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Up to the ledge then head left to the arete and enjoy the exposure.

Ethic: inherited from Point Perpendicular

Point Perp is predominantly a trad crag. There has been more bolting recently but this is a particularly contentious topic. A lot of the bolts are the traditional Aussie carrot and it would be a good idea to have at least half a dozen keyhole hangers before going to the Point for the first time.


Route History:

  • First Ascent: Ian Brown & Peter Blunt, 14 May 1986


Located in The Yardarm approx:
Lat/Long: -35.092695,150.801511

Route Grade Citations

14 Community registered grade
14 ACA Route Register
14 M@
14 Point Perpendicular - a climbers guide to the Beecroft Peninsula

Route quality

Route quality

Overall quality score: 72%

Lead Styles

Lead styles pie chart

Comments keywords

challenging crux difficult hard beautiful fun nice fantastic good sweet brilliant great classic superb awesome fall exposed face easy chossy rest arete crazy

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