Amphitheatre Ledge

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Lots of sun!
25 mins
Up and Down
Abseil
Tidal

Amphitheatre Ledge is a quiet and secluded area that deserves more traffic. The climbing is invariably steep with good rock, but the finishes require caution. Some of the routes are awkward to approach.

Route (click for voting and user comments) Symbols Grade
1
Varina
A pleasant, though serious, route up the arete of The Amphitheatre, finishing up a short groove. Sparse protection from small...
2 user comments
 
Fluttery
HS 4a
2
Uncry These Tears
A strong line up the face right of Varina. Climb to an overlap (small thread) then onwards to a larger overlap. Pass this on...
 
1 Stars
Fluttery
E2 5c
3
Atomic Road Hero
Climb straight up an easy lower wall and attack the technical and intricate face above (3 threads, 1 peg) to a large undercut....
 
1 Stars
Technical
Pumpy
E5 6b
4
Theory of Everything
This is the central line and has the most sustained climbing. Start 3m right of the last route and ascend the easy lower wall...
1 user comment
 
2 Stars
Technical
Pumpy
E5 6b
5
Zoolookologie
A full-body work-out with reasonable gear. Start easily as for Theory of Everything then take the big cracks to the right up...
3 user comments
 
2 Stars
Pumpy
E5 6a
6
In a Big Sky
Start from a large sloping ledge, at a flake, 15m right of the big leaning wall. Move straight up to follow thin cracks past 5...
 E2 5c
7
Land of the Leaning
1) -, 8m. Start as for In a Big Sky. Climb the flake then move right easily for 3m to a ledge above the zawn. Thread and nut...
 
1 Stars
E2 5b
8
World in Action
A peach of a climb. It needs a direct abseil approach to reach a small isolated ledge at the fault-line 5m above the sea, 5m...
 
2 Stars
Technical
Pumpy
E5 6b
9
Arapiles Syndrome
Reminiscent of Ocean Boulevard. Abseil directly, from the stake, to a ledge beneath a diagonal crack, 5m right of World in...
 
1 Stars
Pumpy
E3 5b
10
Mr Ruckle
A fine, mid-height traverse of this exciting area all the way from Varina to finish right of Arapiles Syndrome. It can be done...
3 user comments
 
1 Stars
Pumpy
Fluttery
E1 5a
  • Latest Comments

    For CATTLE TROUGHS

    Isis
    "18/4/14 - BE BLOODY CAREFUL !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! I am sure that if you do this rout..." 09/May

    Isis
    "**** WARNING **** THIS CLIMB IS WRONGLY DESCRIBED IN BOTH TEXT AND TOPO IN THE 2..." 21/Apr

    The Coral Prison
    "The difficulties are short lived, though less short if you go up and right a bit..." 06/Jun

    Bunney's Wall
    "First 2-3 moves are tricky, and no gear for about 10ft. After that the holds are..." 21/Jun

    Varina
    "Went to check this out for the new CC guide, expecting a bit of a death trap aft..." 14/Sep

    Pulpit Route
    "Quite a large bit of rock has fallen from the top section in the last month, lea..." 11/May top50

    Zoolookologie
    "Really good route, but the thread isn't in too good nick now (march 09). Good g..." 16/Mar

    Bunney's Wall
    "Climbing's not 5a (it's easier), gear's a bit thin but better than Hangover. I w..." 22/Aug

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