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Table of contents

1. North Esk 147 routes in Crag

Summary:
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seasonality
Unknown, Trad and Sport

Long/Lat: 147.240044, -41.482650

1.1. Corra Linn Bridge 3 routes in Area

Summary:
All Unknown
RouteGradeStyleSelected ascents
1 * Thin Lizzy 23 Unknown 14m
2 Balbec 16 Unknown 13m
3 Combray 21 Unknown 13m

1.2. Lead Shed 9 routes in Area

Summary:
All Unknown
RouteGradeStyleSelected ascents
1 Taken 15 Unknown 13m
2 Ricky Organ 10 Unknown 13m
3 The Boys are Back In Town 23 Unknown 14m
4 * Persistence of Time 22 Unknown 10m
5 * Whiteline Warriors 23 Unknown 13m
6 Gange Redatti 18 Unknown 13m
7 The Dortors Organ 14 Unknown 13m
8 The Firmament 19 Unknown 13m
9 Prali's Solo 12 Unknown 7m

1.3. The Crystal Palace 9 routes in Area

Summary:
Mostly Unknown
RouteGradeStyleSelected ascents
1 Crystal Laces 17 Unknown 13m
2 ** Jesus Christ Pose 18 Unknown 13m
3 Stanley Pub 16 Unknown 12m
4 * Schemata 16 Trad 10m
5 Southern Pacific 20 Unknown 12m
6 Crystal Nacht 17 Unknown 12m
7 * The Great Exhibition 18 Unknown 12m
8 Hurts So Good 19 Unknown 12m
9 Short But Sharp

This is the short crack on the wall facing downstream just up and around from Hurts So Good

FA: Kearnes

17 Unknown 6m

1.4. Riverbend 46 routes in Area

Summary:
Unknown, Trad and Sport

Long/Lat: 147.243029, -41.481099

RouteGradeStyleSelected ascents
1 Goind to my Hometown 20 Unknown 7m
2 Secret Agent 20 Unknown 8m
3 Tenderness of the Rock 21 Unknown 7m
4 Eyeful Tower 12 Sport 12m
5 Vortex

FA: Danny Ng

13 Unknown 14m
6 ** Reculer Pour Mieux Sauter 21 Trad 14m
7 Rock of Salvation 23 Unknown 13m
8 Right Variant/Direct Start 24 Unknown 13m
9 * Only Boomerangs Come Back 17 Unknown 14m
10 Stretching the limits of possibility 12 Trad 12m
11 Who Done It 22 Unknown 12m
12 * Eiffel Tower 19 Sport 12m
13 Split Chips and Get Crook 22 Unknown 15m
14 ** Bullfrogs 18 Trad 15m
15 Sedating the Freaks 26 Unknown 15m
16 Pink Mountains of Unwilling Flesh 22 Unknown 15m
17 Eureka I've Discovered Dolerite 22 Unknown 15m
18 ** Sophie's Choice 25 Sport 15m
19 * King of Kings 24 Unknown 15m
20 Rip Your Lungs Out Jim 22 Unknown 15m
21 ** Inertia 16 Unknown 12m
22 ** Kickstart 19 Trad 11m
23 * Initial Resistance 18 Trad 15m
24 ** Northern Girls 23 Trad 15m
25 Life Support 17 Trad 15m
26 Full House 18 Unknown 15m
27 Royal Flush 18 Unknown 15m
28 The Last Minute 23 Sport 10m
29 The Final Quest 24 Unknown 12m
30 ** As the Crow Flies

Twin cracks in a corner to ledge, then steep jamming and bridging.

19 Trad 15m
31 Born Again With Two Heads 25 Unknown 12m
32 Jesus Freak 24 Unknown 6m
33 * Claire 14 Trad 10m
34 Scary Hairy Bear 23 Unknown 12m
35 In Your Town 16 Trad 13m
36 * Ankle Biter 23 Unknown 10m
37 An Hours Knee Tremble with a Friend

The obvious handcrack through a mini roof located around the corner on the right hand end of Claire buttress. Take a big cam (BD #6) to protect the tricky exit moves.

