- Height: 30m
- Ascents: 212
- Description:© (willmonks)
The obvious main crack on the L side of the S face of 'Bluff Major'. Wander up the crack to the top.
- 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: Ian Guild & Mike Stone, 14 Nov 1965
Located in Bluff Major West Face approx:
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Route Grade Citations
|20||Community registered grade|
|20||★★★ Arapiles, Selected Climbs|
|20||★★★ RockGUIDE: Victoria|
|21||★★ A Rockclimbers Guide to Arapiles/Djurite|
|21 **||★★ ACA Route Register|
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