Site navigation

Searching in:

Ascent filters:

Min:
Max:
-

Route filters:

Min:
Max:

Climber filters:

Sort by:

Showing all 86 ascents.

Grade Route Gear style Crag Quality Climber Date
Mon 23rd Apr 2018 - Australia
Victoria North West Arapiles Watchtower Area Left Watchtower Face
12 Watchtower Chimney

Very exciting excursion for the grade!

- with Isabel Cornes
Mixed 110m, 1 Australia Classic Chris Arvier
Mon 23rd Apr 2018
Tue 17th Apr 2018 - Australia
Victoria North West Arapiles Watchtower Area Left Watchtower Face
12 Watchtower Chimney

Started the climb around 4.30pm. "Better to bail before than after", was the advice given when I reached the carrot on P1 traverse.

Combined the whole thing in two big pitches (almost).

P1 is super fun. Amazing corner moves. Luke C led P3 chimney with exceptional grace.

Topped out just before darkness. #SpeedClimbing

- with Luke C
Mixed 110m, 1 Australia Nik Sharma
Tue 17th Apr 2018
Tue 3rd Apr 2018 - Australia
Victoria North West Arapiles Watchtower Area Left Watchtower Face
12 Watchtower Chimney

Led pitch 2 and 4 (through the super awkward chimney, not the face!) Such an awesome climb! Lost my chalk bag on pitch 3 while chimneying, so we had to lower and repeat the pitch on toprope - fun times!!

- with Angela P
Mixed 110m, 1 Australia Mega Classic Steffi Quijote
Tue 3rd Apr 2018
Sun 24th Dec 2017 - Australia
Victoria North West Arapiles Watchtower Area Left Watchtower Face
12 Watchtower Chimney

The exposure and weirdness! The third pitch is pretty exciting even to second.

- with Markus
Mixed 110m, 1 Australia Classic Heather Pagram
Sun 24th Dec 2017
Sat 23rd Dec 2017 - Australia
Victoria North West Arapiles Watchtower Area Left Watchtower Face
12 Watchtower Chimney

Gone too far right at the start, end up down climbing on the slab, and just had to take a rest. Rest was pretty good. Chimney was a little bit scary to commit, but was quite ok. Need to do it again at some point.

- with Simon wright
Mixed 110m, 1 Australia Classic Yao Wang
Sat 23rd Dec 2017
Sat 11th Nov 2017 - Australia
Victoria North West Arapiles Watchtower Area Left Watchtower Face
12 Watchtower Chimney

1hr and 10. Moved together for the first 3 pitches, then pitched the last.

- with Jack Mattinson
1 lead by Jack Mattinson
2 lead by Garth Wimbush
3
4
Mixed 110m, 1 Australia Classic
Sat 11th Nov 2017
Fri 3rd Nov 2017 - Australia
Victoria North West Arapiles Watchtower Area Left Watchtower Face
12 Watchtower Chimney

A technical, unique mega-classic. First pitch was my pitch of the day.

- with Kym Campbell
1 lead by Ashley
2 lead by Kym
3 lead by Kym
4 lead by Ashley
Mixed 110m, 1 Australia Mega Classic Ashley Felton
Fri 3rd Nov 2017
12 Watchtower Chimney

Absolutely great. Pitch 1 is a gem, while pitch 3 thoroughly put me to the test, but was as exhilarating as anything I've climbed.

- with Ashley Felton
1 lead by Ash
2 lead by Kym
3 lead by Kym
4 lead by Ash
Mixed 110m, 1 Australia Classic Kym Campbell
Fri 3rd Nov 2017
Sat 30th Sep 2017 - Australia
Victoria North West Arapiles Watchtower Area Left Watchtower Face
12 Watchtower Chimney

Seconding chimney pitch dragging a backpack is much scarier than onsight-leading it.. By time I realised I should have just worn the backpack instead of hauling it couldn’t get both hands free to put it back on..

