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One of the absolute classics. Considered by many to be the best line at Booroomba, noting that much of the climbing is actually face climbing rather than pure crack. Excellent natural protection. Start eight metres left of Marmalade at the slabby crack. Take lots of wires and some medium sized cams to belay. There is a rap station off to the right, above Dangermouse.

Ethic: inherited from Booroomba Rocks

The ethic at Booroomba is generally staunchly traditional. Most climbing goes either entirely on gear or gear with bolts for those walls where there is insufficient gear to protect climbs. Climbs are occasionally rebolted, but retro-bolting would be considered vandalism of the lowest order.

Route History:

  • First Ascent: Peter Cocker & Peter Aitchison, 1969

    Alternated leads, originally done as two pitches


Located in Main Walls approx:
Long/Lat: 148.989536,-35.557004

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Route Grade Citations

19 OZ Rock
20 Principal
20 *** ACT Granite

Route quality

Route quality

Overall quality score: 90%

Lead Styles

Lead styles pie chart

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