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Johnstone's Knob Area


Crag:TAS
  - Mt Wellington (Organ Pipes)
    - Organ Pipes
This area is unlocked for editing, and its routes are unlocked. Route additions are allowed.
Description:An isolated 40 ft. tower to the north of the Northern Buttress. A faint trail heads right from near the Chasm and runs around the Lost World and uphill to the “Knob”. There are 2 or 3 ways to the top. Descent by abseil. First climbed Sept. ’61.
Kid friendly:NoAuthor:eijkel


Issues

Routes

    Great Red Pointer     IMGIMG 12m 19sport
3 bolts
Rap-anchor
 Great sport climbing on the Hobart side of Johnstones Knob involving both aretes and passing a knife blade to a ledge with rap anchor. Protected by 3 carrots.
    Johnstone's Knob 12m 12trad
 The prominent 12m spire that casts a spell on climbers and entices them over. There are several ways to the top. Rap station. Unknown, Sept. 1961.
    Sergeant Slaughter     IMGIMG 12m 21sport
4 bolts
Rap-anchor
Toprope
 Great climb on a large block with ringbolts visible from Johnstone's Knob. 4 BRs plus rap station. G. Phillips, Oct. 1995.

Recent Ascents

eijkel Great Red Pointeronsight182010-01-09
eijkel Sergeant Slaughteronsight212010-01-04

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