Monsoon Malabar Area

Sport
Sun from mid-morning
Up and Down
20 mins

An good section of cliff-line that offers routes throughout the grades and some striking lines. The rock is generally good, but some of the routes can be a be touch dusty. Guidebook page 76.

Route (click for voting and user comments) Symbols Grade
1
Fat Falling Pigs
A good line that is low in the grade and can be dusty. Weird tufa pipes and formations show the way to a fairly tiring finish....
4 user comments
 
1 Stars
6b
2
Twangy Pearl Top 50
A well-travelled route now promoted to three stars by popular demand. Superb fingery flowstone climbing that has a technical...
11 user comments
 
3 Stars
Technical
Pumpy
7b
3
Boilermaker
Sustained climbing with a bouldery crux up a very blank looking wall. From a good hold, move up leftwards over a bulge from...
2 user comments
 
2 Stars
Technical
Pumpy
7c
4
Into the Sun
A dusty slab which is unlikely to clean up, but still has some good climbing. Climb the wall to the right of the grey streaks...
1 user comment
 
1 Stars
6c
5
Bring on the Night
The middle of the blank wall has some nice climbing. Climb the rib to a thin wall and finish up an easier flake.
4 user comments
 
1 Stars
Pumpy
Crimpy
6c+
6
Does Trunky Want a Bun?
A good pitch that should clean up. Ascend the wall to the left of the arete of Monsoon Malabar.
 
1 Stars
6b+
7
Monsoon Malabar Top 50
A great outing with an easy start and an intricate finish up the striking, angular arete in the centre of this area. Move right...
16 user comments
 
2 Stars
6a
8
Inbreeding
The arete and slab to the right of the deep cleft has some dubious holds and has, unfortunately, still not cleaned up like many...
7 user comments
 
Loose
6b
9
We Are Not Men, We Are Roto
A dusty pitch up the wall just right of a blunt arete. Old bolts mark the line.
1 user comment
 6c
10
The Stal's On Me, Pal
Good, but loose climbing that breaks right out of We are Not Men We Are Roto. Follow a weird conglomerate ramp of poor rock.
2 user comments
 
Loose
7a
11
Toothless Vampire
The big flowstone pillar right of a large groove. Start by scrambling up to a bolt below and left of the corner. It has some...
1 user comment
 
Loose
7b
  • Latest Comments

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    When This Hits the Fan
    "A top route: sustained, great positions, not much friable rock in evidence. Dest..." 18/Aug

    Portland Heights
    "Crux comes at an unexpected point which caught me out for the onsight. Other tha..." 29/Apr top50

    The Wrecked Finger
    "Nice steady start, interesting mid section and very tricky finish. Well named!" 02/Apr

    Dudas sin nombres
    "Decent climb, interesting rock." 05/Feb

    Through the Barricades
    "Done a few of the routes hereabouts and this ranks amongst them as definitely 7a..." 21/Oct

    Last Rose of Summer
    "I think I seconded this on the fa. One of Pete's best imho..." 10/Sep

    That Honeycomb Centre
    "More solid and pumpy that it looks. Really good addition to the sector. 1.5 ..." 03/Sep

    Gaze of the Gorgon
    "The start has been re-cleaned and re-bolted. The second bolt came out with two b..." 07/Dec

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