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Access issues inherited from Mount York

Various gullies may be closed for remediation work at various times. Echo gully currently closed - Autumn 2016.

Ethic inherited from Mount York

Many and varied, please try to respect them all!

Retro-bolting has occurred several times over the years and is generally condemned and dealt with swiftly.


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The left hand route on the high ledge.

FA: G Short, J Smoothy & G Bradbury, 2009

Starts on right side of high ledge, just left of the corner crack (Second Thoughts). Carrot and cam belay. Up wall past bolts and overhang. A few medium cams may be helpful.

Start: At short corner 40m right of ICB.

FA: M.Colyvan, J.Smoothy, R.Weigand & P.Colyvan, 1982

Start: As for LCfFaG but continue up the main corner.

FA: J.Bishop, J.Aalders & S.Van der Sluys, 1974

Nice exposed arete on the right edge of the high ledge. Excellent! Take care with one of the roof "jugs"; it sounds hollow and fragile. Pull past it.

FA: G Short & J Smoothy, 2009

A bit of banter - "Colyvan was under intense pressure to do this route in defience of Ralph's clain to the upper half...via his direct start. All kinds of serious threats were levelled by his 'friends', including being struck off The Regulars List for Life" -A.P

Start: Right side of high ledge as for ST and UA. Traverse right of Uncle Amy, follow bolts to lower offs.

FA: M.Colyvan, G.Hill & P.Colyvan, 1982

FA: Bundy

As for Popularity Stakes, but then directly up wall. Shared finish with Nocturnal

Left around the bulge then finish as for PO. 3 bolts.

Start: 2m right of LCfFaG.

FA: G.Bradbury & J.Smoothy, 1988

Wall, flake and small corner to roof. Over and onto wall above.

Start: Wall 4m right.

FA: S Knight & R Weigand, 1982

Up to roof and over to top. This is all on bolts and worth getting on. Great climbing and the view!!!

Start: 1.5m right again.

FA: R.Young.A.Prehn, 1980

Ther is a grafitti mark to the LEFT of the climb. Ignore this!

Start: Short corner to roof 4m right of SL.

FA: R.Weigand & G.Hill, 1982

A fine roof crack on good rock!

Start: 1m right of WE. Roof crack.

FA: H.Luxford & C.Peisker, 1976

Mantle up on to ledge below flake in roof 2 m R of IN start. Gain good incuts on flake, the go for the lip and mantle again ... Probably wander on up from there.. Still have to decide if it's trad or sport, established climb off gear in IN..

Start: Right of IN.

FA: G.Bradbury, 1983


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