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This area consists of the lower tiers which are found just past Barringo Tower, with Gutter Talk etc on it.

Access issues inherited from Eastern Outcrops

Upper paths are steep, angled and slippery - use caution. Optus mobile phone reception is very poor


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  1. 30m. A groove on the wall facing the road, to the ledge. Left on ledges to a crack. Up this, then easily to below a ridge.

  2. 40m. Go halfway up ridge, step right to finish up the crack.

FA: John Griffiths, Max Keating & Ken McKinlay, 1982

5m right of the start of Dance of the Curates is a slightly overhanging grey wall with 2 short cracks starting at 3m. Gutter Talk is the left crack. Escape up and right and up the middle of the big buttress.

FA: Andrew Stevens. Solo, 1988

The right crack just left of the cave.

FA: Andrew Stevens. Solo., 1988

Just right of the cave below the main groove 2m right of Down The Gurgler. Climb up to the foot of the groove. Up steepening then out left and up the face

FA: Peter Jacjson or John Griffiths., 1983

Climb the rib and crack 2m right of Lawyers In Love. Move left above broken tree to arête. Up arête (poor pro) using positive pockets on right-hand face to an obvious ledge (RB's) . Possible to finish up a smooth ramp to another ledge for something different.(20m)

FA: John Griffiths, Max Keating & Ken McKinley., 1983

Crack 2m right of Notes On Pillows.

  1. 40m Easily up wall to below the blocky ridge.

  2. 40m Ridge and crack above

FA: John Griffiths & Max Keating, 1982

Set 18 Apr

Scramble up the gully just right of Notes On Pillows, about a third of the way up, opposite a small block is a wall with an obvious break at half height. Up the face to the break (#2½ , 3 cams), then past a bolt.

FA: MacKenzie Usher & Andrew Stevens, 1988

(The next two climbs are on the block opposite the start of Deep Throat, Moist Lungs.)

  1. The left arête past a bolt.

FA: Andrew Stevens & MacKenzie Usher., 1988

Originally started up the flake on the right, now goes up the middle of the block. Start in the middle of the face directly below the bolt then straight up the face past two more bolts.

FA: Andrew Stevens & MacKenzie Usher, 1988


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