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Traverse rightwards into the base of the obvious rock ladder. A bit of trickery makes it easier. Stick clip first ring makes it better on the nerves. Start: 4m right of Cenotaph Corner.


Route History:

  • First Ascent: Mike Law & James Holbrook, 1980


Located in Ladder of Gloom Area approx:
Lat/Long: -33.602899,151.148001

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Route Grade Citations

19 Community registered grade
19 OZ Rock
19(S) Sun, Surf and Sandstone - A Rockclimber's Guide to Sydney
19 Pocket RockGUIDE: Sydney and the Sea Cliffs
19 *** ACA Route Register

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Overall quality score: 66%

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