Jo Frances on Gecko Groove
The Cracks Wall is the most convenient of the crags, just two minutes from lake, toilet, and end of the trail. The trad climbing here is excellent with a number of high quality cracks in a tranquil location making this crag the first choice for most climbers. The rock is very clean and there is a high concentration of routes with an easy to navigate base. The rock stays shaded till mid-day.
From the lake walk back towards Kinloch for 1 minute to where a rock cairn marks the track leading up to the crag. The track meets the crag at the base of “Rohans Arete”. The crag is difficult to see through the trees.
Weather station 3.7 miles from here
11 Total Routes
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Jabba the Hut 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b Oceania
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: ... : Cracks Wall
A short corner crack great for novice leaders. Easy stances to place gear and lots of protection. Start by moving through a small overhang (well protected), then stroll up the slightly less than vertical corner on great holds. Finish with a scrable through some tree's untill you find some suitable for a belay....[more] Browse More Classics in International
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