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Description:© (kieranl)

Outrageous traverse. Take lots of slings, double ropes if you have them and a solid second.

Start: Start as for second pitch of "Oceanoid". Once traversing right, keep going directly right, towards white hanging corner. There is a line of chalked holds higher up leading you to try and reverse the crux of Atlantis. Resist the temptation to go there.

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).


Route History:

  • First Ascent: Chris Shepherd & Jim Thomas, 1982


Located in Front Wall approx:
Lat/Long: -36.753485,141.841277

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Route Grade Citations

21 Community registered grade
21 RockGUIDE: Victoria
21 Arapiles, Selected Climbs
21 *** ACA Route Register
22 A Rockclimbers Guide to Arapiles/Djurite

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Overall quality score: 95%

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