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Table of contents

1. South Sister 52 routes in Crag

Summary:
JFMAMJJASOND
seasonality
Unknown, Sport and Trad

Long/Lat: 148.173026, -41.536352

1.1. Car Park Buttress 5 routes in Area

Summary:
All Unknown
RouteGradeStyleSelected ascents
1 Fat Jam 19 Unknown 10m
2 ** Sheavinos 16 Unknown 10m
3 Laid Back 14 Unknown 10m
4 Oh Well 14 Unknown 9m
5 Problem One 18 Unknown 9m

1.2. Caramel Slice Buttress 14 routes in Cliff

Summary:
Unknown and Sport

Long/Lat: 148.174946, -41.533148

Description:

6 good sport climbs and assorted trad

Approach:

Park at the last u bend before the car park at the main south sister area, follow the thin track towards the obvious rocky outcrop, climbs start at the first face then follow around the north of the crag.

RouteGradeStyleSelected ascents
1 Stay Sharp 15 Unknown 11m
2 ** Look Sharp

The first sport route you see, on the part of the buttress facing the ocean. Nice climbing up a sharp layback flake to DBB. Rock is a bit suspect and rock around last U bolt has half broken away.

FA: A Mason, N Hancock, 2011

18 Sport 11m, 5
3 ** Slice n Dice

This short route, on the pillar below LS, packs a real punch. Slap and span your way up the opposing aretes. Take care clipping. DBB.

FA: N Hancock, A Mason, 2011

24 Sport 7m, 3
4 ** Exit Stage Three 17 Unknown 25m
5 Caramel Slice 16 Unknown 25m
6 ** Ramble On 18 Unknown 20m
7 *** Turn the Page

An excellect route, up the sustained off vertical arete at the left side of the main north facing buttress. DBB.

FA: N. Selby, A.Mason, 2003

19 Sport 18m, 7
8 * Science Circus 15 Unknown 22m
9 * Gritstone Roots 18 Unknown 22m
10 Hot Piss 19 Unknown 22m
11 Judgement Over the Dead 18 Unknown 24m
12 ** All Most 27

Follows vague arete on right side of main buttress. Improves with height. DBB.

FA: N.Selby, A.Mason, 2003

20 Sport 18m, 8
13 * The Grand Final Addition

A variant of AM27, up a shallow bridging corner right of that route.

FA: N.Selby, A.Mason, 2003

22 Sport 18m, 8
14 ** Slice of Life

FA: N.Hancock

26 Sport 15m, 5

1.3. Canyon Buttress 16 routes in Area

Summary:
Unknown and Trad
RouteGradeStyleSelected ascents
1 Barley Straw 15 Unknown 18m
2 Wide Open 21 Unknown 18m
3 *** Small Beers and Thin Books 20 Trad 22m
4 Lawyers, Guns & Money 19 Unknown 22m
5 ** The Way We Were 17 Trad 22m
6 Leather Joyboys 23 Unknown 22m
7 * Bischoff and Wing's Original 18 Trad 22m
8 ** Knee Deep in Gore 20 Unknown 22m
9 *** Sizzling Snags 18 Unknown 25m
10 Happy Cummings 18 Unknown 15m
11 * Have Hans, Will Jam 18 Trad 18m
12 Just Slipped In 17 Unknown 22m
13 ** Emptiness, Eagles, & Snow 20 Trad 18m
14 ** Pleasure in the Pain 19 Trad 15m
15 * Solitary Pleasures 18 Unknown 9m
16 Manx Minx 20 Unknown 7m

1.4. Absent Friends Buttress 1 route in Area

Summary:
All Unknown
RouteGradeStyleSelected ascents
1 * Absent Friends 18 Unknown 16m

1.5. Dogwood Buttress 2 routes in Area

Summary:
All Unknown
RouteGradeStyleSelected ascents
1 Crack 1 21 Unknown
2 Crack 2 22 Unknown

1.6. Dinosaur Buttress 1 route in Area

Summary:
All Unknown
RouteGradeStyleSelected ascents
1 Aging Dinosaur 17 Unknown 22m

1.7. Breakaway Buttress 2 routes in Area

Summary:
All Unknown
RouteGradeStyleSelected ascents
1 ** The Ho Chi Min Trail 17 Unknown 45m
2 ** Tin Pan Alley 18 Unknown 45m

1.8. Tea Pot Rocks 11 routes in Area

Summary:
Mostly Sport
RouteGradeStyleSelected ascents
1 *** Camellia 24 Sport 15m, 7
2 Last of the Grey Nomads 23 Sport 20m, 6
3 Life's Too Short 25 Sport 25m, 10
4 ** Mr Tea

FFA: Andrew Martin, 2013

24 Sport 18m, 7
5 *** Insanitea

Left of the obvious box-groove.

