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Starts where the western track meets the rock on the vague north-eastern corner of the South Sentinel.

  1. 44m 17 Up from initialled corner to large scoop and gear. Move R out of scoop and continue up the crack. Move L past 1 FH to a small horn and another FH. Gain the corner crack and follow the ledges to vegetated belay ledge and chains.

  2. 25m 11 Up and L from the belay through vegetation to gain the large detached rib. Pass optional rivet on the main wall (requires 1 bracket) and follow rib to ledge with prominent crack. Scarce gear.

  3. 30m 12 From the belay climb up to gain ledge and steep scooped corner. Follow corner to large cave and traverse L to single FH (back up with gear).

  4. 25m 16 Obvious crack above belay then easy corner to summit.

Ethic: inherited from Townsville

Marking the rock at the start of the climbs used to be the norm, this is now frowned apon

Route History:

  • First Free Ascent: Mark Gommers & Nathan Walmsley (alt leads) 16/02/2003. 1st pitch FFA Mark Gommers, 2003


Located in North Face approx:
Long/Lat: 146.628862,-19.388085

Route Grade Citations

17 Community registered grade
17 BJ Adams

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Overall quality score: 78%

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