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Description

Beautiful sustained climbing up the arete and wall right of "Snowblind". The finish feels a bit bold, running out above small RPs, but there's solid gear below.

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Ethic

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).

inherited from Arapiles

Route history

22 Jun 1978

First Ascent: Kim Carrigan, Kevin Lindorff & Greg Child, 22 Jun 1978

Location

Lat/Long: -36.75299, 141.83922

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Grade citation

22 Community registered grade
22 A Rockclimbers Guide to Arapiles/Djurite
22 ** ACA Route Register
22 Arapiles, Selected Climbs

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Quality

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Overall quality 75% from 73 ratings

Tick types

Onsight
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Red point
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Hang dog

Comment keywords

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