Hollywood Bowl

Climbs 24 – Rocktype UNKNOWN – Altitude 600m a.s.l – Faces W

Crag features
Hollywood Bowl is the prominent slabby ‘bowl’ toward the left end

of the big cliffs on the skyline up and left of Mount Fox.

Great climbs, particularly in the easier grade of good length (typically 2 pitches) on good, slabby and vertical rock with good gear. Set high in the Vic Range you get beautiful views and a high likelihood of seeing eagles float by as you climb.

See the Australian Route Register for pictures:


Approach notes
A long walk in 45 minutes - 1 hour with a difficult to follow path that becomes a bish bash near the top.

Park in the small layby (room for 4 cars) on Red Rock Road, 3.2km west of Billywing Road opposite a track that leads to the crag.

Walk along the track to a T-junction for approximately 1km and turn right. Approximately 40m take the narrow track on the left marked by a cairn that leadz uphill. Follow this track to Mt Fox (around 25mins) then cut left at the base of the crag and hack your way up the steep hill passing occasional cairns.

The crag is visible from Red Rock Road. The track from Mt Fox takes you to this area in the region of "Arrows of Desire".

The best descents are to abseil either off good chains at the top of Citizen Kane on Satyricon Wall (recommended) or off old slings around a bollard at the top of Arrows of Desire on the Main Wall.

Climbs at this crag

Sort climbs
 Climb nameGrade
2Cornered By Fans10  
3Scalper's Egress9  
7Bowled Out13  
8The Enchantress18  
9Romancing Times18 ** 
11Arrows of Desire16 **4
12The Ballad of Idwal Slabs15 * 
13The Ballad of Idwal Slabs Direct Finish21  
14Metropolis17 *1
15Chariots of Fire15 ** 
16Modern Times17 ** 
17Ancient Times14 **3
18Bubbles of Fantasy10  
20Citizen Kane22 *** 
21Wings of Desire23 ** 
23Faraway So Close22 ** 
24The Pillow Book21  
25The Unbelievable Truth23  
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