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This major cliff dominates the north side of Landing Craft Boy. The. There are two main faces divided centrally by a long, open-book corner. The block-streaked southern face is smooth and open and provides a wealth of quality climbing. North of the long corner the cliff swings round to the west and is pierced by a number of impressive, overhanging groove and crocklines: the Wall of Grooves. To the north is a south-facing, diamond-shaped wall: Matt Block Wall.
At plateau level and approximately 500 metres north of the Old Light and 150 metres south of the Battery descent path is a prominent Iorge outcrop. Descend the fern-covered slopes below the outcrop to reach a cluster of Iorge boulders lining the rim of the cliff-top; from here a 60-metre abseil leads down the south face to the foot of the cliff. A time-consuming, low-tide boulder-hop can also be mode from the foot of First Buttress North.
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The prominent tapering ramp-line provides an immaculate route with an exhilarating but intimidating crux. Stride left to a large ledge below the ramp . Progressively steeper and harder climbing leads up the ramp to a point where it fades completely. Swing right beneath a roof and make a long reach for a welcome but hidden jug. Pull up into a steep crack and follow it to finish over easier ground ....[more] Browse More Classics in International
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