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There is a large gully/groove between Swarm and Excalibur. Snake, Pilgrim and part of Swarm go into this gully. Some time in the 80s there was a massive rock fall in this gully when a huge detached flake high on the cliff which was originally part of Pilgrim and Snake along with a large part of the gully/groove lines above and below it, fell down. Everything in the gully itself where Pilgrim originally started is very unstable and covered in loose shattered rock. Only the first pitch of Snake has survived, after which you will need to continue up one of the harder finishes. Start: Initialled crack 1m R of 'Swarm'

  1. 15m (13) Up wide crack to nose, swing R and up to ledge.
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Route History:

  • First Ascent: Brian Oates, Barbara Gillespie, 22 Oct 1966

Location:  

Located in Mt William approx:
Long/Lat: 142.582231,-37.283882

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Route Grade Citations

13 Principal
7 ACA Route Register
7 South Eastern Grampians

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