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Description:© (willmonks)

Not a popular concept. Takes the corner out L of the main 'Simpleton' corner with a loose crux.

Start: There is a chimney/gully 10m R of Molar Buttress; start 1m R of this gully.

  1. 15m (-) Up the line in the short wall to a bushy ledge.

  2. 30m (17) (crux) Take the corner at the L end of the ledge until it fades out. Traverse L to a bushy cave.

  3. 35m (-) L to the arete. Up just L of arete with an exciting swing over a bulge.


Route History:

  • First Ascent: Kevin Lindorff, Phillip Armstrong (alt) & Peter Newman, 23 Sep 1979


Located in Central Buttress approx:
Lat/Long: -36.893250,142.383756

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Route Grade Citations

17 Community registered grade
17 Mount Stapylton Amphitheatre
17 ACA Route Register
17 A Rock Climbers Guide to the North Grampians

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