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A fun balancy climb requiring some confident crimping with a creative finish to boot.

Stick to the face holds to keep the grade.

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:

  • First Ascent: Ranger Dave Archer, 2013

    Top Rope FA, with a modest amount of cleaning. Some of the crimps look sus

  • First Ascent: Ranger Dave Archer, 2015

    Bolted and left as a 29th birthday present by Brendon and Jeff. MUCH better on lead!


Located in Ranger Daves School Yard For The Gifted Climber approx:
Long/Lat: 151.219648,-33.794226

Route Grade Citations

18 Community registered grade
18 * Ranger Dave

Route quality

Route quality

Overall quality score: 57%

Lead Styles

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Comments keywords

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