When most people think of mixed climbing they think of crampons, ice axes, rock and ice. Mixed climbing in the Blue Mountains serves up something a little different . . .
On your harness is a selection of trad gear, bolt plates and quickdraws. You’re squinting into the distance trying to spot a trad placement or a carrot bolt. Maybe you’re run out on sandy rock, standing on a shrub and calling down to your belayer to check if you’re on the right route. Welcome to mixed