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Description:© (koala)

Quite classic and good fun.

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: Phillip Stranger & Chris Baxter, 26 Nov 1967


Located in Mari Buttress approx:
Lat/Long: -36.757951,141.842223

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Route Grade Citations

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

Route quality

Route quality

Overall quality score: 79%

Lead Styles

Lead styles pie chart

Comments keywords

solid crux sustained tough pumped overhung challenging tired strenuous powerful sandbag hard fun nice fantastic good sweet amazing great classic awesome magic super beautiful ripper perfect brilliant exciting enjoyable intimidating fall tricky committing rest polished interesting awkward dodgy roof hands layback crap bad jamming jugs crack steep slippery feet fingers easy smooth lip

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Check out what is happening on Mari (note there is an unresolved system issue where ascents logged before 2010 are not displayed in the stream below). If you just want to see beta then click on view ascents with beta.