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Proof no-one climbs trad anymore. Climb Torrential for 12m to under big roof. Place #5 cam in slot with long sling then committing traverse left under roof and up technical small corner on great rock to bolt belay on shale ledge. Double ropes or long slings make rope drag much more pleasant.

Ethic: inherited from West Face (Main Area)

Sublime Point is an old climbing area, with many routes dating from the 1950s and 1960s. Aid and mixed climbing was the fashion then, and the easier routes can be pretty bold for a modern climber. In the last 10 years there has been a lot of well protected sport routes added. This has been seen as controversial by some climbers who consider the crag a 'mixed' climbign venue.

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Route History:

  • First Ascent: Neil Monteith & Rich Sonnerdale, 2010

Location:  

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

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Route Grade Citations

21 Blue Mountains Climbing
21 Principal
21 * * ACA Route Register

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Overall quality score: 67%

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