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Description

Small, accessible, good rock. Sometimes overrun by commercial abseil groups.

Access issues

The most accessible cliff in the Grampians?

Approach

From Delleys Bridge at the NE entrance to Halls Gap, walk 100m S on the walking track on the E side of Fyans Creek. A side track leads up L (E) for 70m to the cliff. Cliff faces W. Walking time three minutes.

Ethic inherited from Halls Gap Area

Bolting, is considered illicit, along with the rest of the park and other National Parks within Victoria. Only alter routes after considerable consultation with first ascensionests and local climbers.

History

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This area has long been used by commercial abseil groups and the immediate environment is seriously scarred by them. Some of the climbs may have been top roped, or led, but not previously recorded.

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Routes

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Grade Route

L arête of main slab, starting from boulder.

FA: Stephen Hamilton & Chris Baxter, 2008

Link up of 'Rush' and 'Was It Worth It?'

FA: Grant Baxter, 21 Sep 2015

This route has no protection at all and has probably never been led. An interesting top rope exercise the grade depending on how directly you climb it.

FA: Grant Baxter, 3 Oct 2014

Start as for 'Rush'. Then left into 'Burden Of Proof'.

FA: Grant Baxter, 21 Sep 2015

No chimneying required! Major L.facing chimney bounding R side of main slab.

FA: Chris Baxter & Stephen Hamilton, 2008

Good crack. Up R from foot of BP to undercut crack in R wall of BP. Up this and the line above.

FA: Chris Baxter & Stephen Hamilton, 2008

Exciting climbing in an excellent position up the L arête of the pillar. Climb seam 1m R of CW and go up R to arête. Straight up this, R of CW all the way.

FA: Stephen Hamilton & Chris Baxter, 11 May 2008

Nice positions. From foot of big, R.facing corner on R side of pillar, go up and L to arête. Up cracks in this.

FA: Stephen Hamilton & Chris Baxter, 2008

Dramatic finish. From foot of Punt Road, go up big, R.facing corner for 6 m. L in horizontal break to crack. Up, finishing steeply.

FA: Stephen Hamilton & Chris Baxter, 2008

trad Major, R.facing corner bounding R side of the pillar. (Pay the Price starts up HS.)

FA: Chris Baxter & Stephen Hamilton, 10 May 2008

Clean, smooth, R.leaning corner.crack on ‘back’ (E) side of Punters Pinnacle. Finish on R wall.

FA: Stephen Hamilton & Chris Baxter, 10 May 2008

Variant start to 'Rush'.

Set 3 Oct 2014

Start as for 'Rush'. Blast over bulge and continue up the wall.

FA: L Baxx, 5 Oct 2014

Start as for 'Rush'. When you arrive at the bulge, move up right diagonally until you reach above the chimney.

Set 3 Oct 2014

FA: L Baxx, 17 Sep 2016

FA: L Baxx, 17 Sep 2016

FA: L Baxx, 17 Sep 2016

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