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Description

A small basalt edge below the high cliffs east of Cairns Bay beach provides a number of entertaining boulder problems, many climbed by Kai Seth Robertson, Mandy Robertson and Karl Bromelow starting in 2007. A few of those climbed are listed below but most lines have been ascended.

Access issues inherited from Mornington Peninsula

All documented areas have free access and are generally a short walk from the road.

Routes

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Sit start left of Peregrine at side pulls into upper horizontally cracked slabby wall.

FA: Kai Seth Robertson, 20 Jan

Wall on horizontal flakes diagonally left from left side of Kestrel overhang.

FA: Kai Seth Robertson, 20 Jan

FA: Karl Bromelow, 2016

The boulders at Cairns bay are split into two distinct short edges separated by just a few meters. The Pocket takes the line on the right end of the left edge before the edge cuts back to the cliff at 90 degrees. See photo.

FA: Kai Seth Robertson, 2016

FA: Kai Seth Robertson, May 2017

From the same sit start as The Pocket SS but straight up dynamically.

FA: Andrew Johnson, 19 Mar

Climbed the day after and named in recognition of Alex Honnold's free solo of El Cap. Sit start the overhang on the extreme right of The Pocket boulder. Sit start the overhang at the extreme right of The Pocket boulder.

FA: Kai Seth Robertson, 4 Jun 2017

4m right of Barbecue Beef. Up the shallow corner via pinches, slopers, smears and grunt.

FA: Karl Bromelow, 2007

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