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Use Shadow Lower-offs. Not a bad crack. Natural pro. Not a bad climb to learn the finer art of cam placement. Another one of those bouldery starts then 3 layback moves to glory.

If you mantle you can gain access to the belayer ring bolts and use them to make a mixed multi-pitch, linking to HappyCow Cheese.

Ethic: inherited from Mt Keira

"The Big K" is worthwhile for a day trip from Sydney and a very good local cliff for those that live around the Illawarra - R.Young

.. and if all else fails, remember ... The Law of Gravity is STRICTLY Enforced

Route History:

  • First Ascent: Bill James & Co, 2000


Located in South Face approx:
Long/Lat: 150.854105,-34.404191

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Route Grade Citations

14 Community registered grade
14 ACA Route Register
14 *** Rockclimbers Guide To Nowra & Wollongong

Route quality

Route quality

Overall quality score: 54%

Lead Styles

Lead styles pie chart

Comments keywords

sweat strenuous difficult hard good sweet fun enjoyable nice short jamming layback fiddly crack

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