- Height: 25m
- Bolts: 3
- Ascents: 102
As appears in new mentz/tempest select guide (2008).
Excellent climb for the grade. Absorbing from bottom to top.
- 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: Digby Gotts (Direct Start)
First Ascent: Richard Curtis & Phillip Armstrong (Direct Finish), 1980
Located in Organ Pipes approx:
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