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Description:© (deano)

Follow the arching line to the end of the roof. A reachy clip and a tricky crux make way for an easy finish up 3m R of 'New Image'

Start: At the base of the obvious line snaking up the crag.

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: Kim Carrigan, Mark Moorhead & Peter Newman, 1979


Located in New Image Wall approx:
Long/Lat: 141.842697,-36.755262

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Route Grade Citations

24 Community registered grade
23 * Arapiles, Selected Climbs
23 * * ACA Route Register
24 A Rockclimbers Guide to Arapiles/Djurite

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Route quality

Overall quality score: 60%

Lead Styles

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