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A true Stirlings classic. Start on 2m wide wall between two chimneys, directly below a pointed roof at the top.

Pitch 1 (15m): Up wall (left or right) to a classic ledge with block belay.

Pitch 2 (18m): Steep, but easy moves up crack to airy belay ledge.

Pitch 3 (21m): Follow the wide rightward trending crack line, getting steeper all the way to the final committing crux moves to gain a small cave under roof. Scramble out right to finish.

Exit as per Manicure.

Route history

Jan 1971First ascent: J Watson & S Lumsdaine

Warnings

Location

Lat/Lon: -34.40532, 117.95293

Grade citation

15 Assigned grade
15

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Quality

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Overall quality 90 from 15 ratings.

Difficulty - 15

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Sandbag

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Suggested Grade

15

Based on 2 ratings.

Tick Types

Onsight 10
Flash 1
Red point 5
Tick 4

Comment keywords

crux traverse easy bail steep exposed committing lovely amazing cool great beautiful classic pleasant fantastic nice fun good

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