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Table of contents

1. Bolero Wall 5 routes in Cliff

Summary:
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seasonality
All Trad
Access Issues: inherited from Arapiles

State Park

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).

RouteGradeStyleSelected ascents
1 Stranger Danger

Arete left of 'Bolero'.

FA: Bud Green, James Falla, 1988

20Trad 10m
2 Bolero

Obvious off-width crack at left end of wall. Take a big cam.

FA: Phillip Stranger, Chris Dewhirst, Peter Jackson, 1966

13Trad 10m
3 Rolling Stone

Pleasant crack 3 metres right of 'Bolero'.

FA: Gordon Talbett, Phil Grossi, Rein Kamar, 1969

14Trad 11m
4 Snide Effects

No protection.

FA: Lincoln Shepherd (solo), 1983

20 RTrad 10m
5 Side Effects

Up flake to peg runner and on to ledge. Traverse right to break and then hard finish up to boulder.

Start: Start at short flake on left side of orange wall right of 'Bolero'.

FA: Chris Shepherd, Malcom Matheson, 1981

21Trad 20m

2. Index by grade

Grade Stars Name Style
13 Bolero Trad 10m
14 Rolling Stone Trad 11m
20 Snide Effects Trad 10m
Stranger Danger Trad 10m
21 Side Effects Trad 20m