Site navigation

Hello!

First time here?

theCrag.com is a free guide for rock climbing areas all over the world, collaboratively edited by keen rock climbers, boulderers and other nice folks.

You can log all your routes, connect and chat with other climbers and much more...

» go exploring, » learn more or » ask us a question

Description

A short distance from the town of Dunkeld is a smaller hill named the Piccaninny wedged between Mt Abrupt and Mt Sturgeon which tower above. A handful of boulders a spread around the top section of this area.

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

Approach

Follow Picaninny tourist track to summit, boulders are spread throughout here. Approx 20-30 minutes walk on slightly up hill terrain.

Routes

Add route(s) Add topo Reorder Bulk edit
Grade Route

Start on the large bloc in the seam, find small feet, and throw or use small crimps to gain large jugs and literally flop (mantle) over to the small ledge. Potential to extend from lower start.

FA: J Stephens, 23 Jan 2014

Same start as "Frisbee Flop", though head left up the seam and up slopers and crimps to the higest point of the boulder, mantle can be trickier than first thought!

FA: J Stephens, 24 Jan 2014

Activity

Check out what is happening in The Piccaninny.