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Pull over the start (ringbolt) and up the thin flake (ringbolt) to a wide high step up flake, then up to the 3rd ringbolt. Climb till you hit the belay rings. Lower off OR mantle past to ledge and continue up the top wall of Ape Index.

Ethic: inherited from Wollongong

Retro-bolting of established trad routes is frowned upon. There has been some controversy in recent years about new routes being bolted above tourist tracks. Please don't do this.


Route History:

There is no known route history.


Lat/Long: -34.403820,150.853280

Route Grade Citations

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

Route quality

Route quality

Overall quality score: 51%

Lead Styles

Lead styles pie chart

Comments keywords

crank tough hard fun cool nice feet rest weird short flake face bad mantle adventurous traverse

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