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Climb to the black shattered ledge, then up the crack with a knuckle-fucking flare through the bulge above. Continue up, moving right toward Silver Airman at the top.

Access Issues: inherited from Mt. Eden Quarry (CLOSED)

The Long Side and Short Side are both CLOSED until further notice. DO NOT CLIMB.


Route History:

  • First Ascent: Rick McGregor, 1979


Located in Long Side (CLOSED) approx:
Lat/Long: -36.869618,174.766682

Route Grade Citations

22 Community registered grade
22 Northern Rock

Route quality

Route quality

Overall quality score: 50%

Lead Styles

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Comments keywords

crux hard good fall short fingers arete hands crack

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