Category Archives: Sydney Rock Climbing

Bushcare at Diamond Bay – 20 February 2016

Our bushcare group spent a busy morning weeding at Diamond Bay at Dover Heights. There is a small bushland remnant at the top of Rosa Gully – a popular climbing area. This is one of the few bushland remnants in … Continue reading

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Vale – John Davis

It was a very bad accident. John Davis was travelling back from a coal mine protest in the helicopter of Richard Green and his wife. For some reason, on their way back to Sydney the helicopter crashed in the Wattagan … Continue reading

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Sydney Climbing Guide – Now on Android

I wrote earlier about the Sydney Climbing Guide being available for iPhone. This very useful guide is now available for Android. It has lots of new additions – not only┬ánew climbs but new crags (such as the Kentlyn Krag)

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Barrenjoey Bushcare – 6 July 2014

I joined a group of friends (Stu, Enmoore, Brent, Su Li, George and others) for another morning of bush regeneration at Barrenjoey. We walked around the headland on the coastal side to get out of the wind and then started … Continue reading

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Barrenjoey – Cliffcare – Bush Regeneration – 13 July 2013

Stu had organised a group of rock climbers to head out to the cliffs of Barrenjoey to spend a morning weeding – removing bitou bush and asparagus. This was one of series of weekends that Stu had organised with the … Continue reading

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Sydney Climbing Guide – Now Available for iPhone

Stu has finished the iPhone version of the Sydney Climbing Guide that he has been working on. Years ago, Peter Monks from the Sydney Rockclimbing Club started an online guide to the crags of Sydney called “Sun, Surf and Sandstone”. … Continue reading

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Anzac Day Climbing – at Nortons Basin

I have climbed at Nortons Basin before and found it a reasonable crag. Two of the cliffs are set high above the Nepean River with Nortons Basin – a large pool below. On Anzac Day – I joined Stu, Enmoore, … Continue reading

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Sports Climbing at Thompson’s Point – Nowra

Thompson’s Point at Nowra is one of the best sports climbing crags around. It is a very popular winter climbing area. Well winter had just finished, but it wasn’t too warm to still climb there. Four of us (Chuin Nee, … Continue reading

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Climbing at The Cathedral

The Cathedral is a crag located near the Woronora River in the Shire. The closest town is Bangor. I had previously been to the small but very fine crag at Bangor (known as “Bangor West). This was the first time … Continue reading

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