Ascent of Uluru in 1982-08
|Others in Party:||Derek|
|Ascent Type:||Successful Summit Attained|
| Location:||Australia-Northern Territory|
| Elevation:||868 m / 2848 ft|
Ascent Trip ReportVisited Ayers Rock/Uluru and Kata Tjuta/the Olgas on an amazing 2 week Greyhound Bus tour of Australia as part of a longer family holiday visiting relos in Oz.
Stayed in a shack at the base of the rock that called itself a Youth Hostel and had a great time circumnavigating and then climbing the monolith. Nowadays the indigenous locals discourage climbing it on religious grounds but I have mixed feelings about that - I too have love, respect and reverence for the land but practice it in different ways (Leave No Trace, contributing towards maintenance and conservation, etc); I can't believe exclusion is the answer.
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