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The Central Buttress Rock Climbing 


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Description 

This is the first major multipitch wall along the approach to Taipan. It is the home of a handful of beautiful routes that work up a relatively narrow panel of rock that is bordered on both sides by massive corners.

Getting There 

Follow the Stapylton summit trail.

Climbing Season



Weather station 16.2 miles from here

1 Total Climbing Routes

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Featured Route For The Central Buttress

Missing 5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a  Australia : The Grampians : ... : The Central Buttress
This exciting route follows a striking line up the very center of the Central Buttress. The first pitch involves cruxy, thin climbing. The second pitch is a bit spicy and follows a thin seam past a few rooflets and a bolt or two to a belay out left in the corner. The spectacular final pitch moves back right and heads up and through the 15' roof that caps the wall. Descend by scrambling down and (climber's) left and then rapping the left margin of the wall with two ropes....[more]   Browse More Classics in International

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