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Grade Route Gear style Crag Quality Climber Date
Sun 28th Jul 2013 - Mt Ku-ring-gai
Moto Cross wall
19 Dinosaurs must die

Meh... nothing special here - apart from the cool spanning move off the ground...

Sport 12m, 4 Mt Ku-ring-gai Average Sean Barnes
Sun 28th Jul 2013
Sun 14th Jul 2013 - Mt Ku-ring-gai
Faraway Wall
16 Istanbul (Not Constantinople)

Warm up - a bit gross, and a bit hard for a 16...

Sport 8m, 2 Mt Ku-ring-gai Average Sean Barnes
Sun 14th Jul 2013
18 Low voltage

Ok for a warm up... High voltage above it is the real money...

Sport 9m, 2 Mt Ku-ring-gai Good Sean Barnes
Sun 14th Jul 2013
Tue 30th Apr 2013 - Woy Woy
Phegans Bay
15 Stingray

Tricky start for a 15 but then flick it into cruise control

Sport 15m, 5 Woy Woy Good Sean Barnes
Tue 30th Apr 2013
16 NS

Great to be back on rock... Better than stingray for my money

Sport 15m, 3 Woy Woy Good Sean Barnes
Tue 30th Apr 2013
Sun 2nd Dec 2012 - Huaraz
Chancos
5+ Uco (Uca 5)

Last climb before walking up to Chanco for the hot springs! Ooooo yea

Sport 12m, 8 Huaraz Good Sean Barnes
Sun 2nd Dec 2012
5+ Tillcus (Tillcus 4)

Cuatro! Perhaps the only climb I'll ever have to belay while trying to stop a pig from eating my lunch!!

Sport 12m, 7 Huaraz Good Sean Barnes
Sun 2nd Dec 2012
5b Yanama (Yonomo 3)

Nice in the shade...

Sport 12m, 6 Huaraz Good Sean Barnes
Sun 2nd Dec 2012
Thu 30th Aug 2012 - Narrabeen
Wakehurst Parkway Steep Side
17 Flack

Warm up... although trickier start for those who may be new to the grade.

Sport 10m, 3 Narrabeen Good Sean Barnes
Thu 30th Aug 2012
Mon 27th Aug 2012 - Blue Mountains
Blackheath Area Shipley Upper Grey Slab
17 Good Fortune

A bit more awkward than expected... but still good fun

Sport 18m Blue Mountains Good Sean Barnes
Mon 27th Aug 2012
18 The Bandoline Grip

I don't know if it was the route or just being in the mountains that i was enjoying!! But enjoyable either way!

Sport 18m, 8 Blue Mountains Sean Barnes
Mon 27th Aug 2012
19 Country Special

Bloody awesome sunset climb!

Sport 18m Blue Mountains Classic Sean Barnes
Mon 27th Aug 2012
Fri 3rd Aug 2012 - Nowra
Thompson's Point Orca Area
18 Orca

Just awesome!

Sport 25m Nowra Mega Classic Sean Barnes
Fri 3rd Aug 2012
Fri 3rd Aug 2012 - Nowra
Thompson's Point Descent Gully Walls
14 Pete's Two Bob

Dod, why did I come to Nowra to climb this?

- with David O'Donnell
Sport 6m Nowra Good Sean Barnes
Fri 3rd Aug 2012
Sat 28th Jul 2012 - Narrabeen
Slabs
22 Some Girls Wander By Mistake

3rd of the common starting climbs.... Nothing too special - Kiosks is the pick of the bunch

Sport 14m, 4 Narrabeen Good Sean Barnes
Sat 28th Jul 2012
Fri 20th Jul 2012 - Narrabeen
Slabs
22 Show us your ticks

After just doing Kiosks, muscle recall the crux start and then straight forward after that... gets tricky after 3rd bolt though... satisfying!

Sport 10m, 3 Narrabeen Good Sean Barnes
Fri 20th Jul 2012
Fri 20th Jul 2012 - Narrabeen
Wakehurst Parkway Steep Side
21 Septic Penguins

Wicked little number! Fun moves on big holds. Definate repeater. Tree belay freaks me out though...

