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Very popular. It is a bit easier (22) if you retreat to the flake on the right at the crux. But, this seems like most obvious thing to do, and going direct seems a little contrived. If you want to rip the dodgy flake off then don't go direct otherwise grit your teeth and go direct for a safer experience.

Ethic: inherited from Illawarra

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

Route History:

  • First Ascent: Graeme Hill & Veronique Hill, 1989


Located in The Grotto Proper approx:
Lat/Long: -34.865427,150.581804

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Route Grade Citations

23 Community registered grade
22 ** Pocket RockGUIDE: New Climbs including Nowra Update
23 *** Rockclimbing at Nowra
23(S) *** Rockclimbers Guide To Nowra & Wollongong
23 *** *** ACA Route Register

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Overall quality score: 82%

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Comments keywords

solid tired crux tough hard stoked magic super beautiful fun cool nice fantastic good amazing great exciting enjoyable classic awesome scary fall committing feet interesting contrived technical crimpy balancy flake face easy bad traverse

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