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Description

Walk beyond SFH for two minutes passing a large stalagpoo

Access issues inherited from Gulp Road

At the big tree (8.6 km) there is a "dry weather road only" gate. As of June 2016, this gate is locked which adds an extra 15 to 30 minute walk to the fireman's memorial, where the second gate is located.

Approach

Continue past SPH wall, under big cave past the "Big Poo" feature. The first climbs are about 30m past this...or if starting day here, take western access gully route and walk back towards SFH...its about 100m from base of gully.

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Routes

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1
18 Half Step Sport 8m, 3

A part route, but OK if you want another 18 to do...Up left of crack to ledge.

FA: VW, 2011

2
23 ** Two Step** Sport 20m, 9

Start as for two step and then launch left and up amazing flakes

FA: VW, 2011

3

Laybacking to glory in corner, lower off bolts at ledge

Start: Obvious short corner crack.

FA: A Herdman

4

Up middle of thin slab to flake and anchors.

Start: 1m right of WPE

FFA: David Filan, 2012

5
18 * Syphilis Lips Sport 9m, 4

Th right arete. Start at arete for full value.

FFA: David Filan, 2012

6
17 Stuarts Crack Trad 10m

Just right of arete, obvious vertical crack with good holds to its left.

FA: S McElroy

7
16 My Dilemma Sport 10m, 4

Just right of big crack into corner over bulge and up to anchors on ledge 4m right of SC.

FFA: Rod Wills, 2012

8
19 Death Warrant Sport 18m, 8

Start on upper ledge following airy arete. Could be used as second pitch for any of the climbs up to that ledge.

Start: 'Arete' direct above SC.

Set by David Filan, 2012

FA: Ryan Whelan, 2013

9
16 Via My Farter Sport 10m, 4

Up right side of cave to shared lower off on upper ledge. Can be used as alternate 1st pitch to the next climb along.

Start: 1m right of fused round crack.

FFA: James Ryan, 2012

10
16 ** The NRL Ladder Sport 40m 3, 18

Long easy airy slab action

Start: 2m right of VMF

  1. 10m (16) Up obvious big pockets to obvious ledge at anchors.

  2. 15m (16) Up huge featured grey slab, to anchors at ledge From anchors of pitch 1, step leftlt 1m and up.

  3. 15m (-) Closed project, straight up over buldge to slab with tricky finish.

FFA: Rod Wills, david Fulan & David Filan, 2012

11
Side Project - Rod Sport 15m, 8

Can be alt third pitch for 'The NRL Ladder'. Note: need 60m rope to rap off once done.

Start: From belay at top of pitch 2 for the NRL ladder, left up ramp onto slabby face.

12
16 * Mr Perpetual Motion Sport 33m 2, 13

Can be done in one pitch and lower off a 60m rope (tie a knot in the end just in case)

Start: 2m right of 'The NRL Ladder'

  1. 10m (16) Up easily through scoops, to tricky mantle.

  2. 23m (16) Hardish start, up grey slab following 2mt right of vegetated crack. Step left from anchors and up.

FFA: Rod Wills & David Filan, 2012

13
Project - Kevin Sport 30m, 15

Up next set of obvious scoops, onto upper ledge then up left side of cave and up airy face. If on 50m rope rap from anchors to upper ledge rap anchors, 60m rope will get you to the ground...just.

Start: 2m rt off MPM.

14
16 X Mediterranean Smile Sport 20m, 10

Up through scoops and vegetation tending right side of cave to more vegetation and up slab. Beware a few loose death blocks still on route, climb with care.

Start: Next set of obvious scoops.

FFA: Ian Reynolds, 2012

15
16 Precious Slot Sport 7m, 3

Up chimney, then arete.

FA: D Filan, 2011

16
21 * Darkness and Darkness Sport 18m, 8

In shady gully 1m right of chimney. Up diagonally right then up scoops and back towards cave. Be wary of tree at half height.

FA: v wills, 2011

17
16 ** Need a name dude? Sport 9m, 6

Direct up arete onto right face, tending right at top to shared anchors. Will stay dry in the rain.

1st climb right side of gully.

FFA: David Filan, 2012

18
16 ** Zip Zip man Sport 9m, 6

Up shallow funnel on bullet hard rock to anchors at top of the cave.

1m right of previous project

FFA: Rod Wills, 2012

19
16 Misogynist Power Sport 9m, 3

Straight up inverted flake onto face tending right at top to anchors.

Start: 1m rt of ZZM.

FFA: David Filan, 2012

20
18 ** The Guru Sport 9m, 3

Straight up overlap tricky over bulge onto the slab and up to glory.

Start: 1m rt of MP

FFA: Rod Wills, 2012

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