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Grade Route Gear style Crag Quality Climber Date
Mon 27th Dec 2010 - Ben Lomond
Local Loser
20 Hidden Secrets

Super fun and awesome. Much easier than Ramadan.

Trad 40m Ben Lomond Classic Damien Ayers
Mon 27th Dec 2010
Fri 2nd Feb 2018 - Launceston (Cataract) Gorge
Duck Reach Skidrow Buttress
18 Skidrow

Glad I know how to jam. Great to place some gear.

Trad 25m Launceston (Cataract) Gorge Very Good Damien Ayers
Fri 2nd Feb 2018
Sun 11th Jun 2017 - Orroral area
Booroomba Rocks North Buttress Northern Slabs
17 Equilibrium

Perfect winter weather for some perfect granite climbing. Definitely contains some do-not-fall territory.

- with Tom Semple
1 lead by Damien
2 lead by Tom
3 lead by Damien
4 lead by Tom
Mixed 150m, 2 Orroral area Classic Damien Ayers
Sun 11th Jun 2017
Sat 26th Nov 2016 - Orroral area
Orroral Ridge Legoland Atrium
16 California Dreaming

Good re-introduction to jamming. Didn't feel easy. Took a small amount of blood.

- with Lazar Bodor
Trad 10m Orroral area Very Good Damien Ayers
Sat 26th Nov 2016
Sat 26th Nov 2016 - Orroral area
Orroral Ridge Legoland Valley side
18 Revenge Finish to Childs Play

Awkward steep crack at the start, dubious to non-existent protection at the top. Glad Lazar was on the pointy end.

- with Lazar Bodor
Trad 25m Orroral area Good Damien Ayers
Sat 26th Nov 2016
Sat 26th Nov 2016 - Orroral area
Orroral Ridge The Cloisters Simple Simon Slabs
19 Myanmar Thu - with Lazar Bodor Mixed 25m, 3 Orroral area Very Good Damien Ayers
Sat 26th Nov 2016
Mon 7th Dec 2015 - Camels Hump
Omega Block Area Lower Tier
17 Poxbow Trad 30m Camels Hump Good Damien Ayers
Mon 7th Dec 2015
16 Split Images

Warm up

Mixed 20m, 2 Camels Hump Very Good Damien Ayers
Mon 7th Dec 2015
Mon 7th Dec 2015 - Camels Hump
Omega Block Area Omega Block
17 Witch

Ergh, tricky

- with Anthony Cuskelly
Trad 21m Camels Hump Classic Damien Ayers
Mon 7th Dec 2015
Sun 25th Oct 2015 - Orroral area
Booroomba Rocks South Buttress Integral face
21 African Walking Tree

For some reason I expected this to be a doddle. It was both better and far more sustained than I expected.

Mixed 30m, 2 Orroral area Classic Damien Ayers
Sun 25th Oct 2015
20 Integral Crack

Gob smacking line. Was a bit anxious beforehand, but I felt a lot more solid than last time, many moons ago.

Trad 48m Orroral area Mega Classic Damien Ayers
Sun 25th Oct 2015
12 Big Flake

Fun jaunt. Interesting step across move.

Trad 15m Orroral area Good Damien Ayers
Sun 25th Oct 2015
Wed 8th Apr 2015 - Warrumbungles
The Fish-Knife
14 The Sickle

Got mixed up between the Fish-knife and the Butter-knife, so we ended up here and climbed this. It was great! Excellent rock, good moves, adequate gear.

- with Shawn P
Trad 39m Warrumbungles Classic Damien Ayers
Wed 8th Apr 2015
Mon 6th Apr 2015 - Warrumbungles
Crater Bluff
14 Cornerstone Rib (Cornerstone Rib Direct)

Brilliant feature, brilliant climb. Shared the leading with Shawn. Windy with intermittent clouds made it a bit chilly. Quite a few old rusty pins along the way. Got rained on at the last abseil, luckily camp was nearby.

- with Neets, Shawn P
Trad 190m Warrumbungles Classic Damien Ayers
Mon 6th Apr 2015
Sat 7th Mar 2015 - Blue Mountains
Mount Victoria Area Mount York Birdsnest Area
18 Sparrow

Up the face. Not at all bad, but not memorable either.

Mixed 18m, 4 Blue Mountains Good Damien Ayers
Sat 7th Mar 2015
Sun 8th Mar 2015 - Blue Mountains
Mount Victoria Area New York West (Left) Side
16 Lyrebird Corner

Dirty dirty dirty.

