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Table of contents

1. Plume Ledge 7 routes in Sector

Mostly Trad

Long/Lat: 152.620176, -27.984051


7 Routes start from Plume Ledge. The first two routes "Bitching and Back-Stabbing" & "Midnight Lightning", start to the left of "Witches Cauldron pitch 2". All the others start to the right.

Access Issues: inherited from Frog Buttress

Access to Frog was recently restricted due to a phytophthora outbreak.

The rangers have installed a boot scrub station. Please use these and help prevent the spread.of the disease.

For more information, see here: http://queenslandclimbing.yuku.com/topic/7354/Update-on-Frog-Closure


The easiest way to access the ledge is by climbing either "Witches Cauldron" or "Saturday Afternoon Walk".

Ethic: inherited from Frog Buttress

Trad climbing centre, the routes with bolts are often quite sporting.

RouteGradeStyleSelected ascents
1 * Bitching and Back-stabbing

FA: Paul Hoskins, Chris Frost, Darren Holloway, 1988

24Trad 12m
2 * Midnight Lightning

FA: Joe Lynch, Rob Staszewski, 1981

23Trad 15m Susy G 6 years ago

With Damien. Bold and committing and difficult crux above 2 zero RPs and a number 1 peanut. Follo...

Glen Foley 9 years ago

this would be a scary lead, my leader had to back down and went up WC 2

3 * Instant Karma

FA: Scott Camps, 1984

24Trad 25m tyson adam burns 13 years ago

I did it OS on top rope, I don't think that I will ever lead it, Very SERIOUS

4 ** Inhibition

FA: John Pearson (early's), 1990

26Trad 15m
5 Midnight Express

FA: Ted Cais, Ian Thomas, 1973

19Trad 23m Benjamin Carter 6 years ago

i was going to select "crap" but some people like offwidths.

6 Psychedelic Apricot Pitch Two 19Unknown 25m Benjamin Carter 7 years ago

Hmmm. dodgey rock but ok none the less

Tony Williams 7 years ago

Went up it not knowing the grade and enjoyed it very much. gear is good enogh and rock is OK. Bet...

7 *** Plume

From the right side of 'Plume Ledge' (facing the cliff) Climb the obvious hand crack infront of a forked tree (belay). Great jamming up to a diagonal traverse right to a jug, then up the thinning crack trending slightly left on face holds to top mantle.

FA: Fred From, 1976

19Trad 25m Vanessa Wills 9 months ago

Found this perfect narrow hands. Wish I had led it.

Cameron 9 months ago

Probably the best sunset i have ever seen was waiting for me at the top of this amazing line!

2. Index by grade

Grade Stars Name Style
19 Midnight Express Trad 23m
*** Plume Trad 25m
Psychedelic Apricot Pitch Two Unknown 25m
23 * Midnight Lightning Trad 15m
24 * Bitching and Back-stabbing Trad 12m
* Instant Karma Trad 25m
26 ** Inhibition Trad 15m