Big Stone

Type: 
Rock
Description: 
From the point the access track meet the mine shaft. Scramble up a rough track to the right. Climb a fixed rope to ledge and the start of Big Stone.
Pitch(es): 
#EwbankAlpine (Technical)Alpine (Commitment)Alpine (Mt Cook)AidWater IceMixedBoulder (Hueco)LengthBoltsTrad
12030m10No
 

A steep start, move left then right at the lip. Continue up easier ground into the left groove, Bridge up the groove then move right onto face. Difficult climbing up the steep head wall to the large ledge and DBC belay, (10 bolts).
Once you have brought your climbing partner up to the belay move left across the ledge, scale the small fin of rock and drop into the large alcove and the belay for the 2nd Pitch.

22230m10No
 

Bloody outrageous climbing some of the best at the crag. Climb up through the steep groove clip the bolt under the roof then move out left grab the horn and mantel into the upper groove. At the top of the groove move right onto head wall and then climb straight up past a series of ledges . Note, the top 2 bolts are obscured from view from below, DBC.

Grade: 
20 ,22
Quality: 
3
Gone: 
0
Length: 
60m
Bolts: 
20
Natural pro: 
0
Ascent: 
Cliff Ellery, Jess Dobson & Bryan Mercer Jan 2014
UUID: 
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