Trad 12m Blue Mountains Average Damien Ayers
Sun 8th Mar 2015
Sat 7th Mar 2015 - Blue Mountains
Mount Victoria Area Mount York Atomic Punk Area
20 Atomic Punk

Brilliant climbing. Little bit steep.

Mixed 25m, 5 Blue Mountains Classic Damien Ayers
Sat 7th Mar 2015
Mon 4th Jan 2010 - Arapiles
Bard Buttress
17 R Checkmate

Fun, with Jess. Not sure on the date, may be out by a couple of years.

Trad 85m Arapiles Very Good Damien Ayers
Mon 4th Jan 2010
Tue 30th Dec 2014 - Blue Mountains
Mount Victoria Area Mount Piddington Eternity Area
18 The Eternity

Awesome

Trad 52m Blue Mountains Mega Classic Damien Ayers
Tue 30th Dec 2014
Tue 30th Dec 2014 - Blue Mountains
Mount Victoria Area Mount Piddington Flake Crack Area
17 Flake Crack

Trivial on second if you can foot jam.

Trad 53m Blue Mountains Classic Damien Ayers
Tue 30th Dec 2014
Sat 27th Dec 2014 - Blue Mountains
Mount Victoria Area Mount York Ferro Pro Wall
14 Russell's Wander

Short steep fun in the middle

- with Neets
Trad 25m Blue Mountains Good Damien Ayers
Sat 27th Dec 2014
Thu 30th Dec 2010 - Ben Lomond
Robin's Buttress
17 Barbe Di Vendetta

Fun outing.

Trad 90m Ben Lomond Classic Damien Ayers
Thu 30th Dec 2010
Sun 31st Aug 2014 - Frog Buttress
West of the access track
20 The Great Big Bright Green Pleasure Machine

Lovely. Harder than I remember, but it was a high gravity day.

Trad 25m Frog Buttress Very Good Damien Ayers
Sun 31st Aug 2014
17 If

Started up the crazy traverse of Clean Wholesome..., but wasn't feeling it so did If instead.

Trad 30m Frog Buttress Very Good Damien Ayers
Sun 31st Aug 2014
20 Odin

Wiggled out a broken green alien that someone had left behind.

Trad 30m Frog Buttress Classic Damien Ayers
Sun 31st Aug 2014
Sat 30th Aug 2014 - Frog Buttress
East of the access track
20 Corner of Eden

Better than last time, still a bit tricky.

- with Phil Clem
Trad 35m Frog Buttress Good Damien Ayers
Sat 30th Aug 2014
16 Blood, Sweat and Tears - with Phil Clem Trad 40m Frog Buttress Very Good Damien Ayers
Sat 30th Aug 2014
17 Dynamite

Worth doing

- with Phil Clem
Trad 18m Frog Buttress Damien Ayers
Sat 30th Aug 2014
21 The Stars Look Down - with Phil Clem Trad 18m Frog Buttress Very Good Damien Ayers
Sat 30th Aug 2014
Sat 5th Jul 2014 - Frog Buttress
East of the access track
19 Inquisition

Fun fun

Trad 27m Frog Buttress Classic Damien Ayers
Sat 5th Jul 2014
22 Erg Direct

End of the day romp. Love this climb.

Trad 25m Frog Buttress Classic Damien Ayers
Sat 5th Jul 2014
Tue 1st Jul 2014 - Frog Buttress
West of the access track
19 Sorcerers Apprentice - with Mick Trad 30m Frog Buttress Classic Damien Ayers
Tue 1st Jul 2014
20 Short Order - with Mick Trad 30m Frog Buttress Very Good Damien Ayers
Tue 1st Jul 2014
20 Satyricon - with Mick Trad 30m Frog Buttress Very Good Damien Ayers
Tue 1st Jul 2014
18 Plume - with Mick Trad 25m Frog Buttress Damien Ayers
Tue 1st Jul 2014
18 Gladiator - with Mick Trad 17m Frog Buttress Damien Ayers
Tue 1st Jul 2014
18 Chocolate Watch Band - with Mick Trad 17m Frog Buttress Very Good Damien Ayers
Tue 1st Jul 2014
Mon 9th Jun 2014 - Frog Buttress
West of the access track
20 Termination

Following Michael. Awesome climb, but feeling weird.

