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A direct line on the centre of the north-east face of Barrier Knob. Starts approximately 20m left of Quiet Earth on the left side and lowest point of the slabby ‘bulge’ in the face.
Climb up slabs and into prominent left-facing corner. Up this to a large belay bollard and ledge.
Climb beautiful textured rock up shallow corner on plllar, to below mossy corner. Step left and up through steepening to easy ground. Belay in crack.
Climb right side of wall up featured, flaky rock (loose in places) to a belay.
Head left and then up final part of headwall, aiming for two prominent blocks on the ridge. Belay amongst blocks on ridgeline.
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Tom Riley, Mark Watson, Allan Uren, March 2006.