- Height: 200m
- Pitches: 5
- Ascents: 6
- Description:© (bundybear)
Lots of arêtes, beautifully sunny in winter, shady after 2pm in Summer. All U's, take 14 draws and water.
Start: Walk down 100m as for 'Red Edge' and walk west 50m along under an often wet small cliff-line, cross a small gully and then follow rope to top rap anchor.
35m (25) Up corner and left onto arete
45m (22) Climb main corner , up corner and out right to arêtes
25m (25) Out left and up arete over sucking void
45m (18) Up slabs and walls. Bleay on left end of legde
45m (23) Right and up to rap station
- Ethic: inherited from Blue Mountains
Although sport climbing is well entrenched as the most popular form of Blueys climbing, mixed-climbing on gear and bolts has generally been the rule over the long term. Please try to use available natural gear where possible, and do not bolt cracks or potential trad climbs.
Because of the softness of Blue Mountains sandstone, bolting should only be done by those with a solid knowledge of glue-in equipping. A recent fatality serves as a reminder that this is not an area to experiment with bolting.
If you do need to top rope, please do it through your own gear as the wear on the anchors is both difficult and expensive to maintain.
It would be appreciated if brushing of holds becomes part of your climbing routine - do it with a soft bristled brush and never a steel brush!
The removal of vegetation - both from the cliff bases and the climbs - is not seen as beneficial to aesthetics of the environment nor to our access to it. However, the fast growing scrub can conceal walking tracks in mere months, so bringing a pair of secaturs and pruning as you walk is a good way of helping out with the constant task of track maintenance. Some appropriately discreet pruning is a far better alternative then track braiding (which causes far more damage). It's also a good warmup for your forearms! However, do so only on Council land and not in the National Park.
First Ascent: Ado & Mikl, 2000
Located in Perry's Lookdown approx:
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