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Bard Buttress Rock Climbing 

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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).

Getting There 

Follow the main trail out of the campground up to the obvious nose of the the Bluffs.

Climbing Season

For the Mount Arapiles area.

Weather station 15.4 miles from here

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Classic Climbing Routes in Bard Buttress

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Bard Buttress:
The Bard   5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b     Trad, 5 pitches, 360'   
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The Bard 5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b  Australia : Mount Arapiles : ... : Bard Buttress
Classic route up a beautiful buttress. Text book Arapiles traverses and steep jugs with some intimidating sections for the modest rating.P1 - Start at the very lowest tip of the buttress. Climb a smooth, runout slab of good rock up to a left facing dihedral. Head diagonally right up an easy ramp and belay at the top of the ramp.P2 - Step around the arete, then head up under the roof that crosses most of the face. Traverse left under the roof making some awkward moves with some nice exposure....[more]   Browse More Classics in International

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Rock Climbing Photo: Bard Buttress from the southeast
Bard Buttress from the southeast
Rock Climbing Photo: The Bard Buttress at sunrise
The Bard Buttress at sunrise

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