Belougery Split Rock


A good beginners area, easily reached from Wambelong Camp. There are at least three large bluffs at varying heights around the 'hill' but by far the biggest is the west face which has the lookout road underneath it.

Third Dan 17 110m
Start in middle of W face. 1. 30m. Wall and corner to shelf in alcove. 2. 40m (crux). Avoid direct, overhanging line above by traversing 40m R to gully (poor pro). 3. 40m. Gully, wall. Scramble.
Graeme Bowden, Greg Croft, Jeremy Judd (var) 6-88
West Face 12 135m
Takes slabs to the right of all the weird caves at about half height on the face. Somewhat broken. START: At a ramp. 1. 16m. Up ramp to terrace (bushy). 2. 8m. Up wall then traverse right to ledge. 3. 19m. Rising right traverse to small ledge. 4. 27m. Further right and down to ledge. 5. 45m+. Steep slab to tree then slab and walk to top.
Draffin/0' Hara/ Moore, 1963

On the eastern side of Belougery Split Rock there are three separate crags, two upper and one lower on the left. The lower one is called Goat Crag and has two climbs on it.

Zany Dave 10 70m
A rising rightward traverse from the very lowest piece of cliff line and taking in all the available ramps! There is a giant ledge at 20m which is exited at the left hand end and the crux is near the top.
Joe Friend, solo, Sept' 1976
Hot Daze 6 50m
This climb was 'immortalised' by the television show Getaway. Start between small cave and rock step on lowest part of L slab with overhanging, yellow buttress at top. Up and R to above step, then up to L end of buttress above. Poor rock to exit. (Jeffrey Watson got a fright here.)
Milton Judd, Jeremy Judd 1-86