The Dam Cliff

Climbs 40 – Rocktype Sandstone (hard) – Altitude 1016m a.s.l – Faces ?

Crag features
Amazingly atmospheric dry river bed with short single pitch sport climbs, mainly on "carrots".

In a shady cleft on the landscape, the routes here are occasionally in the sun but for short periods only.

The sandstone is compact and friendly, sloping, smooth crimps to huge weaknesses big enough to stand in offer varied climbing.

Access notes
Unless your in a good 4x4, park next to the railway lines before walking along tracks down to the swimming hole and damm.

There is a detailed description in the Blue Mountains Climbing Guide (2007).

Guidebooks
Rockclimbs in the Upper Blue Mountains

Climbs at this crag

Sort climbs
 Climb nameGrade
 MOSSY WALL  
2M19  
3B119  
4Truancy Officer20 2
5Death Of The Moss Monster18 *2
6Fucary Rug14 3
7Shadow The Goat19 *1
8Jug City12 *3
9Unknown14 1
10Hesitation10 4
11Wet Feet17 2
 STEEP WALL  
13Alone in a Sea of Bolts14 1
14Vasco Pyjama22 * 
15Friendly Fire22 **2
16Stormin Norman18 **9
17The Sisters of Fatima16 ***9
18A Tale of Two Cities18 ***7
19School's Out23  
20Lonely Thursday19 *1
21Sloper For Saddam19 *1
22Aonang Aonang20  
23Lay La Kay22  
24Smorgasbord20 * 
25Ted Turd-tossa17 3
26Little Diego19 **1
 GULF WAR WALL  
28Dictator in a Deerstalker23  
29War And Peace25 * 
30Warhorse27 ** 
31WMD28 ** 
32Cannon Fodder25 * 
33Baghdad Burning26 ** 
34Radio Baghdad26 * 
35Voice Of America24 * 
36Nobodys War24  
37Guerilla Warfare23 * 
38Siesta23  
39Sister Rosa22 *1
40Suicidal Tendencies12  
 SHADY ALLEY  
42Alpine Exit14  
43Bourke's Backyard18  
44Water Resistance19 * 
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great sports crag, an oasis with a creek running through it. access by following the tracks down to the damm, do not cross the damm, scramble off to the rig and down to the creek and you'll see stepping stones through to wet feet and mossy wall area. only spent a day here but well shaded and could easily spend a week! met some locals in the afternoon who use it as their local wall
gobbledigook - 21/Nov/13
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