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Table of contents

1. Gravel Pit Tor Area 48 routes in Area

Unknown, Trad and other styles

Long/Lat: 144.431468, -37.941954


Gravel Pit Tor is a beautiful stand alone monolith that dominates its immediate surroundings. This tor offers some of the best climbs in the You Yangs.

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 Not (Quite) the Eiger 18Trad 13m
2 ** Opossum 16Trad 13m
3 Magnetic Attraction 19Sport 14m
4 *** A Question of Ethics 20Sport 15m
5 Mean Streak 20Unknown 19m
6 * Chuck Solids 24Unknown 20m
7 ** Edging Bets 26Unknown 20m
8 Orpheus in the Underworld M5Aid 25m
9 ** Broken Dreams 28Unknown 28m
10 Blue Moray Crack 19Trad 8m
11 Skid Row 17Sport 10m
12 Power Surge 23Unknown 12m
13 Take a Hard Ride

FA: Chris Yeomans & Andrew Lindblade

23Unknown 10m
14 ** Doctor Joy 17Unknown 25m
15 * Silver Knight

Good moves with good natural protection.

16Trad 15m
16 * Countdown to Ecstasy 19Sport 14m
17 High Voltage

2 FHs. Left of The Chuchu

FA: Martin Lama, 1992

24Unknown 14m
18 The Chuchu 10Unknown 18m
19 Oona Poona 26Unknown 20m
20 The Razor's Edge 25Unknown 18m
21 The Shining 23Unknown 20m
22 * Asylum for the Insane

Crimpy edges to start past 3 bolts, followed by easy ground through a jam crack.

17Mixed 22m, 3
23 Can't Buy a Thrill 17Mixed 16m, 1
24 Blue Skies From Grey 16Mixed 18m, 1
25 Winter Solstice 21Unknown 18m
26 No Question 21Unknown 15m
27 The Long Traverse 15Unknown 20m
28 Wicked Wanda 17Unknown 15m
29 Branded and Exiled 20Unknown 7m
30 Boneseed 17Unknown 9m
31 Chrysanthemoides Monilifera 19Unknown 10m
32 Acacia Paradoxica 17Unknown 12m
33 Defender of the Face 16Unknown 12m
34 * Nipple Cripple

Middle of face 2m right of Defender of the Face. 3 BRs.

FA: Harold Ramsey, 2008

22Sport 11m
35 ** Bitou 22Unknown 10m
36 Weeds 8Unknown 8m
37 Prickles 12Unknown 8m
38 Eradication 13Unknown 10m
39 Cerambycid 12Unknown 8m
40 Lead Us Not into Temptation 18Unknown 7m
41 Wurdi Youang 17Unknown 9m
42 Disposable Heroes 6Unknown 13m
43 Public Enemy 14Unknown 14m
44 Skunk Hour 12Unknown 19m
45 Skunk Hour Direct 12Unknown 15m
46 Ice T 17Unknown 15m
47 MC Hammer 17Unknown 15m
48 Arrested Development 9Unknown 15m

2. Index by grade

Grade Stars Name Style
6 Disposable Heroes Unknown 13m
8 Weeds Unknown 8m
9 Arrested Development Unknown 15m
10 The Chuchu Unknown 18m
12 Cerambycid Unknown 8m
Prickles Unknown 8m
Skunk Hour Unknown 19m
Skunk Hour Direct Unknown 15m
13 Eradication Unknown 10m
14 Public Enemy Unknown 14m
15 The Long Traverse Unknown 20m
16 Blue Skies From Grey Mixed 18m, 1
Defender of the Face Unknown 12m
** Opossum Trad 13m
* Silver Knight Trad 15m
17 Acacia Paradoxica Unknown 12m
* Asylum for the Insane Mixed 22m, 3
Boneseed Unknown 9m
Can't Buy a Thrill Mixed 16m, 1
** Doctor Joy Unknown 25m
Ice T Unknown 15m
MC Hammer Unknown 15m
Skid Row Sport 10m
Wicked Wanda Unknown 15m
Wurdi Youang Unknown 9m
18 Lead Us Not into Temptation Unknown 7m
Not (Quite) the Eiger Trad 13m
19 Blue Moray Crack Trad 8m
Chrysanthemoides Monilifera Unknown 10m
* Countdown to Ecstasy Sport 14m
Magnetic Attraction Sport 14m
20 *** A Question of Ethics Sport 15m
Branded and Exiled Unknown 7m
Mean Streak Unknown 19m
21 No Question Unknown 15m
Winter Solstice Unknown 18m
22 ** Bitou Unknown 10m
* Nipple Cripple Sport 11m
23 Power Surge Unknown 12m
Take a Hard Ride Unknown 10m
The Shining Unknown 20m
24 * Chuck Solids Unknown 20m
High Voltage Unknown 14m
25 The Razor's Edge Unknown 18m
26 ** Edging Bets Unknown 20m
Oona Poona Unknown 20m
28 ** Broken Dreams Unknown 28m
M5 Orpheus in the Underworld Aid 25m