- Height: 35m
- Ascents: 8
- Description:© (kieranl)
A fingery and scary start and exciting finish up the headwall.
The original route followed the line L all the way, but a far better finish is to step airily R off the sloping ledge and up the headwall at a fairly solid 19.
Large cam/s size 4 or 5 could be handy at the bottom and small ones stepping off the ledge.
Start: Start to the left of the major crack on the left side of the wall.
- 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: Rod Young & Jeremy Boreham. Geoff Weigand soloed finish February 1985., 1979
Located in Northern Group approx:
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Route Grade Citations
|20 R||Community registered grade|
|20||A Rockclimbers Guide to Arapiles/Djurite|
|20 R *||ACA Route Register|
|20||Arapiles, Selected Climbs|
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