- Height: 25m
- Ascents: 35
- Description:© (deano)
The country's first 26.
Start: At the back L corner of the cave a line leads up to the prominent roof crack.
- 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 Baxter & Andrew Smith, 13 Jun 1966
First Free Ascent: Kim Carrigan, 1 Sep 1978
Located in Castle Crag approx:
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Route Grade Citations
|26||Community registered grade|
|26||★★ Arapiles, Selected Climbs|
|26 **||★★ ACA Route Register|
|26||★★ A Rockclimbers Guide to Arapiles/Djurite|
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