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Description:© (willmonks)

Start as for Station to Station. Up StS until it hits the arete then move R and up past 3 more bolts.

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: Kim Carrigan, 20 Nov 1984


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

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Route Grade Citations

27 Community registered grade
27 ** ACA Route Register
27 A Rockclimbers Guide to Arapiles/Djurite
27 Arapiles, Selected Climbs

Route quality

Route quality

Overall quality score: 89%

Lead Styles

Lead styles pie chart

Comments keywords

powerful crux sustained hard good super great cool rad nice awesome tricky vertical rest contrived crack

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