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2m left of E.

Up the thrutchy bum crack, then either up the well protected headwall (BR), or pleasantly left up groove to top (BR on left protects top out). Double RB belay.

Ethic: inherited from Barrenjoey

The area is mostly mixed climbing - many climbs are bolted ("carrot" hanger-less bolts for the most part) but also require some trad gear.


Route History:

  • First Ascent: Northern Beaches Cliff Training Team, 1975


Located in Southwest approx:
Lat/Long: -33.580352,151.323751

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Route Grade Citations

15 Community registered grade
15 OZ Rock
15 ACA Route Register
15 * Sun, Surf and Sandstone - A Rockclimber's Guide to Sydney
15 ** Pocket RockGUIDE: Sydney and the Sea Cliffs

Route quality

Route quality

Overall quality score: 61%

Lead Styles

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crux difficult pleasant super fun nice perfect good great enjoyable awesome fall runout tricky awkward technical thrutchy face easy mantle jamming fist dry crack

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