Christian Venetz on Anxiety Neurosis (26), The Bluffs, Mt. Arapiles, Victoria, Australia. Rising above the Wimmera Plains, the quartzite cliffs of Arapiles are an isolated geologic curiosity left behind by a receding sea. The weathering of the rock has created unusually aesthetic and varied climbs that have won accolades from local and visiting climbers alike. [Photo] Kennan Harvey
Posted on: October 1, 2006
Good weather, abundant holds, bomber gear and a blissed-out camplife: Mt. Arapiles has packed a lot into the forty years of its existence. Greg Pritchard provides the introduction to this surprising "mountain," while Chris Baxter, Greg Child, Mike Law, Glenn Tempest and Dave Jones recall moments of absurdity and adventure both on and off the cliffs.