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Description:© (mjw)

The first route at Mt Piddington, and still one of the best.

Start: 17m left of 'Infidel' opposite the Cottage Boulder. It is the left most route on the slab.

Now has a million bolts which didn't originally exist.

  1. 30m Up slab to bulge, hand traverse around to the right and up to belay with an eclectic assortment of hardware.

  2. Up slab, veering left and up.

Pitches 1 and 2 can be run together if you have double ropes.


Route History:

  • First Ascent: K.Westren, M. Hailstone, 1964


Located in Hocus Pocus Area approx:
Long/Lat: 150.253682,-33.601834

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Route Grade Citations

10 *** Blue Mountains Climbing
10 *** Blue Mountains Selected Climbing Areas
11 *** RockGUIDE: The Blue Mountains
8 Principal
8 * Rockclimbs in the Upper Blue Mountains
8 ** ** ACA Route Register

Route quality

Route quality

Overall quality score: 58%

Lead Styles

Lead styles pie chart

Comments keywords

desperate hard good super great fun classic nice slippery easy interesting epic traverse slabby

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