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Description:© (kieranl)

A few pieces of gear required higher up. Sustained wall leftward past 2 bolts. At jugs, move right and up. (A pumpy variant is to go left instead and finish up Follow Your Nose).

Start: Start 6 metres right of "Follow Your Nose".

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: Dave Fearnley & Mark Moorhead via start from left. As described Kim Carrigan, 1982


Located in Northern Group approx:
Long/Lat: 141.834837,-36.749740

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Route Grade Citations

26 ACA Route Register
26 Principal
26 ** A Rockclimbers Guide to Arapiles/Djurite
26 ** Arapiles, Selected Climbs

Route quality

Route quality

Overall quality score: 68%

Lead Styles

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