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An exciting steep trad line that doesn't see much love. The first pitch has been freed recently, but the upper pitches probably haven't seen a repeat in decades. For the first pitch bring a full rack including micro cams and several long slings. Start at crackline through steep wall 3m left of Swinging in the Rain.

  1. 25m (24) The double roof pitch. First roof is bouldery, the second is reachy and pumpy. Finish up fantastic easy corner to trad belay on shale ledge.

  2. 27m (- M4) Very thin seam crack splitting roof above. Probably requires pitons. Might go free?

  3. 40m (15) Easy trench crack to top.

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Route History:

  • First Free Ascent: Neil Monteith & Rich Sonnerdale (pitch 1 only), 2010

  • First Ascent: John Ewbank, 1967

Location:  

Located in Middle Cliffs approx:
Long/Lat: 150.337527,-33.735789

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Route Grade Citations

15M4 Rockclimbs in the Upper Blue Mountains
24 M4 Principal
24, M4, 15
24 M4 ACA Route Register

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