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Sit start using first vertical crack line just left of the scoop ( Practice Your Mantle ). Make your way up using the smooth arete to your left. Top out without moving to far left (where the easy holds are).

Ethic: inherited from North Shore

Respecting the enviroment and keeping crags clean will maintain a healthy and important relationship between the climbing community, local councils and National Parks. Carry out what you take in and enjoy what the North Shore has to offer.

If you come across an area that is being developed or you think could be under development, please show all due respect to the developers and do not climb the projects listed on

Route History:

There is no known route history.


Located in Life Aquatic Wall approx:
Long/Lat: 151.203343,-33.850174

Route Grade Citations

V2 Community registered grade
V2 Ranger Dave

Route quality

Route quality

Overall quality score: 65%

Lead Styles

Lead styles pie chart

Comments keywords

amazing satisfying great classic arete smooth balancy

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Check out what is happening on Grasping For The Wind (note there is an unresolved system issue where ascents logged before 2010 are not displayed in the stream below). If you just want to see beta then click on view ascents with beta.