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Description:© (kieranl)

Very enjoyable. The fourth pitch is runout but can be avoided.

  1. 42m (12) Bridge the crack (Driftwood) until it narrows at 35 metres. Traverse right to first belay of Wall Of The Afternoon Sun (carrot bolt.)

  2. 22m (15) Clean steep wall and seam directly above to big ledge on left.

  3. 30m (13) Step right and up orange streak to 'Rotten Row'. Move 10 metres right to flake belay under tree.

  4. 48m (14) As for final pitch of Wall Of The Afternoon Sun. Alternatively, escape up 'Rotten Row'.


Route History:

  • First Ascent: Keith Bell, Keith Lockwood, 2 Jan 1976


Located in Left Watchtower Face approx:
Long/Lat: 141.838284,-36.752078

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Route Grade Citations

14 ** Arapiles, Selected Climbs
15 Principal
15 * A Rockclimbers Guide to Arapiles/Djurite
15 ** ** ACA Route Register

Route quality

Route quality

Overall quality score: 68%

Lead Styles

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crux hard pleasant fun nice good great lovely enjoyable awesome committing face chimney epic dodgy traverse crack

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