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Description:© (kieranl)

Good steep climbing on clean rock. The name is referring to the recent sandbagging activities due to flood and is not related to the grade.

Start: The line at the left end of the ledge, starting up an easy corner that is just right of "Anchors Away"

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: Keith Lockwood & Kieran Loughran, 2011

Location:  

Located in Far North approx:
Long/Lat: 141.833416,-36.748160

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