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Table of contents

1. Bumble Buttress 13 routes in Area

All Sport

To get here go straight up the hill on the right side of the quarry from the mountain car park, cross the saddle in the ridge and veer left and up to the wall. Wildey on Wheels is to the climbers left of the baby pinnacle, Man Mountain and NATATDT are in a gully behind the pinnacle, and the other routes on a wall to the right. Climbs are described left to right.

Access Issues: inherited from Bulahdelah

Major access issues in all areas at present. Avoiding the area is best strategy at present(dec 2015) or risk inflaming the situation. A landowner to the north is alleging climbers have damaged his property. Avoid private landholdings and do not trespass.

Ethic: inherited from Bulahdelah

If you intend to bolt then it is best to speak to the locals as they will inform you of the do's and don'ts of bolting in the area.

RouteGradeStyleSelected ascents
1 * Big Man

Short and crimpy little climb at the left end of wall.

FA: Tim Haasnoot, 2011

24 Sport 8m, 3
RouteGradeStyleSelected ascents
2 Wildey on Wheels

Starts 10m left of baby pinnacle on main wall. Through bulges passing 2 RBs to ledge then up following bolts to slightly tricky finish and DBB..

FA: V Wills, 2011

19 Sport 20m, 10
3 Baby Pinnacle

Bouldery start then up front of pinnacle to anchors

FA: J Wilde, 2010

16 Sport 10m, 4
4 Aerial acrobat

at base of gully, on small pinnacle. Common anchors on top of pinnacle

FA: V Wills, 2011

20 Sport 11m, 5
5 Shortcomings

On small pinnacle closest to MM, need to rap off.

FA: V Wills, 2011

20 Sport 9m, 4
6 * Man Mountain

The steep white overhung rock behind the baby pinnacle

FA: Aaron Sphinx

22 Sport 15m, 4
7 Man mountain direct

Start 2m left of MM, up the crack on gear.

19 Sport 15m
8 Nick and the Amazing technicolour Dream Tights

The overhanging blunt arete in the gully opposite the pinnacle. Easier if you are tall.

FFA: V Wills, 2011

22 Sport 15m, 6
9 Bumbled Beginings

The left hand end of the big slab. Fixed hangers.

FA: Aaron Sphinx

14 Sport 18m, 6
10 Tractor Tippin

Climb 4m right of arete, up fixed hangers.

16 Sport 18m
11 The Devil Wears Prana

3rd route on the buttress. Care clipping second bolt if short. Has own anchors.

FA: Aaron Spinks, 2006

19 Sport 18m, 6
12 Devil Diect

Up past 3 rings to rejoin TDWP at it'3rd last hanger.

20 Sport 15m
13 * Muffin top

FA: Nick kaz., 2006

20 Sport 18m

2. Index by grade

Grade Stars Name Style
14 Bumbled Beginings Sport 18m, 6
16 Baby Pinnacle Sport 10m, 4
Tractor Tippin Sport 18m
19 Man mountain direct Sport 15m
The Devil Wears Prana Sport 18m, 6
Wildey on Wheels Sport 20m, 10
20 Aerial acrobat Sport 11m, 5
Devil Diect Sport 15m
* Muffin top Sport 18m
Shortcomings Sport 9m, 4
22 * Man Mountain Sport 15m, 4
Nick and the Amazing technicolour Dream Tights Sport 15m, 6
24 * Big Man Sport 8m, 3