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Starts at Apple Arete belay chains then moves left and up arete past 5 UB to belay on top of the Big Banana.


Route History:

  • First Ascent: Chris Crane, David Gray & Bruce Donaldson, 1984


Located in Big Banana Buttress & The Extremes approx:
Lat/Long: -33.016547,151.428786

Route Grade Citations

18 Community registered grade
18 Rockclimbing in the Hunter Valley
18 Trent Lee

Route quality

Route quality

Overall quality score: 67%

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