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<header intro="Narrabeen Steep Side is another of the pleasant crags located behind Narrabeen Lakes. The crag is set in a pleasant bushland environment, although traffic noise tends to remind you you're still in the 'burbs. A 'four seasons' crag, it faces west and is cool in the morning and warm in the afternoon. The crag has little in the way of moderate routes but offers a great range of harder classics on excellent rock, many of which were recently re-equipped with ring bolts. " name="Narrabeen Steep Side" rock="" sun="Afternoon sun" id="1" access=" To find the crag, it's easiest to start at the Sport and Recreation Centre on the Wakehurst Parkway. From here, drive about 900m west until you reach the first left hand curve. Park in the small gravel area to the left, located just before a right curve road sign and an 80kmh speed sign. If the carpark is full, you can also park 150m to the east, in the same carpark as for the Narrabeen Slabs. From the western end of the gravel area an obvious single track heads up the hill for about 50m to the crag. Climbs are described left to right, facing the cliff." acknowledgement="Will Monks"/>
<climb extra="Þ" grade="14" id="1" length="10m" name="Bloggs Eliminate" stars="*" fa="Jeff Crass 2018">20m left of Flack, on separate buttress. A steep start, then up the scoop above. Originally started with a tree for aid, and solo. Now all bolts
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<climb grade="4" id="2" length="8m" name="Ready, Set, Go!">8m left of F, below corner. Up the easy ledges and corner.
</climb><climb id="54" stars="**" name="Happy Birthday, 21 again" grade="22" extra="Þ" fa="Jeff Crass 2018">21, every move! Wall left of PL/LD. Either bridge up corner to break, or desperate boulder start on pockets.</climb>
<climb extra="Þ" grade="23" id="3" length="10m" name="PL/LD" number="3">Marked, 2m left of F. Thin wall with 3 BRs. Shared lower off with HB21.
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<climb extra="Þ" grade="17" id="4" length="10m" name="Flack" stars="*" number="4" fa="Mikl Law 1980s">10m left of SS. Short aesthetic wall with a hard (18?) start, 3 U bolts and a lower off.
</climb><climb id="53" name="OB Project" length="10m" grade="21" fa="Canuck Chris, 02/02/2015">Finger crack to the right of Flack</climb>
<text id="5">The track reaches the base of the crag just here.
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<climb grade="18" id="6" length="8m" name="Seedy Saturday">The obvious vegetated, seeping crack, where the track meets the cliff.
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<climb extra="X" grade="18" id="7" length="8m" name="Fowlgrowlla">2m right of SS. Head up the vegetatied flakes, passing a shocking BR.
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<climb grade="21" id="8" length="8m" name="Strange Like Norman">2m right of F. Head up past two BRs.
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<climb extra="ÞX" grade="22" id="9" length="6m" name="Apyla">Marked. 10m right of SLN. Up and left to arete, passing two rusty BRs.
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<climb extra="Þ" grade="19" id="10" length="7m" name="Areeba">Start as for A, just left of the corner. Straight up past 2 Ubolts.
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<climb grade="13" id="11" length="7m" name="Keg's Korner">Corner just right of A.

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<climb grade="18" id="12" length="7m" name="Bedrock">Up KK then head right and up (2 BRs).
</climb><climb id="56" name="AirtimeTraverse" stars="*" grade="20" fa="mikl 2018" extra="Þ&#9;">Exposed roof swinging on good jugs. Start in orange rock 15m R of Areeba. Right side of cave and traverse L along lip. Easiest to lean right and set up lower off from rings on top of right-hand route (Turbulent Pleasure)</climb><climb id="57" name="Turbulent Pleasure" grade="17" length="12m" extra="Þ" fa="Jeff Crass 2018">Fun wall, start as for Airtime Traverse and straight up</climb><image id="41" src="1229.jpg"/>
<climb extra="Þ" fa="Daniel Webster, Dale Tweedie 2005-08" grade="21" id="13" length="8m" name="Lido Man" stars="*" number="12">As for JM. Step left, over bulge and up seam. 4 RBs in total.
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<climb grade="17" id="14" length="10m" name="Jammin' Measles" number="13">The crack 10m right of KK.</climb>
<climb extra="Þ" fa="Dale Tweedie, Daniel Webster 2005-08" grade="20" id="15" length="10m" name="Unfair Dismissal" number="14">As for JM. Step right and up through scoop and wall to double U bolt rap anchor. Fixed sling and 3RBs en route (take care clipping the 3rd RB). Topo is wrong, goes wright low past un-fixed sling
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<climb extra="X" grade="?" id="16" length="15m" name="A">5m right of MW. Two manky BRs in the nice looking overhang.
</climb><text id="44">There is a splitter corner crack to the right which has undoubtedly been climbed!</text>
<climb extra="Þ" grade="24" id="17" length="15m" name="Ms Wilkins" number="15" fa="Mikl Law 1980s">10m right of A, 4m right of (apparently unclimbed) corner. Short and cranky. Undercut hanging wall to roof and 2m left to mantelpiece. Head up and right up wall.
</climb><image id="45" src="1231.jpg"/>
<climb extra="Þ" grade="23" id="18" length="15m" name="Technorabble" stars="**" number="16" fa="Craig Martin 1980s">2m right of MW, 3m left of corner. Undercut start or start on right. Up then left to jugs, big heave to pocket, big heave to pocket. Up to clip and go anchors.