BenK did show much easiest way of doing roof - last time I went left (looking at mr chicken), turns out it’s much (maybe like 5 grades..) easier heading right onto the ledge, instead of continuing to bridge and squeeze under the roof..

- with Ben Kaldi, Rhea
1 lead by Me
2 lead by Me
3 lead by BenK
4 lead by BenK
Mixed 110m, 1 Australia Very Good Ben Dickson
Sat 30th Sep 2017
Sun 13th Aug 2017 - Australia
Victoria North West Arapiles Watchtower Area Left Watchtower Face
12 Watchtower Chimney

Lovely corner climbing on the first pitch, with some tricky laybacking in sections. Lots of loose rock in the bottom of the chimney, so decided stringing pitches 1 and 2 together wasn't a good idea. P3 is the chimneying, which felt a little run out, and thrutchy in parts. Overall probably much more serious at the grade than something like Bard.

Led P1, soloed P2, seconded P3-4 strung together.

Mixed 110m, 1 Australia Very Good Dave Scarlett
Sun 13th Aug 2017
Sat 24th Jun 2017 - Australia
Victoria North West Arapiles Watchtower Area Left Watchtower Face
12 Watchtower Chimney

very nice and enjoyable!

- with Tina and Sam
1 lead by Sam
2 lead by Sam
3 lead by Elias
4 lead by Elias
Mixed 110m, 1 Australia Classic Elias
Sat 24th Jun 2017
Sat 6th May 2017 - Australia
Victoria North West Arapiles Watchtower Area Left Watchtower Face
12 Watchtower Chimney

First climb for the day on a brisk morning. Had that good old Arapiles rock feel. Cold moves on the steep sections linked the first 2 pitches to the bottom of the chimney. A bomber belay spot to watch the next pitch. Had a look at 'mr chicken' squeeze then continued on. Made it interesting by making our own squeeze further up on a big wedge rock.

Mixed 110m, 1 Australia Very Good Daniel Toone
Sat 6th May 2017
Mon 1st May 2017 - Australia
Victoria North West Arapiles Watchtower Area Left Watchtower Face
12 Watchtower Chimney

After a failed attempt at Mr Chicken (my friend was too tall haha, who knew?!), I finally got around to completing the top pitches of this climb. Much better than I expected, with the chimney staying consistently interesting the whole way up.

- with Gil
Mixed 110m, 1 Australia Very Good Ewa Siedlecka
Mon 1st May 2017
Sun 23rd Apr 2017 - Australia
Victoria North West Arapiles Watchtower Area Left Watchtower Face
12 Watchtower Chimney

Keep stemming the chimney. Dont squeeze or face climb.

Mixed 110m, 1 Australia
Sun 23rd Apr 2017
12 Watchtower Chimney

Lucky to still have a bolt plate from the Bluies in my chalk bag! I found the 1st pitch much more demanding than I was expecting. The chimney was surprisingly enjoyable.

Mixed 110m, 1 Australia Very Good Richard Pattison
Sun 23rd Apr 2017
Wed 19th Apr 2017 - Australia
Victoria North West Arapiles Watchtower Area Left Watchtower Face
12 Watchtower Chimney

The chimney part of this climb was my favorite pitch of the trip.

- with Jakob Kapelj
Mixed 110m, 1 Australia Classic
Wed 19th Apr 2017
Sun 16th Apr 2017 - Australia
Victoria North West Arapiles Watchtower Area Left Watchtower Face
12 Watchtower Chimney

Great fun, really good chimney moves with enough pro

- with Max Lacoste
Mixed 110m, 1 Australia Classic Thomas Ruffie
Sun 16th Apr 2017
12 Watchtower Chimney

Amazing climb! Led the first pitch which is long and absorbing, loved it. The bolt is not needed, there's plenty of pro placement in the small horizontal crack underneath. The second pitch is very easy (as per the forth). The chimney on the third pitch is impressive, but great!

