Blue Mountains Rock Climbing
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|Shared By:||Taino Grosjean on Dec 22, 2006|
DescriptionOne of several frikken awesome climbing areas in Australia. Ancient sandstone cliffs, carved into fantastic shapes from aeons of wear. You can practically still hear the aboriginal didgeridoos.
A nice feature we found at the Blueys is that all the route names are painted unobtrusively at the bottom of the route; makes things VERY easy to find.
Interesting facts? Okay, here's one: the flies are SO BAD that it's a frikken hazard. If you're stuck on belay you need a third arm (or fourth, or fifth) to keep the flies from driving you mad. Even true local Aussie climbers have said that they've never gotten used to the flies, so if someone tells you that you will, they're lying. The don't bite, thank goodness--that's for the mosquitoes--but they do crawl all over your face, eyes, mouth, nose, ears, etc. Bug spray does NOT work, either. Good luck, kids.
Classic Climbing Routes at Blue Mountains
Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes in this area.
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