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<climb extra="Þ" grade="20" id="19" length="15m" name="Technorabble Variant" stars="*" number="17" fa="Craig Martin 1980s">As for Technorabble, but avoids the crux by moving right, you can clip the 4th bolt from the jugs, then up and traverse L to 5th bolt and up to clip and go anchors. Topo is wrong, it traverses back left about level with the "17" on the picture below.
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<climb grade="18" id="20" length="15m" name="Worthless Cracklines" number="18">Corner crack 3m right of T.
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<climb extra="Þ" grade="26" id="21" length="15m" name="Big Tick" stars="***" number="19" fa="Mikl Law 1980s">2m right of WC. Up to BR, right to flake, up smooth black wall. 4 BRs in total.
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<climb extra="Þ" grade="24" id="22" length="15m" name="Image Intensifier" stars="**" number="20" fa="Mikl Law 1980s">Start below BT. Straight up wall
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<climb extra="Þ" grade="24" id="23" length="15m" name="Slap and Tickle" stars="**" number="21" fa="Mikl Law 1980s">Up II to 2nd RB, then right to arete and up.
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<climb extra="Þ" grade="22" id="24" length="15m" name="Pickaxe" fa="Mikl Law 1980s" stars="**">4m right of SaT. Strenuous bulging wall
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<climb extra="Þ" grade="23" id="25" length="15m" name="Relax" stars="**" fa="Mikl Law 1980s">2m right of P. Popular pumpy classic with new RBs. Straight up through roof.
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<climb extra="Þ" grade="23" id="26" length="15m" name="Smilax" stars="**" fa="Craig Martin 1980s">Start up Relax to ledge then right, great moves out big roof and over lip to desperation.
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<climb grade="19" id="27" length="10m" name="FHP" fa="Craig Martin 1980s">Straight up the corner crack.
</climb><climb id="58" name="Clouseau’s Edge" grade="20" length="10m" extra="Þ&#9;" stars="**" fa="Jeff Crass 2018">Wall right of Smilax, FHP. Start in corner and out R to arete and up.</climb>
<text id="28">The following eight high quality routes are all in close proximity.
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<climb extra="Þ" grade="25" id="29" length="15m" name="Self Saucing Sandbag" stars="**" fa="Giles Bradbury 1980s">8m right of FHP. Start up ladder. Wall to big roof, orange streak past odd rings.
</climb><image id="48" src="1270.jpg"/>
<climb extra="Þ" grade="23" id="30" length="15m" name="Tilt" stars="***" number="27" fa="Mikl Law 1980s">Start up ladder and right A Sydney mega classic. Up wall, subtle reach to lip of roof then sustained headwall to lower off. Solid for the grade.
</climb><image id="50" src="tilt narrabeen.JPG" width="400" legend="true" legendTitle="Chris Ling on Tilt" noPrint="true"/>
<climb extra="Þ" grade="28" id="31" length="15m" name="BRT" stars="**" number="28" fa="Mikl Law 1980s">Just right of T. Up steeply
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<climb extra="Þ" grade="26" id="32" length="15m" name="Full Tilt" stars="***" number="29" fa="Mikl Law 1980s">2m right of T. Another mega classic. Roof, then steeply out bulge. New RBs.
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<climb extra="Þ" grade="25" id="33" length="12m" name="Wolfy and the Scientist" stars="*" number="30" fa="Leonard Coyne 1980s">Just right of FT. Stick clip, then up underside of bulgy arete past 4 BRs.
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<climb extra="Þ" grade="24" id="34" length="12m" name="Dancing on Ceilings" fa="Jeff Crass 1980s">As for WATS, then traverse right to join SP.
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<climb extra="Þ" grade="21" id="35" length="15m" name="I Wanna be an Airborne Ranger" stars="*">Start and traverse left as for SP, then continue left and finish up FT. 6 BRs.
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<climb extra="Þ" grade="21" id="36" length="12m" name="Septic Penguins" stars="**" fa="Mikl Law 1980s">Marked. Up right of FT. Hard, foot free start then veer left. Up left side of scoop, then past breaks to ledge. Lower off double U-bolt at start of arete (Hectic Penguins) or rap off rings on left.
</climb><climb id="55" stars="**" name="Hectic Penguins" grade="22" extra="Þ" fa="mikl 2018">Arete finish above Septic Penguins.</climb><text id="49">Now more choss...</text>
<climb extra="" grade="24" id="37" length="15m" name="The Old Man of Heave" stars="**" fa="Moss 1980s">As for CMF, then continue up thin crack past old BR to trad hardness. </climb>
<climb grade="21" id="38" length="16m" name="Crack Man Fever" fa="Mikl Law 1980s">1m right of SP. Bulging crack, step right and up final crack.
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<climb extra="Þ" grade="23" id="39" length="15m" name="Pat the Pig" stars="**" fa="mikl 1980s">19m right of CMF, below thin seam. Bouldery moves up the seam, then continue up wall and through roof , slap right to anchor
</climb><climb id="59" name="Roger the Rabbit">Closed project (ants!)
Seam and wall 5m R of Pat the Pig</climb>
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