- with Thomas Ruffie
1 lead by Max
2 lead by Max
3 lead by Tom
4 lead by Tom
Mixed 110m, 1 Australia Classic Max Lacoste
Sun 16th Apr 2017
Thu 13th Apr 2017 - Australia
Victoria North West Arapiles Watchtower Area Left Watchtower Face
12 Watchtower Chimney

Zac cruised up first pitch, then soloed the 2nd to bypass a party to reach Mr Chicken. Linked to top. Another fun chimney! Love this shit.

1 lead by Zac
2 lead by Soloed
4 lead by Me
5 lead by Me
Mixed 110m, 1 Australia Very Good Alex Mougenot
Thu 13th Apr 2017
Mon 27th Mar 2017 - Australia
Victoria North West Arapiles Watchtower Area Left Watchtower Face
12 Watchtower Chimney

Gotta go back and do Mr Chicken but an awesome route

- with Andriana, Nabilah, Aaron Lowndes
Mixed 110m, 1 Australia Very Good Julius
Mon 27th Mar 2017
Tue 8th Nov 2016 - Australia
Victoria North West Arapiles Watchtower Area Left Watchtower Face
12 Watchtower Chimney

An awesome climb! Personally I found the traverse trickier than the crux, guess I need to work on the footwork. Seconded and cleaned for Dougie RR. A fantastic day.

- with Dougie RR
Mixed 110m, 1 Australia Classic Matthew Scattergood
Tue 8th Nov 2016
Tue 25th Oct 2016 - Australia
Victoria North West Arapiles Watchtower Area Left Watchtower Face
12 Watchtower Chimney

Tricky getting on to traverse on first pitch and also exiting the top of the chimney

- with nathan brown, browntown
1 lead by Brown town
2 lead by Tim
3 lead by Browntown
4 lead by Tim
Mixed 110m, 1 Australia Classic Tim Richards
Tue 25th Oct 2016
Mon 29th Aug 2016 - Australia
Victoria North West Arapiles Watchtower Area Left Watchtower Face
12 Watchtower Chimney

Led pitch 1 and 3. Pitch 3 a bit awkward

Mixed 110m, 1 Australia Magdalena de la Torre
Mon 29th Aug 2016
Sun 12th Jun 2016 - Australia
Victoria North West Arapiles Watchtower Area Left Watchtower Face
12 Watchtower Chimney

Fun climb~ A tad breeze for a winter climb, good thing we were prepare. Bumped into Mr.Chicken on the way so that was nice.

- with Geoff
Mixed 110m, 1 Australia Very Good TimmiTimiki H
Sun 12th Jun 2016
Mon 6th Jun 2016 - Australia
Victoria North West Arapiles Watchtower Area Left Watchtower Face
12 Watchtower Chimney

Strung 1 and 2 together for ultimate chimney efficiency

- with Sam Kininmonth
Mixed 110m, 1 Australia Richard West
Mon 6th Jun 2016
Fri 1st Apr 2016 - Australia
Victoria North West Arapiles Watchtower Area Left Watchtower Face
12 Watchtower Chimney

Nice warm up for Mr. Chicken basically a solo from Pitch 2, poor protection but easy climbing.

Mixed 110m, 1 Australia Very Good Ewa Siedlecka
Fri 1st Apr 2016
Wed 23rd Mar 2016 - Australia
Victoria North West Arapiles Watchtower Area Left Watchtower Face
12 Watchtower Chimney

Classic araps route

- with Dick Lodge, tyrone andrews, aaron
Mixed 110m, 1 Australia Classic Matty Perrett
Wed 23rd Mar 2016
12 Watchtower Chimney

Guides day out, lots of fun

Mixed 110m, 1 Australia Very Good Aaron Lowndes
Wed 23rd Mar 2016
Tue 26th Jan 2016 - Australia
Victoria North West Arapiles Watchtower Area Left Watchtower Face
12 Watchtower Chimney

A standout climb. The first pitch has some delicate parts and the third pitch is just a new level of awkward.

