- Height: 95m
- Pitches: 3
- Ascents: 216
- Description:© (kieranl)
Start: Directly below the turret perching high above the right end of the face, just in front of a large boulder.
40m (12) Up 2 metres to horizontal weakness, travers delicately left along this for 6 metres, then go up to major overlap. Traverse left to break through left end of overlap to large ledge. Walk right to obvious, left-facing corner.
25m (12) Jam corner to roof and step right around arete. Climb wall past some old pitons to an inset ledge below final tower.
30m (12) Traverse right to shallow corner. Up corner then steeply up front of turret. Scramble down back.
- 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).
First Ascent: Bruce Hocking & Mike Stone, 1965
Located in Right Watchtower Face approx:
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Route Grade Citations
|12||Community registered grade|
|12||Arapiles, Selected Climbs|
|12 **||ACA Route Register|
|12||A Rockclimbers Guide to Arapiles/Djurite|
Overall quality score: 65%
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