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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.

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Route History:

  • First Ascent: Richard Smith, Andy Pollitt, 1992

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

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Route Grade Citations

24 Principal
24 * Mount Stapylton Amphitheatre
24 * Grampians Selected Climbs
25 * * ACA Route Register

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