- with Chad Heazlewood
1 12 lead by Chad
2 8 lead by Chad
3 12 lead by Porscia
4 8 lead by Porscia
Mixed 110m, 1 Australia Mega Classic Porscia Lam
Tue 26th Jan 2016
Sat 14th Nov 2015 - Australia
Victoria North West Arapiles Watchtower Area Left Watchtower Face
12 Watchtower Chimney

Lead from first belay to the top.

Mixed 110m, 1 Australia Jed Parkes
Sat 14th Nov 2015
Sat 3rd Oct 2015 - Australia
Victoria North West Arapiles Watchtower Area Left Watchtower Face
12 Watchtower Chimney

Awesome and way better protected than I thought it would be. There's gear all over place!

- with Laura
Mixed 110m, 1 Australia Classic Scott Godwin
Sat 3rd Oct 2015
12 Watchtower Chimney

Excellent route. First pitch was exciting, maybe a little scarier than the chimney, although the rope drag was horrible even with doubles, that's what you get for looking after your seconds. Crux took some deep thinking, but it was well protected, just difficult to get anything out in front. Linked pitches 3 and 4 together, worked fine.

- with Ben Phillips, Samantha Klose
Mixed 110m, 1 Australia Very Good Nick Chappell
Sat 3rd Oct 2015
Wed 30th Sep 2015 - Australia
Victoria North West Arapiles Watchtower Area Left Watchtower Face
12 Watchtower Chimney

Lead P1 and P3, both brilliant. Dragged a #6 up the chimney for no reason

Mixed 110m, 1 Australia Mega Classic Kate Ferguson
Wed 30th Sep 2015
Sun 7th Jun 2015 - Australia
Victoria North West Arapiles Watchtower Area Left Watchtower Face
12 Watchtower Chimney

First 2 pitches are nice. Phil dragged me almost from the traverse while me seconding. Nice part after traverse. The 3rd pitch, the actual chimney, is just overwhelmingly mind-blowing. The guide "Arapiles - Selected Climbs" states for the 3rd pitch: "Up the chimney towards the ominous narrowing, blockage thingy. Negotiate this and belay just above." Hell yeah did I have to negotiate that thingy. Took me 3 attempts until I finally realised the correct route. Hint: Rubber chicken -> wrong way!

- with Phil Sidaway
1 12 lead by Phil
2 8 lead by Phil
3 12 lead by me
4 8 lead by me
Mixed 110m, 1 Australia Mega Classic Bernd Schiffer
Sun 7th Jun 2015
Wed 8th Apr 2015 - Australia
Victoria North West Arapiles Watchtower Area Left Watchtower Face
12 Watchtower Chimney

amazing fun - my favourite climb this trip by far. loved the first pitch, although i made things unnecessarily terrifying by wandering onto the watchtower jugs at the end then having to traverse back to the slab. the v0 problem at the start of p4 was also interesting. ran p2 and p3 together.

1 lead by Bonnie
2 lead by Jin
3 lead by Jin
4 lead by Bonnie
Mixed 110m, 1 Australia Mega Classic Bonnie Zhang
Wed 8th Apr 2015
Sun 5th Apr 2015 - Australia
Victoria North West Arapiles Watchtower Area Left Watchtower Face
12 Watchtower Chimney

Twin ropes with 3 climbers. Merges pitches 1 and 2 plus and 3 with 4. Awesome fun skipped Mr Chicken challenge on pitch 4.

- with Grant Johnston, John Pitcairn
1 12 lead by Grant
2 8 lead by Grant
3 12 lead by John
4 8 lead by John
Mixed 110m, 1 Australia Mega Classic Angela Hewlett
Sun 5th Apr 2015
12 Watchtower Chimney

Ran pitch 3 and 4 together on double 60s, had to trail my little pack thru the squeeze. Brilliant chimney, run out but felt secure, lots of 3D moves.

