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For many years the 'Last Great Problem'.

Start: 3m left of the large off-width at the left end of the Yellow face.

  1. 14m Up a short finger crack (4m) to edge then right to straggle up corner crack in body ' V to the top of the block.

  2. 9m Delicately up the open corner (cruxy) to the large ledge (halfway). 3 B.R.'s.

  3. 8m Boulder problem start the easy finger crack to ledge below the small roof.

  4. 26m Up crack to roof, around roof (crux) then continue up layback to small ledge, tiptoe left then continue to top.

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.


Route History:

  • First Ascent: Al Stephens, Paul Bayne & A. Adams, Sep 1982


Located in Yellow Wall approx:
Lat/Long: -30.605131,151.817322

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