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Description:© (boardlord)

Like many scare routes, easy to toprope, easy to fall off, but bloody terrifying to lead. A single bolt protects the hardest moves within the first 4 metres, then you are on your own. A cam in a hollow flake follows backed up by some wires, then a 6 metre runout to a twin skyhook placement on a large crimper line. From there, it's about a 12 metre runout to the top diagonally leftwards at first, then straight up. Carrigan toproped the line prior to the first ascent (ie. It was 'headpointed') - and left his rack weighing down a single skyhook on the last placement. The final part on a toprope may feel about grade 18, however it will feel very different on lead! British E5 5c - which means 'dangerous!'

Route History:

  • First Ascent: Carrigan/Shepherd


Located in The Shaft Slabs approx:
Long/Lat: 138.605779,-35.591786

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Route Grade Citations

22 Community registered grade
22 ** Adelaide Hills Online Guide
22 *** *** ACA Route Register

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Overall quality score: 72%

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