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The Hole

  - Adelaide Hills
    - Norton Summit
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Description:Routes are described left to right facing the wall. For a more detailed guide, refer to the Climbing Club of South Australia website.
Kid friendly:NoAuthor:boardlord



    Come Out Fighting 7m 30sport
 Short power route on the furthest left-side of The Hole.
FA: Sharik Walker
    Boing V5
 Sit-start with shothole left of The Shining Path, then make a 'Rose' move out left via 2-finger pockets to the pinch. Up to 3-finger pocket, then all the way to the top jug.
    The Shining Path 7m 30sport
 Very short power route mainly on underclings ending at the padlocked chain. Given V10 as a boulder problem. Downgraded by Stuart Williams on the 2nd ascent, but now considered to be solid at this grade.
FA: Matt Adams
    Filipino Furburger     IMG 9m 29sport
 Originally established by Matt Adams, short extension later added by Sharik. Takes the very overhanging pocket line just left of the marked Stugang start. Has been soloed.
FA: Matt Adams; Sharik Walker (ext)
    Stugang Willich     IMGIMGIMG V7
 Marked. Start left of perennial seepage at the base of The Hole. Hard move up to LH pinch/sidepull, then slightly right into undercling and onwards. Finish at the double shotholed break. Take a rope if doing the extension!
FA: Stuart Williams
    Stugang Willich Extension     IMGIMGIMG 12m 28sport
 The obvious extension to Stugang, coming off the shotholes straight into a gaston crux, then linking into Dr Strike to finish. Has been soloed, but not regularly!
FA: Stuart Williams
    Stugang and the 7 Draws 16m 31Unknown
 aka Stugang Extension Extension. Stugang Extension into the finish of Dr Strike Extension.
As for Stugang.
    Snack Related Mishap     IMGIMG 10m 28Unknown
 Start as for Stugang and climb this through the extesion crux, then finish as for Circus Street.
FA: Matt Adams
    Stugang + Wormhole 16m 32sport
 Stugang into the mid-section and finish of Wormhole.
FA: Frederic Bonnet
    Scartrek V7
 Dynamic boulder problem starting at the base of Stugang but heading right to the sidepull pocket. Dyno out to the 3-finger pocket in the roof, then out to the hard-to-hit slot, finishing up and right on the big jug under the main roof (Diplomacy's rest).
 Starts as for Scartrek but avoids the Scatrek finish and instead launches straight into the last half of Diplomacy. Then does the Stugang Extension crux moves, followed by the finish of Circus Street. Continue all the way out to the entrance to the cave. Currently unrepeated.
FA: Frederic Bonnet
 Standing start in the depths of the Hole under the line of pockets. Very steep pocket pulling up to the resting jug under the roof - then out left to finish at the Stugang shotholes (break).
    Diplomacy Start V5
 Slightly lower start than the Diplomacy route - starting on the twin 'eye' pockets - then climbing into Diplomacy - finishing at the big jug under the roof. It's probably wise to jump off here!
    Ultra Pleasure Vibe 2000 9m 29Unknown
 A variation on Diplomacy. Just shy of the Stugang shotholes, move into a big undercling and then grab the Stugang Extension gaston hold with your LH (as a sidepull). Perform the biggest drive-by in the world and gain the Circus Street traverseline. Finish as for Circus Street.
As for Diplomacy.
FA: Sharik Walker
    Feral Muffins 7m 29Unknown
 Start as for Diplomacy then go direct through roof on pockets through the worst rock in the Hole. Ends arbitrarily at a single bolt, and is reportedly unrepeated.
FA: Matt Adams
    Circus Street     IMG 10m 25sport
 A well-named route starting up and right of Diplomacy (on the higher platform) and traversing the lower lip of the Hole roof via a series of heel hooks and 180 degree twists. Finish at the shothole just after the dyno (crux). Hard for the grade.
    Dr Strike     IMGIMG 10m 25sport
 A power-endurance fest starting just right of Circus Street and heading up via the 'shotgun' blast of finger pockets. Traverse left along jugs to the 'hole' - then up past shothole to the final jug in the roof (after the last bolt). Has been soloed.
    Dr Strike's Circus     IMGIMG 10m 25sport
 Originally called 'Fingering Your Date For Blood'. Link up of Dr Strike into Circus Street. A 19-move power-enduro problem at the grade. Has been soloed.
As for Dr Strike. Climb to hole, then keep traversing left via a dropdown move onto the Circus Street jug and onwards.
FA: Matt Adams
    Dr Strike into the Wormhole Search??m30sport
 aka. Dr Strike Extension. Dr Strike to the chain, then link into Nirvaoxyne finish.
FA: Frederic Bonnet
    Gorgeous Guys & Lipstick Lesbians     IMG 10m 26sport
 Takes the furthest righthand line up via good pockets to the roof - then strenuous moves left to the chain.
FA: Luke Geelen

Recent Ascents

shaun Circus Streetfree2006-12-23
shaun Scartrekfree2006-09-24
shaun Dr Strikefree2006-09-24
shaun Boingfree2006-09-24
shaun Stugang Willichfree2006-09-24
boardlord Circus StreetPiled a tower of mats under the last move dyno - then soloed it. Fun and games!solo252006-05-00
shaun Diplomacy Startfree50000-00-00
shaun Dr Strike's CircusGotta get the feet right for the last movesfree260000-00-00

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