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This is a classic sharp arete, with fairly sustained climbing up nicely textured rocks. All bolts are well-spaced. Some holds are a little shiny from use.

Route History:

  • First Ascent: murray ball


Located in The Main Cliff approx:
Long/Lat: 168.963336,-44.653664

Route Grade Citations

17 Community registered grade
*** *** Matt Tranter
17 *** Jason Selman
17 *** rick phillips

Route quality

Route quality

Overall quality score: 73%

Lead Styles

Lead styles pie chart

Comments keywords

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