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The deep fire-blackened corner and crack, to the anchor on top of the ledge at halfway. For an extension, continue upwards and right from there at about grade 15 to the rap rings above, or up and left to the anchor above Load It For Me.

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, 1975


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

Route Grade Citations

19 Community registered grade
19 Northern Rock

Route quality

Route quality

Overall quality score: 61%

Lead Styles

Lead styles pie chart

Comments keywords

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