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River Wall

Type
Part of

The farm gate 50m past Roadside is the jumping off point for most of Bayley’s Road. Park
without obstructing the gate and walk on in along the farm track. Riverwall is about 100 m
down river from the car park.

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Aspect
North
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Routes

Reference Title Grade Length Pro Quality Operations
 Edgehog, 22 22 12m 5
1.02

  • P1
  • 22
  • 12m
  • 5

The first impressive sharp arete on the upper tier. 5 bolts with hangers and a DBC belay.


 Unknown route, 18 18 15m 2
0

  • P1
  • 18
  • 15m
  • 2

2m right of the fence post. Climb the face past 2 bolts to a DBC belay.


 Born to Fly, 21 21 12m 5
0

  • P1
  • 21
  • 12m
  • 5

As Tony so articulately put it “Easy Climbing leads to ballsy finish , How’s your air pants. 5 bolts & DBC belay.


 Azure Pe’, 15 15 15m 4
0

  • P1
  • 15
  • 15m
  • 4

On the next buttress. This line survived more than 2 months after bolting before being led. DBC belay a few meters back from the top. [Pro 4 bolts]


 Raw Bacon & Scotch, 17 17 12m 4
0

  • P1
  • 17
  • 12m
  • 4

The second pitch of Azure Pe’. Four bolts & DBC belay.


 Prodigal Surfer, 18 18 15m 8
0

  • P1
  • 18
  • 15m
  • 8

A really obvious buttress 8m right of Azure Pe’, finishing on a knob. The crux is at the top. DBC Belay [Pro 8 bolts]


 Get Your Hands Off it Coates, 18 18 10m 2
0

  • P1
  • 18
  • 10m
  • 2

The second pitch of Prodigal Surfer.


 Broom Broom Mentality, 18 18 10m 3
0

  • P1
  • 18
  • 10m
  • 3

Start up the middle of the face, then cross over to the buttress on the left. 3 naked bolts and DBC belay.


 Swansong, 20 20 10m 4
1.02

  • P1
  • 20
  • 10m
  • 4

Petes’ last route before disappearing overseas. 4 bolts with hangers. DBC Belay.


 Won’t Be Long, 17 17 12m 4
0

  • P1
  • 17
  • 12m
  • 4

Climb the corner until the crack widens, then move onto the right wall. Follow a thin crack up and to the right to the belay ledge of 20/20. [Pro: 4 bolts]


 20/20, 20 20 20m 6
2.01

  • P1
  • 20
  • 20m
  • 6

5m right. Starts up a short, steep, overhanging wall Climb past the bolts to join a crack, and finish on a ledge complete with DBC belay. [Pro: 6 bolts]


 Recipe Man and the Industrial Opera, 23 23 20m 6
2.01

  • P1
  • 23
  • 20m
  • 6

Immediately right of 20/20. A hard start followed by 6 bolts leads up to a DBC near the top.


 Finger Lick’in Good, 24 24 20m
2.01

  • P1
  • 24
  • 20m
  • Trad

The very impressive over hanging corner. Hard climbing and a bold lead all on natural gear. The gear was pre placed on the first ascent.


 Blind as Bats, 17 17 10m 3
0

  • P1
  • 17
  • 10m
  • 3

Climb straight up on good holds past 3 naked bolts to a TBC belay. Like 20/20 the name has nothing to do with vision!


 Rabid Stuffed Toys In Lycra, 20 20 15m 5
0

  • P1
  • 20
  • 15m
  • 5

20m right is a sharp arete. On the face. With a name like that it deserves to be a classic. 5 bolts.


 Attack of the Killer Oven Gloves, 16 16 12m 2
0

  • P1
  • 16
  • 12m
  • 2

Personally I preferred Simons original name: Sex Slaves from Outer Space. 2 bolts. Move right at the top to the DBC belay of Sharp Arete.


 Sharp Arete, 19 19 12m 2
0

  • P1
  • 19
  • 12m
  • 2

Climb the sharp arete past 2 naked bolts to a DBC belay.


 Stuffed Toys with Attitude, 21 21 12m 3
0

  • P1
  • 21
  • 12m
  • 3

Overhanging wall with 3 bolts. Finish at the DBC belay of Sharp Arete. Simon Carr Apr-94


 Cocoa Kid and the Black and Decker Wimp, 16 16 3
0

  • P1
  • 16
  • 3

A short walk to the last outcrop on River Wall. Look for a two-tiered, square buttress. Climb the face in the middle of the buttress. 3 naked bolts and a DBC belay.


 Totally Tuff, 20 20 10m 3
0

  • P1
  • 20
  • 10m
  • 3

Climb the overhanging face. First bolt naked, the next two with hangers. Belay from a single naked bolt on the top of the column, and another on a block above. Walk off.


 Kathmandu Kid, 17 17 10m 3
0

  • P1
  • 17
  • 10m
  • 3

Originally called Petite Miam , but renamed after Andrew forgot what he called it. Climb the arete. 3 naked bolts. Belay as for Totally Tuff.


 Bivouac Boy, 15 15 10m 2
0

  • P1
  • 15
  • 10m
  • 2

Climb the face past 2 bolts. Belay as for Totally Tuff.


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