Ship Of Fools

Type: 
Rock
Description: 
17,18,19,19. 170m. Great climbing in a fabulous position. Has had rave reviews by repeat ascensionists, according to the first ascensionists. Many bolts + some trad. Bring a single rack up to 3 Camelot. 2 x 50m ropes required. If accessed from below, from the rock apron scramble to the solar panel, down and across to the exposed arete. Scramble up arete and find track through scrub. The hotel-sized rock is passed via fixed ropes on the right. The track continues to bolts marking the start of the route. If accessed from above, the top abseil rings can be found at the highest point of the wall.
Pitch(es): 
#EwbankAlpine (Technical)Alpine (Commitment)Alpine (Mt Cook)AidWater IceMixedBoulder (Hueco)LengthBoltsTrad
119170mYes
Grade: 
19
Quality: 
3
Gone: 
0
Length: 
170m
Bolts: 
0
Natural pro: 
1
Ascent: 
Bruce Dowrick, Bryan Moore, Tony Ward-Holmes. 13/12/14
UUID: 
7b0d6fc1-a493-4c52-ad1d-4297fe53de5d

Comments

Rad climb. You definitely don't need much of a rack. I seem to remember the pitches being more like 19/17/19/18 though?
Also there is a bolt on the seal platform if you need to tie up a kayak or boat.