The Candlestick All Trad climbing3 routes in cliff
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The Candlestick is a dolerite sea cliff located in Fortescue Bay near Port Arthur. It is located in Tasman National Park.
1.25-1.5 hours walk from Fortesque bay carpark to Cap Huay Lookout. Well marked track and extremely easy to follow.
Once at the Cape Huay lookout, locate a track down to the left, and scramble down to the rap rings (these are at approximately the same height as the top of the totem pole). Rap 60m to ledge. Further access depending on route. 70m+ rap line required to be able to access start of routes (60m rope can be extended with some cord).
A) Lower traverse bolts Finish as for normal route by rapping from high fixed hangers at top of P3 down to U bolts on Normal Route P2 and setup tyrolean from here
B) Higher traverse bolts Setup tyrolian from high fixed hangers at top of P3, this involves a controlled decent as anchors are approx 20m higher than mainland anchors.
Both top traverses over 30m, the fixed hanger traverse is approx 40m including rope sag.
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