Route Number: 2060

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Cave Rave. * * *

Location: Cruit Island - Far West Buttress
Grade: S  4a
Length: 32m
First ascent: I. Miller, C. Gleeson 17/04/10

 At it's Western end, the "Far west Buttress" terminates into a big daddy of a sea cave/tunnel. On the seaward wall of the cave, climb the inverted ridge with considerable atmosphere.

 Pitch 1. 6m From sea level climb the left trending hand crack to the right hand end of a superb non tidal ledge.

 Pitch 2. 25m 4a Traverse out left along the ledge until you are overlooking the void. Circumnavigate the void on jugs and superb rock/gear, keep overlooking the void as you ascend for full effect. A superb pitch. 


Photo of Route
Cruit Island. - Far West Buttress, Western End.
Comments

pt811 - 19/11/2017
Lovely climb on nice solid rock and great holds. Even on a cold day great fun.

Peter Cooper - 29/07/2010
A 3 star sev, it could become a new trade route. Happy to get more feedback on this one. I never noticed it while taking photos and taking good peek at the overhanging wall below (a few yrs back).

D O'Connor - 28/07/2010
Great fun on the sea-level traverse [not in photo] to gain access to start of route. Dare I say the first "Miller-Free" ascent :) Ian was on the camcorder.

Ambrose Flynn - 27/07/2010
Excellent S route - good protection and fantastic exposure for the grade.. definitely worth the stars ***

Peter Cooper - 18/04/2010
Miller, you bugger, stop adding new routes to Cruit, until after the Climbfest, I've enough topo work to do! Trying to get it off to printers for the start of this coming week. Seriously though, good effort. Are you certain about the number of stars for this route?

IM - 18/04/2010
Immaculate rock, perfect gear, a stomper of a line and it is scary as fack! Looking left is where it is at! :-)

IM - 17/04/2010
VERY atmospheric climbing, has the exposure of a route many times it's length. You know it makes sense. :-)

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