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Jollies Rock

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About Jollies Rock:

Jollies Rock is a sub alpine crag situated in the foot hills of the Southern Alps. Thought the crag has been known by some for a while, the most recent development has yielded 19 or so lines, most between 20m and 30m, ranging in grade from 10 to 19 (most 15-18). All the lines are trad, none have permanent anchors. A helmet is recommended as there is still alot of loose rock lying around. The rock type is greywacke, a type of sandstone wich tends to be hard and brittle, but offers good friction.
Bring your sense of adventure. It's important to be aware that the weather can change quickly here. The crag is very exposed to wind from most directions and faces WNW with no shade from the sun. Protection is often on small gear and, though generally good, in many cases can be a bit spaced.
Nearest town or city: Hanmer
Directions: Once in Hanmer, drive over Jacks Pass until you are within a couple hundred metres of Top House Rd. Park just before the DoC sign for Molesworth Farm Park (right hand side of the road), then follow the roughly marked track straight up the hill to the crag (40min).
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Camping: Pay
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