- Height: 25m
- Bolts: 3
- Ascents: 64
- Description:© (jgoding)
All day sun
Wonderful sustained and steep. A megaclassic.
Follow an inverted staircase flake into a hanging gully. Step R and continue pass two FHs along the weakness to the overlap (peg). Crank through the steeper section on jugs to the double ring bolt anchor.
- 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).
First Ascent: Glenn Tempest, Eddy Ozols (starting from the hanging gully, stemming up L of the bolt). Wayne Jensen added the direct start & bolted arete section while doing Maniacal (24)., 17 Apr 1989
Located in Upper Gully approx:
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Route Grade Citations
|23||Community registered grade|
|22||★ A Rockclimbers Guide to Arapiles/Djurite|
|23 **||★★ ACA Route Register|
|23||★★ RockGUIDE: Victoria|
|23||★★ Arapiles, Selected Climbs|
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