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Only the first two pitches are worth the effort. It is better to finish up Baryon. Start (marked) below the prominent crack 20 metres left of 'Outer Limit', at the right-hand end of an orange wall (Snickers Wall).

  1. 25m - Climb the crack (chimney) and V-shaped cleft then step left to a small ledge. Continue up the right-facing crack, then traverse left across the top of Snickers Wall to a chain belay on a comfy ledge.

  2. 15m - Climb a corner above the belay. Trend right across the slab above to a bushy gully.

  3. 30m - Follow the gully easily until blocked by a prominent bulge.

  4. 30m - Climb the bulge using a crack and slab on the left, then the ramp.

  5. 34m - Climb a prominent nose on the wall left of a scoop, to finish on easy slabs. Basically just a glorified walkoff.

Ethic: inherited from Booroomba Rocks

The ethic at Booroomba is generally staunchly traditional. Most climbing goes either entirely on gear or gear with bolts for those walls where there is insufficient gear to protect climbs. Climbs are occasionally rebolted, but retro-bolting would be considered vandalism of the lowest order.


Route History:

  • First Ascent: Peter Aitchison & Tony Wood, 1968


Located in Central Slabs approx:
Lat/Long: -35.555510,148.994107

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14 Community registered grade
14 ACT Granite

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Overall quality score: 51%

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