The Occupied Territories

Climbs 40 – Rocktype Sandstone (hard) – Altitude 94m a.s.l – Faces SW

Crag features
The crag was discovered by Steve Hawkshaw and Chris Fox on the April bank holiday weekend 2005 and was kept quiet until it was developed enough to get enough interest. The climbing at OT is varied, from grade 12 slabs to grade 25 pumpers. It is located in a great out of the way place so the usually annoyances that you associate with Nowra do not exist.

Approach notes
From the roundabout at the North Nowra shops head right (instead of left to go to the grotto and camping areas) and follow Illaroo road out of Nowra. At 10.5km there is an intersection (Illaroo road goes left to Babylon) continue on straight ahead and shortly the road will turn to dirt (11.1km from roundabout). You will then pass under some high voltage power lines (13.1Km) and Lower Bugong road (13.9Km) off to the left (Goes to West Bank). Continue straight ahead for another kilometre of so until Abernethy�s Road appears on the left (15.1km from roundabout). Take this road for 1.5km until the road weaves down and left underneath a cliff line. Park at the bottom of the hill off the road and walk 15m to the first climb. Do NOT park in the obvious clearing on the right side of the road opposite the crag in a 2wd as the ground is soft and you will likely get bogged. The road gets a little rough near the crag so take care in a low clearance car.

Climbs at this crag

Sort climbs
 Climb nameGrade
6Beit Haddash14 *1
7Bearded Lady12  
8The Occupied Force23 ** 
9No Scoop For You24 ** 
10Scoop Nazi24 ** 
11Seven Day War19 *1
12Gazpacho17 *1
13Failed Diplomacy20  
15Intifada19 * 
16Attention seeker20  
17Axis of Evil24 *** 
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