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Description:© (jgoding)

A grand excursion through intimidating roofs.

Start: The start is marked by a small square 15m left of 'Epaminondas'. With grade 17 traversing required on two pitches, the second climber needs to be every bit as confident and competent as the leader.

  1. 40m (10) Up the front of the buttress to a commodious ledge beneath the obvious corner.

  2. 30m (17) Up the crack then right to the seam. Follow this to the corner. Climb the corner to the roof then hand-traverse right to a small ledge and semi-hanging belay.

  3. 30m (17) Continue up right to an awkward exit into the V-chimney.


Route History:

  • First Ascent: Glenn Tempest & Mark Shelton, 1976


Located in North-West Mt Difficult Range approx:
Long/Lat: 142.439471,-37.013965

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Route Grade Citations

17 A Rock Climbers Guide to the North Grampians
17 Principal
17 ** ** ACA Route Register
17 ** Grampians Selected Climbs
17 ** A Grampians Rock Climbing Guide, The Mount Difficult Range

Route quality

Route quality

Overall quality score: 81%

Lead Styles

Lead styles pie chart

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