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Mount Stapylton Amphitheatre

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Mount Stapylton Amphitheatre  


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Description 

This amazing area is home to the world class Taipan Wall as well as lesser known walls including the Central Buttress, the Grey and Green Walls, the Lower Taipan Wall, and various bouldering areas.

Getting There 

Park at the Mt. Zero picnic area and hike the obvious trail across the Flat Rock and into the Amphitheater. This trail also leads to the summit of Mount Stapylton, but the hike for most of the climbing ranges from 15-45 minutes depending on the area.

Climbing Season


3 Total Routes

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The Classics

Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for Mount Stapylton Amphitheatre:
Serpentine   5.13b 8a 29 IX+ 30 E7 6c     Trad, Sport, 2 pitches, 250'   The Taipan Wall
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Just before entering the scoops on Serpentine's second pitch

Serpentine 5.13b 8a 29 IX+ 30 E7 6c  Australia : The Grampians : ... : The Taipan Wall
Described by the local guidebook as, 'the premier pitch in the country', Serpentine's 2nd pitch is an absolute must-do if you climb at the grade. This is the Taipan Wall's centerpiece route, and each year hard-men from around the world flock to this cliff to attempt this mega-classic. Undoubtedly the best route in the Grampians, and clearly the best 'hard' route in the country. Featuring a bit of everything, from technical stemming, to roof-thuggery, endurance crimping, and arete slapping. I...[more]   Browse More Classics in International

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