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Ethic inherited from Illawarra

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

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24 ** Sun Machine Sport 25m

FA: Rod Young, 2000

22 ** Icypole Sport 20m

Up sun Machine then up on left of arete all the way to top left set of anchors

FA: G Hill

23 *** Iceman Direct Sport 20m

As for Dry Tooling but at the last bolt on it go up and left to break, one more bolt, and anchors at the top of the arete.

22 *** Dry Tooling Sport 20m

Up for snowman then diagonal up the wall in from arete, then to arete near little roof. From here go right then up to hole and anchors. Makes iceman obsolete as it should.

FA: G Hill

23 ** Iceman Sport 20m

FA: Ant Prehn & Dav Filan, 1990

23 ** Snowman Sport 20m

FA: Ian Hoffstedder & Mark Baker, 1990

22 ** Kings Cross Sport 20m

FA: Colin Berry & Rod Young, 1995

21 to 22 * Wack Attack Sport 20m

Up left of Jester. This can give climbers with knee troubles the chance to go to hospital.

FA: G Hill


Avoids the groove start

Start: At 'Jester'

FA: G Hill, 2000

19 * Jester Sport 20m

Anchor Replaced - B. Rattenbury 10/9/10

FA: Colin Berry & Rod Young, 1995

19 *** Worm On A Razor Sport 30m

FA: Mathew Grabovsky & Mark Doherty, 1995

18 to 19 ** Fat Marks Really Hard 16 Sport 8m

Way hard for a 16 better climb solid 18 before you jump on this little number, now consensus grade is 19

Start: At undercut groove thing just right of WOAR

The arete right of Worm. Bloody hard for a 16.

FA: Fat Mark

FA: Mark Woodard, 2000

22 ** Getcha Goolies Sport 25m

Up The Shoot Root etc then continue up black wall. Hard to get on the wall feel free to molest the little fig tree.

FA: G Hill


The crack to the ledge. Quite good!

FA: G Hill Fat Mark


A great route as you still have to do the Johnny Dawes move that i learnt after a coaching clinic with the man himself. Though i never used it again after this climb.

Start: The left start of the direct line that goes up the black wall to mid height.

Black wall right of worm. Go up crack then across right to do the Johny Dawes dyno.

FA: G Hill

FA: G Hill, 2000

23 ** The Dawes Solution Sport 15m

This is the direct. Hard to believe it goes at just 23. Well it does if you don't rip your finger nails off trying.

FA: G Hill


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