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Table of contents

1. Royalty Walls 17 routes in Area

Trad, Sport and Unknown

Long/Lat: 144.421995, -37.940523


Royalty Walls is an easily accessible crag with 15 short easy to mid grade trad and sport climbs.

Access: Take Great Circle Drive, head to the norther end of the park and stop at Emergency Marker YYR203. Take the obvious path and walk for a few moments to the middle of the crag.

Access Issues: inherited from The You Yangs

National Park. Parks Vic website (Oct 2014) says "[...] Bookings are required for groups. Individuals are not required to book, but should check with the Park Office to enquire about the availability of sites. [...]"

RouteGradeStyleSelected ascents
1 Royal Pretender 15Unknown 8m
2 joker

FA: jamie armitage

18Unknown 7m
3 Ayatollah Magoo 16Trad 6m
4 Queensryche 16Trad 10m
5 Queen of Diamonds 10Trad 12m
6 Jack of Hearts 13Trad 12m
7 Corner R of Jack of Hearts / Corner crack

Unlikely to be a FA, but hey, I'll claim it until someone else does.

This climb has been upgraded from 8 to 9 in the 2011 Guide Book "ROCKCLIMBS AROUND MELBOURNE" by Glenn Tempest.

FA: .

8Trad 12m
8 Regicide

Ridiculously run out to the first bolt. If your sane, you can protect the lower moves by placing trad protection in the crack of Royal Auto.

20Mixed 10m, 1
9 Royal Auto

FA: Russ Crow, 1985

17Trad 10m
10 Tree in a Crack

The thin crack just R of the nose leads past a tiny tree and moves right into Laras Knockers

14Trad 15m
11 Lara's Knockers 8Trad 15m
12 Dead Queen in the Middle of the Road 16Sport 15m, 2
13 Live and Let Di 16Sport 14m, 2
14 Megs's Misfortune

FA: 2009

8Trad 14m
15 Buckingham

This climb has been downgraded from 17 to 15 in the 2011 Guide Book "ROCKCLIMBS AROUND MELBOURNE" by Glenn Tempest.

17Sport 15m, 2
16 Lord Louis Mountsplatten

Tricky start (crux) to carrot bolt. The easier moves to the top.

18Sport 13m, 2
17 Koo Woz Ere

The last climb on the far right side of the crag. Delicate start to bolt, then though easy ground.

16Sport 12m, 2

2. Index by grade

Grade Stars Name Style
8 Corner R of Jack of Hearts Trad 12m
Lara's Knockers Trad 15m
Megs's Misfortune Trad 14m
10 Queen of Diamonds Trad 12m
13 Jack of Hearts Trad 12m
14 Tree in a Crack Trad 15m
15 Royal Pretender Unknown 8m
16 Ayatollah Magoo Trad 6m
Dead Queen in the Middle of the Road Sport 15m, 2
Koo Woz Ere Sport 12m, 2
Live and Let Di Sport 14m, 2
Queensryche Trad 10m
17 Buckingham Sport 15m, 2
Royal Auto Trad 10m
18 Lord Louis Mountsplatten Sport 13m, 2
joker Unknown 7m
20 Regicide Mixed 10m, 1