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Named because of the furry handholds! Starts 2m left of Grey Arete at the foot of the slab. Up right leading crack to overlap. Step up left onto slab below overhang. Up ramp to break overhang on the right almost joining Grey Arête before heading up and left to ledge.


Route History:

  • First Ascent: Rupert Freeman & Jerry Kupfer, 2002


Located in Lower Tier approx:
Long/Lat: 144.595906,-37.369374

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12 Community registered grade
12 ACA Route Register

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