- Height: 50m
- Pitches: 2
- Ascents: 95
A classic. The intimidating roof section is easier than it look. Start at the left-hand side of the pillar four metres left of 'Little Hermes'.
24 metres - Climb the chimney and corner crack to the top, step right and climb a short wall to a good ledge. Climb the slab, using a thin crack, to a tree belay (originally done in two pitches).
26 metres - Up the magnificent corner crack (#5 protects potential ledge fall) and out right under the overhang. Belay on the ledge above or eight metres right.
- 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.
First Ascent: Peter Aitchison & Tony Wood (alt.), 2 Jun 1968
Located in Determinant Sector approx:
Route Grade Citations
|16||Community registered grade|
|16||★★ ACT Granite|
Overall quality score: 79%
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