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The prominent crack up the front of Cossack Column. One of the best routes at the Organ Pipes.

  1. 15m (19) As for Tartarus. Belay in small corner just below narrow ledge that heads right.

  2. 45m (20) Travers right to the arete and follow intermittent crack lines up the column. Exit right under the block to the DBB.

Route History:

  • First Free Ascent: Simon Parsons, Phil Bigg & Phil Cullen, 1982


Located in The Columns approx:
Long/Lat: 147.241336,-42.895572

Route Grade Citations

20 Community registered grade

Route quality

Route quality

Overall quality score: 89%

Lead Styles

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