Terracotta Warrior Guide

  • Grades: AU
  • Approach time: 10 minutes
  • Ascents: 109

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Matt Schimke foztr Bernie Walsh Steffen & Saskia Bollmann Bruce McDougall Simone Louize Whitby David Collard

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Table of contents

1. Terracotta Warrior 4 routes in Crag



All Sport climbing

Long/Lat: 152.526617, -26.130577


A breadknife pillar hidden in the wilderness. The forest is so dense that all but the top remains shady all day. Bring insect repellent!!


Drive 750m north from 'Black Stump Buttresses' to where a small road (numbered "5341 42") turns off to the right. Park here. Head west into the bush opposite this road (so same side of the main road as the other 'Brooyar' crags) and pretty much straight away you should spot a large rock cairn. Follow the cairns through the bush for about 10 minutes - keep a little left and don't walk down the hill if you can not find the cairns. Scramble down either side of the pillar.

RouteGradeStyleSelected ascents
1 Terracota Warrior

Great climb up overhung arete at L end of pillar. Four UBs and lower-off.

FA: Lee Cujes & JJ O'Brien, 4 May 2009

18 Sport 12m, 4
2 Gutter Ball

Start 2m R of 'Terracotta Warrior' at ground level. Up slab, pull over small roof and have fun in scoop. 5 UBs. Shares 1st UB and lower-off with 'Go the Dog'.

FA: Glenn Ferguson & Tim Rowe, 17 Oct 2010

16 Sport 12m, 5
3 Go the Dog

Start as for 'Gutter Ball'. After 1st UB tend R then continue straight up. 5 UBs. Shares 1st UB and lower-off with 'Gutter Ball'.

FA: Tim Rowe & Glenn Ferguson, 17 Oct 2010

16 Sport 12m, 5
4 Pottery Class

Start at R end of pillar. More easy fun climbing. 4 UBs and lower-off.

FA: Glenn Ferguson & Tim Rowe, 17 Oct 2010

13 Sport 12m, 4

2. Index by grade

Grade Stars Name Style
13 Pottery Class Sport 12m, 4
16 Go the Dog Sport 12m, 5
Gutter Ball Sport 12m, 5
18 Terracota Warrior Sport 12m, 4