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This is the area centered around the obvious high, orange corner crack around the corner from Vox Populi Wall. There are a number of routes in the upper tier above this area that can be accessed by climbing the rebolted Garth Miller 14, "Open to Public Srutiny"

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Has new steel. Several rings to lower off. Clip the lower offs and move past them if you want to do the routes on the 'Piccolo Luna' sundeck. There are also new double ring bolts at the base of the 'Piccolo Luna' wall for belaying and rapping

Start: Start at inviting looking section of slabbiness.

FA: Garth Miller & Jay Williams, 1992

15 * B Trad 18m, 2

Start at vegetated corner 2m L of OPS. A fine climb once the botany is avoided, delete the star if you avoid the second pitch.

  1. 12m (14) Avoid vegetation in initial corner, then head up the lovely corner above to belay on carrots on Piccolo Luna sundeck.

  2. 6m (15) The deceptively tricky thin yellow corner crack / flake. Natural belay at top or lower off Piccolo Luna rings.

FA: P1. Craig Sloss P2. David Duke, 1990

17 ** Reborn Sport 20m

Up the short corner. the unnamed Tim Cartwright route 1991. Now with 3 ringbolts in the corner up high. Start as for Quart De Seicle etc. Up past vege and then into the steepish short corner. Finish at the anchors of Alpine ie. trend left at the top after you come out of the corner.

15 * C Sport 15m


The following 5 climbs can be found on the Sundeck which is the second tier of the Central Area. It can be access via Open to Public Scrutiny.

19 * Planetarium Sport 8m, 3

Up the arete At arete on the right hand side of the compact wall Thug to block, pull through on finger jugs to balancy finish

FA: Simon Vaughan

20 * Piccolo Luna Sport 8m, 2

3m right of P2 of B. A tough little unit. Up nice compact wall past 2 RBs to DRB lower off.

FA: Simon Vaughan, 2004

18 * Top Shelf Goodies Sport 8m, 4

Use the crack to gain the first bolt. Make a long reach left to great pockets and finish on jugs to the top. Over too soon. Start just left of the crack.

FA: Matt Tranter, 2010

19 * Upper Class Sport 8m, 3

Hard pulls through the scoop. Great jugs to the top. Start below the left hand arete of the sundeck ledge.

FA: Matt Tranter, 2010

17 * Top Notch Sport 8m, 3

Hard pulls through the scoop. Great jugs to the top. Start below the left hand arete of the sundeck ledge.

FA: Matt Tranter, 2010

19 * Quart de Seicle Sport 15m, 6

Start: Up the B gully to the platform to clip the first ringbolt. Pull through overhang then move right (crux). Up past RB's and FH's to lower offs.

Start: Below vege gully and obvious hanging headwall

FA: Garth Miller, 1992

19 ** Deception Sport 15m, 6

A nice fingery wall. Up QDS however trend left at overhang to RB on headwall, then up past FH and another RB to same lower off as QDS.

Start: Up vege gully as for QDS

FA: Garth Miller, 1992

20 ** Deception Variant Sport 15m
20 * Kiddies Chorus Sport 25m, 8

The left of the 3 routes on the amazing high headwall Up vege gully as for Deception and QDS Up the leaning yellow corner and step right onto the mini arete and then onto the headwall

FA: Simon Vaughan, 2010

17 * D Trad 15m

Easily up the slab past a single BR to the base of the corner. BR on left (or small wires in the crack for the ethically minded!), then up to small foot ledge (BR on right). Up bulgy corner to the top (crux).

15 D Piker's Variant Trad 15m

As for 'D' to the footledge, then step left and head up the arete on what is now 'Alpine'.

FA: Peter Monks, 1997

15 ** Alpine Sport 20m

Follow the ringbolts up to the prow up high At ringbolt about 4-5 metres above track level Up through the overlaps with a bit of high stepping action, to an almost vertical finish.

FA: Simon Vaughan, 2010


A rather rambling, but longer journey up and across the slabs left of 'Alpine'.

14 * Snooze and You Lose Sport 20m

5 metres left of In the Inn of the Sixth Happiness Up to the closed little corner/seam on surprising holds. A little mossy in parts due to absolutely no traffic since the historic solo in 1991.

FA: Garth Miller - Solo, 1991

15 * Parents in Pain Sport 20m, 6

Re equipped with steel. Up the stepped looking arete passing 6RB's to lower offs several kilometres back from the top.

Start: At blunt arete 15 metres left of 'Alpine'

FA: Garth Miller & Jay Williams, 1991

17 * First Born Sport 20m, 8

Start 2 metres left of Parents. Pull through the slot and ramble to the steep all. Keep right on the jugs for a fair grade. Finish at Parents lower offs.

FA: matttranter, 2011

20 * Thomas the Tank Sport 10m, 6

Start under the over hung crack. Lock off in the crack and go for the thank god hold on the lip.

FA: matttranter, 2011

20 * Everything Audrey Sport 12m, 4

Same start as Pre Pimple Pop but stay right through two caves finishing on technical vertical wall.

The death start has been addressed with a new first bolt at about 3m. Bolted 10 September 2016. Needs to be checked.

FA: Simon Vaughan, 2009


A fantastic overhang, one of the most popular routes in the Southern Highlands. Start 7m L of PIP under obvious imposing overhang. Up onto slab via L or R (BR) then through overhang to pull lip (crux) lower off U anchor or continue powering through juggy choss! 5 BR's including U Anchor.

Start 7m L of PIP under the obvious imposing overhang.

The death start has been addressed with a new first bolt at about 3m. Bolted 10 September 2016. Needs to be checked.

FA: Garth Miller, Tim Cartwright & Craig Sloss, 1991

20 * Judas Escariot Sport 10m

Start 2m L of PPP. Named after Tim Cartwright went under Craig Slosses nose and stole his project! Rebolted with 8 rings to lower offs.

Start: Left of Pre 'Pimple' Pop at jugs at track level

FA: Tim Cartwright, 1991

22 ** Mango Tango Sport 15m

Start in small corner L of JE. Absolutely brilliant top moves once you've bumbled over the bulge. 4 new RB to Lower Offs.

FA: Garth Miller, 1991

10 E Unknown 20m
14 F Unknown 15m


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