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Grade Route Gear style Crag Quality Climber Date
Sun 15th Jul 2018 - Blue Mountains
Blackheath Area Shipley Upper Hot Flyer Wall
19 Flaming Flamingo pitch 1

Cruxy start, then technical slab

Sport 18m Blue Mountains Tom Hodgson
Sun 15th Jul 2018
19 Flaming Flamingo pitch 1

hard for the grade!

Sport 18m Blue Mountains Good Patrick Burr
Sun 15th Jul 2018
Fri 25th May 2018 - Blue Mountains
Blackheath Area Shipley Upper Hot Flyer Wall
19 Flaming Flamingo pitch 1

Hard finish for 19 or maybe I should have rested today.

Sport 18m Blue Mountains
Fri 25th May 2018
Sun 6th May 2018 - Blue Mountains
Blackheath Area Shipley Upper Hot Flyer Wall
19 Flaming Flamingo pitch 1

thin start. worth a repeat with better shoes

- with Jess C, Joey Scarr
Sport 18m Blue Mountains
Sun 6th May 2018
19 Flaming Flamingo pitch 1

The pistol squat start off a marginal side-pull was hard. Good fun climbing the rest of the way

- with Dean
Sport 18m Blue Mountains Very Good Jess C
Sun 6th May 2018
Mon 16th Apr 2018 - Blue Mountains
Blackheath Area Shipley Upper Hot Flyer Wall
19 Flaming Flamingo pitch 1

Good fun technical climbing.

- with Hando
Sport 18m Blue Mountains Very Good Mike Daws
Mon 16th Apr 2018
Fri 2nd Mar 2018 - Blue Mountains
Blackheath Area Shipley Upper Hot Flyer Wall
19 Flaming Flamingo pitch 1

Super techy start

- with J, Joey Scarr, Oliver
Sport 18m Blue Mountains Very Good Sean Peters
Fri 2nd Mar 2018
19 Flaming Flamingo pitch 1

Took about 3 attempts to get the techy start, then mostly cruised through. Fun!

Sport 18m Blue Mountains
Fri 2nd Mar 2018
Sat 25th Nov 2017 - Blue Mountains
Blackheath Area Shipley Upper Hot Flyer Wall
19 Flaming Flamingo pitch 1

Fun and technical

- with Mika
Sport 18m Blue Mountains Very Good Jarrod
Sat 25th Nov 2017
Sat 19th Aug 2017 - Blue Mountains
Blackheath Area Shipley Upper Hot Flyer Wall
19 Flaming Flamingo pitch 1

Prettttttyyyy sure this is a 21. Gah!

Sport 18m Blue Mountains Sarah Ross
Sat 19th Aug 2017
Sun 2nd Jul 2017 - Blue Mountains
Blackheath Area Shipley Upper Hot Flyer Wall
19 Flaming Flamingo pitch 1

Not a 19. Guidebook says 20 and I question that. Excellent fun though

Sport 18m Blue Mountains Very Good Chris Bennetts-Cash
Sun 2nd Jul 2017
19 Flaming Flamingo pitch 1

Warm up. First day out since the ManFlu.

- with Ben Hanley, Tom Collins
Sport 18m Blue Mountains
Sun 2nd Jul 2017
Sun 25th Jun 2017 - Blue Mountains
Blackheath Area Shipley Upper Hot Flyer Wall
19 Flaming Flamingo pitch 1

Guide book says 20, with that start, I would have said 21!

- with Alex
Sport 18m Blue Mountains Very Good Pauly G
Sun 25th Jun 2017
Sat 13th May 2017 - Blue Mountains
Blackheath Area Shipley Upper Hot Flyer Wall
19 Flaming Flamingo pitch 1

Rpt. Warmdown.

- with Mike Ashelford
Sport 18m Blue Mountains Good
Sat 13th May 2017
Sun 7th May 2017 - Blue Mountains
Blackheath Area Shipley Upper Hot Flyer Wall
19 Flaming Flamingo pitch 1

Warm up

Sport 18m Blue Mountains Very Good Salvo Moscato
Sun 7th May 2017
Mon 9th Jan 2017 - Blue Mountains
Blackheath Area Shipley Upper Hot Flyer Wall
19 Flaming Flamingo pitch 1

Had two goes at the hard start. Then climbed the rest clean

Sport 18m Blue Mountains Very Good
Mon 9th Jan 2017
Wed 4th Jan 2017 - Blue Mountains
Blackheath Area Shipley Upper Hot Flyer Wall
19 Flaming Flamingo pitch 1

Fantastic climbing. Easier 19 than Jack High, appropriately graded I thought

Sport 18m Blue Mountains Classic Josh Worley
Wed 4th Jan 2017
Sun 11th Dec 2016 - Blue Mountains
Blackheath Area Shipley Upper Hot Flyer Wall
19 Flaming Flamingo pitch 1

Really awesome.

