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Pertaining to champagne of high quality, not the nasty animal.

Start: The fine layaway crack left of ‘Bleat’ and 'Ambrosia'. (not the horrible offwidth).

Fine jamming and layaways to top.

This route was first climbed by Jill Kelman and Richard Curtis in 1976 but was not recorded because the prevailing ethic locally at the time was that a climb had to ascend the cliff from bottom to top to be a legitimate ascent. As Jill subsequently died in a European mountaineering accident I suggest that the climb be called Jill's Climb as it was a fine lead for the time. I mentioned this to Brian while he was still with us and the idea was received favourably.


Route History:

  • First Ascent: Rob Clark & Brian Birchall, 1981


Located in Dome Wall approx:
Long/Lat: 151.814296,-30.621421

Route Grade Citations

** 17 Community registered grade
** Richard Curtis
17 Richard Curtis
17 ** John Lattanzio

Route quality

Route quality

Overall quality score: 75%

Lead Styles

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