Strangeness and Charm
- Height: 160m
- Pitches: 5
- Ascents: 31
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- Description:© (Ashy)
Really good climbing, with atmosphere.
Start: Start below a short wide crack at the left edge of a treed ledge. If you are having problems finding the start and are unfamiliar with the gorge, walk across to the other side of the creek and suss out the route from there, the footpads of the traverse on pitch 2 are fairly obvious.
45m (18) Up the crack, step right (wires) and up to a ledge and tree. Move left 3m and climb up to a scoop (wires). From the scoop continue left and up to the belay (two bolts).
20m (18) Traverse left with trepidation past an assortment of bolts and wires to the chain.
35m (22) Up, follow the groove past three bolts, before crossing to the left side of the crack just below the belay.
20m (22) Step left and up to a bolt, move rightwards over the bulge (crux) past a couple more bolts and then trend left up to the awesome bathtub cave belay (rap chain).
30m (19) Up to a bolt before trending left to the bent blackboy. "No-one bothers with this pitch" - actually, quite a lot of people do it, it's not bad. Be aware that the abseil back to the 4th belay is a bit diagonal.
First Ascent: G Bradbury, G Moore, 1984
Located in North Wall approx:
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