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Good moves with good natural protection.

Ethic: inherited from The You Yangs

Mixed climbing with trad and some sports options, as well as bouldering. Bring hangar plates, as many climbs are equipped with carrot bolts.


Route History:

  • First Ascent: Peter Lindorff & John McMahon, 29 Aug 1971

    Originally aided and named "Short and Sweet", M2. Later renamed to "Silver Knight".

  • First Free Ascent: Joe Verbaken, David Lia, Peter Megens, Steve Pawley, Cathy Seccombe & Eileen O'Meagher, 21 Dec 1975


Located in Gravel Pit Tor Area approx:
Lat/Long: -37.941954,144.431468

Route Grade Citations

16 Community registered grade
16 Pocket RockGUIDE: Melbourne's Best
16 Pocket RockGUIDE: The You Yangs

Route quality

Route quality

Overall quality score: 61%

Lead Styles

Lead styles pie chart

Comments keywords

solid challenging tough hard good great lovely fun enjoyable cool nice tricky committing short awkward crack

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