Is my crag an Aboriginal shelter?
The features that make a good climbing crag are also characteristics of a good Aboriginal shelter. A good shelter provides protection from the elements and is dry when it rains. A level earthen floor makes for a comfortable place to sleep. If the sandstone surfaces are hard and not crumbly then it will be more suitable for artwork and hand stencils. If your crag has these features then you are more than likely climbing on an Aboriginal site. Local crags that are Aboriginal sites include “Bonnet Bay Cave”, “Moonah Road” at Alfords Point, “The Villas” and “Prices Cave” both in Sutherland.