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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 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:

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

Route Grade Citations

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

Route quality

Route quality

Overall quality score: 54%

Lead Styles

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Comments keywords

tough hard fun nice weird flake face rest adventurous traverse

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