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Description:© (willmonks)

Great sustained moves up intermittent pods in the crack and directly through the small roof. Beware a slight runout at about 6m which doesn't leave much room for error.

Start: Start just R of the pillar/pedestal.

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: Chris Dewhirst & Keith Lockwood, 13 Oct 1974

  • First Free Ascent: Henry Barber, Mar 1975


Located in Brick Wall approx:
Lat/Long: -36.760639,141.844550

Some content has been provided under license from: © Australian Climbing Association Queensland (Creative Commons, Attribution, Share-Alike 2.5 AU)

Route Grade Citations

22 Community registered grade
22 RockGUIDE: Victoria
22 ** ACA Route Register
22 A Rockclimbers Guide to Arapiles/Djurite
22 Arapiles, Selected Climbs

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Route quality

Overall quality score: 85%

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