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Description:© (willmonks)

The first 20m or so of this route is excellent. It basically follows the blunt arete 5m L of 'Centaur'. Strenuous climbing but on huge holds. (There is another climb called 'Blunt Instrument' at Black Ian's).

Start: Start just L of the arete.


Route History:

  • First Ascent: Campbell Mercer & Rob Pease, 1997


Located in Lower Taipan Wall approx:
Long/Lat: 142.385584,-36.897629

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Route Grade Citations

14 Community registered grade
14 * * ACA Route Register

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