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Description:© (secretary)

An attractive climb with an intimidating finish. Usually done in a single pitch.

Start: Start on the elevated ledge, just L of the boulder, at the base of the nice face crack in the middle of the grey slab.

  1. 30m (18) Up finger crack to overhang, dangle around then up slabby wall to belay below headwall.

  2. 10m (20) Boldly up faint scoops on headwall (small shallow wires).


Route History:

  • First Ascent: Glenn Tempest & Kevin Lindorff, 1977


Located in Taipan Wall approx:
Long/Lat: 142.385454,-36.896140

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Route Grade Citations

20 Community registered grade
19 * The North Grampians Update
19 * A Rock Climbers Guide to the North Grampians
20 * Mount Stapylton Amphitheatre
20 * Grampians Selected Climbs
20 * * ACA Route Register

Route quality

Route quality

Overall quality score: 57%

Lead Styles

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Comments keywords

crux good great classic rad nice tricky committing steep easy bad reachy roof adventurous crack

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