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Description:© (kieranl)

"The climbers were so thick they were like ordinaty trees". Good to do if the other routes are busy though there could be a bottleneck on the last pitches of 'Tiptoe Ridge'.

Start: Start below big right-facing corner system.

  1. 30m (5) Up easy slab to rock rib just right of corner. Belay in gap between main face and small pinnacle.

  2. 10m (1) Wander across left to a stance closer to the corner where the 'Tiptoe Ridge' buttress meets the main face.

  3. 50m (6) 'Excellent' climbing up the corner to the notch behind the 'Tiptoe Ridge' pinnacle.

  4. 50m (4) Finish up the last 2 pitches of 'Tiptoe Ridge'.

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).

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Route History:

  • First Ascent: Greg Pritchard & punters from Melb. Uni, 1993

Location:  

Located in Pinnacle Face approx:
Long/Lat: 141.839151,-36.752372

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Route Grade Citations

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

Route quality

Route quality

Overall quality score: 49%

Lead Styles

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Comments keywords

pleasant good classic nice face easy sunny sharp

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