17 Trad 12m
38 Illicit Lust 18 Trad 12m
39 I Like it Better When There's Not Much Choice 17 Unknown 10m
40 Ramrod 17 Trad 10m
41 No Nukes 24 Unknown 15m
42 * Powder Finger 17 Trad 17m
43 Drive All Night 24 Trad 17m
44 Sticky Finger 18 Unknown 15m
45 Possum Prostanthera

3 bolts and abseil chains on top. Third last climb r/h end of cliff

FA: Dennis Kearnes, 2002

19 Sport 15m
46 ** Too Much Alcohol 18 Trad 17m

1.5. Riverbend North Bank 11 routes in Area

Summary:
Mostly Unknown
RouteGradeStyleSelected ascents
1 ** Gone a Gutser 23 Unknown 9m
2 * Triple Bogey 21 Trad 8m
3 Camless Cammo 14 Unknown 9m
4 * Babes in Bikinis 22 Unknown 9m
5 Messiah 17 Trad 9m
6 Marengo 17 Unknown 9m
7 Lannes 18 Unknown 9m
8 * Straight and Narrow 19 Unknown 9m
9 Alpha and Omega 20 Unknown 8m
10 Funny Geraniums 18 Unknown 15m
11 The Brink of Eternity 21 Unknown 15m

1.6. Hidden Crag 13 routes in Area

Summary:
Mostly Unknown
RouteGradeStyleSelected ascents
1 Slit Skirt 18 Unknown 13m
2 I Don't Wear No Rip Shirts 17 Unknown 13m
3 Irish Super Hero 17 Unknown 7m
4 Superman 19 Unknown 8m
5 * The Annointing 23 Unknown 25m
6 ** Klingsor 21 Unknown 25m
7 Boy Bastard's Cobber 18 Unknown 20m
8 Boy Bastard 17 Unknown 20m
9 Weary Dunlop 14 Unknown 20m
10 The Glass Bead Game 18 Unknown 25m
11 Demian 19 Unknown 25m
12 Bladerunner 23 Unknown 25m
13 * Hand crack on short black buttress

On the approach to Hidden Crags proper is a short black buttress which may or may not be the one mentioned in Bob McMahon's guide. It has two hand/fist cracks in it. This is the right one.

16 Trad 8m

1.7. Peyton Place 6 routes in Area

Summary:
All Unknown
RouteGradeStyleSelected ascents
1 Devasting Candour 18 Unknown 12m
2 High Hopes 10 Unknown 12m
3 * Corruption and Kindness 21 Unknown 12m
4 * Innermost Secrets 22 Unknown 12m
5 Brute Force and Ignorance 20 Unknown 12m
6 * The Second Chapter 22 Unknown 12m

