- Height: 20m
- Ascents: 122
Start at the left-leading diagonal crack.
Follow the diagonal left into the easy chimney on Cadenza Direct and up to the sloping ledge. Traverse right to a tricky exit.
- 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: Michael Stone & Ian Speedie, 1965
First Free Ascent: Andrew Thomson, 1975
Located in D Minor Pinnacle approx:
Route Grade Citations
|20||Community registered grade|
|19||Arapiles, Selected Climbs|
|19 *||ACA Route Register|
|20||A Rockclimbers Guide to Arapiles/Djurite|
Overall quality score: 59%
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