- with Grant Johnston, Angela Hewlett
1 12 lead by Grant
2 8 lead by Grant
3 12 lead by John
4 8 lead by John
Mixed 110m, 1 Australia Classic John Pitcairn
Sun 5th Apr 2015
12 Watchtower Chimney

On double ropes ran together P1&2 then P3&4. Rope drag on P1&2 but may have crossed the ropes. Glad I was seconding 3&4 as it had major run outs and I found exit of the chimney tricky.

- with John Pitcairn, Angela Hewlett
1 12 lead by Grant
2 8 lead by Grant
3 12 lead by John
4 8 lead by John
Mixed 110m, 1 Australia Mega Classic Grant Johnston
Sun 5th Apr 2015
Sat 31st Jan 2015 - Australia
Victoria North West Arapiles Watchtower Area Left Watchtower Face
12 Watchtower Chimney

Loved the first pitch and the chock up in the chimney! Heaps of rope drag on the first pitch even with plenty of extendable draws.

- with Ilyas J
1 lead by Ivan
2 lead by Ilyas
3 lead by Ivan
4 lead by Ilyas
Mixed 110m, 1 Australia Classic Ivan S
Sat 31st Jan 2015
Mon 26th Jan 2015 - Australia
Victoria North West Arapiles Watchtower Area Left Watchtower Face
12 Watchtower Chimney

linked 1+2, awesome chimney.

- with fiona
Mixed 110m, 1 Australia Mega Classic Paul Arkell
Mon 26th Jan 2015
Thu 1st Jan 2015 - Australia
Victoria North West Arapiles Watchtower Area Left Watchtower Face
12 Watchtower Chimney

P2, P3

Mixed 110m, 1 Australia Classic Will Massey
Thu 1st Jan 2015
Fri 17th Oct 2014 - Australia
Victoria North West Arapiles Watchtower Area Left Watchtower Face
12 Watchtower Chimney

For a chimney climb the first pitch is slabby. The chimney is fun but you need to to it 360. Awesome climb

- with jon
1 lead by Jonbob
2 lead by Jonbob
3 lead by Me
4 lead by Me
Mixed 110m, 1 Australia Classic A Bradford
Fri 17th Oct 2014
Tue 16th Sep 2014 - Australia
Victoria North West Arapiles Watchtower Area Left Watchtower Face
12 Watchtower Chimney

Such amazing climbing! A good mixture of exposure and sweet chimneying. Scary traverse in the first pitch

1
2
3
4
Mixed 110m, 1 Australia Mega Classic Gee Buck
Tue 16th Sep 2014
Sun 18th May 2014 - Australia
Victoria North West Arapiles Watchtower Area Left Watchtower Face
12 Watchtower Chimney

Incomplete. Rapped down after second pitch as getting dark.

Mixed 110m, 1 Australia Very Good Roly Henners
Sun 18th May 2014
Thu 24th Apr 2014 - Australia
Victoria North West Arapiles Watchtower Area Left Watchtower Face
12 Watchtower Chimney

1st pitch and 3rd pitch are great. Made even more amusing watching and listening to the group doing Mr Chicken.

- with Sarah
Mixed 110m, 1 Australia Classic
Thu 24th Apr 2014
Mon 10th Mar 2014 - Australia
Victoria North West Arapiles Watchtower Area Left Watchtower Face
12 Watchtower Chimney

Fun!

Mixed 110m, 1 Australia Classic amelie
Mon 10th Mar 2014
Tue 7th Jan 2014 - Australia
Victoria North West Arapiles Watchtower Area Left Watchtower Face
12 Watchtower Chimney

Great climb! Did't bother leading the second pitch and just walked the gully, nice lead by Mike trough the chimney!

