- Height: 75m
- Bolts: 4
- Ascents: 2
- Description:© (secretary)
Some fantastic slabbing in the prime central part of 'Taipan'. Originally 24, recent attempts by a prominent slab master suggest it could be 26 or more! For now we are splitting the difference.
Start: Start at the first belay of 'Lawrence of Arabia'. Either do LoA's 1st pitch, or jug up Feather Boa's 8m fixed rope and traverse 8m R along the break. The latter is much quicker and avoids the hanging belay if the leader uses double ropes and drops one after 15m. From the R end of the roof-like section of the horizontal, head up on pockets (thread, #3-4 cam). Continue slabbing past 4 hangerless bolts (rebolted 2011) to ledge below main roof. Traverse 5m R (small-med cams) to the first belay of Serpentine. Rap off (20m).
First Ascent: Richard Smith & Andy Pollitt, 1992
Located in Taipan Wall approx:
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Route Grade Citations
|24||Community registered grade|
|24||★ Mount Stapylton Amphitheatre|
|24||★ Grampians Selected Climbs|
|25 *||★ ACA Route Register|
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