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Access issues inherited from Frenchmans Cap Area

It's a 25km hike from the Lyell Highway.

Descent notes

Walk down the summit track to Tahune Hut


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From the very lowest point on buttress below Tierry le Fronde walk 10-15m R up scree slope past overhangs to prominent, brown, mossy ledge. Belay here. 1. 40m 19. Up L (no pro) to L side of roof at 5m (small SLCD under roof). Good moves past L side of roof to easy ground left of grassy slope. Tend L, heading for base of beautiful, smooth, slightly overhanging 5m wall split by vertical crack. Climb this (crux at top) to easy steps which lead to large ledge. 2. 25m 10. Step R on to arête and follow it tending L to top of buttress. From here walk 20m across top of buttress to start of Tierry le Fronde.

FFA: Dayle Gilliatt & Phil Dolan, 1989


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