- with Viona Young
Sport 18m Blue Mountains Classic Wade Stewart
Sun 11th Dec 2016
Sun 6th Nov 2016 - Blue Mountains
Blackheath Area Shipley Upper Hot Flyer Wall
19 Flaming Flamingo pitch 1

first move is the crux

Sport 18m Blue Mountains Good David Mucelli
Sun 6th Nov 2016
Fri 29th Jul 2016 - Blue Mountains
Blackheath Area Shipley Upper Hot Flyer Wall
19 Flaming Flamingo pitch 1

Repeatx2; dogged the first lap (at the start, it's so hard)

Sport 18m Blue Mountains Very Good Jason Nguyen
Fri 29th Jul 2016
Sun 24th Jul 2016 - Blue Mountains
Blackheath Area Shipley Upper Hot Flyer Wall
19 Flaming Flamingo pitch 1

fantastic technical climbing

Sport 18m Blue Mountains Mega Classic Patrick Mccosker
Sun 24th Jul 2016
Sat 25th Jun 2016 - Blue Mountains
Blackheath Area Shipley Upper Hot Flyer Wall
19 Flaming Flamingo pitch 1

Cold fingers and numb toes. Techy start and a few tricky moves up high. Fun climb.

Sport 18m Blue Mountains Very Good Jenna Brady
Sat 25th Jun 2016
19 Flaming Flamingo pitch 1

Warm up. Tricky.

Sport 18m Blue Mountains Very Good Jason McCarthy
Sat 25th Jun 2016
Mon 30th May 2016 - Blue Mountains
Blackheath Area Shipley Upper Hot Flyer Wall
19 Flaming Flamingo pitch 1

Numb fingers and wee crimps

- with Duncan Steel
Sport 18m Blue Mountains Rob Saunders
Mon 30th May 2016
Tue 17th May 2016 - Blue Mountains
Blackheath Area Shipley Upper Hot Flyer Wall
19 Flaming Flamingo pitch 1

Dicky start!!

Sport 18m Blue Mountains Good Nick Morgan
Tue 17th May 2016
Wed 13th Apr 2016 - Blue Mountains
Blackheath Area Shipley Upper Hot Flyer Wall
19 Flaming Flamingo pitch 1

A bit rumour at some places but fun.

- with Annehaag, Steve Karma, Joanne Low
Sport 18m Blue Mountains Classic TaraT
Wed 13th Apr 2016
Sat 30th Jan 2016 - Blue Mountains
Blackheath Area Shipley Upper Hot Flyer Wall
19 Flaming Flamingo pitch 1

Fun little number. Reached past techy start, just be tall!

Sport 18m Blue Mountains Very Good Matt Minus
Sat 30th Jan 2016
Tue 7th Jul 2015 - Blue Mountains
Blackheath Area Shipley Upper Hot Flyer Wall
19 Flaming Flamingo pitch 1

Repeat. Apparently starting on the right is much easier

- with Kathryn Gardner
Sport 18m Blue Mountains
Tue 7th Jul 2015
Sun 5th Apr 2015 - Blue Mountains
Blackheath Area Shipley Upper Hot Flyer Wall
19 Flaming Flamingo pitch 1

A bit challenging but great fun!

- with Jerry, Dylan Becze
Sport 18m Blue Mountains Shan Close
Sun 5th Apr 2015
19 Flaming Flamingo pitch 1

Hard slabby start, fun.

- with Dylan Becze, Gayle Rowlands, Jerry, Shan Close
Sport 18m Blue Mountains Classic Rohan Shah
Sun 5th Apr 2015
Fri 27th Mar 2015 - Blue Mountains
Blackheath Area Shipley Upper Hot Flyer Wall
19 Flaming Flamingo pitch 1

Love that first move off the deck.

