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Long traverse.

Start: As for 'Ckinell' to gain Melville's Cave. Step right and traverse under the overhangs all the way to 'The Ghost Of Melville'. Meander right just above second cave, then up.

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Route history

3 Jan 1970First ascent: Paul Gillis & Norm Osborne

Warnings

Location

Lat/Lon: -36.76696, 141.84599

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Grade citation

12 Assigned grade
12 A Rockclimbers Guide to Arapiles/Djurite
12 ACA Route Register

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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).

inherited from Arapiles

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Overall quality 33 from 1 ratings.

Tick Types

Flash 1
Solo 3
Tick 6
Top rope 2

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