Sport 12m, 5 Narrabeen Classic Sean Barnes
Fri 20th Jul 2012
Fri 22nd Jun 2012 - The Stables
Otherland
19 It's All Chips And Gravy

A bit desperate

Sport 10m, 3 The Stables Average Sean Barnes
Fri 22nd Jun 2012
18 Enough is Not Enough

Fun and easy! I love suburban sport crags!

Sport 10m, 2 The Stables Very Good Sean Barnes
Fri 22nd Jun 2012
Fri 22nd Jun 2012 - Blue Mountains
Blackheath Area Centennial Glen Junket Pumper Area
19 Billy Bunter

I'd say a warm up, but thats not possible at 5 degrees...

Sport 15m, 5 Blue Mountains Good Sean Barnes
Fri 22nd Jun 2012
Sat 26th May 2012 - Berowra
Positive Ape Factor Area
18 Boundary Rider

Top is better than the bottom...

Sport 10m, 4 Berowra Good Sean Barnes
Sat 26th May 2012
19 Wall Thing

If it wasn't so chossy, definately star worthy! Has some fun little sequences on a great range of holds! Loved it

Sport 12m, 3 Berowra Very Good Sean Barnes
Sat 26th May 2012
Sat 26th May 2012 - Berowra
Blackboard Wall
21 Palm Sunday

Finally stopped seeping enough to give this a crack... Good but not great. Pretty thin up top

Sport 15m, 3 Berowra Average Sean Barnes
Sat 26th May 2012
Sun 29th Apr 2012 - Berowra
Bullet Hole Wall
22 Natasha

Desperately small and thin up top. Don't cut the fingernails, you may need em'! Head left at top! Stoked with the OS!

Sport 12m, 4 Berowra Good Sean Barnes
Sun 29th Apr 2012
22 Scott's Edge

Sweet arete. Interesting down low. Cruisey up top!

Sport 15m, 4 Berowra Very Good Sean Barnes
Sun 29th Apr 2012
Wed 25th Apr 2012 - Berowra
Bullet Hole Wall
21 Mental Fatigue Direct Start

Super fun. Loving the monos!

Sport 12m, 4 Berowra Very Good Sean Barnes
Wed 25th Apr 2012
Fri 6th Apr 2012 - Nowra
Thompson's Point Betty Blue Area
21 Broken And Barbed

Pumped out of my brains, and stoked with the OS! Thank goodness for that ledge. Cool moves down low though!

Sport 18m Nowra Very Good Sean Barnes
Fri 6th Apr 2012
18 Not As Steep As Some

Didn't like it. Polished as well

Sport 8m Nowra Average Sean Barnes
Fri 6th Apr 2012
16 Petit Miam

My thoughts is 17, not 16 (as in the new guide). Polished. Awkward at top

Sport 8m, 4 Nowra Average Sean Barnes
Fri 6th Apr 2012
Fri 6th Apr 2012 - Nowra
Thompson's Point Sloth Area
20 Sidetrack

Commitment needed until you clip the second draw... would be an awkward fall. Pumpy!

Sport 18m, 7 Nowra Good Sean Barnes
Fri 6th Apr 2012
18 Everything But The Wasp

Probably more like a 17, and just as good, if not better than sloth - particularly the top wall! Loved it.... Throwing draws on for the boys

Sport 25m Nowra Classic Sean Barnes
Fri 6th Apr 2012
Sun 19th Feb 2012 - Berowra
Ladder of Gloom Area
22 Ladder of Death

Great climb. Pumpy start, big commitment to dyno to the jug, and dont hang round - leave some in the tank for the crossover move to under the ladder.

Sport 10m, 5 Berowra Classic Sean Barnes
Sun 19th Feb 2012
Sat 11th Feb 2012 - Blue Mountains
Mount Victoria Area Boronia Point Ancient Mariner Buttress
14 Squashed Parrot

The start move definately isnt 14, but juggy after that...

