Damascus Crack Area

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Afternoon sun
Uphill
10 mins

A section of scrappy buttresses to the right of the huge overhang of Wombat. Guidebook page 61.

Route (click for voting and user comments) Symbols Grade
1
Coldfinger
14m. The arete followed throughout.
 VS 4b
2
Reset Portion of Galley 37
12m. Climb the steep corner groove and bulges above until forced out right. Named after some printers instructions that became...
3 user comments
 S 4a
3
Broken Slab
12m. Climb the steep slab then move right and pull into a crack awkwardly, follow it to the top.
2 user comments
 S 4a
4
Runner Route
14m. Bold and delicate. Climb the slab to the break (and runners) then crimp on to find a finish up the flaky crack above.
4 user comments
 
1 Stars
Crimpy
Fluttery
HS 4b
5
Damascus Crack
12m. Sustained but well-protected climbing up the crack, with a flaky exit to the right or a good steep and juggy finish up the...
5 user comments
 
1 Stars
Crimpy
HS 4b
6
Third Degree Burn
10m. Climb the left-hand side of the next wall, slightly artificial but with some good moves.
1 user comment
 E2 5b
7
Libra
12m. The well-scoured crack left of the sharp arete is sustained and precarious. Escape at the top or belay then move left and...
4 user comments
 
1 Stars
Fluttery
HVS 4c
8
Little Perforations
14m. Climb through a pinkish scoop six metres left of the crack, with long reaches to easier ground and a rambling finish.
 E2 6a
9
Wipers
16m. Climb the wall 2m left of a flake and continue up the arÉte directly above.
 VS 4b
10
Central Massive
12m. Climb the flake and then step right to climb slabby terrain to the top.
 
1 Stars
D
11
Aqua
12m. Climb the roof crack strenuously the amble to the top.
10 user comments
 VS 4b
12
Quick Brew
12m. Climb out of the left-hand side of the recess in the right arÉte of the wall with thin moves to gain the easy ground...
 
1 Stars
E2 5c
13
Tealeaf Crack
12m. Pass the roof on the right then trend back left (crux) to gain the front arÉte, which gives a pleasant finale.
5 user comments
 
1 Stars
S 4a
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