HARD 25 or soft 26, according to the FA and Ingvar.

FA: Andrew Martin, 2014

FFA: Andrew Martin, 2015

25 Sport 18m, 8
6 Bored to Death 24 Sport 25m, 8
7 I'm a Little Teapot 22 Sport 18m
8 Big Bang Theory 22 Sport 30m, 10
9 Tea Pot Crack 16 Unknown 27m
10 ** Red Light Jam 18 Unknown 20m
11 Leap of Faith 19 Sport 27m, 8

2. Index by grade

Grade Stars Name Style Area
14 Laid Back Unknown 10m 1.1. Car Park Buttress
Oh Well Unknown 9m 1.1. Car Park Buttress
15 * Science Circus Unknown 22m 1.2. Caramel Slice Buttress
Stay Sharp Unknown 11m 1.2. Caramel Slice Buttress
Barley Straw Unknown 18m 1.3. Canyon Buttress
16 ** Sheavinos Unknown 10m 1.1. Car Park Buttress
Caramel Slice Unknown 25m 1.2. Caramel Slice Buttress
Tea Pot Crack Unknown 27m 1.8. Tea Pot Rocks
17 ** Exit Stage Three Unknown 25m 1.2. Caramel Slice Buttress
Just Slipped In Unknown 22m 1.3. Canyon Buttress
** The Way We Were Trad 22m 1.3. Canyon Buttress
Aging Dinosaur Unknown 22m 1.6. Dinosaur Buttress
** The Ho Chi Min Trail Unknown 45m 1.7. Breakaway Buttress
18 Problem One Unknown 9m 1.1. Car Park Buttress
* Gritstone Roots Unknown 22m 1.2. Caramel Slice Buttress
Judgement Over the Dead Unknown 24m 1.2. Caramel Slice Buttress
** Look Sharp Sport 11m, 5 1.2. Caramel Slice Buttress
** Ramble On Unknown 20m 1.2. Caramel Slice Buttress
* Bischoff and Wing's Original Trad 22m 1.3. Canyon Buttress
Happy Cummings Unknown 15m 1.3. Canyon Buttress
* Have Hans, Will Jam Trad 18m 1.3. Canyon Buttress
*** Sizzling Snags Unknown 25m 1.3. Canyon Buttress
* Solitary Pleasures Unknown 9m 1.3. Canyon Buttress
* Absent Friends Unknown 16m 1.4. Absent Friends Buttress
** Tin Pan Alley Unknown 45m 1.7. Breakaway Buttress
** Red Light Jam Unknown 20m 1.8. Tea Pot Rocks
19 Fat Jam Unknown 10m 1.1. Car Park Buttress
Hot Piss Unknown 22m 1.2. Caramel Slice Buttress
*** Turn the Page Sport 18m, 7 1.2. Caramel Slice Buttress
Lawyers, Guns & Money Unknown 22m 1.3. Canyon Buttress
** Pleasure in the Pain Trad 15m 1.3. Canyon Buttress
Leap of Faith Sport 27m, 8 1.8. Tea Pot Rocks
20 ** All Most 27 Sport 18m, 8 1.2. Caramel Slice Buttress
** Emptiness, Eagles, & Snow Trad 18m 1.3. Canyon Buttress
** Knee Deep in Gore Unknown 22m 1.3. Canyon Buttress
Manx Minx Unknown 7m 1.3. Canyon Buttress
*** Small Beers and Thin Books Trad 22m 1.3. Canyon Buttress
21 Wide Open Unknown 18m 1.3. Canyon Buttress
Crack 1 Unknown 1.5. Dogwood Buttress
22 * The Grand Final Addition Sport 18m, 8 1.2. Caramel Slice Buttress
Crack 2 Unknown 1.5. Dogwood Buttress
Big Bang Theory Sport 30m, 10 1.8. Tea Pot Rocks
I'm a Little Teapot Sport 18m 1.8. Tea Pot Rocks
23 Leather Joyboys Unknown 22m 1.3. Canyon Buttress
Last of the Grey Nomads Sport 20m, 6 1.8. Tea Pot Rocks
24 ** Slice n Dice Sport 7m, 3 1.2. Caramel Slice Buttress
Bored to Death Sport 25m, 8 1.8. Tea Pot Rocks
*** Camellia Sport 15m, 7 1.8. Tea Pot Rocks
** Mr Tea Sport 18m, 7 1.8. Tea Pot Rocks
25 *** Insanitea Sport 18m, 8 1.8. Tea Pot Rocks
Life's Too Short Sport 25m, 10 1.8. Tea Pot Rocks
26 ** Slice of Life Sport 15m, 5 1.2. Caramel Slice Buttress