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Description

This area comprises about 3 walls, with Orca taking on the prominant arete right of the big roof. The mossy slab has some newly bolted routes that will improve with traffic.The slab to the right is quite good and should be quite popular.

Ethic inherited from Illawarra

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

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Routes

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FA: Ant Prehn, 1991

Starts on left side of arête. Straight up to finish.

Optional friend no longer needed to protect start.

FA: Ant Prehn, Rod Young, Craig Paul & Trudy Bretherton, 1991

Start on the right side of arête, finish by traversing left to the anchors.

FA: Rod Young, 1999

FA: Trudy Bretherton & Giles Bradbury, 1990

Left line of rings up the lichen covered slab.

Right line of rings up the lichen covered slab. Left handside also available.

A top little route that deserves more attention, and takes on the obvious rounded arete.

FA: Paula Simons / Mark Ashmore

Start: Start at the obvious cleft about 15m to the right of the Orca wall.

FA: Rod Young, 2005

Enjoyable stroll, with a tricky start. Will be better with traffic.

Start: Start 2m right of the previous route.

FA: Rod Young, 2005

Traverse in for an easier route

FA: Rod Young, 2005

FA: Rod Young, 2005

Another good fun doddle.

Start: Start on the far right hand side of the wall.

FA: Rod Young, 2005

Activity

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