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Climbing Broccoli 31-Dec-2017 At 5:35:29 PM widewetandslippery
On 31-Dec-2017 One Day Hero wrote:
>On 27-Dec-2017 Wendy wrote:
>>Blah blah, Victoriacentric crap.
>I don't even know if I tried to get you to come up to Billy Billy, could
>barely get you to go to Booroomba. Obviously it isn't something you'd drive
>from Nati for. I thought the tongue in cheekiness would be apparent to
>>I could just turn up at squamish and head for the
>>smoke bluffs for a much better version of climbing broccoli with 2 second
>>access and a lot more routes. Or the valley bottom crags in Yosemite.
>Yes, you've got me there.......Billy Billy is actually not as good as
>Squamish or Yosemite. Maybe I should have explicitly mentioned that.
>>(c) Buffalo is between me and Billy Billy.
>And? How many good, clean crack pitches are there at Buffalo? 20? 30?
>It's a giant blob of disconnected mossy shit with a couple of good things
>sprinkled around. Canberra has more good granite pitches than Buffalo,
>no contest.
>>Incidently, Valle di Mello is massively over rated. Don't bother climbing
>>your broccoli just to go there. Just take your bouldering pad.
>What long routes did you climb? The ten pitch stuff up high is mega. Of
>course you wouldn't fly over there for the single pitch stuff next to the
>>Damo is frothing about remote microroutes. Did he say 7m???? Maybe I
>>just take my bouldering pad!
>Yeah, there's a few silly short things, but they're cracks so there was
>no reason not to climb them. With that said though, a 7m route at Billy
>Billy usually has 5m of sustained climbing (the other 2m is the bit below
>your hands when you pull on).....which is more real climbing than half
>the routes at Araps, right?
>I only posted this up because I felt like a total hypocrite bitching about
>lack of content on Chocky while not providing anything constructive. The
>only Chocky people I expect to see up there are Vanessa and Dave, because
>they actually make the effort to travel down to Booroomba (Hi Vanessa,
>hit me up if you want a guided tour when it cools down)

ACT granite is great, I spent a spell climbing down there getting the bus from Sydney and well worth it. Only boulder local now really but the dividing range granite belt has gems, Eugowra, Wyangla etc, don't need to worry about these as secret crags, no one will try to go there.

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