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Table of contents

1. Thompson's Cove 21 routes in Crag

Mostly Trad

Long/Lat: 116.657094, -35.050173

Unique Features And Strengths:

One of the most secluded and beautiful climbing areas in WA.


The climbing is quite short, however, there are some amazing crack climbs, as well as face and slab climbing. A 25 m rope, quickdraws and a set of nuts and cams are required.

Access Issues:

Climbing and camping is located in a wilderness area. National Park rangers request you notify them prior and at completion of trip


Follow the Western Highway west from Walpole for 7 km before turning left onto Tinglewood Road. Park at trail head. Follow popular tourist track for 7.5 km (2 hours) before reaching the crag.

Where To Stay:

Campsites can be found at Thompson's Cove.

1.1. The Terrace 7 routes in Area

Trad, Top Rope and Sport

Long/Lat: 116.657468, -35.051126

RouteGradeStyleSelected ascents
1 Laid Back 5Trad 5m
2 Top Rope Slab 23Top rope 7m
3 Private Eye 14Trad 7m
4 Where is the Playgound Susie? 17Trad 7m
5 * Swinging Detectives 17Trad 10m
6 Lost and Found 12Trad 12m
7 ** Under Cover 22Sport 14m

1.2. Cinema Wall 5 routes in Area

Trad and Sport

Long/Lat: 116.656571, -35.051106

RouteGradeStyleSelected ascents
1 ** Picture Show

Climb up rightward leaning crack on right side of Cinema Wall. Start left of small roof and up to horizontal break. Climb seam past 2 bolts and then arete to finish.

FFA: S. Richardson, 1996

24Mixed 20m, 2
2 ** Hi-Wire

The thin line running right midway from Hey Joe crack.

FFA: G. Brysland, 1990

22Trad 20m
3 *** Hey Joe

The crag classic! Climb corner crack to sustained laybacking and jamming. Well protected

FFA: S. Rewell, R. Campbell, 1990

18Trad 20m
4 *** Golden Vein

Another classic route following a technical golden vein of bolts. Beware, bolts may be rusted.

FFA: S. Richardson, 1990

26Sport 25m
5 ** Totally Total

The crack/flake line at left edge of Cinema Wall.

FFA: G. Brysland, A. Rokich, 1990

18Trad 20m

1.3. Phoenix Walls 4 routes in Area

All Trad

Long/Lat: 116.656298, -35.050528

RouteGradeStyleSelected ascents
1 Cheezgrater 20Trad 20m
2 By the Time We Get to Phoenix 15Trad 15m
3 * Zeepaard

Start 2m left of chimney and climb face, past four bolts to roof and go right to top out.

FFA: S. Aegerter, 1996

23Mixed 15m, 4
4 ** Zeepaard Direct

Start as for Zeepaard, but go straight over the roof directly.

FFA: S. Aegerter, 1996

24Mixed 15m, 4

1.4. Lower Phoenix Level 5 routes in Area

All Trad

Long/Lat: 116.656010, -35.050618

RouteGradeStyleSelected ascents
1 Cheap Trick 17Trad 7m
2 Tweeky 14Trad 5m
3 * Squeaky 19Trad 6m
4 Squiggle 17Trad 6m
5 Wiggley 14Trad 6m

2. Index by grade

Grade Stars Name Style Area
5 Laid Back Trad 5m 1.1. The Terrace
12 Lost and Found Trad 12m 1.1. The Terrace
14 Private Eye Trad 7m 1.1. The Terrace
Tweeky Trad 5m 1.4. Lower Phoenix Level
Wiggley Trad 6m 1.4. Lower Phoenix Level
15 By the Time We Get to Phoenix Trad 15m 1.3. Phoenix Walls
17 * Swinging Detectives Trad 10m 1.1. The Terrace
Where is the Playgound Susie? Trad 7m 1.1. The Terrace
Cheap Trick Trad 7m 1.4. Lower Phoenix Level
Squiggle Trad 6m 1.4. Lower Phoenix Level
18 *** Hey Joe Trad 20m 1.2. Cinema Wall
** Totally Total Trad 20m 1.2. Cinema Wall
19 * Squeaky Trad 6m 1.4. Lower Phoenix Level
20 Cheezgrater Trad 20m 1.3. Phoenix Walls
22 ** Under Cover Sport 14m 1.1. The Terrace
** Hi-Wire Trad 20m 1.2. Cinema Wall
23 Top Rope Slab Top rope 7m 1.1. The Terrace
* Zeepaard Mixed 15m, 4 1.3. Phoenix Walls
24 ** Picture Show Mixed 20m, 2 1.2. Cinema Wall
** Zeepaard Direct Mixed 15m, 4 1.3. Phoenix Walls
26 *** Golden Vein Sport 25m 1.2. Cinema Wall