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Table of contents

1. The Moai 6 routes in Area

Trad and Sport

Long/Lat: 147.979362, -43.120942

Description:© (deano)

Descent is by a 25m abseil from the top of 'Ancient Astronaught'.

RouteGradeStyleSelected ascents
1 * Burning Spear p1 18Trad 20m
2 Burning Spear p2 22Sport 35m
3 *** Blunt Instrument 20Trad 20m
4 ** Ancient Astronaught p1
  1. 25m 24. Crank through the overhang at the base of the NE arete. Continue up the arete and the wall to its left.

  2. 10m 20. Blast straight up from the belay ledge then trend right via the last U to finish on the right side of the arete. No natural gear required on either pitch.

FA: R.Parkyn, G.Phillips, Sep, 1994

24Sport 35m
5 * Ancient Astronaught p2 20Sport 10m
6 *** Sacred Site
  1. 10m. Scramble up to the ledge on the NE side of the Moai.

  2. 20m. Climb the corner onto the pedestal then up to the bolt. From the bolt move right 1m then up via a flake. Trend rightward to another bolt then straight up. Use the anchors of 'Ancient Astronaught' to belay/rappel (a single 50m rope doubled just makes it down). Take a small selection of small to mid-sized SLCDs.

R.Eberhard, R.Parkyn, Aug/94.

18Mixed 35m, 2

2. Index by grade

Grade Stars Name Style
18 * Burning Spear p1 Trad 20m
*** Sacred Site Mixed 35m, 2
20 * Ancient Astronaught p2 Sport 10m
*** Blunt Instrument Trad 20m
22 Burning Spear p2 Sport 35m
24 ** Ancient Astronaught p1 Sport 35m