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Description:© (kieranl)

A slightly bold first pitch and an exhilirating finish.

Start: The face just left of the 'Tiptoe Ridge' buttress is marked by the deep chasm of 'The Slot'. Start directly below this chasm.

  1. 40m (9) Go up to bushes at 5 metres, step left and climb face just left of the gulch, delicate at first, until it eases to a good ledge.

  2. 30m (5) Easy ground to below the orange overhangs.

  3. 25m (10) Up to and under the overhang and traverse out left. Climb the overhang on large holds in an exposed position.

Ethic: inherited from Arapiles

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).

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Route History:

  • First Ascent: Simon Mentz & Glenn Tempest, Aug 1998

Location:  

Located in Pinnacle Face approx:
Lat/Long: -36.752372,141.839151

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Route Grade Citations

10 Community registered grade
10 Arapiles, Selected Climbs
10 * ACA Route Register

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