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Description:© (bomber pro)

Climb It'll Never Fly almost to arete, then cut back diagonally right and up to another bolt (exciting) then up to anchor.

Start: As for It'll Never Fly.

Ethic: inherited from Arapiles

Mount Arapiles is first and foremost a trad climbing area. The few sport climbs tend to be in the higher grades where no natural pro is available.

Bolting, particularly retro-bolting, is discouraged and should only be undertaken after extensive consultation with the local climbers, first ascensionists, etc. Inappropriately placed bolts have been chopped.

Do not chip the rock.

Look after the park.

  • Stick to the paths.

  • Don't disturb the wildlife.

  • Routes near peregrine falcon nesting sites are closed in the spring.

  • Minimise the impact of your camping (fuel stoves not fires, take your rubbish with you, etc).


Route History:

  • First Ascent: Chris Shepherd, 20 Sep 1982


Located in The Flight Deck approx:
Lat/Long: -36.762371,141.845815

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Route Grade Citations

25 Community registered grade
25 RockGUIDE: Victoria
25 Arapiles, Selected Climbs
25 A Rockclimbers Guide to Arapiles/Djurite
25 *** ACA Route Register

Route quality

Route quality

Overall quality score: 80%

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Comments keywords

solid dyno crux sustained tough pumped tired powerful sandbag hard fun cool nice good sweet brilliant amazing great exciting classic awesome scary fall committing confusing rest hands short flake undercling sharp crack feet fingers arete sloper crimpy easy bail dry traverse

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