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Right facing ramps and corners.
Continue up corner tending left in grooves.
Climb short face into groove, continue climbing groove and face to the right.
Stepping left from belay head up face left of arête on marginal gear into right tending flake systems. Traverse right to belay.
Up groove directly above belay then left around arête continuing up face. Trend right to belay.
Up flakes left of arête, follow seams diagonally rightwards to features above arches, belay out right in alcove.
Climb overhanging corner and crack above.
Straight up wall then trend right to belay in corner.
Head up and left from belay following corner and slabs for 40m.
Follow crack left of belay then up on jugs to large ledge.
Start up weakness left of belay and follow seam until a move right leads through an overlap.
Rock Solid Route
Starting from the snow shelf half-way up the wall, the route climbs the buttress left of a large, right-facing arch. Access is by abseil from the Ngapunatoru Plateau. Bolt belays.
19 , 17 , 18 , 24 , 23 , 24 , 25 , 17 , 18 , 15 , 20
Paul Rogers, Derek Thatcher, Mayan Gobat-Smith, Craig Jefferies, January 2007