- Height: 18m
- Bolts: 5
- Ascents: 864
- Description:© (gremlin)
Wet in rain
Start at the "IW' mark.
Quality climbing. The testpiece of its grade at 'Kangaroo Point'. 5 RBs and anchors. There's a ground anchor just R of the base for lead rope soloing.
Be aware of the possibility of a nasty ledgefall between 4th and 5th bolts.
This route map shows it dodging around the small roof. I lead it direct, doing the nice balancey move as a part of the * experience, and I think others probably did too. (Michael Woodrow)
- 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: Gordon Bieske & Paul Hoskins, 1984
Located in Right Main Wall approx:
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Route Grade Citations
|21||Community registered grade|
|21(S)||Kangaroo Point Climbing Guide|
|21 ***||ACA Route Register|
Overall quality score: 73%
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