- with Lewitchitty grub
Sport 18m Blue Mountains Good z_swander
Fri 27th Mar 2015
Mon 28th Jul 2014 - Blue Mountains
Blackheath Area Shipley Upper Hot Flyer Wall
19 Flaming Flamingo pitch 1

Similar to Jack high, tough start, cruise after that

Sport 18m Blue Mountains Very Good Nick Le Baut
Mon 28th Jul 2014
Mon 19th May 2014 - Blue Mountains
Blackheath Area Shipley Upper Hot Flyer Wall
19 Flaming Flamingo pitch 1

Found the start very thin, went good in the middle but the top was too much and fell a few times before being able to stick it.

Sport 18m Blue Mountains Good Jared Barnes
Mon 19th May 2014
Tue 22nd Apr 2014 - Blue Mountains
Blackheath Area Shipley Upper Hot Flyer Wall
19 Flaming Flamingo pitch 1

Repeat, a pleasant warm-up (as far as slabs go) on a day like this!

Sport 18m Blue Mountains Very Good Jason Nguyen
Tue 22nd Apr 2014
Sat 19th Apr 2014 - Blue Mountains
Blackheath Area Shipley Upper Hot Flyer Wall
19 Flaming Flamingo pitch 1

Bit of a hard start for a warm-up, pulled on second draw to clip then clean to top

Sport 18m Blue Mountains Good Evan Freame
Sat 19th Apr 2014
Mon 9th Dec 2013 - Blue Mountains
Blackheath Area Shipley Upper Hot Flyer Wall
19 Flaming Flamingo pitch 1

Hardest of the starts in this area

Sport 18m Blue Mountains Very Good Peter
Mon 9th Dec 2013
Sun 18th Aug 2013 - Blue Mountains
Blackheath Area Shipley Upper Hot Flyer Wall
19 Flaming Flamingo pitch 1

Bouldery start. Nice route, bit run out after the second bolt but easy part of climb.

Sport 18m Blue Mountains Ian.Grabowski
Sun 18th Aug 2013
Mon 10th Dec 2012 - Blue Mountains
Blackheath Area Shipley Upper Hot Flyer Wall
19 Flaming Flamingo pitch 1

Hard start!! Especially in the rain with wet shoes... The rest was good, with a few awkward moves. Had a half hearted attempt at the corner, but got nowhere...

Sport 18m Blue Mountains Very Good Jason Nguyen
Mon 10th Dec 2012
Sun 12th Aug 2012 - Blue Mountains
Blackheath Area Shipley Upper Hot Flyer Wall
19 Flaming Flamingo pitch 1

Delicate start, and technical finish, with awesome climbing in-between. Now to work on the true finish to this climb...

Sport 18m Blue Mountains Very Good Paul Thomson
Sun 12th Aug 2012
Mon 26th Apr 2010 - Blue Mountains
Blackheath Area Shipley Upper Hot Flyer Wall
19 Flaming Flamingo pitch 1

very hard start - thought I had done this one before so 'just' top roped it. d'oh, should have taken the pink point. oh well, next time.

Sport 18m Blue Mountains Very Good Rob Barker
Mon 26th Apr 2010
Sun 2nd Aug 2009 - Blue Mountains
Blackheath Area Shipley Upper Hot Flyer Wall
19 Flaming Flamingo pitch 1

Breath-holding start!

Sport 18m Blue Mountains Very Good Niall Doherty
Sun 2nd Aug 2009
19 Flaming Flamingo pitch 1

Tough, tough start. With Niall and Jim.

Sport 18m Blue Mountains Very Good Rod Smith
Sun 2nd Aug 2009
Sat 10th May 2008 - Blue Mountains
Blackheath Area Shipley Upper Hot Flyer Wall
19 Flaming Flamingo pitch 1

Balancy start then smeary to 2nd bolt then cruisy.

Sport 18m Blue Mountains Very Good Rob Knight
Sat 10th May 2008
Sat 15th Dec 2007 - Blue Mountains
Blackheath Area Shipley Upper Hot Flyer Wall
19 Flaming Flamingo pitch 1

Hard start

Sport 18m Blue Mountains Very Good Anthony Geoghegan
Sat 15th Dec 2007
Sat 22nd Sep 2007 - Blue Mountains
Blackheath Area Shipley Upper Hot Flyer Wall
19 Flaming Flamingo pitch 1

Very hard start - more great slab moves

Sport 18m Blue Mountains Very Good Peter Davis
Sat 22nd Sep 2007
Sat 1st Sep 2007 - Blue Mountains
Blackheath Area Shipley Upper Hot Flyer Wall
19 Flaming Flamingo pitch 1

Awkward start

Sport 18m Blue Mountains Good Caroline Wakefield
Sat 1st Sep 2007
Sat 23rd Jun 2007 - Blue Mountains
Blackheath Area Shipley Upper Hot Flyer Wall
19 Flaming Flamingo pitch 1

Tough start then cruisy.

