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Rest Day, Grampians 

Arapiles – day 5 In keeping with many climbing “rest days”, our rest day was not about relaxation. Rather, it’s a chance to let one’s fingers recover, while exercising the “rest” of the body.  After breakfast, we hopped in the … Continue reading

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Hot Spot Slot – Seeking Shade

Arapiles – day 4 Woke up better than yesterday. Cruised out to The Pines, and walked up to the Atreides, where Speedy and Triumphant went up the 3-star classic Muldoon. D and I went up Agamemnon around the corner. If … Continue reading

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Falcon Watch, Morning Off 

Arapiles Day 3 – morning Following our misadventures, D found the following resource on Places To Avoid Due To Falcons. Clever dicks us, we landed smack bang in the middle of two of them.  So if you’re following this with … Continue reading

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Piracy on the High Pharos

A short one today, but my tale, me hearties, be rich in loot.  Weather due hot. Headed out early to the Pharos, an incredibly imposing Rameses-esque massif which stands by itself in front of the main cliff. Forgot to take … Continue reading

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Death by Peregrines Redux

Arapiles day 1, afternoon  The peregrines had not forgotten us.  Meditations on oranges aside, we finished up our meal and decided to drive over to Mitre Rock, the furthest outcrop of Arapiles climbing. We recommended Speedy and Triumphant do The … Continue reading

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Death by Peregrines

Arapiles Day 1 We haven’t been to Arapiles for a few years. The last trip, with D and Rocket, we saw Alex Honnold climbing on the walk down from Arachnis. We’ve never been here in spring. I’m used to sullen … Continue reading

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Berowra Climbing, 18/08/12

We rocked up to Berowra at the extremely civilised time of 11am on Saturday. The wind was blowing fairly strongly, and cut through clothes in a rather knifelike fashion. Berowra is an interesting place to climb. It’s extremely dependant on … Continue reading

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