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Photo of Uluru
Photo uploaded by Niklas Rummel

Uluru is one of the most famous natural icons of Australia and a major tourist attractions. The giant, sandstone monolith rises majestically out of the plain. Climbing it can be a problem as it is generally preferred by the local aboriginal owner's if visitor's do not climb the peak, as it is sacred, although it is essential to check first with the local authorities to find out whether it is possible. The rock is 420 km southwest of Alice Springs and can be reached by air or coach.

Elevation (feet): 2,848
Elevation (meters): 868
Continent: Australia/Oceania
Country: Australia
Latitude: -25.2333
Longitude: 130.983
Difficulty: Walk up
Best months for climbing: Mar, Apr, May, Jun, Jul, Aug, Sep, Oct
First successful climber(s): Probably aboriginal tribal members
Nearest major airport: Alice Springs
Convenient Center: Yulara

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Trip Reports

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  • Log #17053 - by Alain on Oct 11, 20023.00 stars
    I'm proud to tell you, that ... I didn't climb Uluru. What a fantastic rock, but I wanted to respect the will of the locals.