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Description:© (kieranl)

An attractive line that used to be graded a very tough 17!

Chains on top.

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 & Doug Fife, 1982


Located in Voodoo Area approx:
Long/Lat: 141.842156,-36.754836

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Route Grade Citations

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

Route quality

Route quality

Overall quality score: 65%

Lead Styles

Lead styles pie chart

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