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Bunny Bucket Buttress S 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
Type: Sport, 900 ft, 9 pitches
FA: unknown
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Shared By: Elaine S. on Mar 6, 2012 with updates
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Description

9 glorious Blue Mountains pitches with plenty of ironstone buckets, as one might imagine.

Location

Please consult book and/or guide... hike from second car park, rap down twice on 2 60m ropes, hike some more, climb up and walk out.. full, fun day.

Protection

Good bolts and belays on comfy ledges, no major runouts.

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Will Wright
Phoenix
  5.8
Will Wright   Phoenix
  5.8
Yeah, this climb is definitely a 5.8 (18). I remember us catching a train from Newie with our rickety rental bikes, getting lost on the way back and swarmed with flies, and then rushing to catch the last train by a few minutes. Great adventure. Dec 17, 2015
This climb is actually called "Bunny Bucket Butress" it has a local rating, mine, of and 18. This converts to a 5.8. I am now climbing in America, this is definatly not
a 5.10a. Sep 4, 2013
Jim Lawyer    
 
I thought the route was just so-so until we got to the upper pitches. 80 meters of vertical jug hauling make it all worthwhile. Superior! May 23, 2012