wow that sounds like my story... I have been climbing in North Bend for the last 2 years and have heard about aborigine.. I didnt bother to climb it until about a week after I got home from climbing 2 months in Thailand... It was SUPER cold, *Windy, and rainy. But I nabbed it. Such a good route.
For a few years now Aborigine has been my nemesis. Every year I would try it and it always freaked me out for some reason. Well this year I hit it on a great day my first weekend back from a 2 1/2 month climbing trip in Asia. Finally got the redpoint...whew. Also nice to see that I've improved