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Table of contents

1. The Big Cliff 15 routes in Area

All Unknown

Long/Lat: 145.347544, -38.562503

Access Issues: inherited from Cape Woolamai

This is a sea cliff, so tides are an obvious factor. Check charts before departing. Grassy areas atop the cliffs are rookeries for mutton birds and penguins, so stick to established tracks. Nest burrows will collapse if trodden on. This is a special and unique environment, so read the signs and behave accordingy

Ethic: inherited from Cape Woolamai

Trad ethic predominates, largely due to the the short lifespan of fixed steel in the salty spray. Anchors are often slung bollards so bring some tat to lower off

RouteGradeStyleSelected ascents
1 Matelot 11 Unknown 120m
2 * Poseidon 15 Unknown 66m
3 * Tsunami 14 Unknown 85m
4 * The Plunge 16 Unknown 55m
5 The Plunge Direct Start 16 Unknown 20m
6 The Ancient Mariner 14 Unknown 67m
7 Carious Crack 11 Unknown 75m
8 Carious Crack Variant 12 Unknown 21m
9 Carious Crack Variant Start 16 Unknown 20m
10 ** Popeye 19 Unknown 78m
11 * Barnacle Bill 16 Unknown 73m
12 * Nostromo 15 Unknown 85m
13 King Neptune 14 Unknown 60m
14 The Candle 9 Unknown 22m
15 The Mermaid 17 Unknown 35m

2. Index by grade

Grade Stars Name Style
9 The Candle Unknown 22m
11 Carious Crack Unknown 75m
Matelot Unknown 120m
12 Carious Crack Variant Unknown 21m
14 King Neptune Unknown 60m
The Ancient Mariner Unknown 67m
* Tsunami Unknown 85m
15 * Nostromo Unknown 85m
* Poseidon Unknown 66m
16 * Barnacle Bill Unknown 73m
Carious Crack Variant Start Unknown 20m
* The Plunge Unknown 55m
The Plunge Direct Start Unknown 20m
17 The Mermaid Unknown 35m
19 ** Popeye Unknown 78m