1.8. Grap Fureau 50 routes in Area

Summary:
Mostly Unknown
RouteGradeStyleSelected ascents
1 Swing Low Sweet Chariot 19 Unknown 10m
2 Orinoco 18 Unknown 15m
3 Class of 82' 18 Unknown 18m
4 Montezuma 21 Unknown 20m
5 Ata Hualpa 19 Unknown 20m
6 Ruling Class 18 Unknown 15m
7 * Warlencourt 11 Unknown 20m
8 ** Just Like Birds 19 Unknown 30m
9 Rambling On My Mind 17 Trad 25m
10 *** Lay Down Sally 17 Trad 25m
11 Rio Negro 15 Unknown 16m
12 Flesh in the Sewer 16 Unknown 20m
13 Rory Jack Thompson 3 14 Unknown 20m
14 ** Moe the Sleaze 18 Trad 20m
15 Pioneer Chicken Stand 20 Unknown 20m
16 Southern Suckers 18 Unknown 20m
17 Cat Scratch Fever 21 Unknown 23m
18 Blues Power 20 Unknown 15m
19 * Mac the Knife 21 Unknown 20m
20 Brecht 18 Unknown 22m
21 Down to the River 18 Unknown 21m
22 No Place For Whimps 18 Unknown 30m
23 The Smell of Napalm in the Morning 18 Unknown 30m
24 Agent Orange 18 Unknown 25m
25 The Heretic 23 Unknown 20m
26 Peregrination 17 Unknown 20m
27 Courage and Stupidity 20 Unknown 25m
28 The Breaker 18 Unknown 35m
29 Stone Free 25 Unknown 20m
30 * Shooting Rabbits 20 Unknown 30m
31 ** Set Free 25 Unknown 20m
32 * Pocahontas 23 Unknown 30m
33 * The Code 19 Trad 32m
34 * Rat's Castle 13 Unknown 18m
35 Stuffed Quail 20 Unknown 18m
36 * Shout for Jimmy 23 Unknown 15m
37 Wages of Sin 20 Unknown 15m
38 * Estimation 21 Unknown 15m
39 Abracadabra 20 Unknown 15m
40 Suck In The S Bend 22 Unknown 15m
41 *** Fine Line, Hate to See it Go 20 Trad 15m
42 * Shake the Disease 23 Unknown 15m
43 ** The Inheritors 19 Trad 18m
44 Chunder Crack 19 Unknown 8m
45 D-Day 23 Unknown 8m
46 Hans Solo 10 Unknown 8m
47 Foot and Mouth 17 Unknown 10m
48 Rory Jack Thompson 2 17 Unknown 10m
49 Rory Jack Thompson 1 17 Unknown 12m
50 Pig Bastard 19 Unknown 12m