- with Mike
1 lead by Kelly
2 lead by Walked this
3 lead by Mike
4 lead by Kelly
Mixed 110m, 1 Australia Classic Kelly
Tue 7th Jan 2014
Fri 4th Oct 2013 - Australia
Victoria North West Arapiles Watchtower Area Left Watchtower Face
12 Watchtower Chimney

Just P1 up to the fade, by accident, then we went diagonally right to get back on Archnus.

1
2
3
4
Mixed 110m, 1 Australia Very Good Christopher Lean
Fri 4th Oct 2013
Sun 16th Dec 2012 - Australia
Victoria North West Arapiles Watchtower Area Left Watchtower Face
12 Watchtower Chimney

Enjoyed the start up to the traverse very much. Found the third pitch a bit awkward.

- with Cam B
Mixed 110m, 1 Australia Very Good Anton Steketee
Sun 16th Dec 2012
Sun 4th Nov 2012 - Australia
Victoria North West Arapiles Watchtower Area Left Watchtower Face
12 Watchtower Chimney

Great first pitch, kinda no hands traverse except for a tiny pinch up high. 2nd and 4th pitches aren't anything. 3rd pitch was enjoyable at the start and scary at the end. Traversed out of chimney too far (~>5m?), ended up going up main face for 4 m before traversing back to belay ledge, creating massive drag running it out heaps and having a fairly shit time ha. Won't be doing it again.

- with Mel, Jess
Mixed 110m, 1 Australia Very Good Matthew Coleman
Sun 4th Nov 2012
Wed 4th Jul 2012 - Australia
Victoria North West Arapiles Watchtower Area Left Watchtower Face
12 Watchtower Chimney

Good fun. Pitch 3 is a doozy.

- with Sol
1 lead by Me
2 lead by Me
3 lead by Sol
4 lead by Me
Mixed 110m, 1 Australia Very Good Andrew Clark
Wed 4th Jul 2012
Sun 10th Jun 2012 - Australia
Victoria North West Arapiles Watchtower Area Left Watchtower Face
12 Watchtower Chimney

Awesome varied climbing. Difficult for the grade

Mixed 110m, 1 Australia Classic Idratherbeclimbing
Sun 10th Jun 2012
Sat 14th Apr 2012 - Australia
Victoria North West Arapiles Watchtower Area Left Watchtower Face
12 Watchtower Chimney

led last pitch.

Mixed 110m, 1 Australia Classic James
Sat 14th Apr 2012
Sat 17th Mar 2012 - Australia
Victoria North West Arapiles Watchtower Area Left Watchtower Face
12 Watchtower Chimney

Linked first two and second two pitches.

- with Sarah Wallwork
Mixed 110m, 1 Australia Very Good Mike Barnes
Sat 17th Mar 2012
Sun 29th May 2011 - Australia
Victoria North West Arapiles Watchtower Area Left Watchtower Face
12 Watchtower Chimney

Led pitch 1 & 4, Dan lead pitch 2 & 3. Pitch 1&3 are scary for the grade! The chimney is intimidating!

Mixed 110m, 1 Australia Classic Jason
Sun 29th May 2011
Sat 26th Mar 2011 - Australia
Victoria North West Arapiles Watchtower Area Left Watchtower Face
12 Watchtower Chimney

P1 is great, P3 is easier than it looks!

Mixed 110m, 1 Australia Good Paul Badenoch
Sat 26th Mar 2011
Sun 13th Feb 2011 - Australia
Victoria North West Arapiles Watchtower Area Left Watchtower Face
12 Watchtower Chimney

Much linking to be done. 111m climb in two pitches!

