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  - Djurite (Mt. Arapiles)
    - 16. The Watchtower Areas
      - Left Watchtower Face
Grade:18 (consensus)
FA:Peter Jackson and John Fahey climbed pitch 3 in early 1964 by traversing in from Siren. Ian Speedie, Mike Stone, Garry Kerkin.FA Date:1965-05-14
Author:kieranlEntry Date:2009-07-25
Start:Start at the deep chimney line that is the major feature of the Left Watchtower Face.
Description:A strange, unbalanced climb. Few people will do the climb as a whole, using the initial chimney as the start of another climb or doing the final, evil chimney after starting up something else.
Pitch 1:60m 13 (consensus from 0 ascents; FA grade: 13)
Up the deep line to large ledge. Use a 60 metre rope or there are small stances at about 45 metres to break the pitch.
Pitch 2:16m 18 (consensus from 0 ascents; FA grade: 18)
Walk 30 metres right into the chimney and belay. Climb the glass-smooth chimney (big cam).


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