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Description:© (kieranl)

Thin stemming followed by vertical ocean of chickenheads.

Start: Start at the overhanging corner a few metres right of Passport To Insanity.

  1. 20m (22) Bridge up the overhanging corner, surmount the overhang and continue easily to ledge on arete.

  2. 35m (-) Up wall and groove on right side of arete to horizontal break. Traverse right.

  3. 45m (-) Diagonally right up wall for 3 metres to deep groove. Bridge airily up this groove, which becomes a chimney, all the way. Descend by scrambling west down boulder-strewn chasm. Abseil 50 metres from bollard to ground.

Ethic:© inherited from The Fortress

Avoid bolts.


Route History:

  • First Ascent: Keith Lockwood & Norm Booth (alt), 1995


Located in Summit Block approx:
Long/Lat: 142.297239,-37.306998

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