Back Wall All trad climbing11 routes in cliff
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From Main Wall follow the track around to the right.
Access issues inherited from Arapiles
Bird Nesting September-December Raptors usually nest on the following climbs in Spring : Cassandra Eurydice, Harlequin Cracks, Revelations. Nesting usually finishes mid-December. There may or may not be signs in place at these times. Please keep 50m clear of these climbs if there appears to be nesting activity.
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).
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Start: Start at the arete R of the walk-down gully.
Start: Start just R of CA.
FA: Bill Andrews & Julie Tulloch, 1975
A nice little line. A route description would be nice though.
FA: Unknown, 2000
Start: Start 3.5m R of CC.
FA: Tod Truscott & Oscar Poll, 1990
The steep orange corner facing L.
Start: Start 0.5m R of OC.
FA: Bill ANdrews & Julie Tulloch, 1975
Layback for 5m then step R into crack.
Start: Start 5m R of C&C.
FA: John Fisher, 1983
Start: Start 3m R of TT.
FA: Michael Creek, 1986