Johnstone's Knob Area


An isolated 40 ft. tower to the north of the 'Northern Buttress'. A faint trail heads right from near the Chasm and runs around the 'Lost World' and uphill to the "Knob". There are 2 or 3 ways to the top. Descent by abseil.

First climbed Sept. '61.

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Great sport climbing on the Hobart side of Johnstones Knob involving both aretes and passing a knife blade to a ledge with rap anchor. Protected by 3 carrots.

Great climb on a large block with ringbolts visible from Johnstone's Knob. 4 BRs plus rap station. G. Phillips, Oct. 1995.

The prominent 12m spire that casts a spell on climbers and entices them over. There are several ways to the top. Rap station. Unknown, Sept. 1961.

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