- with Elsa Burnell
1 linkup 1+2 , lead by Mike
2 linkup 3+4 , lead by Elsa
Mixed 110m, 1 Australia Very Good Mike Barnes
Sun 13th Feb 2011
2011 - Australia
Victoria North West Arapiles Watchtower Area Left Watchtower Face
12 Watchtower Chimney

Tricky protection

- with Chwen
Mixed 110m, 1 Australia Mega Classic Lewis
2011
Wed 21st Apr 2010 - Australia
Victoria North West Arapiles Watchtower Area Left Watchtower Face
12 Watchtower Chimney

Led P3+4 Scary lead on P3

Mixed 110m, 1 Australia Very Good John Thirlwell
Wed 21st Apr 2010
Tue 20th Apr 2010 - Australia
Victoria North West Arapiles Watchtower Area Left Watchtower Face
12 Watchtower Chimney

A great first pitch and an enjoyable chimney

Mixed 110m, 1 Australia Very Good Phil Ward
Tue 20th Apr 2010
Sun 11th Apr 2010 - Australia
Victoria North West Arapiles Watchtower Area Left Watchtower Face
12 Watchtower Chimney

very airy!

Mixed 110m, 1 Australia Very Good Idratherbeclimbing
Sun 11th Apr 2010
Fri 19th Mar 2010 - Australia
Victoria North West Arapiles Watchtower Area Left Watchtower Face
12 Watchtower Chimney

scared the crap out of me as not used to chimneys style climbing

Mixed 110m, 1 Australia Classic Hyahno Moser
Fri 19th Mar 2010
Sun 10th Jan 2010 - Australia
Victoria North West Arapiles Watchtower Area Left Watchtower Face
12 Watchtower Chimney

First and Third pitches are phenomenal!

- with Micha Middlebrook, Marian Defeiux
Mixed 110m, 1 Australia Mega Classic Marty Middlebrook
Sun 10th Jan 2010
Sun 8th Nov 2009 - Australia
Victoria North West Arapiles Watchtower Area Left Watchtower Face
12 Watchtower Chimney

Wonderful first pitch, classy. Not so classy in 36 degrees.

Mixed 110m, 1 Australia Classic Kristy Smith
Sun 8th Nov 2009
Sat 23rd May 2009 - Australia
Victoria North West Arapiles Watchtower Area Left Watchtower Face
12 Watchtower Chimney

DETOUR? No thanks..

Mixed 110m, 1 Australia Very Good benjamin james eichler
Sat 23rd May 2009
Mon 13th Apr 2009 - Australia
Victoria North West Arapiles Watchtower Area Left Watchtower Face
12 Watchtower Chimney

the chimney pitch really makes u think!

Mixed 110m, 1 Australia Classic matt schnabl
Mon 13th Apr 2009
Sat 1st Nov 2008 - Australia
Victoria North West Arapiles Watchtower Area Left Watchtower Face
12 Watchtower Chimney

a really fun climb! a bit run out at the beginning of the 3rd pitch for my taste though.

Mixed 110m, 1 Australia Classic Messiah
Sat 1st Nov 2008
Tue 13th Feb 2007 - Australia
Victoria North West Arapiles Watchtower Area Left Watchtower Face
12 Watchtower Chimney

Fun ramble and easier then it looks...

Mixed 110m, 1 Australia Very Good Adam Sabic
Tue 13th Feb 2007
Sat 30th Dec 2006 - Australia
Victoria North West Arapiles Watchtower Area Left Watchtower Face
12 Watchtower Chimney

really good fun

Mixed 110m, 1 Australia Very Good Chris Bentham
Sat 30th Dec 2006
Mon 11th Dec 2006 - Australia
Victoria North West Arapiles Watchtower Area Left Watchtower Face
12 Watchtower Chimney

With Andrew K. I lead P2&4. Talk about a 12 going on 15 - almost had to aid that chimney on P2! Maybee I'll just go home & sell my gear:-/

Mixed 110m, 1 Australia Good Mark Gamble
Mon 11th Dec 2006
Mon 27th Nov 2006 - Australia
Victoria North West Arapiles Watchtower Area Left Watchtower Face
12 Watchtower Chimney

Good if you like chimneying, really struggled on the third pitch.

