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For almost 25 years this route has largely been neglected due to a reputation for having a runout crux. In reality, it can be completely sewed up if you have plenty of micro-wires and a blue alien, and the endurance to hang around and fiddle them in. Plus the climbing is simply immaculate and, even despite the aid bolt, this must be a strong contender for the best 24 in the 'Grampians'.

Start: Start as for 'Dance of Life'. Aid on the bolts and jug R to the arete as for Dance of Life. From there climb straight up the grey faint groove with fantastic sustained moves all the way to the horizontal breaks, then directly up the excellent blunt arete.


Route History:

  • First Ascent: Kim Carrigan, 16 Apr 1985


Located in Taipan Wall approx:
Lat/Long: -36.896140,142.385454

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Route Grade Citations

24 M1 Community registered grade
24M1 Grampians Selected Climbs
24/M1 Mount Stapylton Amphitheatre
24,M1 The North Grampians Update
24 M1 *** ACA Route Register

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