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Great climbing up the clean streak starting 15 metres left of 'Watchtower Chimney'.

  1. 45m (20) Straight up the clean streak passing small bulge to tiny stance level with base of chimney on 'Watchtower Chimney'. There's an unprotected move of about grade 16-17 at 7 metres.

  2. 40m (19) Up short crack then slab to ledge. Straight up left-hand streak then step right to tricky last move to 'Rotten Row'. Alternatively, from the ledge take the right-hand streak (21) to 'Rotten Row' (WOTAS is just to the right). Graham Sanders, Steve Howden 10-10-1982.

  3. 48m (17) From the tree, move left a little then follow the clean streak to the top, crossing Wall Of The Afternoon Sun at the horizontal break.


Route History:

  • First Ascent: Robin Miller (solo).., 1982


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

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Route Grade Citations

20 Principal
20 ** Arapiles, Selected Climbs
20 R ** ** ACA Route Register
20 ** RockGUIDE: Victoria
20 *** A Rockclimbers Guide to Arapiles/Djurite

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