Trad 18m Frog Buttress Very Good Damien Ayers
Mon 9th Jun 2014
18 Chocolate Watch Band

Following Michael. Still feeling off.

Trad 17m Frog Buttress Very Good Damien Ayers
Mon 9th Jun 2014
19 Infinity

Too long off climbing and half the cams I'm used to made this an exhausting and draining experience. Got a lot of recovery to do!

- with Michael
Trad 40m Frog Buttress Mega Classic Damien Ayers
Mon 9th Jun 2014
Sun 2nd Mar 2014 - Kangaroo Point
Right Main Wall
19 Moonlight Fantasia

Finally got around to leading this, many years on. Might have been good to have a normal small rack, instead of the discards from my last trip...

Mixed 18m, 1 Kangaroo Point Classic Damien Ayers
Sun 2nd Mar 2014
Sun 27th Oct 2013 - Girraween
Second Pyramid
21 Scimitar

Lead both pitches. Amazing and scary.

- with Cam
Mixed 70m, 2 Girraween Mega Classic Damien Ayers
Sun 27th Oct 2013
Sun 21st Jul 2013 - Mt Ngungun
Upper Cliffs The Upper Main Cliff
16 Tower Of Power

Hard for 16! At least as hard as Pocket Full of Kryptonite.

Trad 20m Mt Ngungun Damien Ayers
Sun 21st Jul 2013
Sun 23rd Jun 2013 - Frog Buttress
East of the access track
19 Southern Comfort

Brilliant finger sized corner. Glad my digits aren't any pudgier!

Trad 15m Frog Buttress Classic Damien Ayers
Sun 23rd Jun 2013
16 Castor

Felt spoodgey and difficult, oh well.

Trad 22m Frog Buttress Very Good Damien Ayers
Sun 23rd Jun 2013
22 Erg Direct

Love it, always. Unfortunately Neets doesn't.

Trad 25m Frog Buttress Classic Damien Ayers
Sun 23rd Jun 2013
Mon 17th Jun 2013 - Frog Buttress
West of the access track
23 Dangerously Sane

Pretty dodgy rock in places, but lovely climbing. I chickened out left from the stance, couldn't get a decent mastercam in the pocket, and wouldn't have trusted the rock if it had.

Trad 22m Frog Buttress Very Good Damien Ayers
Mon 17th Jun 2013
24 Down With His Pants

Put the draws on for Cam, leaving the 2nd bolt clipped. Didn't bother going to the top, lowered off the top bolt. Clean to the jug.

Mixed 20m, 3 Frog Buttress Classic Damien Ayers
Mon 17th Jun 2013
Sun 16th Jun 2013 - Frog Buttress
East of the access track
20 Egotistical Pinapple

Following Cam up, cold, didn't feel good.

Trad 14m Frog Buttress Classic Damien Ayers
Sun 16th Jun 2013
Sun 9th Jun 2013 - Point Perpendicular
Thunder Head Fisho's Descent Area
12 Fisho's Corner

Solo down-climb.

Trad 10m Point Perpendicular Very Good Damien Ayers
Sun 9th Jun 2013
Sun 9th Jun 2013 - Point Perpendicular
Thunder Head Roy's Wall
19 East Coast Choppers

Worth doing, but the rock is sandy and not that reassuring.

Mixed 15m, 4 Point Perpendicular Good Damien Ayers
Sun 9th Jun 2013
Sun 9th Jun 2013 - Point Perpendicular
Thunder Head Thunderbird Wall
22 Thunderbirds Are Bogged

Awesome. Plenty of great holds to rest on. Found a thread to lessen the excitement at the top.

Mixed 25m, 5 Point Perpendicular Classic Damien Ayers
Sun 9th Jun 2013
Mon 10th Jun 2013 - Point Perpendicular
Seaside Windjammer Wall
19 Windjammer

Brilliant. Rock was a bit loose down low, but varied and awesome climbing.

- with Neets
Trad 30m Point Perpendicular Classic Damien Ayers
Mon 10th Jun 2013
18 Montezuma

Really good workout. Had me panting.

