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Description:© (Ashy)

Climb the left hand side of the arête past 3RB's before moving right onto the wall and then up. The rock at the start is average but the main wall is reminiscent of an easier version of 'Vanderholics'.

8RB's to 2RB anchor.

Start: Start 3m right of 'Philosopher's Stone' just left of the arête.

Ethic: inherited from Illawarra

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

Route History:

  • First Ascent: Rod Young, Jul 2002


Located in Isengard Buttress approx:
Lat/Long: -34.871750,150.578584

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Route Grade Citations

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

Route quality

Route quality

Overall quality score: 71%

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Comments keywords

solid overhung crux sustained hard super beautiful fun cool nice fantastic good brilliant classy great lovely classic fall exposed weird face easy rest reachy arete

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