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Salamander      

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Area:VIC
  - Djurite (Mt. Arapiles)
    - 16. The Watchtower Areas
      - Right Watchtower Face
Grade:14 (consensus)
Length:115mDescent:Rap-anchor
Style:TradToprope:No
FA:John Fahey, Peter Jackson, Bob BullFA Date:1964-12-19
Author:kieranlEntry Date:2009-08-14
Verified:No
Start:Start as for The Watchtower Crack.
Description:Slabs and awkward cracks provide a good outing.
Pitch 1:25m 12 (consensus from 3 ascents; FA grade: 12)
Climb the slab just right of the corner until you can move left onto a large ledge (as for pitch 1 of The Watchtower Crack).
Pitch 2:25m 13 (consensus from 3 ascents; FA grade: 13)
Up dark-coloured face heading slightly right to flake sweepin to right. Step right with difficulty onto long ledge leading right. Walk right to ring bolts. An awkward pitch.
Pitch 3:10m 14 (consensus from 4 ascents; FA grade: 14)
Move off right end of ledge and climb poorly protected face to next ledge (bolts and chain).
Pitch 4:25m 14 (consensus from 4 ascents; FA grade: 14)
Long flake on right with tricky finish to ledge.
Pitch 5:30m 12 (consensus from 4 ascents; FA grade: 12)
From right end of ledge, head up wall and finish just right of little gully.

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