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Essentially the right arete of D Minor.

Start 2m R of D Minor.

Up thin stepped line. Things ease off from about half-height before an exciting finish up arete.

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: Tony Dignan & Kevin Lindorff , 1978


Located in D Minor Pinnacle approx:
Long/Lat: 141.845178,-36.761236

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Route Grade Citations

17 Community registered grade
17 * * ACA Route Register
17 * Arapiles, Selected Climbs
17 * A Rockclimbers Guide to Arapiles/Djurite

Route quality

Route quality

Overall quality score: 55%

Lead Styles

Lead styles pie chart

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