The Steps Mostly trad climbing38 routes in cliff
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The routes are very short, and do not offer the 'West Cape Howe' atmosphere. Nonetheless, on a strong southerly wind dominated day, The Steps is a great place to seek shelter. The area is popular with local fisherman.
Access issues inherited from West Cape Howe
The 4WD track can vary greatly in condition. A shovel may be needed to fill in some of those holes!
The Steps is quite close to the crashing waves, so may not be suitable when seas are high.
Ethic inherited from West Cape Howe
There is no established ethic, but the area was once within the 'Adventure Zone' which prohibited bolting. The usual WA ethics towards bolting apply, and all bolts should be placed with careful consideration, and definitely not used to replace natural pro.
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