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Description

A short crag with some brittle rock. More room for routes to be put up but little protection between the major vertical cracklines.

Access issues

The park is popular with walkers and the main crag is not far from the path. Climbers need to be discreet and responsible.

Approach

Hale CP is about 2km south east of Williamstown (on the road to Birdwood). Park in the small car park and consult the handy park map. Take the circuit walk clockwise until you reach the lookout. The main crag is 30m to the right, looking out. Grid reference 308400E 6159600N on the Barossa map.

Where to stay

Williamstown

Ethic

Take out what you bring in.

History

Discovered by George Adams in 1979, if not before.

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Routes

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1
15 Prickly Bits Trad 8m

Vertical corner-crack 8 metres left of Bouldering Par Excellence.

FA: Ian Holmes & Cathy Codrington, 2000

2

The main crack L of the big orange scoop.

FA: George Adams & Graham Hill, 1979

3
14 Hair Of The Dog Top rope 8m

Start 2m left of MA. Use the orange scoop about 2m off the ground, climb around it and follow up straight through the knobbly face.

Set by ryan fitzpatrick, 2015

FFA: ryan fitzpatrick, 2015

4
10 Maximum Aid Trad 8m

The crack R of the arete R of the big orange scoop. Start behind a sheoak.

FA: Erik Lock & Caroline Lock both solo, 1997

5
15 True Grit Trad 18m

On the largest of a series of walls 250m SSE of the main crag. Start down R, cross a crack and sidle up L. A slung tree branch near the top was the only pro.

FA: Paul Badenoch & Vicki Kavanagh, 20th Jun

FFA: Paul Badenoch & Chris Oerman, 1st Jul

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