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Stream View Cliff

  • Grade context: AU
  • Aka: River wall
12
AU

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Shade in the morning, gets the afternoon sun from about 1.30pm

Access issues inherited from Shawthing Rocks

You will need to be a bit organised to climb at Shawthing Rock… Ring/text at least a day before to book in (not after 9pm please), it’s a working farm; there may be hazards to tell you about.

• Stephen Shaw 07 872 2566, 021-742-988

stephen74667@gmail.com

• Access is a privilege. Not a right.

• Probably closed in the wet winter months.

• No dogs, no shooting. The normal stuff!

• Follow the leave no trace guide- so take all your rubbish (Including biodegradable) out with you.

• Only one group per day.

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A nice slab climb at the left end of the wall. Double Bolt, chain and Maillon rapide anchor.

FA: Bryce Martin, 2019

Climb the short chimney and high step on to the slab. Long sleeves and knee pads handy! Same anchor as "Janne,s Slab"

FA: Bryce Martin, 2019

Power straight over the overhang to gain the slab above. The name came from braking two hammers bolting the climb!

FA: Stephen Shaw, 2016

Another nice slab climb on pockets. The name came from bending 3 bolts white bolted the climb. Double bolt, chain, and maillon rapid anchor. As an alternative finish, travers left and climb up "Two hammers" at grade 16.

FA: Stephen Shaw, 2016

This alludes to certain famous incidents where a commander, having landed in a hostile country, ordered his men to destroy their ships, so that they would have no choice but to conquer the country or be killed. It is also a song title, and now a climb. Starts at a crack, then tricky slab climbing with the crux before the overlap. DBC.

FA: Stephen Shaw, 2019

Climbs the steep shallow groove on to a slab, then through an over lap. It shares the same last bolt and anchor as "Burn the ships", but is a little harder.

FA: Stephen Shaw, 2019

A bold-ly start. Climb the steep crack to easier ground, step right at the top to a ledge. TBCMr.

FA: Bryce Martin, 2019

Up the slaby arete. Uses the same anchor as "Mud n Crud" TBCMr

FA: Bryce Martin, 2019

The name says it all. Climb the wide crack that angles left, with the best style possible!

FA: Bryce Martin, 2019

Start as for Horrible, after clipping the first bolt move left (no the other left) Right! Confused? Follow the bolts up the slab. A little contrived but still a nice slab climb. DBC

FA: Bryce Martin, 2019

Twenty nine was the temperature when Bryce lead this! Lots of high steps on this one. TBC

FA: Bryce Martin, 2019

Start on the face then use the corner to gain the anchor. Nice technical climbing. TBCMr

FA: Bryce Martin, 2020

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