- Height: 140m
- Pitches: 3
- Ascents: 32
- Description:© (deano)
"The best line in 'Australia'..."
The second pitch roof-crack could hardly be in a better position.
This is also a superb mixed climb at 20, M2 if the roof is aided. Sadly it is often under-estimated and the detritus of retreat is often evident. It is not a practice route.
Start: The start is rather obvious.
50m (20) Up wide crack. Belay at stance where crack ends, about 10m below the roof. A #5 cam is useful on this pitch.
20m (27) Move R to gain nice rail that leads L to the back of the roof, and the start of the roof crack. Follow crack (at either 27 or M2) to the lip and then up to belay stance.
40m (18) Ramble up to the top.
- Ethic:© inherited from The Fortress
First Ascent: K. Lockwood & J Friend, 3 Oct 1974
First Free Ascent: Nyrie Dodd, 1986
Located in Summit Block approx:
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Route Grade Citations
|28||Community registered grade|
|27 or 20M2||★★★ Grampians Selected Climbs|
|27 ***||★★★ ACA Route Register|
|28||★★★ The Victoria Range|
|28||★★★ RockGUIDE: Victoria|
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