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Description:© (willmonks)

Start 2m L of Thunder Crack. Up to strenno corner (2BR), then R onto ledge shared with TC. Up past BR and frightening mashie (ignoring rurp out left), traverse L to crack and up it, then L and up face past BR.

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: Glenn Tempest & Jeff Lamb (starting up TC), 1980


Located in Bluff Major West Face approx:
Long/Lat: 141.844665,-36.757532

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Route Grade Citations

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

Route quality

Route quality

Overall quality score: 83%

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