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Access issues inherited from West Coast

This is a vast area, with multiple landowners, see each subsection for specifics

Approach

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History

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A lot of the sport routes were trad routes.

Routes

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17/5c

FA: S. Miller, 2008

17/5c

FA: S. Miller, 2008

20/6b

17/5c

FA: S. Miller, 2008

Clips the first 3 bolts of Bananarama, then moves left. 21/6b+

Warning Fixed Gear: Old bolts and home-made hanger plates

FA: G. Holwill, 1990

22/6c

FA: G. Holwill, 1988

20/6b Classic - sustained mix of technical face climbing and cranky pulls using amazing holds. Placement of bolt on Direct Variation through final overlap (to the right) confuses finish - ignore this bolt.

Set: PaddyHB

FA: Guy Holwill, 1988

Set: A. Davies

FA: A. Davies, 2004

20/6b

FA: PaddyHB, 2004

Warning Fixed Gear: Very old bolts!

FA: G. Holwill, 1992

The first half of the route goes up 'All Along the Watchtower' open book, then after exiting (above) the open book traverse left a few meters then upwards to chains 2-3m below the top of the crag.

Set: PaddyHB, Dec 2016

FA: PaddyHB, Dec 2016

The first half of the route goes up 'All Along the Watchtower' open book, then after exiting (above) the open book traverse left a few meters then upwards, keeping left of Watchtower Reverb Minor lower-offs

Set: PaddyHB, Dec 2016

FA: PaddyHB, Dec 2016

19/6a+ An amalgam of two trad lines, 'All Along the Watchtower' (bottom half - graded 17 as a trad line) and Beastmaster (top half - grade 21 route)

Set: A. Davies, 1988

FA: J. Orrock, 1988

Starts right of 'All along the Watchtower' and joins 'All along the Watchtower' at the second last bolt to finish on All along the Watchtower lower offs.

The Middle third of route and exit (last two bolts) is shared with Beastmaster, a trad line opened in the '80s by Jono Fischer and Jono Orrock.

Set: PaddyHB, Dec 2016

FA: PaddyHB, Dec 2016

An excellent combo route. A combo of Madam Beast, 'All Along the Watchtower' and Watchtower Reverb. Start on Madam Beast, move to 'All Along the Watchtower' just before the middle ledge and then onto Watchtower Reverb

30m of excellent climbing.

FA: PaddyHB, Dec 2016

22/6c

FA: PaddyHB, 2004

24/7a

FA: A. Davies, 2004

FA: T. Lourens

FA: PaddyHB, Oct 2019

Set: PaddyHB, Oct 2019

23/6c+

Set: S. Miller

FA: T. Russel, 2010

Set: PaddyHB, Nov 2019

FA: PaddyHB, Dec 2019

FA: PaddyHB, Dec 2019

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