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Anything So Nothing 23

  • Grades: AU
  • Height: 110m
  • Bolts: 1
  • Pitches: 4
  • Ascents: 7

Description

Contrived in places and somewhat overtaken by 'Nothing Left', nevertheless a great climb wandering around the water streaks to the left of the 'Prow'. Start 6 metres left of Rubbishman below an easy, scoopy slab.

  1. 30m (20) - Up the slab for eight metres to a thin rightwards diagonal, step left and then straight up to the 'Rubbishman' diagonal. Step back right, then up the steep slab past a bolt (clip with wire) to the large ledge. DBB on the right as for 'Place Without a Postcard'.

  2. 30m (23) - Back left and up seven metres to a short diagonal for runners (as for 'Rubbishman'). Step left and up the slab to a bolt, then desperately up and right through a bulge to a ledge. Climb over a second bulge, then move right to DBB on the 'Prow'.

  3. 30m (22) - Scary. Move back left along the ledge, then up to a bolt at five metres. Straight up the water streak to a jug (level with the tree on the right), then more easily to DBB on a large flat ledge.

  4. 20m (18) - Move left along the ledge, then up the slab to the overlap. Pull through this into a short groove, then easily up the mossy rock to a spacious ledge and DBB. Finish as you will.

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Ethic

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.

inherited from Booroomba Rocks

Route history

18 Jul 1982

First Ascent: Geoff Hughes (#1 & 2), 18 Jul 1982

Mike Law-Smith and Paul Daniel FAed pitches 3 and 4 on 4 July 1982

Location

Lat/Long: -35.55551, 148.99411

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Grade citation

23 Community registered grade
23 ACT Granite

Seasonality

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Quality

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Overall quality 75% from 4 ratings

Tick types

Onsight
Hang dog

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