Climb Tasmania publishes a number of excellent guidebooks to areas in Northern Tasmania written by Bob McMahon and Gerry Narkowicz.
They are available at most outdoor shops in Tasmania and at

Climb Tasmania Selected Best

This excellent new guide covers all of the main climbing areas in Tasmania. It is designed for visiting climbers, and covers the best climbs in each area. It has good maps and photo topos that make finding the climbs much easier.


Covers the Cataract Gorge

North Esk

Covers crags along the North Esk river, including:

  • Riverbend
  • Grap Fureau

South Esk

Covers crags along the South Esk river, including:

  • Duck Reach
  • Willow Jungle
  • and heaps more

Climb Northern Tasmania

Covers many varied crags in the north of the state, including:

There is a good article written by Gerry about most of these areas at

Ben Lomond

Ben Lomond is next on the Climb Tasmania agenda. Hopefully out in 2007 sometime?

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