Pretty Gully, Pretty Backside All Sport climbing14 routes in sector
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Access issues inherited from Mount Coree
The Coree Summit Trail is closed for ALL motor vehicles as of July 2016 due to a few massive potholes. In December 2016 (as of writing of this note) it was still closed. There are two huge boulders blocking the road just beyond the campground, so you need to leave the car there. The walk is a pleasant half hour up the road (2.6km uphill).
Park at the last bend and either approach straight down a gully or via Wind Wall.
Option 1: head straight down the loose rock and drop down the little gully on the left (probably a grade 4 downscramble - either down the wide chimney or down a 3m blocky drop-off). This will put you in Pretty Gully, with Raining Pleasure on one wall and Shish.. on the other. For Pretty Backside, walk around the corner to the right (facing downhill).
Option 2: The safest way to access the area is from Wind Wall. Walk to the bottom of the wall, and continue downhill for 5-10m. Turn right and wind your way through the shrubs under the boulders and over a small slab. This will bring you to the base of Pretty Gully and then on to Pretty Backside.
Option 3: Park on the bend just before the gate (second to last left turn) and walk onto the edge of the cliff to stand on top of Pretty Backside. There are ring bolts about 5 meters beyond the small boulders on the top just as it starts going down. Lower off the first set of bolts. You may want to protect the access to the rings with sling around one of the boulders.
All routes have either single or double bolt chains. While the bolts are currently looking a little worse for wear, they still have some years left in them.
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