- with Neets
Trad 30m Point Perpendicular Very Good Damien Ayers
Mon 10th Jun 2013
Sat 8th Jun 2013 - Point Perpendicular
Bayside The Yardarm
14 Over the Yardarm - with Neets Trad 30m Point Perpendicular Classic Damien Ayers
Sat 8th Jun 2013
14 Urban Spaceman - with Neets Trad 27m Point Perpendicular Good Damien Ayers
Sat 8th Jun 2013
Tue 11th Jun 2013 - Point Perpendicular
The Lighthouse Centurion Area
20 Whale order bride

Not great, easily past some U bolts, then up the head wall past some more. Much easier and not as good as AHC.

Trad 15m Point Perpendicular Good Damien Ayers
Tue 11th Jun 2013
21 Australia's Hardest Climb

Great! Tricky for 21.

Mixed 15m, 4 Point Perpendicular Classic Damien Ayers
Sat 8th Jun 2013
Sun 2nd Jun 2013 - Frog Buttress
East of the access track
20 Rickety Kate

Cruisy and fun.

Trad 15m Frog Buttress Classic Damien Ayers
Sun 2nd Jun 2013
16 Winston Alley

Kinda tricky, not in a great mindset.

Trad 10m Frog Buttress Good Damien Ayers
Sun 2nd Jun 2013
Sat 18th May 2013 - Frog Buttress
West of the access track
20 Devils Dihedral Trad 45m Frog Buttress Mega Classic Damien Ayers
Sat 18th May 2013
18 Saffron Crack Trad 40m Frog Buttress Very Good Damien Ayers
Sat 18th May 2013
20 Short Order Trad 30m Frog Buttress Very Good Damien Ayers
Sat 18th May 2013
20 Odin Trad 30m Frog Buttress Classic Damien Ayers
Sat 18th May 2013
Sun 5th May 2013 - Frog Buttress
East of the access track
20 Famous Cosmetics

Really good! A bit broken up, but great fun.

Trad 40m Frog Buttress Very Good Damien Ayers
Sun 5th May 2013
18 R Blood of the Christ

A bit dirty down low, but otherwise fantastic. Good gear, great position.

Trad 25m Frog Buttress Good Damien Ayers
Sun 5th May 2013
20 Trap for Young Players

One hard move, but good to try something different.

Trad 11m Frog Buttress Good Damien Ayers
Sun 5th May 2013
22 Dave Manks Electric Gorilla Direct Start

Worked on top rope a couple of times, better with tape, still feels insecure and hard.

Trad 10m Frog Buttress Very Good Damien Ayers
Sun 5th May 2013
Sun 21st Apr 2013 - Frog Buttress
West of the access track
15 Mr. Bojangles - with Neets Trad 15m Frog Buttress Very Good Damien Ayers
Sun 21st Apr 2013
17 If

Thin and funky at the start, particularly with sunscreened hands. Really cool exposed top half.

Trad 30m Frog Buttress Very Good Damien Ayers
Sun 21st Apr 2013
19 Thor

Scared

Trad 30m Frog Buttress Classic Damien Ayers
Sat 20th Apr 2013
22 Yankee Go Home

Finger locking practice. It hurts some.

Trad 26m Frog Buttress Classic Damien Ayers
Sat 20th Apr 2013
20 Termination

Gear was bigger and better than I remembered.

Trad 18m Frog Buttress Very Good Damien Ayers
Sat 20th Apr 2013
18 Plume Trad 25m Frog Buttress Damien Ayers
Sat 20th Apr 2013
18 Gladiator

Warm up

Trad 17m Frog Buttress Damien Ayers
Sat 20th Apr 2013
15 Rest Area Ahead

Followed Neets.

Trad 10m Frog Buttress Good Damien Ayers
Sat 20th Apr 2013
20 Cock Crack

Faffed with gear, placed some hexes, got there in the end.

Trad 38m Frog Buttress Very Good Damien Ayers
Sun 21st Apr 2013
Sun 14th Apr 2013 - Frog Buttress
West of the access track
18 Hello Sailor

Vegetated and techy, but fun

Trad 20m Frog Buttress Good Damien Ayers
Sun 14th Apr 2013
20 Devils Dihedral

Loved it. Last of the day, sunset finale.

Trad 45m Frog Buttress Mega Classic Damien Ayers
Sun 14th Apr 2013
21 The One That Got Away

Bliss

Trad 35m Frog Buttress Classic Damien Ayers
Sun 14th Apr 2013
20 Satyricon

Fun

- with Shaun P
Trad 30m Frog Buttress Very Good Damien Ayers
Sun 14th Apr 2013
19 Infinity

Sweaty

Trad 40m Frog Buttress Mega Classic Damien Ayers
Sun 14th Apr 2013
Sun 31st Mar 2013 - Point Perpendicular
Seaside Windjammer Wall
17 Grey Mist

Great way to end the weekend.

