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Description:© (kieranl)

Start just left of overhang, 4 metres right of 'Practical Cats'. Up past bolt to short crack then horizontal break, being careful not to fall off getting to crack. Continue up wall slightly left past big pockets and back up rightish to top. Finish at Rap anchor. A #5 cam is not needed as stated in the latest guide, in fact there is nowhere to put it.

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 Shepherd, Nick Plishko. Louise Shepherd & Mike Broadbent had climbed the upper flake earlier the same day., 31 Oct 1982


Located in Kitten Wall approx:
Lat/Long: -36.752142,141.836474

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Route Grade Citations

23 Community registered grade
23 A Rockclimbers Guide to Arapiles/Djurite
23 R ACA Route Register

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Overall quality score: 54%

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Comments keywords

hard great fun nice fall committing weird steep flake easy contrived crack

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