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After clipping the first 3 bolts of the arete step left for a two bolt variation in the middle of the face on thin holds. This leads to quite different climbing to the left of the upper bolts for a further 5 metres before rejoining the original route.

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:

There is no known route history.


Located in Bulahdelah approx:
Long/Lat: 152.223382,-32.412525

Route Grade Citations

21 Community registered grade

Route quality

Route quality

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