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Description

The area below 'Lower Taipan Wall' is essentially a vast, useless cliff; much like Flat Rock with a few step facets marking the ripples. An afternoon scrambling about on this enormous lump can be very rewarding.

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Access issues inherited from North Grampians

This area is now reopen after the fires in early 2014.

You can see the latest parks update on track / area closures at: http://parkweb.vic.gov.au/_data/assets/pdffile/0003/621246/Grampians-National-Park-Update.pdf

If there are crag specific closures, please update the access on those crags.

Approach

Tartarus Area is the first of the walls below 'Lower Taipan Wall'. It would have been swarmed all over in Summer Day Valley.

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Some content has been provided under license from: © Australian Climbing Association Queensland (Creative Commons, Attribution, Share-Alike 2.5 AU)

Routes

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Grade Route

The crack, followed by a juggy wall.

Start: The L-most and widest of three cracks in the wall.

FA: Charles Gunst, Mark Carlton & Margaret Brookes, 1974

Activity

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