2 Stars
 E1 5b

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Worth the bushwack, offering interesting and devious climbing.
1) 5b, 16m. Climb straight up the wall, then trend out right and climb the steepening wall above to a small stance on the left below the capping bulges.
2) 4c, 12m. Climb awkwardly up the groove to reach the roof, then scuttle left around this to easier rock. A rightward exit is harder (5a), and perhaps more in keeping with the lower pitch.
FFA. Bob Dearman 1976. FA. Roy Leeming (4pts) 1965


Pitch 2 feels a bit hard for 4c - but perhaps it is just best ignored!
roger whetton - 07/Oct/03

Beware the nettles on the approach but the climbing is worthwhile and clean.
roger whetton - 29/May/08

Ouch, what a bushwack! Don't overestimate the belay tat, nor underestimate the difficulty of pitch 2. The bottom section is great fun - but the gear throughout is not inspiring.
Chris Parson - 25/Jul/10

Good route. Thought the gear was sufficient even if not overly inspiring
Charles Moreton - 02/Aug/10

Getting to the route is a definite pain (just getting up to the Watchblock is bad enough) but the climbing is fine and reasonably clean.
roger whetton - 06/Jun/11

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