- Height: 30m
- Bolts: 3
- Ascents: 3
- Description:© (willmonks)
Up thin seam to traverse line, R and up to BR, diagonally R to 2nd BR, then trend L to 3rd BR (despite the unfortunate chipped hold, this is still the crux). Nathan Hoette linked the start of 'Balance of Power' into 'London Calling' in Nov. 2004, which is 29* and called Berlin Calling (if you think link-ups deserve their own name).
Start: Start 1.5m R of 'Denim'.
- 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: Mark Moorhead, 1981
Located in Bluffs approx:
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Route Grade Citations
|27||Community registered grade|
|26 **||ACA Route Register|
|26||A Rockclimbers Guide to Arapiles/Djurite|
|27||Arapiles, Selected Climbs|
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