- Height: 50m
- Ascents: 273
A very long, sustained, bridging classic that requires a three-dimensional approach. The polished corner facing north (morning shade). If you have only a 50m rope belay in the alcove 3m off the ground to make sure you don't run out of rope. There is a rap station on the L when you get to the ledge (50m). If you only have a single rope, you can do two abseils (2x30m, swing gently L to DRB atop Antiques Roadshow), or it's an easy ramble to Flinders Lane.
- 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: Doug Hatt & Ian Guild, 1964
Located in Tiger Wall approx:
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Route Grade Citations
|13||Community registered grade|
|12||A Rockclimbers Guide to Arapiles/Djurite|
|12 **||ACA Route Register|
|13||Arapiles, Selected Climbs|
Overall quality score: 70%
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