- Height: 18m
- Bolts: 6
- Ascents: 561
- Aka: Chippers
Wet in rain
Start 1m L of 'Anonymous'. Marked "CH".
Fantastic. Boulder start to ledge then up daunting wall on holds that just happen to be right where they're needed. 6 FHs then slightly L to anchors shared with 'XXXX'.
The route got its name when the pockets on the steepwall were created by chipping away the rock before the first ascent.
- 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.
First Free Ascent: Andrew Horchner & Steven McMillan, 1998
Located in Right Main Wall approx:
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Route Grade Citations
|22||Community registered grade|
|22(S)||Kangaroo Point Climbing Guide|
Overall quality score: 72%
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