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The crag is at the top of Winterbach Peak which is to the south of the Kromriver campsite. The walk up takes about one and a half hours.

Namby Pamby

This route is on the buttress which is one level below the headwall crag. It starts from a large fallen block and follows the prominent arête.

Pitch 1: 50m 17. Ascend the arête starting off from the large block. Climb the crack about 2m to the left of the corner. The last part of the climb follows a recess on the left.

Descent: Walk around the tower and down the back.

First Ascent: Hilton Davies and David Davies, 15 June 1998.

Thin Blue Line

This route takes the plum line up the centre of the steep main face and ends close to the summit. Although only two pitches it has a big wall feel about it as the mountain is steep and the climbing is bold on natural gear.

Pitch 1: 35m 20. Climb the crack for 25m to a small roof. Traverse right for 5m then up and through another small roof to stance on a small ledge (hanging belay on wire nuts).

Pitch 2: 20m Grade 22. Climb up the crack to the roof and head out left onto the overhanging wall. Climb the headwall to the top angling leftwards.

Descent: A series of narrow gorges marked by cairns leads one down without abseils.

First Ascent: David Davies and Hilton Davies, 15 June 1998.

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