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Start: Below the obvious 7m, roof, a layback crack leads up right. Without doubt, the hardest roof in New England, on sharp, clean granite. The whole party yo-yoed the crux pitch during its first ascent. Strenuous and sustained.

  1. 20m. Up layback crack, then traverse left and up, then back right and up lo belay on block immediately below roof.

  2. 25m. (Crux) Up off-width crack to roof, then follow the crack out and around the roof. Belay just above the lip to avoid rope drag.

  3. 10m. Up open corner trending left, to tree on top.


Route History:

  • First Free Ascent: Paul Bayne, J. Lattanzio & M. Colyvan, Oct 1980

  • First Ascent: M. Colyvan, J. Lattanzio & Paul Bayne, Oct 1980


Located in Sweethearts approx:
Lat/Long: -30.624910,151.812409

Route Grade Citations

22 Community registered grade
22 ***John Lattanzio

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Overall quality score: 83%

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