The Cheesecake Mostly Trad climbing28 routes in crag
Did you know?
Did you know that you can create an account to record, track and share your climbing ascents? Thousands of climbers are already doing this.
Get directions to here using Google Maps.
'The Cheesecake' is the lower, first line of cliffs at the southern end of 'Mt Abrupt'. The name becomes obvious when you see the (somewhat chossy) cheesecake-like layers on the east facing walls. Moss and lichen is a problem on many routes, but apart from a few wide horrors, the climbing is quite good.
Since the approach brings you to the righthand end of the cliff, climbs are listed right to left.
Access issues inherited from Grampians
Please note that due to the fact that the Grampians is a national park, dogs and other pets are not allowed in the park except in vehicles on sealed roads and in sealed car parks. See http://m.parkweb.vic.gov.au/explore/parks/grampians-national-park/safety-and-regulations#overview
Park at the start of the old tourist trail, at a small dirt pullout & gate about 3-3.5 km north along Grampians Rd and about 1 km before the road passes Mt Abrupt's main cliff. Walk up the old tourist trail and you'll come to the far righthand end of cliff (gets increasingly hard to follow but isn't too bad). 'Flay' is the obvious leaning crack to the right of the small caves as you arrive.
Check out what is happening in The Cheesecake.