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Description:

The chimney between the Finger Prince and Iron Void pinnacles past funny blocks and ancient machine nut.

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).

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Route History:

  • First Ascent: Chris Dewhirst & Chris Baxter, 1966

Location:  

Located in Organ Pipes Gully approx:
Long/Lat: 141.845524,-36.761504

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Route Grade Citations

11 Community registered grade
11 David Newell
11 Arapiles, Selected Climbs
12 ACA Route Register
12 A Rockclimbers Guide to Arapiles/Djurite

Route quality

Route quality

Overall quality score: 45%

Lead Styles

Lead styles pie chart

Comments keywords

strenuous crux tough chimney interesting

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