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Description:© (kieranl)

Fairly good route but the fixed wire is gone now - 2 retro bolts- still seems to be leadable.

Start: Start below thin seam without fixed wire where the track dips down.

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: Lincoln Shepherd & Natalie Green, 1982


Located in Watchtower Area approx:
Long/Lat: 141.838505,-36.751497

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Route Grade Citations

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

Route quality

Route quality

Overall quality score: 61%

Lead Styles

Lead styles pie chart

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