- Height: 25m
- Bolts: 4
- Ascents: 62
- Description:© (secretary)
A strenuous single pitch, mostly superb 22-23ish but with a distinct hard section. It takes the main arete-like thing bounding the L side of this large red scooped out section of cliff.
Start: Start on the elevated ledge, 3m L of the top of the boulder you scrambled up.
28m (26) Easily up ramp/corner to break under roof. Scuttle R to strenuous roof flake (FH) and onto slab. A small arete (hangerless bolt) leads to the much steeper main arete with 3 FHs. A bomber titanium (!) piton plus a few small-med cams protect the roofy juggy finish to the rap station (30m to the ground).
20m (-) Garry Philips bolted a 2nd pitch / extension in 2006 (still a closed project). It's a V9-ish traverse R from the anchors to the black streak, then straight up the black streak to a fairly low anchor (45m to the ground). The idea will probably be to climb it as an extension to the first pitch rather than as a separate 2nd pitch. However this version is mostly redundant since the completion of Southern Delight and Trouser Snake.
First Ascent: Malcolm Matheson (originally starting up Invisible Fist - he added the direct start through the roof with Jacqui Middleton & Neil Monteith on)., 2003
Located in Taipan Wall approx:
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Route Grade Citations
|26||Community registered grade|
|26||Mount Stapylton Amphitheatre|
|26||Grampians Selected Climbs|
|26 **||ACA Route Register|
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