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Description:© (kieranl)

The superb second pitch has only one drawback, the possibility of being knocked off by an abseil rope from above.

This was an extremely bold, mossy lead before abseil route went in.

Start midway between 'Auto Da Fe' and 'Gecko' below the abseil line.

  1. 45m (17) Unprotected to bulge at 6 metres. Continue up to the abseil chains, keeping religiously between the other climbs.

  2. 45m (20) From just left of chains go boldly up clean streak. At horizontal, step right to tricky moves leading to easier ground. Up to overlap, step left, up overhang and so to top abseil bolts.


Route History:

  • First Ascent: Chris Baxter, Hugh Foxcroft, Peter Megens, 13 Jun 1983


Located in Right Watchtower Face approx:
Long/Lat: 141.836659,-36.751605

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Route Grade Citations

20 A Rockclimbers Guide to Arapiles/Djurite
20 Principal
20 X * * ACA Route Register
20 * Arapiles, Selected Climbs

Route quality

Route quality

Overall quality score: 69%

Lead Styles

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