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Description:© (Stu)

Much loved except by lovers of sheep. The really obvious mantelshelf near the base of

NES. Really just a boulder problem, however it is usually toproped due to the dangerous


Ethic: inherited from Umbrawarra Gorge

Umbrawarra Gorge is an Aboriginal owned site, managed by Parks and Wildlife. It is a sacred site and should be treated as such. There are a few bolts, but these should not be added to or replaced without discussion with the authorities

Route History:

  • First Ascent: Steve Beyer, Chris Hart, Anthes Oorloff & a cast of others except Kiwi, 2000


Located in Umbrawarra Gorge approx:
Long/Lat: 131.692979,-13.966610

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Route Grade Citations

20 Community registered grade
20 ACA Route Register

Route quality

Route quality

Lead Styles

Lead styles pie chart

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