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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, 1967


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

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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

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

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