- Height: 15m
- Ascents: 59
- Description:© (bomber pro)
Straight up to Orestes' first anchor. Beware, this route is often slimy, and the pro down low is fiddly mediocre RPs. Originally had pitons, they were eventually replaced with bolts but those were ripped out by the ethics police, so good luck...
Start: Start at the thin left-facing corner 4m right of 'Orestes'.
- 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).
First Ascent: Clive Parker, Chris Baxter & John Moore, 1968
First Free Ascent: Kim Carrigan, 1978
Located in Atridae approx:
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Route Grade Citations
|22||Arapiles, Selected Climbs|
|22 R *||ACA Route Register|
|22||A Rockclimbers Guide to Arapiles/Djurite|
Overall quality score: 59%
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