Sport 18m Blue Mountains Good Jenny Lin
Sat 23rd Jun 2007
Sun 25th Mar 2007 - Blue Mountains
Blackheath Area Shipley Upper Hot Flyer Wall
19 Flaming Flamingo pitch 1

damn tricky start move

Sport 18m Blue Mountains Good Christian Lopez
Sun 25th Mar 2007
Sat 27th Jan 2007 - Blue Mountains
Blackheath Area Shipley Upper Hot Flyer Wall
19 Flaming Flamingo pitch 1

Really good sustained crimping at the grade. Makes you think a little too which is nice.

Sport 18m Blue Mountains Classic Leigh Wells
Sat 27th Jan 2007
Wed 27th Dec 2006 - Blue Mountains
Blackheath Area Shipley Upper Hot Flyer Wall
19 Flaming Flamingo pitch 1

nasty move off the deck

Sport 18m Blue Mountains Good Scott Hailstone
Wed 27th Dec 2006
19 Flaming Flamingo pitch 1

i dont remember the start being so hard...was expecting something very easy so the first move was like a kick in the teeth...lucky my teeth are strong!

Sport 18m Blue Mountains Good peta barrett
Wed 27th Dec 2006
Tue 19th Sep 2006 - Blue Mountains
Blackheath Area Shipley Upper Hot Flyer Wall
19 Flaming Flamingo pitch 1

Hard first move but great climb...Thanks Jesse

Sport 18m Blue Mountains Very Good Emma Carroll
Tue 19th Sep 2006
Fri 7th Jul 2006 - Blue Mountains
Blackheath Area Shipley Upper Hot Flyer Wall
19 Flaming Flamingo pitch 1

Start is getting harder I think or I'm getting crapper

Sport 18m Blue Mountains Very Good Tony Williams
Fri 7th Jul 2006
Sat 1st Jul 2006 - Blue Mountains
Blackheath Area Shipley Upper Hot Flyer Wall
19 Flaming Flamingo pitch 1

hmmm

Sport 18m Blue Mountains Average Nick Cormack
Sat 1st Jul 2006
Sun 25th Jun 2006 - Blue Mountains
Blackheath Area Shipley Upper Hot Flyer Wall
19 Flaming Flamingo pitch 1

awkward side pull at start got me. solid climb otherwise

Sport 18m Blue Mountains Very Good Tahria Sheather
Sun 25th Jun 2006
Sun 16th Apr 2006 - Blue Mountains
Blackheath Area Shipley Upper Hot Flyer Wall
19 Flaming Flamingo pitch 1

Gotta love slabs! 3/12/2005 2nd shot today. Tricky start and finish. Nice and technical.

Sport 18m Blue Mountains Very Good Anika Jefferson
Sun 16th Apr 2006
Sat 7th Jan 2006 - Blue Mountains
Blackheath Area Shipley Upper Hot Flyer Wall
19 Flaming Flamingo pitch 1

thin start

Sport 18m Blue Mountains Very Good
Sat 7th Jan 2006
Sun 4th Dec 2005 - Blue Mountains
Blackheath Area Shipley Upper Hot Flyer Wall
19 Flaming Flamingo pitch 1

some crazy feet on the bottom and before I knew it I was at the anchors, Yes !!! 23/07/05 So close, through 2nd crux missed a crucial hold. Damn

Sport 18m Blue Mountains Very Good Meagan Kerr
Sun 4th Dec 2005
Sat 3rd Dec 2005 - Blue Mountains
Blackheath Area Shipley Upper Hot Flyer Wall
19 Flaming Flamingo pitch 1

2nd shot today. Tricky start and finish. Nice and technical.

Sport 18m Blue Mountains Very Good Anika Jefferson
Sat 3rd Dec 2005
Wed 23rd Nov 2005 - Blue Mountains
Blackheath Area Shipley Upper Hot Flyer Wall
19 Flaming Flamingo pitch 1

Easy first pitch lead to the one crux move on the extention... Yikes

Sport 18m Blue Mountains Very Good Luke Stefurak
Wed 23rd Nov 2005
Sat 15th Oct 2005 - Blue Mountains
Blackheath Area Shipley Upper Hot Flyer Wall
19 Flaming Flamingo pitch 1

Another one with a tricky start. Good!

