The Watchtower Mostly Trad climbing57 routes in crag
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Easy to get to with a few decent routes.
Possibly the best climbing area within walking distance of Halls Gap, the Watchtower offers some good single pitch mixed sport and trad routes, easily accessible on a 40m high outcrop. The area is shady and the grey rock provides some slabby to near vertical terrain. Just a heads up, local guiding companies frequent this site and often use Flat Tack, and the easier climbs to the left of it, as well as the Beezlbub/ Nerds Day Out area.© (jgoding)
From Halls Gap heading to Stawell turn left immediately before the bridge onto the dirt road (Halls Gap-Mt Zero Rd) follow it for about a 1km until a car park on the left is apparent opposite paddocks. From car park follow track up hill for about 5mins the first line on the seen from the track is 'Flying Buttress'.
Routes are described from the far left (i.e. upper left terraces) to far right (i.e. separate pinnacles and upper terraces).© (jgoding)
Ethic inherited from Halls Gap Area
Bolting, is considered illicit, along with the rest of the park and other National Parks within Victoria. Only alter routes after considerable consultation with first ascensionests and local climbers.
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