2. Index by grade

Grade Stars Name Style Area
10 Ricky Organ Unknown 13m 1.2. Lead Shed
High Hopes Unknown 12m 1.7. Peyton Place
Hans Solo Unknown 8m 1.8. Grap Fureau
11 * Warlencourt Unknown 20m 1.8. Grap Fureau
12 Prali's Solo Unknown 7m 1.2. Lead Shed
Eyeful Tower Sport 12m 1.4. Riverbend
Stretching the limits of possibility Trad 12m 1.4. Riverbend
13 Vortex Unknown 14m 1.4. Riverbend
* Rat's Castle Unknown 18m 1.8. Grap Fureau
14 The Dortors Organ Unknown 13m 1.2. Lead Shed
* Claire Trad 10m 1.4. Riverbend
Camless Cammo Unknown 9m 1.5. Riverbend North Bank
Weary Dunlop Unknown 20m 1.6. Hidden Crag
Rory Jack Thompson 3 Unknown 20m 1.8. Grap Fureau
15 Taken Unknown 13m 1.2. Lead Shed
Rio Negro Unknown 16m 1.8. Grap Fureau
16 Balbec Unknown 13m 1.1. Corra Linn Bridge
* Schemata Trad 10m 1.3. The Crystal Palace
Stanley Pub Unknown 12m 1.3. The Crystal Palace
In Your Town Trad 13m 1.4. Riverbend
** Inertia Unknown 12m 1.4. Riverbend
* Hand crack on short black buttress Trad 8m 1.6. Hidden Crag
Flesh in the Sewer Unknown 20m 1.8. Grap Fureau
17 Crystal Laces Unknown 13m 1.3. The Crystal Palace
Crystal Nacht Unknown 12m 1.3. The Crystal Palace
Short But Sharp Unknown 6m 1.3. The Crystal Palace
An Hours Knee Tremble with a Friend Trad 12m 1.4. Riverbend
I Like it Better When There's Not Much Choice Unknown 10m 1.4. Riverbend
Life Support Trad 15m 1.4. Riverbend
* Only Boomerangs Come Back Unknown 14m 1.4. Riverbend
* Powder Finger Trad 17m 1.4. Riverbend
Ramrod Trad 10m 1.4. Riverbend
Marengo Unknown 9m 1.5. Riverbend North Bank
Messiah Trad 9m 1.5. Riverbend North Bank
Boy Bastard Unknown 20m 1.6. Hidden Crag
I Don't Wear No Rip Shirts Unknown 13m 1.6. Hidden Crag
Irish Super Hero Unknown 7m 1.6. Hidden Crag
Foot and Mouth Unknown 10m 1.8. Grap Fureau
*** Lay Down Sally Trad 25m 1.8. Grap Fureau
Peregrination Unknown 20m 1.8. Grap Fureau
Rambling On My Mind Trad 25m 1.8. Grap Fureau
Rory Jack Thompson 1 Unknown 12m 1.8. Grap Fureau
Rory Jack Thompson 2 Unknown 10m 1.8. Grap Fureau
18 Gange Redatti Unknown 13m 1.2. Lead Shed
** Jesus Christ Pose Unknown 13m 1.3. The Crystal Palace
* The Great Exhibition Unknown 12m 1.3. The Crystal Palace
** Bullfrogs Trad 15m 1.4. Riverbend
Full House Unknown 15m 1.4. Riverbend
Illicit Lust Trad 12m 1.4. Riverbend
* Initial Resistance Trad 15m 1.4. Riverbend
Royal Flush Unknown 15m 1.4. Riverbend
Sticky Finger Unknown 15m 1.4. Riverbend
** Too Much Alcohol Trad 17m 1.4. Riverbend
Funny Geraniums Unknown 15m 1.5. Riverbend North Bank
Lannes Unknown 9m 1.5. Riverbend North Bank
Boy Bastard's Cobber Unknown 20m 1.6. Hidden Crag
Slit Skirt Unknown 13m 1.6. Hidden Crag
The Glass Bead Game Unknown 25m 1.6. Hidden Crag
Devasting Candour Unknown 12m 1.7. Peyton Place
Agent Orange Unknown 25m 1.8. Grap Fureau
Brecht Unknown 22m 1.8. Grap Fureau
Class of 82' Unknown 18m 1.8. Grap Fureau
Down to the River Unknown 21m 1.8. Grap Fureau
** Moe the Sleaze Trad 20m 1.8. Grap Fureau
No Place For Whimps Unknown 30m 1.8. Grap Fureau
Orinoco Unknown 15m 1.8. Grap Fureau
Ruling Class Unknown 15m 1.8. Grap Fureau
Southern Suckers Unknown 20m 1.8. Grap Fureau
The Breaker Unknown 35m 1.8. Grap Fureau
The Smell of Napalm in the Morning Unknown 30m 1.8. Grap Fureau
19 The Firmament Unknown 13m 1.2. Lead Shed
Hurts So Good Unknown 12m 1.3. The Crystal Palace
** As the Crow Flies Trad 15m 1.4. Riverbend
* Eiffel Tower Sport 12m 1.4. Riverbend
