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edited some topos, some areas and some routes at Watagans and mentioned . 870 17 days ago

Created 2 routes and 4 topos and updated 2 areas and 10 routes.

Updated the area The Ridge.

Changed area type from 'unknown area' to 'cliff'.

Updated node location.
Updated the area Dark Side.
Added beta summary.

Shady southern side of the Pinnacles

Created the route 19 Uncle Connie.
description

Steep corner 5m right of Bakers Chimney. Fingers to thin hands.

Route history.
Created the route 20 Annie’s.

Changed height from '20' to '25'.

description

Climbs the slab between Noel’s Masterpiece and the corner of Pee Wee’s slab. Good rock but a no gear... so solo or toprope.

Route history.
Updated the route 8 D2 crack.

Changed height from '10' to '8'. — Added number of pitches '1'. — Changed style from 'unknown' to 'trad'.

Added beta description.

The first pitch of D2 lies below the track and is a worthy climb in its own right. The easy splitter hand crack

Edited route history.
  • First Ascent: Alan Gray & Rod Prosser, 1965

Updated the route 21 Crackaphonic Cack.
Updated the route 17 Tequila Sunrise.

Added number of pitches '1'. — Changed style from 'unknown' to 'trad'.

Added beta description.

Splitter Jamb crack through some painful conglomerate

Edited route history.
  • First Ascent: John Wilde & Dan Rogers, 1985

Updated the route 11 Ann's.
Updated beta description.
Offwidth flake and chipped slab Offwidth flake, then slab passing a bolt with several shallow chipped holds
Edited route history.
  • First Ascent: Neal Peterson & Ann Auston, 1968

Updated the route 8 D2.

Added number of pitches '2'. — Changed style from 'unknown' to 'trad'.

Added beta description.

Climbs the large, deep, hanging chimney. The access pitch follows the long right leading ramp. The Hunter's second recorded climb, M1 being the first climb, graded "Moderate", D2 being the second climb, graded "Difficult" in the pre-Ewbank system, British ajectival grading

Edited route history.
  • First Ascent: Alan Gray & Rod Prosser, 1965

Updated the route 17 Heart Failure.

Added number of pitches '2'. — Changed style from 'unknown' to 'trad'.

Added beta description.

Climb splitter crack right of D2, traverse right and finish up crack to tree. NB there is no longer a potential belay tree on the half way ledge.

Edited route history.
  • First Ascent: David Gray, Dan Rogers & John Wilde, 1985

Updated the route 12 Baker's Chimney.

Added number of pitches '2'. — Added number of bolts '1'. — Changed style from 'unknown' to 'trad'.

Added beta description.

Climb the crack and chimney system 10m right of Heart failure past a peg to a bolt belay.

Edited route history.
  • First Ascent: Dennis Baker & Alan Gray, 1968

Updated the route 24 Quad Pocket.

Added number of pitches '7'. — Added number of bolts '7'. — Changed style from 'unknown' to 'sport'.

Added beta description.

The line of stainless carrots 2m right of Scotch and Dry

Edited route history.
  • First Ascent: Gambrills, 1999

Updated the route 19 Scotch and Dry (Direct).
Updated beta description.
Climb the Scotch and Dry crack all the way. Probably 20 without clipping any bolts.... Climb the Scotch and Dry crack all the way. Easier approached as a pure trad climb, avoiding the old bolts
Updated the route 19 Scotch and Dry.

Changed number of bolts from '8' to '9'.

Updated beta description.
Originally a straight forward aid climb with an exciting free section for it's day. The aid was the initial bolt ladder and a sling aid on the final bolt. Climb the wide crack next to the bolt ladder to a bolt belay at half height. Follow the flake / ramp rightwards to a bolt belay. Climb the short final wall past a bolt to a final bolt belay. Originally a straight forward aid climb with an exciting free section for it's day. The aid was the initial bolt ladder and a sling aid on the final bolt. 1. Climb the wide crack next to the bolt ladder to a bolt belay at half height. 2. Follow the flake / ramp rightwards to a bolt belay. Climb the short final wall past a bolt to a final bolt belay.
Edited route history.
  • First Free Ascent:

    First pitch freed as Scotch and Dry direct in 1982

  • First Ascent: Alan Gray, Chris Watson & Neil Peterson, 1968

    originally graded 10M5, though the M5 related to 5 bolts for aid rather than the aid difficulty (an M1 bolt ladder)