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Tom Fyfe reputedly climbed this route solo, as preparation for the first ascent of Aoraki Mt Cook. It has since been retrobolted and makes a superb moderate multi-pitch rock climb.

Route History:

  • First Ascent: Tom Fyfe, 1894


Located in Sebastapol Bluffs approx:
Lat/Long: -43.749829,170.110033

Route Grade Citations

15 Community registered grade
14 South Island Rock

Route quality

Route quality

Overall quality score: 68%

Lead Styles

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