Sport 18m Blue Mountains Average Sean Barnes
Sat 11th Feb 2012
17 Creature Without a Brain

Better than the 14. Fun warm up

Sport 15m Blue Mountains Good Sean Barnes
Sat 11th Feb 2012
19 Ancient Mariner

Fun little line! Really enjoyable on good holds

Sport 15m Blue Mountains Very Good Sean Barnes
Sat 11th Feb 2012
Sat 28th Jan 2012 - West Roseville
19 Flame Trees

Descent. Pretty short though, and dont bother with the top out. There's a good tree on top to rap off to clean it

Sport 7m, 3 West Roseville Good Sean Barnes
Sat 28th Jan 2012
Sun 30th Oct 2011 - Nowra
Thompson's Point Thompson's Sunrise Isengard Buttress
12 Philosopher's Stone

Cool line...

Sport 15m Nowra Good Sean Barnes
Sun 30th Oct 2011
Sun 30th Oct 2011 - Nowra
Thompson's Point Thompson's Sunrise The Block Environs
14 A Fish Called Miltski

This climb sucks... Run-out, and hard for the grade, especially on lead... its either jamming the crack to the right or scrapping off lichen on the left... dont bother - good for nothing but the tick

Trad 12m Nowra Crap Sean Barnes
Sun 30th Oct 2011
13 Great Warrior

Good climb for beginners, Ally liked this one. Do this, but dont bother with A Fish Called Miltski....

Sport 8m Nowra Good Sean Barnes
Sun 30th Oct 2011
Sun 30th Oct 2011 - Nowra
Thompson's Point Thompson's Sunrise Lookout Wall
12 Something For Kate

Awesome little climb for the grade! Fun moves on the arete to start, great for beginners...

Sport 15m, 6 Nowra Classic Sean Barnes
Sun 30th Oct 2011
18 Blister In The Sun

Pretty touh for the grade... guidebook has it as an 18, which i reckon is a bit more accurate. Tricky crux down low, just below second ring bolt...

Sport 18m, 6 Nowra Good Sean Barnes
Sun 30th Oct 2011
Sun 23rd Oct 2011 - Narrabeen
Slabs
19 Kicks (Taranesque)

Good climb, confusion with Kicks, and watch out for the high first bolt.

Sport 12m, 3 Narrabeen Good Sean Barnes
Sun 23rd Oct 2011
18 Technical Short Talk

Crux at the bottom crossing from right to the rail on left... Uber reachy!

Sport 16m, 3 Narrabeen Good Sean Barnes
Sun 23rd Oct 2011
19 Into the Void

Great climb, stretchy at the top and classic slab work on some small footholds

Sport 20m, 4 Narrabeen Very Good Sean Barnes
Sun 23rd Oct 2011
Tue 18th Oct 2011 - Narrabeen
Slabs
18 Muscoviet Mosquito

Great climb! Classic! Definately one for the repeat...

Sport 15m, 5 Narrabeen Classic Sean Barnes
Tue 18th Oct 2011
18 Quick fang down the parkway Sport 10m, 4 Narrabeen Good Sean Barnes
Tue 18th Oct 2011
Mon 3rd Oct 2011 - Berowra
Bullet Hole Wall
19 IGMC

Pretty chossy down low, but a rewarding route!

Sport 12m Berowra Very Good Sean Barnes
Mon 3rd Oct 2011
Mon 3rd Oct 2011 - Berowra
Pimple Buttress
15 Taylor Made

Great little juggy warm up

Sport 6m, 2 Berowra Good Sean Barnes
Mon 3rd Oct 2011
16 It's For You

High first bolt... gotta love carrots... But otherwise great climbing on the flake.. If only it were longer!

Sport 10m, 2 Berowra Very Good Sean Barnes
Mon 3rd Oct 2011
Fri 30th Sep 2011 - Berowra
Bullet Hole Wall
18 Mental Fatigue

Good climbing on the flake

Sport 13m Berowra Sean Barnes
Fri 30th Sep 2011
18 Fox Sox Pox

You've really got to serch for the good holds...

