- Height: 20m
- Ascents: 1
Gentle start, but gets nice and pumpy towards the top.
Start: Rightward trending corner crack immediately right of 'Evil Angels'
Diagonally right, taking care of rock and protection, to base of vertical crack. Up crack, step right and on to top ( crux).
Note: On the first ascent Brian climbed from a rest directly up the vertical crack, involving a sequence of moves about grade 22/23. The first free ascent stepped right beneath the short headwall and up to top. First free ascent of the complete route with direct finish by Carol Lee 22/08/15.
- Ethic:© inherited from Yellow Wall
Basically, the climbers of Armidale are a pretty laid back, free thinking group and as long as you don’t go out of your way to put people’s noses out of joint you’ll be amazed at how helpful they can be. The quickest way to piss people off is by ripping off projects. There are a few devoted locals making an effort and putting up quality new climbs. A lot of time, hard work and even money goes into their endeavours (cracks can be projects too) and there is too much unclimbed rock around to justify destroying someone else’s motivation. Any routes marked as such or not in the guide should be left alone. The simple courtesy of asking first may save you from being stripped naked and being staked out for the crows to pick your eyes out. If putting up new routes is your thing then please feel free. The only request is that you avoid placing hangers or conspicuous bolts around the Gara Boulders as we are already viewed as an environmental menace by the NPWS - bolting in National Parks is actually illegal.
First Ascent: Brian Birchall, R. Clark & E. Sharpe, Dec 1981
First Free Ascent: carol lee, 22 Aug 2015
First completely free ascent of route including the direct finish.
Located in Descent Gully Cliff approx:
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