- Height: 36m
- Ascents: 98
Considered by many to be the best 23 at 'Arapiles'.
Start where the dominant flake/line reaches the ground. Follow the line, except at halfway where you need to traverse L for a few metres below the flake before going up to rejoin it. Staying with the flake is reachy 25.
- 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 Free Ascent: Kevin Lindorff
First Ascent: Keith Lockwood & Norm Booth (aid), 6 Jul 1969
Located in Death Row Pinnacle approx:
Route Grade Citations
|23||Community registered grade|
|23||★★ Arapiles, Selected Climbs|
|23||★★★ RockGUIDE: Victoria|
|23||★★★ A Rockclimbers Guide to Arapiles/Djurite|
|23 ***||★★★ ACA Route Register|
Overall quality score: 89%
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