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A classic climb and the first done at The Rock. Start marked.

  1. Scramble to corner crack which give access to R. sloping ramp. Climb ramp which runs to large ledge. Belay on ledge.

  2. Traverse L. along ledge and round buttresses to reach exposed eagles-nest-like stance where ledge terminates.

  3. From stance climb crack, then veer slightly R. to escape wall and face (crux).

Exposure is grade 15 on its own.

Route History:

  • First Ascent: Jeff Boyton & Shane Burkett, 1971


Located in The Main Face approx:
Long/Lat: 147.074213,-35.274819

Route Grade Citations

15 Community registered grade
15 Pocket RockGUIDE: The Rock and New Climbs

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