Thorn Buttress Rock climbing49 routes in cliff
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A pleasant place to spent a summer morning as the cliff faces SW and provides shade until midday, and shade most of the day in winter.
Routes are described left to right facing the cliff.©
Popular routes have lower offs.©
Ethic inherited from Morialta
Morialta is primarily a trad climbing and toproping area. Chipping, excessive chalk, litter and new bolts are all frowned upon and/or illegal.
Some routes have good natural gear, some have none (if the first ascensionist soloed it that is a good giveaway.) Most routes can be toproped and there are ring bollards in the more popular areas - use these where available and do not tie off to trees.
Any bolt repairs should be done in conjunction with the Climbing Club of South Australia.©
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