Al Stephens

Australia • Rock climber
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Mon 5 Oct

updated some routes at Western Gara Gorge and mentioned lots of people. 10 about a day ago

Updated 66 routes - full details.

Sat 3 Oct

updated some routes and an area at Isolated Buttress and mentioned Al Stephens, Brian Birchall and John Lattanzio. 195 8 weeks ago

Updated the area Isolated Buttress.

Removed merged child 'Love is a Dog from Hell' to 'Love is a Dog from Hell'. — Removed merged child 'Adamant' to 'Adamant'. — Removed merged child 'Mank Wank' to 'Mank Wank'.

Added beta description.

Hard to find. The buttress is situation ear the top of the major gully to the slabs, downstream of Nettle Buttress. It is best approached from the right side of the broad ridge on the gorge rim on the way to 'Nettle Buttress'. The climbs are listed right to left and some are marked.

Updated the route 21 Love is a Dog from Hell.
Added beta description.

The thin crack 10m of Adamant. Straight up the crack, crux moves at half height.

Edited route history.
Oct 1980First ascent: Al Stephens & R. Clark

Two rests 19 M0 on FA

Updated the route 17 Adamant.

Added personal stars ''.

Added beta description.

The crack on the main face. Up the fierce looking crack with a ledge at half height.

Edited route history.
Oct 1975First ascent: Bob Killip & Brian Birchall
Updated the route 12 Mank Wank.
Added beta description.

Forever jerking off mank. A leftward trending diagonal crack, 10m left of 'Adamant'. Up diagonal, traverse left past tree to large ledge. Pull up through vines over crack to large flake. Up slabs to tree, directly up right of off-width to blocks.

Edited route history.
Sep 1979First ascent: John Lattanzio & G. Pritchard
Sat 19 Sep

updated a route at Dangars Gorge and mentioned Al Stephens. • about a day ago

Updated the route 13 Slippery When Wet.
Edited route history.
1980First ascent: Al Stephens & G.Francis (alt leads)