This is the more southerly of the two freestanding boulders. It has excellent fine grained rock.

Access issues inherited from Tasmania

Many locals continue to use community run website for crag/route updates and noting any access issues. The associated app can be downloaded and used offline!

Gerry Narkowicz also produces hardcopy guides to numerous venues across the state via the 'Climb Tasmania' website

Ethic inherited from Tasmania

  • The operation and use of drones by park visitors on reserved land including national parks is not permitted​.

  • Please note that Tasmania has notoriously patchy phone reception for particular service providers. Telstra is the most reliable. An emergency Personal Locator Beacon or similar is recommended kit when climbing in remote locations.

  • For more information - follow the link below for some local tips + tricks on how to better reduce your impact during your next Tassie climbing holiday


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From jug up left to flake and topout, to the left of Piece of Flake

up large flake to the left of Fish and Chips

arete and corner of south-east facing faces

From the curving crack pull up the face. V2 from standing.

Up face left of Soy Sauce, sit start is a project

Corner left of Abalone Arete

Sit start at the crack on the arete two metres left of hangman. Move left to big undercling flake on the arete and up.

Stand start the Crack left of Hangman

Sit start the north-west facing face using right hand pinch of the undercling on the face, pull up and gain short hanging crack. Stand start is V1

SDS - Crack in middle of north-west facing face.

Stand start about one metre left of right hand end of mort-west facing face.

Stand - Crusty right hand arete of north-west facing face.

Traverse the whole boulder via the top lip.

Project - stand start at Mullet and traverse leftward without using the top of the boulder to finish at Crab Stick

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Author(s): Gerry Narkowicz

Date: 2021

ISBN: 9780646841946

Cracks, sea stacks, big walls, remote exotic locations, volcanic columns, no crowds and your choice of the predominant dolerite, some quartzite and a little sandstone to remind you of the mainland. Many a wilderness climbing experience can be had within a 2hr car trip from the main centers. By Gerry Narkowicz. This guide features 1280 routes.

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