Jun 2020

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Start at the same place as Skippy, traverse left and join onto Edwina.

FA: Stephen Waring, 2 Jun 2020

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Very low sit start followed by steep climbing on plenty of sidepulls. Straight up the right part of the overhanging rock and trend left for the topout.

FA: Pete, 12 May 2020

Closed

Sit start on low jug with right heel hook. Go up to the decent rail with both hands and bust for the gaston. Go left to the slopey holds and look for crimps and top out.

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Start as for Edwina the Emu and traverse right through the overhanging face, through the big sidepull/gaston of Around the Twist and then finish at the top of Pistol Squish.

FA: Nick White, 14 Nov 2020

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Stand start matched on the good undercling and up without using the 'flaunt' block behind you.

FA: Shay Hine, Jun 2020

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Sit start to Pistol Squish using small crimps and a big foot out left if you want it.

FA: Nick White, 14 Nov 2020

Closed

Matched sit start around the left side of the arete on the crimpy sloper. Go right to the crimp on the face and work your way up the arete till you can get the top and mantle.

FA: Pete, 2 Jun 2020

Closed

Sit start matched on very low pinch, go left and up. super crimpy

A couple holds broke off as i trying moves. Possibly need a little bit more cleaning.

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Sit Start right of Flaunt, on Left stoper and low right edge. Move to sidepull slot, and move to the top.

FA: Stephen

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