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Start up Kentucky Fried Kea and traverse right at the horizontal break. The remainder of the climb follows the bolted arete.

Route History:

  • First Ascent: Murray Judge, 1994


Located in Mt Somers approx:
Lat/Long: -43.613311,171.381417

Route Grade Citations

16 Community registered grade
16 Climbing New Zealand, A Crag Guide for the Travelling Rock Climber
16 South Island Rock

Route quality

Route quality

Overall quality score: 62%

Lead Styles

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Comments keywords

exposed steep

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