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Description:© (kieranl)

Plugs the gap between 'Brolga' and The Mantle; a void not improved by the filling.

Start 3 metres right of 'Brolga'.

  1. 35m (16) Up easily and slightly right. Swing back left to below tree and belay just left of this.

  2. 50m (16) Middle of wall between 'Brolga' and 'The Mantle', veering slightly left then right over slight bulge to easier ground.

  3. 10m (-) Up.

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 & Sue Baxter, 13 Aug 1983


Located in Right Watchtower Face approx:
Lat/Long: -36.751653,141.836714

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Route Grade Citations

16 Community registered grade
16 ACA Route Register
16 A Rockclimbers Guide to Arapiles/Djurite

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