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One of the best looking lines at the crag, and a great climb! The overhung buttress on right edge of Fernville, with prominent pockets in the middle. Stick-clip first bolt and grovel into ferny corner on the left until level with the first bolt. Now traverse hard right past first bolt and up pocketed face above. Harder direct start seems possible, but no one appears to have done it. The actual first ascentist of this route remains a mystery.

Ethic: inherited from Illawarra

Lots of bolts in this region. Most development has been done after the 1980s.

Route History:

  • First Ascent: Greg Wilson, 2006


Located in The Gold Mine approx:
Long/Lat: 150.474174,-35.061734

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Route Grade Citations

24 *** *** ACA Route Register
25 Principal

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Route quality

Overall quality score: 81%

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