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Climb the crack past a flare to a broken ledge (crux), then up past another to the top of the large flake, finishing rightwards through a notch. A well protected classic - gym climbers note it helps if you can jam!

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: Robbie McBirney, 1973


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

Route Grade Citations

18 Community registered grade
John Pitcairn
18 private
18 Northern Rock

Route quality

Route quality

Overall quality score: 70%

Lead Styles

Lead styles pie chart

Comments keywords

crux good lovely fun cool nice feet layback crack

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