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Has acquired a reputation among climbers at this grade. The original marking initial may still be visible. 4m to the left of WITW Up black slab following a vague weakness rightwards on sparse protection, then take deep bottoming crackline to top. Meets at top of slab to Wild is in the wind. Tree to rap off 60m rope


Route History:

  • First Ascent: Richard Curtis & Brian Birchall, 1977

    It's called 'Insidious' because, although it is technically easy, it sneaks up on you. If you allowed yourself a careless moment, it would be easy to hurt yourself.


Located in Euglah Rock approx:
Lat/Long: -30.303621,150.144333

Route Grade Citations

14 Community registered grade
14 OZ Rock
14 *** Pocket RockGUIDE: Kaputar

Route quality

Route quality

Overall quality score: 59%

Lead Styles

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Comments keywords

hard good fun classic nice scary crimpy

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