** Kickstart Trad 11m 1.4. Riverbend
Possum Prostanthera Sport 15m 1.4. Riverbend
* Straight and Narrow Unknown 9m 1.5. Riverbend North Bank
Demian Unknown 25m 1.6. Hidden Crag
Superman Unknown 8m 1.6. Hidden Crag
Ata Hualpa Unknown 20m 1.8. Grap Fureau
Chunder Crack Unknown 8m 1.8. Grap Fureau
** Just Like Birds Unknown 30m 1.8. Grap Fureau
Pig Bastard Unknown 12m 1.8. Grap Fureau
Swing Low Sweet Chariot Unknown 10m 1.8. Grap Fureau
* The Code Trad 32m 1.8. Grap Fureau
** The Inheritors Trad 18m 1.8. Grap Fureau
20 Southern Pacific Unknown 12m 1.3. The Crystal Palace
Goind to my Hometown Unknown 7m 1.4. Riverbend
Secret Agent Unknown 8m 1.4. Riverbend
Alpha and Omega Unknown 8m 1.5. Riverbend North Bank
Brute Force and Ignorance Unknown 12m 1.7. Peyton Place
Abracadabra Unknown 15m 1.8. Grap Fureau
Blues Power Unknown 15m 1.8. Grap Fureau
Courage and Stupidity Unknown 25m 1.8. Grap Fureau
*** Fine Line, Hate to See it Go Trad 15m 1.8. Grap Fureau
Pioneer Chicken Stand Unknown 20m 1.8. Grap Fureau
* Shooting Rabbits Unknown 30m 1.8. Grap Fureau
Stuffed Quail Unknown 18m 1.8. Grap Fureau
Wages of Sin Unknown 15m 1.8. Grap Fureau
21 Combray Unknown 13m 1.1. Corra Linn Bridge
** Reculer Pour Mieux Sauter Trad 14m 1.4. Riverbend
Tenderness of the Rock Unknown 7m 1.4. Riverbend
The Brink of Eternity Unknown 15m 1.5. Riverbend North Bank
* Triple Bogey Trad 8m 1.5. Riverbend North Bank
** Klingsor Unknown 25m 1.6. Hidden Crag
* Corruption and Kindness Unknown 12m 1.7. Peyton Place
Cat Scratch Fever Unknown 23m 1.8. Grap Fureau
* Estimation Unknown 15m 1.8. Grap Fureau
* Mac the Knife Unknown 20m 1.8. Grap Fureau
Montezuma Unknown 20m 1.8. Grap Fureau
22 * Persistence of Time Unknown 10m 1.2. Lead Shed
Eureka I've Discovered Dolerite Unknown 15m 1.4. Riverbend
Pink Mountains of Unwilling Flesh Unknown 15m 1.4. Riverbend
Rip Your Lungs Out Jim Unknown 15m 1.4. Riverbend
Split Chips and Get Crook Unknown 15m 1.4. Riverbend
Who Done It Unknown 12m 1.4. Riverbend
* Babes in Bikinis Unknown 9m 1.5. Riverbend North Bank
* Innermost Secrets Unknown 12m 1.7. Peyton Place
* The Second Chapter Unknown 12m 1.7. Peyton Place
Suck In The S Bend Unknown 15m 1.8. Grap Fureau
23 * Thin Lizzy Unknown 14m 1.1. Corra Linn Bridge
The Boys are Back In Town Unknown 14m 1.2. Lead Shed
* Whiteline Warriors Unknown 13m 1.2. Lead Shed
* Ankle Biter Unknown 10m 1.4. Riverbend
** Northern Girls Trad 15m 1.4. Riverbend
Rock of Salvation Unknown 13m 1.4. Riverbend
Scary Hairy Bear Unknown 12m 1.4. Riverbend
The Last Minute Sport 10m 1.4. Riverbend
** Gone a Gutser Unknown 9m 1.5. Riverbend North Bank
Bladerunner Unknown 25m 1.6. Hidden Crag
* The Annointing Unknown 25m 1.6. Hidden Crag
D-Day Unknown 8m 1.8. Grap Fureau
* Pocahontas Unknown 30m 1.8. Grap Fureau
* Shake the Disease Unknown 15m 1.8. Grap Fureau
* Shout for Jimmy Unknown 15m 1.8. Grap Fureau
The Heretic Unknown 20m 1.8. Grap Fureau
24 Drive All Night Trad 17m 1.4. Riverbend
Jesus Freak Unknown 6m 1.4. Riverbend
* King of Kings Unknown 15m 1.4. Riverbend
No Nukes Unknown 15m 1.4. Riverbend
Right Variant/Direct Start Unknown 13m 1.4. Riverbend
The Final Quest Unknown 12m 1.4. Riverbend
25 Born Again With Two Heads Unknown 12m 1.4. Riverbend
** Sophie's Choice Sport 15m 1.4. Riverbend
** Set Free Unknown 20m 1.8. Grap Fureau
Stone Free Unknown 20m 1.8. Grap Fureau
26 Sedating the Freaks Unknown 15m 1.4. Riverbend