Mixed 110m, 1 Australia Average James Gooden
Mon 27th Nov 2006
Sat 10th Jun 2006 - Australia
Victoria North West Arapiles Watchtower Area Left Watchtower Face
12 Watchtower Chimney

Fantastic first pitch

Mixed 110m, 1 Australia Classic Steven Martin
Sat 10th Jun 2006
Thu 20th Apr 2006 - Australia
Victoria North West Arapiles Watchtower Area Left Watchtower Face
12 Watchtower Chimney

This is a good route. 3rd pitch is by far the best. Funny but the last pitch seemed harder than 8 though.

Mixed 110m, 1 Australia Very Good Adam Clay
Thu 20th Apr 2006
Tue 3rd May 2005 - Australia
Victoria North West Arapiles Watchtower Area Left Watchtower Face
12 Watchtower Chimney

Lead 1&2, Sec 3&4

Mixed 110m, 1 Australia Mark Sorrell
Tue 3rd May 2005
Fri 22nd Apr 2005 - Australia
Victoria North West Arapiles Watchtower Area Left Watchtower Face
12 Watchtower Chimney

With Chris Thomas.

Mixed 110m, 1 Australia Very Good Jim Croft
Fri 22nd Apr 2005
2005 - Australia
Victoria North West Arapiles Watchtower Area Left Watchtower Face
12 Watchtower Chimney

1st pitch has outstanding climbimg at the grade and the chimney is as good as they come ! i suppose?

Mixed 110m, 1 Australia Classic
2005
Fri 31st Dec 2004 - Australia
Victoria North West Arapiles Watchtower Area Left Watchtower Face
12 Watchtower Chimney

Alex: p1 & 2. Me: p3. Climbing the righthand flake in the chimney, rather than chimneying.

Mixed 110m, 1 Australia Very Good Ashley Moore
Fri 31st Dec 2004
Sat 9th Oct 2004 - Australia
Victoria North West Arapiles Watchtower Area Left Watchtower Face
12 Watchtower Chimney

L p1&3

Mixed 110m, 1 Australia o_g
Sat 9th Oct 2004
Fri 9th Apr 2004 - Australia
Victoria North West Arapiles Watchtower Area Left Watchtower Face
12 Watchtower Chimney

my first ever multipitch and introduction to climbing

Mixed 110m, 1 Australia Good Claire
Fri 9th Apr 2004
2004 - Australia
Victoria North West Arapiles Watchtower Area Left Watchtower Face
12 Watchtower Chimney

fun

Mixed 110m, 1 Australia Classic daniel
2004
Mon 29th Sep 2003 - Australia
Victoria North West Arapiles Watchtower Area Left Watchtower Face
12 Watchtower Chimney

awesome;1 bolt plate necess

Mixed 110m, 1 Australia Classic Falko
Mon 29th Sep 2003
Sun 4th May 2003 - Australia
Victoria North West Arapiles Watchtower Area Left Watchtower Face
12 Watchtower Chimney

sweet! Mega Chimney, a little run out it places

Mixed 110m, 1 Australia Mega Classic Shaggy
Sun 4th May 2003
Sun 20th Apr 2003 - Australia
Victoria North West Arapiles Watchtower Area Left Watchtower Face
12 Watchtower Chimney

tried the squeeze..but very tight

Mixed 110m, 1 Australia Average Ben Cirulis
Sun 20th Apr 2003
Fri 24th Dec 1999 - Australia
Victoria North West Arapiles Watchtower Area Left Watchtower Face
12 Watchtower Chimney

weird climbin

Mixed 110m, 1 Australia Average Tony Williams
Fri 24th Dec 1999
Tue 13th Apr 2010 - Australia
Victoria North West Arapiles Watchtower Area Left Watchtower Face
12 Watchtower Chimney

A bit scary. Justin Walshe 2nd

Mixed 110m, 1 Australia Good Linton Henderson
Tue 13th Apr 2010
12 Watchtower Chimney Mixed 110m, 1 Australia phil toms
Tue 13th Apr 2010

Showing all 86 ascents.