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Description:© (kieranl)

A companion to 'Abysmal Brute' which you'll need to locate first.

Start: Start at big line immediately left of 'Abysmal Brute'.

  1. 27m (13) Up line to big ledge on right.

  2. 40m (19) Overhang 2 metres right of 'Abysmal Brute' and up steep line. Now up slab to second belay of that route (old DBB).

  3. 25m (19) Up left to grey groove in left arete of left one of a pair of steep, orange corners. Groove until it runs out on its right arete. 'Steep' headwall to scrubby ledge.

  4. 48m (19) Up left on rising ramp for 15 metres to intersect chimney at half-height. Chimney until it peters out. Up and right to finish up highest and steepest section of buttress.


Route History:

  • First Ascent: David Gairns & Chris Baxter, Dec 1997


Located in Giant's Staircase approx:
Lat/Long: -37.187392,142.500541

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19 Pocket RockGUIDE: The Rock and New Climbs
19 * ACA Route Register

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