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Arete on ring bolts.

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.

Route History:

  • First Ascent: John Wilde, 2004

  • Route Setter: John Wilde, 2004


Located in Orchids Buttress approx:
Long/Lat: 152.225596,-32.418060

Route Grade Citations

20 Community registered grade
20 Tim Haasnoot

Route quality

Route quality

Overall quality score: 47%

Lead Styles

Lead styles pie chart

Comments keywords

hard nice slippery

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Check out what is happening on Awkward Arete (note there is an unresolved system issue where ascents logged before 2010 are not displayed in the stream below). If you just want to see beta then click on view ascents with beta.