Trad 30m Point Perpendicular Mega Classic Damien Ayers
Sun 31st Mar 2013
20 Tenere

Yikes! Hard crack. Lost some skin.

Trad 28m Point Perpendicular Classic Damien Ayers
Mon 8th Apr 2013
22 Turning Of The Tide

Still brilliant. But much easier than I remembered. Had to use wires on a few carrots...

Mixed 30m, 8 Point Perpendicular Mega Classic Damien Ayers
Fri 29th Mar 2013
Thu 28th Mar 2013 - Point Perpendicular
The Lighthouse Rex Hunt's Area
20 Bad Luck Streak

Really good. Quite tricky. Better know how to jam.

Trad 30m Point Perpendicular Mega Classic Damien Ayers
Thu 28th Mar 2013
22 Northern Exposure

A couple of reachy moves, but felt pretty easy.

Mixed 30m, 6 Point Perpendicular Classic Damien Ayers
Sat 30th Mar 2013
Thu 28th Mar 2013 - Point Perpendicular
The Lighthouse Red Riding Hood Area
19 When the Levee Breaks

As a sport climb.

Mixed 20m, 4 Point Perpendicular Very Good Damien Ayers
Thu 28th Mar 2013
17 Little Red Riding Hood

Great re-introduction to the point.

Mixed 25m, 1 Point Perpendicular Very Good Damien Ayers
Thu 28th Mar 2013
Sun 31st Mar 2013 - Point Perpendicular
The Lighthouse Superliner Area
19 Superliner

Really cool and varied. Didn't go right from the bottom, didn't seem worthwhile.

- with Neets
Mixed 35m, 7 Point Perpendicular Classic Damien Ayers
Sun 31st Mar 2013
Sun 7th Apr 2013 - Frog Buttress
West of the access track
18 Iron Mandible Trad 24m Frog Buttress Very Good Damien Ayers
Sun 7th Apr 2013
15 Devil's Wart - with Neets Trad 27m Frog Buttress Classic Damien Ayers
Sun 7th Apr 2013
18 Plume Trad 25m Frog Buttress Damien Ayers
Sun 7th Apr 2013
18 Gladiator Trad 17m Frog Buttress Damien Ayers
Sun 7th Apr 2013
12 Witches Cauldron Pitch 1 - with Neets Trad 12m Frog Buttress Good Damien Ayers
Sun 7th Apr 2013
Tue 26th Mar 2013 - Bungonia Gorge
North Wall - Main
22 Strangeness and Charm

Awesome! Started up Wailing Cockatoo, then OS P3 and P4. P4 was one hard move, but easy in general. P3 was harder and more sustained.

3 22 lead by Damien
4 22 lead by Damien
Trad 160m Bungonia Gorge Mega Classic Damien Ayers
Tue 26th Mar 2013
Fri 15th Feb 2013 - Mount Buffalo
The Gorge - South Side Summit Rim
16 Fat Wall Ordinaire Banana Blasé

Brilliant flake.

- with Anthony
Trad 30m Mount Buffalo Very Good Damien Ayers
Fri 15th Feb 2013
Fri 15th Feb 2013 - Mount Buffalo
The Gorge - South Side Beowulf Area
18 Beowulf

Cruisey clean corner, great fun.

Trad 20m Mount Buffalo Classic Damien Ayers
Fri 15th Feb 2013
Thu 14th Feb 2013 - Mount Buffalo
The Horn Area The Horn
16 The Pintle Left Hand Variant

Tricky, but great position and good fun.

- with Anthony
Trad 24m Mount Buffalo Classic Damien Ayers
Thu 14th Feb 2013
Tue 12th Feb 2013 - Mount Buffalo
The Gorge - South Side Angels' Buttress
17 Where Angels Fear to Tread (Where Angels Fear to Tread Direct Finish)

Led all the pitches that count. Would have liked stiffer shoes. Tape gloves were awesome, taped ankles were unnecessary. Had 3 x #3, 2 x #4 and 1 x #5 and was happy. Could have replaced the #5 with another #4.

- with Anthony
Trad 230m Mount Buffalo Mega Classic Damien Ayers
Tue 12th Feb 2013

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