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Description:© (Ashy)

Climb the face past 2RB's then traverse right along the ledge past 2RB's to the blunt arête, now up the chimney past RB. Step left across the void and up to anchors. 5RB's to 2RB anchor.

Start: Start in the middle of the small face on the left hand side of the buttress.

Ethic: inherited from Illawarra

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

Route History:

  • First Ascent: Rod Young, 2002


Located in Thompson's Sunrise approx:
Long/Lat: 150.578773,-34.872330

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Route Grade Citations

12 Community registered grade
12 * * ACA Route Register
12 * Rod Young

Route quality

Route quality

Overall quality score: 69%

Lead Styles

Lead styles pie chart

Comments keywords

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