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Description

The right side of the main part of 'Tjuringa Wall' is marked by a prominent left-facing flake-chimney.

© (boardlord)

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.

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).

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Routes

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1
22 Chip Chop Trad 15m

Chossy crack left of 'Hyperbola' to roof. Traverse out right and up arete.

FA: Kin Carrigan, Lincoln and Louise Shepherd, 1983

2

Very exciting.

FA: Kim Carrigan, Tony Marian, 1978

3
17 * Hyperbola Trad 13m

The T-shaped roof on this is a prominent landmark on the track to Kitten Wall.

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

4
17 * Hyperbole Trad 10m

Good steep wall climbing up narrow face between 'Hyperbola' and 'Black Cat'.

FA: Dave Gairns, Chris and Sue Baxter, Keith Lockwood, Malcolm Matheson, 1983

5
10 Black Cat Trad 15m

Not too bad.

FA: Keith Egerton, John Chapman, Glenn Tempest, 1976

6
24 R Tynee Tips Mixed 42m, 1

An attractive but serious lead.

FA: Mark Moorhead, Tony Dignan, 1981

7

Not a bad traverse if you like that sort of thing.

Start: Start from large block just right of Strange Tenants.

FA: Kim Carrigan, Lpouise Shepherd, 1982

8
22 Bolshevik Trad 10m

Shallow corner capped by little roof, left of 'Bolero'.

FA: Duncan Critchley (solo), 1984

9
19 Messy Houses Trad 20m

Start as for Stranger and Stranger but just before horizontal break climb straight up wall to top.

FA: Louise and Chris Shepherd, Kim Carrigan, 1982

10
22 * The Sociopath Next Door Mixed 30m, 2

Delicate face climbing

Start: Start 3m right of Strange Tenants

Up to Bolt, then break and on to 2nd Bolt.Up slightly right and up slab (Trad) to Rap Station for In Lieu.

FA: Joel Wilson, 2008

11
23 * Strange Tennants Trad 30m

The fingery wall right of 'Strange Tennants' finishing as for 'In Lieu'.

FA: Chris Shepherd, 1982

12
17 R Moving Out Trad 15m

A very committing first half.

Start: Start from block at start of 'Stranger And Stranger'.

FA: Kim Carrigan, Louise Shepherd, 1982

13
19 * In Lieu Mixed 52m, 2

The all too obvious corner/crack/offwidth provides a good workout.

  1. 18m (19) Pleasant short flake-crack to ledge. Now fight your way into the bottomless slot. From the chimney, swing over the next overhang and belay in recess.

  2. 34m (17) Step out right and traverse past two old bolts. The route originally traversed off right but it's much better at second bolt to climb bulge and then flake corner above.

FA: Peter Jackson., 1965

FA: Direct finish : John Moore, Alec Campbell, Chris Dewhirst, 1966

14
25 * Perfect Stranger Trad 42m

The smooth wall right of the 'Tynee Tips' arete past a bolt. Finishes as for the traverse of 'In Lieu'.

FA: Kim Carrigan, 1984