Sport 12m, 4 Berowra Sean Barnes
Fri 30th Sep 2011
Mon 12th Sep 2011 - Blue Mountains
Mount Victoria Area Bardens Lookout Little Triggers Wall
19 Mike and Lorna go to Town

Guide book has this at 19 - a better idea of the grade. Definately not a 21. Fantastic climb, dynamic/reachy moves with some cool features

Sport 25m, 6 Blue Mountains Very Good Sean Barnes
Mon 12th Sep 2011
18 Jolly Good Fellow Sport 25m, 9 Blue Mountains Good Sean Barnes
Mon 12th Sep 2011
18 Happy New Year

Great little link up beteen Karinya and Jolly Good Fellow.

Sport 25m Blue Mountains Good Sean Barnes
Mon 12th Sep 2011
16 Karinya

Guidebook says 16... Good warm up. Slow and steady...

Sport 25m, 7 Blue Mountains Good Sean Barnes
Mon 12th Sep 2011
15 The Arrow and the Song

Good warm up.. although 'warming up' is optimistic on a Blueys morning! Pete's first lead on this route.

Sport 26m, 9 Blue Mountains Good Sean Barnes
Mon 12th Sep 2011
Wed 7th Sep 2011 - Berowra
Bullet Hole Wall
21 Looks Poxable

Great climbing. Very defined moves through crux ad a bit runout. Commit to the top ledge...

Sport 15m, 4 Berowra Very Good Sean Barnes
Wed 7th Sep 2011
Wed 7th Sep 2011 - Berowra
Blackboard Wall
17 Yesterday's Heroes

Great climb! Another star for sure! Fun climbing on good pockets

Sport 12m, 4 Berowra Classic Sean Barnes
Wed 7th Sep 2011
Wed 7th Sep 2011 - Berowra
Ladder of Gloom Area
19 Ladder of Gloom

Cool once you reach the ladder, but dodgey start

Sport 12m, 4 Berowra Good Sean Barnes
Wed 7th Sep 2011
Tue 26th Jul 2011 - Narrabeen
Slabs
18 Lunatic

Great slab with good holds and consistent climbing. Funnily enough went after heavy rain and while all other slab routes were litterally flowing with water, this was mostly dry! Definately one to repeat!

Sport 19m, 5 Narrabeen Very Good Sean Barnes
Tue 26th Jul 2011
18 A

Fun, juggy little route

Sport 10m, 4 Narrabeen Good Sean Barnes
Tue 26th Jul 2011
Wed 13th Jul 2011 - Narrabeen
Slabs
18 C

First roof!! Great holds, good protection

Sport 8m Narrabeen Classic Sean Barnes
Wed 13th Jul 2011
16 Ag Science

fun slab

Sport 18m, 4 Narrabeen Very Good Sean Barnes
Wed 13th Jul 2011
18 Manic

Fun slab, funky lines, interesting moves

Sport 17m, 4 Narrabeen Very Good Sean Barnes
Wed 13th Jul 2011
Tue 29th Mar 2011 - Nowra
The Grotto Cliffline Donutland Leftside
13 Blade Flake

First lead outdoors! Classic little climb to build the confidence More of a scramble than a clmb, but great!

Sport 22m Nowra Very Good Sean Barnes
Tue 29th Mar 2011
Mon 4th Apr 2011 - Nowra
Bomaderry Creek Mortein Wall
16 Kims

Good warm up

Sport 10m Nowra Good Sean Barnes
Mon 4th Apr 2011
Mon 30th May 2011 - Nowra
Thompson's Point Descent Gully Walls
20 Beavis

Great crux

Sport 15m, 6 Nowra Good Sean Barnes
Mon 30th May 2011
18 Samurai Pizza Catz

Small features on good rock

Sport 15m Nowra Very Good Sean Barnes
Mon 30th May 2011

Showing all 68 ascents.