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Description:

Up steep knobbly groove 1m left of 'Rack and Ruin'. Left to nose and up. Trend left at top to chains.

Ethic: inherited from Lindsay Rock Tops

The 1993 Kaputar guide lists many trad climbs, but unfortunately someone has retro bolted almost all of the north face routes between 2012-16. This has been progressive along the cliff. The retro bolting has been done with ugly large fixed hangers. Many climbers feel that these routes should not be retro bolted, but as of May 2016 no action has been taken. Since 2014 Robin Barley has been putting up new routes along the east face. These are on camouflaged black hangers, and many routes are mixed, in keeping with the Kaputar trad ethic. He is definitely not responsible for the retro bolting. An effort has been made to document the new "unknown" climbs which in many cases also effectively retro-bolt existing climbs - these have been given arbitrary names ending in "bble" as "unknown 1,2, 3" etc just seems boring, if the retro-bolters fess up then maybe they can amend the route names and clean up their mess.

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Route History:

  • First Ascent: Ian Brown, 1983

Location:  

Located in Lindsay Rock Tops approx:
Lat/Long: -30.282448,150.177219

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Route Grade Citations

18 Community registered grade
18 Pocket RockGUIDE: Kaputar

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Overall quality score: 67%

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