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by Rockotter
20 Feb 2023, 21:07
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Arethusa Canyon Exit Climbs
Replies: 0
Views: 695

Arethusa Canyon Exit Climbs

Arethusa Canyon exit despite the description on this website does not have fixed ropes on the grade 12 and grade 16 climbing pitch’s. Climbing or at least approach shoes and a lightweight dynamic (climbing) rope is highly desirable. Some quite strenuous, unprotected fixed rope climbing also required...
by Rockotter
19 Feb 2023, 20:04
Forum: Blue Mountains NP (NSW)
Topic: Arethusa Canyon v4a3III**
Replies: 1
Views: 13331

Re: Arethusa Canyon v4a3III**

Someone has removed the fixed ropes on the bottom 2 pitch’s of climbing. Climbing out with packs of wet wetsuits etc considerably harder than grade 10 without rock shoes. Would suggest a lightweight dynamic rope and a leader with climbing shoes and seconders with approach shoes.