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  • Grade context: AU
  • Ascents: 19




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Access issues inherited from New South Wales and ACT

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Either down keyhole, abseil from trees above routes which is close to end of road, or walking down via a gully is possible, though overgrown


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corner crack 5m to right of Jace and Tims crack. Tree stump 2/3 way up, off width at top, to DBB.

FA: Jason Piper & John Hollott, 9 Sep 2013

About 20m to right of F Sharp. The large vertical off-width in the middle of the face.

FA: Jason Piper, 2013

Splitter crack with a small roof down low then a sustained offwidth. Was 23M1, best done with 3 #6, 3 # 5, a .75 for a horizontal, # 4 and a # 9 and big bro for the top.

FA: Jason Piper, 2013

FFA: David Gray & Vanessa Wills, 1 Jan 2018

The offwidth corner to the right of F sharp, and at the left of the Shuffler wall. Gear from #4 to #6 (#5s the most useful). Up to ledge then up the wide corner crack

FA: David Gray, 2017

Hand crack that runs up left side of cave at mid height. Has DBB

FA: Brett Arnold, John Wilde, Darrin Gray & Jimmy Gilbert, 1989

The middle crack of the wall. Twin cracks to grass tree at half height then offwidth to shared anchors with Crumpet Crack. Big bro or # 9 cam needed for the offwidth crux (can be top-roped from the Crumpet Crack anchors)

Hand crack passing two blocks trending right at top to DBB

FA: George Fieg & Paul Riviere, 1989

Wide chimney / gully

FA: George Fieg (solo), 1989

Start at the diagonal crack, then follow crack systems upward

FA: John Wilde, Brett Arnold, Darrin Gray, Jenny Rogers & Dan Rogers, 1989

Up crack to overhung block, the follow right hand crack to tree, then rightward trending crack to finish

FA: John Wilde, Brett Arnold, Darrin Gray, Jenny Rogers, Jimmy Gilbert & Dan Rogers, 1989

Thin crack splitting Elite's right wall, follow the crack to the diagonal, to merge with Elite

FA: John Wilde, George Fieg, Jimmy Gilbert, Darrin Gray & Brett Arnold, 1989

The obvious corner to tree belay

FA: Darrin Gray & David Gray, 1989

Sustained and thin pebble face climbing leads to a flake and a mantle finish. Rebolted 2020 on rings to DBB after mantle. Abseil off.

FA: David Gray & Darrin Gray, 1989

Start 25m right of "Pom's Crack" at crack below prominent tree. Up crack to tree. Cross ledge to a rightward trending traverse above a block to an overhung corner. Up corner and right to a deep V crack to exit.

FA: Darrin Gray (solo), 1989

Start 20m right of "The Big Swing". Climb crack to the top of a large block, then tackle the great looking overhanging hand crack.

FA: John Wilde & George Fieg, 1989

The obvious large roof crack, right of the "Key Hole". An impressive on-sight first ascent.

FA: John Wilde & Daniel Danuser, 1989


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