- Height: 30m
- Ascents: 269
- Description:© (koala)
Not given many stars until recently, this is now widely considered one of the finest 19s at 'Arapiles'. It used to be 20 so don't expect a soft touch.
Start: Start under the prominent line up the south face of the pinnacle.
- 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).
First Ascent: John Moore & Chris Dewhirst, 1968
Located in Major Mitchell Gully approx:
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Route Grade Citations
|19||Community registered grade|
|19 **||ACA Route Register|
|19||Arapiles, Selected Climbs|
|20||A Rockclimbers Guide to Arapiles/Djurite|
Overall quality score: 80%
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