Bard Buttress & The Tiger Wall Rock Climbing
The Bard Buttress at sunrise
One of the most prominent features at Arapiles is the Bard Buttess which sits at the foot of the Bluffs. It is home to the classic Eurydice (5.9+) and the less popular, but perhaps better quality, The Desired (5.10a), as well as the popular namesake Bard (5.6). The Tiger Wall is the massive wall that makes up the left (northern) side of the Bluffs. This wall is home to the longest climbs at Arapiles, most of which are moderate, but unfortunately they are generally of more average quality.
Follow the main trail out of the campground up to the obvious nose of the the Bluffs. Continue around to the right for the Tiger Wall.
Weather station 15.5 miles from here
2 Total Climbing Routes
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The Bard 5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b Trad, 5 pitches, 360'
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Syrinx 5.5 4b 13 IV+ 11 MS 4a Australia
: Mount Arapiles
: Bard Buttress & The Tiger W...
Wandering 170 meters up Tiger Wall this is the longest climb at Araps.P1: Start near memorial plaque L of chimney system.P2: Straight up with interesting move 15 feet off belay ledge.P3: Crux pitch. Choose smooth wall or slabbing dihedral and cross R over the chimney system to belay ledge.P4: Poorly protected. There is a message etched on the rock showing the two possible options for the climb. This is in reference to that pitch taken from the chockstone forum that better explains that (http://w...[more] Browse More Classics in International
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BETA PHOTO: The Bard Buttress