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You can climb all of pitch 1 and the good bit of pitch 2 in a single mega pitch, then step left to the anchor of 'Afterburner'. It's a great shame that this new anchor wasn't placed 2m to the R on the front of the arete, as this would have allowed the leader to clean their own gear, but as it is someone will need to second if you do this extended version.

Start: Start at the big corner on the Flight Deck.

  1. 20m (24) Up corner to piton and continue stemming, after sustained bridging, to the big white blob of rock, hand traverse right past piton to belay stance and rap anchor. The loose LHV to this pitch goes L from the top of the corner to a ledge, back R over difficult bulge via shallow groove, then exits L.

  2. 20m (19) From ledge move back left and up corner crack to top, walk off.

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Route History:

  • First Free Ascent: Kim Carrigan (1st pitchand LHV 13/3/84), Glenn Tempest (2nd pitch, 8/76), 21 Jul 1979

  • First Ascent: Jim Newlands, John Bennett, Oct 1966

Location:  

Located in Atridae approx:
Long/Lat: 141.846203,-36.762109

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Route Grade Citations

23 Principal
24 OZ Rock
24 ** RockGUIDE: Victoria
24 *** A Rockclimbers Guide to Arapiles/Djurite
24 *** *** ACA Route Register
24 *** Arapiles, Selected Climbs

Route quality

Route quality

Lead Styles

Lead styles pie chart

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