- Height: 80m
- Bolts: 12
- Pitches: 2
- Ascents: 18
(possibly best done by rapping into the top pitch from above and only climbing top pitch)
Starts quite far around the base of the cathedral, just keep walking... Starts in gully with two cracks and a wide, boulder-filled chimney on the right. Recommended to leave bags near start of Maharaja and walking in with climbing gear as rap descent is to near start of Maharaja.
40m. Start in heavily vegetated crack in middle of gully. Move up past ledge and multiple flaring cracks and bulge to large belay ledge.
40m (all sport). Brilliant and well-protected arete climbing with amazing exposure. Definitely worth 3 stars. Original anchors for pitch 2 are in need of replacement, but there is good natural anchor setup with medium-large cams.
Once topped out, jump across small gully to right (facing out) and rap 25m off double U bolt anchor to start of shell shock/fire in the foothills.
- Ethic: inherited from Mount Buffalo
Trad climbing rules here! Bolts are a last resort! Most of the major aid lines can be done clean using modern gear unless noted. Freeing of aid sections should probably attempted as trad before resorting to fixed artificial protection.
First Ascent: Ian anger & Greg Moore, 1992
Located in The Cathedral approx:
Route Grade Citations
|21||Community registered grade|
|21||★★ Mt Buffalo|
|21||★★★ RockGUIDE: Victoria|
Overall quality score: 85%
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