- Height: 120m
- Pitches: 4
- Ascents: 667
An alpine-flavoured adventure that surely ranks as one of the finest routes of its grade in the world
Start: Left of the prominent ridge is a large terrace. Approach from below and to the left.
43m 3 step onto ridge and up
27m 5 up and over pinnacle
20m 4 up wall to big ledge on right
30m 5 head on up
- 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: Greg Lovejoy & Steve Craddock, Nov 1963
Located in Pinnacle Face approx:
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Route Grade Citations
|5||Community registered grade|
|3||★★★ RockGUIDE: Victoria|
|3||★★★ A Rockclimbers Guide to Arapiles/Djurite|
|5||Arapiles, Selected Climbs|
|5 ***||★★★ ACA Route Register|
|5||★★★ Arapiles, Selected Climbs|
Overall quality score: 82%
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