Arachnus*** 9
Another brilliant low-grader, up the middle of the watchtower. Start at the crack 5m left of the undercut right arete (but not the crack 9m left). Up the deep crack until it ends, right, and over a disconcerting bulge to a good ledge (8). Belay. Up the smooth wall on the rightuntil below another bulge, the left and up to a narrow ledge under the overhang. Best from here is an "unlikely" traverse right to a peg, then straight up to another good belay ledge (9). Finish back left and up to a scenic finish.
Speedie and McQuilkin 10/1964 Oct/1964
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Ceridwen - AltLd O/S - 28/Apr/14 with Logan Mckelvie, Zoe Millington

Ban1 - Lead O/S - Apr/14

jakenichol - Lead O/S - 13/Mar/14 with Kayleigh Tremaine

Repeat of this superb route. Early enough to avoid the worst of the heat. Ran pitches 2 & 3 together.
Rog Wilko - Lead - 18/Nov/13 with Debbie Wilkinson

super for leading beginners. Lp all 4 pitches
jamie d - Lead O/S - Nov/13

Minerva variant. Good climbing, but didn't enjoy it as much as other Arapiles classics. Balance right on pitch three would be exciting for a grade 9 leader.
barney800 - Lead O/S - 19/Oct/13 with Katherine Shaw

cbeard - Lead O/S - 05/May/13 with Matt Hryciuk

helin - AltLd - 20/Apr/13 with matt

tradguy - AltLd O/S - 25/Mar/13 with Ed Lamb

Hidden - 2013

Hidden - Lead O/S - 2013

adam06 - AltLd - 2013 with Wyn Jones

Hidden - Solo O/S - 12/Nov/12

Steve Gretton - AltLd O/S - 27/Oct/12 with Sam Junker, Kim Taggart

hazeysunshine - AltLd O/S - 11/May/12 with Liam

Jo and my last big route of the trip, awesome experience.
Theeni - Lead O/S - 07/Nov/11 with Jo Prichard

DeniseWootten - Lead O/S - Oct/11 with Celine Valant

soph - Apr/11

robertmichaeladams - AltLd - 07/May/10 with Mel

MelH - AltLd - 07/May/10

fantastic climb, amazing positionsd for the grade. Mel led p1&4. I led p2&3.
Pete Nugent - AltLd O/S - 09/Apr/10 with Mel

Ant Harris - 2010

Duncan D - 2010

Hidden - Lead O/S - 30/Dec/09

Hidden - AltLd - Apr/09

mikebee - AltLd O/S - 2009

Steve Gretton - AltLd O/S - 13/Apr/08 with Justin Whittington, Craig Orgill

fritz_in_aotearoa - 2008

arose - AltLd - Sep/07 with Nick Kingstone

justin burgoyne - AltLd - Aug/07

Ed Babs - AltLd O/S - 20/Apr/07 with Kate

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 16/Feb/07

Pitch 2
Pythonist - Lead O/S - Dec/06 with Ian Lau

John Southworth - Solo - 16/Nov/06

lamma_hippie - AltLd - 08/Apr/06 with Jon Lawton

johnboyrevel - Lead O/S - Mar/06 with Faye

tobydunford - AltLd O/S - 20/Apr/05 with Keith Hobbs

MarkDavies36 - AltLd O/S - Apr/05 with Jill Singleton/Davies

peter myers - AltLd O/S - 2005

Hidden - AltLd - 29/Mar/04

The woman I did this route with had only one leg!!!
al99 - Lead O/S - Nov/02 with Victoria climbing club

NorthernRock - Apr/02

Classic.
Rog Wilko - Lead - Mar/02 with Debbie Wilkinson

Hidden - Lead - 15/Nov/00

Hidden - Lead O/S - 05/Nov/00

RossG - 2000

Chris Ellis - AltLd O/S - 02/Sep/99 with Louise Pellett

dan gibson - 1998

Hidden - Lead O/S - 09/Oct/96

Hidden - Solo O/S - Mar/84

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