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Quality climbing and relatively good protection make this one of the more popular routes in the area. The start is marked with a faint "E" and is located approximately 50m left of Denethor. This is around 10m right of Sunstroke.

  1. 50m (15*) A rope stretcher. Climb the left slainting groove for approximately 20m. Traverse right to sloping ledge and long break (cams). Head up the slab above to DBB rap station.
  2. 35m (17**) The money pitch. Traverse left and up to first bolt. Directly up to vertical break and 2nd bolt. Keep padding away to tree belay.
  3. 45m (17) A long traverse right broken up by a crack through the overlap. Keep going right until the corner is reached. This is the 3rd belay on Counterbalance. Scramble off left or;
  4. 25m (10) Over blocks and up low angled slabs to shrubery (as for Counterbalance).

Rebolted 2011.

Route History:

  • First Ascent: Peter Aitchison, Peter Cocker, 9 Jun 1969


Located in The Northern Slabs approx:
Long/Lat: 148.996000,-35.555011

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Route Grade Citations

17 Principal
17 * ACT Granite

Route quality

Route quality

Overall quality score: 78%

Lead Styles

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