Sport 18m Blue Mountains Very Good Ouita Broadfoot
Sat 15th Oct 2005
Fri 14th Oct 2005 - Blue Mountains
Blackheath Area Shipley Upper Hot Flyer Wall
19 Flaming Flamingo pitch 1

A little bit more spicey down the bottom than I thought the warm-up should be...

Sport 18m Blue Mountains Average Andrew Scott
Fri 14th Oct 2005
Thu 21st Jul 2005 - Blue Mountains
Blackheath Area Shipley Upper Hot Flyer Wall
19 Flaming Flamingo pitch 1

Felt great after not touching Blues rock for over 12months

Sport 18m Blue Mountains Classic Drew Henman
Thu 21st Jul 2005
Fri 1st Jul 2005 - Blue Mountains
Blackheath Area Shipley Upper Hot Flyer Wall
19 Flaming Flamingo pitch 1

Ouch, lasting scars, needs to be cleaned up.

Sport 18m Blue Mountains Very Good Kate Doherty
Fri 1st Jul 2005
Sat 25th Jun 2005 - Blue Mountains
Blackheath Area Shipley Upper Hot Flyer Wall
19 Flaming Flamingo pitch 1

slip on the start. awesome pinch.

Sport 18m Blue Mountains Very Good Nick Kaczorowski
Sat 25th Jun 2005
Sun 15th May 2005 - Blue Mountains
Blackheath Area Shipley Upper Hot Flyer Wall
19 Flaming Flamingo pitch 1

TOP STUFF

Sport 18m Blue Mountains Very Good steven timbrell
Sun 15th May 2005
Sun 30th Jan 2005 - Blue Mountains
Blackheath Area Shipley Upper Hot Flyer Wall
19 Flaming Flamingo pitch 1

Pitty about the break in the middle..

Sport 18m Blue Mountains Tim Vaughan
Sun 30th Jan 2005
Mon 20th Sep 2004 - Blue Mountains
Blackheath Area Shipley Upper Hot Flyer Wall
19 Flaming Flamingo pitch 1

Slipped near start on first attempt.

Sport 18m Blue Mountains Good Ashley Moore
Mon 20th Sep 2004
Sat 21st Aug 2004 - Blue Mountains
Blackheath Area Shipley Upper Hot Flyer Wall
19 Flaming Flamingo pitch 1

a little balancy for a warmup

Sport 18m Blue Mountains Very Good Trent Lee
Sat 21st Aug 2004
Sun 4th Jul 2004 - Blue Mountains
Blackheath Area Shipley Upper Hot Flyer Wall
19 Flaming Flamingo pitch 1

Interesting enough.

Sport 18m Blue Mountains Good Dave T
Sun 4th Jul 2004
Tue 16th Dec 2003 - Blue Mountains
Blackheath Area Shipley Upper Hot Flyer Wall
19 Flaming Flamingo pitch 1

Tough start

Sport 18m Blue Mountains Average JJ
Tue 16th Dec 2003
Mon 1st Dec 2003 - Blue Mountains
Blackheath Area Shipley Upper Hot Flyer Wall
19 Flaming Flamingo pitch 1

one cruxy move

Sport 18m Blue Mountains Very Good Daniel Schuts
Mon 1st Dec 2003
Fri 28th Nov 2003 - Blue Mountains
Blackheath Area Shipley Upper Hot Flyer Wall
19 Flaming Flamingo pitch 1

Really hard start and more hard stuff to follow. Fun!

Sport 18m Blue Mountains Very Good Marcus Loane
Fri 28th Nov 2003
Tue 1st Apr 2003 - Blue Mountains
Blackheath Area Shipley Upper Hot Flyer Wall
19 Flaming Flamingo pitch 1

With Andy

Sport 18m Blue Mountains Very Good Susy G
Tue 1st Apr 2003
Fri 22nd Jun 2018 - Blue Mountains
Blackheath Area Shipley Upper Hot Flyer Wall
19 Flaming Flamingo pitch 1

Pre-2007 as part of the full route

Sport 18m Blue Mountains Neil Monteith
Fri 22nd Jun 2018

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