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The thin crack leading to a roof and hanging chimney. This was the hardest climb in the Hunter Valley for some time in the late 70's and early '80s. Climb the crack and swing into the roof/chimney which is followed to a double ring bolt belay, right of the tree.


Route History:

  • First Ascent: Joe Friend & Ben Ewald, 1978


Located in Turkey Walls approx:
Lat/Long: -33.016338,151.429324

Route Grade Citations

21 Community registered grade
21 * Rockclimbing in the Hunter Valley
21 *Adam Bramwell

Route quality

Route quality

Overall quality score: 77%

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crux hard good great enjoyable cool classic chimney awkward roof thrutchy crack

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