- Height: 50m
- Pitches: 2
- Ascents: 380
- Description:© (koala)
Beautiful, sustained first pitch followed by a short hard section.
Start: Start below the well-chalked thin cracks taking the middle of the wall right of 'D Major'.
25m (14) Sustained climbing up the thin cracks to the big cave.
25m (16) Move towards the front of the buttress and climb a short, difficult corner. Continue easily.
- 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: Chris Dewhirst & Phillip Stranger., 1968
Located in Organ Pipes approx:
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Route Grade Citations
|16||Community registered grade|
|15**||Arapiles, Selected Climbs - 2008 2nd ed|
|16 **||ACA Route Register|
|16||Arapiles, Selected Climbs|
|17||A Rockclimbers Guide to Arapiles/Djurite|
Overall quality score: 65%
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