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Start 2m L of 'BARFJ'. Marked "CC".

Classic climb but potential for big falls so make sure you're solid at the grade if leading. Hard start to small ledge and high FH. Follow obvious line past 2nd & 3rd FHs. Above 3rd FH place cam in crack or run it out to 4th FH. Finish at DBB.

Ethic: inherited from Kangaroo Point

Climbing at 'KP' has a long, rich history and the cliffs are used by a huge number of climbers of very varied styles and abilities. For these reasons ethics here are complicated. However here are some undisputed points:

  • Avoid lowering off directly through the anchors. All lowering off and top roping should be through quickdraws attached to the anchors. If you are last then rethread and rap off to avoid wearing the anchors.
  • Don't ever chip holds.
  • Don't paint on any new initials.
  • Retrobolting is acceptable only after consensus is reached with a large cross section of the 'KP' climbing community. New bolts that don't meet this criteria are chopped, often within a few days.

Route History:

  • First Ascent: Rob Staszewski, 1974


  • First Free Ascent: Andrew Barry & Paul Hoskins, 1984


Located in Right Main Wall approx:
Long/Lat: 153.033384,-27.480200

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Route Grade Citations

23 Community registered grade
23 OZ Rock
23 *** Kangaroo Point
23 *** *** ACA Route Register
23 *** Kangaroo Point Climbing Guide

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