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Table of contents

1. Lower Slab 10 routes in Sector

Sport and Trad

Long/Lat: 116.787901, -34.826524


The slab leading to a long ledge at half height, below The Terrace, Head Wall and Main Face.

Access Issues: inherited from Mount Frankland

The area boasts some endangered fauna and flora and care must be taken to not damage any of the flora that inhabit Mt Frankland. Removal of plants could result in climbing restrictions.


From the Elephant, contiune along tourist trail for about 100m.

RouteGradeStyleSelected ascents
1 ** Dream Weaver

A well protected, sustained and enjoyable face. Start up black slab 10m L of Ian's Lost Chance. Bolts (hangers required) plus medium nuts and cams.

  1. 35m (16): Up right trending cracks (nut placements) and up slab past 7 bolts to sloping ledge and DBB.

  2. 35m (16): Up left to overlap to bulge then continue right following bolts. Up dinner plate holds to ledge and DBB.

  3. 25m (12): Trend left past natural pro to short headwall and up slab. 4 bolts to DBB.

Need 8 bolt plates and 9 draws plus nuts.

Descent note: Can be done with a 60m rope, although last rap is 31m . Otherwise walk to top of mountain.

FA: R. Weiter,D. Pantic, 2003

16 Mixed 95m 3, 8
RouteGradeStyleSelected ascents
2 Ian's Lost Chance
  1. 40m (14): The vegetated right-trending gully and crack.

  2. 50m (15): Traverse left then up the flaring crack.

FA: K. Vos,J. Hurn, 1992

15 Trad 90m 2
3 ** Stoned Alone

Start on low-angled slab below the gully of Ian's Lost Chance. Need 9 bolt plates and 10 draws.

  1. 40m (15): Start 10m left of Free Burma and same as start for Lambs to the Slaughter. Up easy slab and cross Ian's Lost Chance on a slabby bridge. Continue up slab, trending left to DBB at rings below a steeper wall. 7 bolts

  2. 40m (18): L and up the vertical wall. Continue up easy ground to DBB at rings.

Descend as Dream Weaver.

FA: R. Weiter,N. Gledhill, 2010

18 Sport 80m 2, 10
4 *** Well Stoned
  1. 35m (15): Start as for Stoned Alone to last bolt, then trend right to belay at rings.

  2. 40m (19): Straight up steep face then easier ground to belay at rings.

FA: R. Weiter,H. Carrad,J. Iles, 2012

19 Sport 75m 2, 9
5 * Lambs To The Slaughter

Start below the gully of 'Ian's Lost Chance' as for Stoned Alone. R-trending diagonal slab climbing formed by a dyke crossing the lower slab up to The Terrace.

FA: M. Gidding,D. Moyses, 1991

14 Sport 50m, 3
6 * Free Burma

Probably the longest route possible at Mount Frankland. Useful to reach The TerraceThe first pitch is a good access route to The Terrace.

  1. 48m (16): Straight up past 5 bolts and natural gear to DBB and rap anchor on The Terrace.

  2. 27m (14): From left side of The Terrace, climb straight up for 3m to a bolt then traverse left along weakness towards and obvious indentation. Move up to another bolt, and continue up slightly leftward to belay on left side of Wreckage Ledge (using single bolt + natural gear).

  3. 50m (10): Straight up, trending slightly left for 50m. Belay in a convenient crack. All natural gear.

  4. 35m (4): Solo to top

FA: D. Moyses,M. Gidding,D. Wagland,G. Phillips,K. Langley, 1991

16 Mixed 160m 4, 8
7 * Free Willy

Start 5m right of Free Burma. Very well protected. 11 bolts (hangers needed). Lower off 2m right of Free Burma lower-offs.

FA: R. Weiter,H. Carrad,J. Iles, 2012

18 Sport 38m, 11
8 * Burmese Tiger

Start 15m R of Free Burma. 10 bolts (hangers required).

FA: R. Weiter,D. Rao, 2009

17 Sport 38m, 10
9 * Purring Pussies

he white water streak 10m R of Burmese Tiger. 9 bolts (hangers required. Can be mossy and wet.

FA: R. Weiter,D. Rao, 2009

16 Sport 36m, 9
10 Je suis un gros lard

Walk past main wall for a further 2 mins till you are bellow an obvious roof flake 20m above path. Gear through roof, then 3 bolts.

FA: E. Mandyczewsky, 1999

26 Mixed 3

2. Index by grade

Grade Stars Name Style
14 * Lambs To The Slaughter Sport 50m, 3
15 Ian's Lost Chance Trad 90m 2
16 ** Dream Weaver Mixed 95m 3, 8
* Free Burma Mixed 160m 4, 8
* Purring Pussies Sport 36m, 9
17 * Burmese Tiger Sport 38m, 10
18 * Free Willy Sport 38m, 11
** Stoned Alone Sport 80m 2, 10
19 *** Well Stoned Sport 75m 2, 9
26 Je suis un gros lard Mixed 3