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Description:© (koala)

The slightly overhung corner. Beware snapping holds especially on the poorly protected start.

Start: Just L of Melville's Cave.

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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Route History:

  • First Ascent: Paul Gillis & Norm Osborne, 1970

Location:  

Located in Main Wall approx:
Long/Lat: 141.846038,-36.766935

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Route Grade Citations

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

Route quality

Route quality

Overall quality score: 57%

Lead Styles

Lead styles pie chart

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