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Grade Route Gear style Crag Quality Climber Date
Mon 4th Jun 2018 - Blue Mountains
Blackheath Area Mt Boyce Walk-Down Gully
16 The Gates of Janus Trad 50m Blue Mountains Nik Sharma
Mon 4th Jun 2018
Mon 21st May 2018 - Blue Mountains
Blackheath Area Mt Boyce Walk-Down Gully
16 The Gates of Janus Trad 50m Blue Mountains Classic Joe
Mon 21st May 2018
14 Gently Mine Trad 58m Blue Mountains Classic Joe
Mon 21st May 2018
Sun 20th May 2018 - Blue Mountains
Blackheath Area Mt Boyce Walk-Down Gully
16 The Gates of Janus Trad 50m Blue Mountains Very Good David Shapira
Sun 20th May 2018
14 Gently Mine Trad 58m Blue Mountains Very Good David Shapira
Sun 20th May 2018
Sun 20th May 2018 - Blue Mountains
Blackheath Area Mt Boyce Walk-Down Gully
14 Gently Mine

not too bad for the grade. Takes some funky gear near the bottom.

Trad 58m Blue Mountains Good Gavin
Sun 20th May 2018
16 The Gates of Janus - with David Shapira Trad 50m Blue Mountains Jacob Bridgeman
Sun 20th May 2018
1980 - Blue Mountains
Blackheath Area Mt Boyce Walk-Down Gully
15 Piglet - with Graham Dowden Trad 79m Blue Mountains Good peter martland
1980
16 Eeyore - with Graham Dowden Trad 70m Blue Mountains peter martland
Fri 11th May 2018
13 Lucy - with Graham Dowden Trad 64m Blue Mountains Good peter martland
1980
14 Snoopy

I remember doing this once, or twice, maybe more... Leper may recall.

- with Graham Dowden
Trad 64m Blue Mountains Very Good peter martland
1980
14 Gently Mine

Done many times...good fun.

- with Graham Dowden
Trad 58m Blue Mountains Classic peter martland
1980
16 The Gates of Janus - with Graham Dowden Trad 50m Blue Mountains Classic peter martland
1980
Sun 25th Mar 2018 - Blue Mountains
Blackheath Area Mt Boyce Walk-Down Gully
14 Gently Mine Trad 58m Blue Mountains Classic Ben Roberts
Sun 25th Mar 2018
Mon 19th Mar 2018 - Blue Mountains
Blackheath Area Mt Boyce Walk-Down Gully
16 The Gates of Janus

Possibly my proudest belay tick! Awesome to see Jason overcome the most profound trad jitters i have ever seen and power to the top of this classic. A highlight was a section of the crack (that he up and down climbed a million times) that ended up with like 9 cams in 5 metres in it or something like that. Gotta love triple #2s, #0.75s and #0.5s!!

- with Jason Nguyen
Trad 50m Blue Mountains Mega Classic Will Vidler
Mon 19th Mar 2018
14 Gently Mine

Seconding Jason. Awesome effort by him and rad to see the trad psyche squeezed out of even the sportiest climbers! Great route.

- with Jason Nguyen
Trad 58m Blue Mountains Very Good Will Vidler
Mon 19th Mar 2018
16 The Gates of Janus

Oh my goodness. Super duper scared, I nearly backed off; but I pushed on (and placed 15 pieces of gear)... Had to really work for it.

Was so damn stoked to reach those post-roof jugs. Spent over an hour on the wall.

Trad 50m Blue Mountains Classic Jason Nguyen
Mon 19th Mar 2018
14 Gently Mine

Super cool route, and didn't need to jam at all! Was a little bit scared but still felt alright.

Trad 58m Blue Mountains Very Good Jason Nguyen
Mon 19th Mar 2018
Sat 24th Feb 2018 - Blue Mountains
Blackheath Area Mt Boyce Walk-Down Gully
16 The Gates of Janus - with Lucy Rose Trad 50m Blue Mountains Good Tom Collins
Sat 24th Feb 2018
Fri 29th Dec 2017 - Blue Mountains
Blackheath Area Mt Boyce Walk-Down Gully
16 The Gates of Janus

First pitch only.

- with Mdm
Trad 50m Blue Mountains Classic Mike Daws
Fri 29th Dec 2017
Fri 3rd Nov 2017 - Blue Mountains
Blackheath Area Mt Boyce Walk-Down Gully
14 Gently Mine - with Daniel Butler Trad 58m Blue Mountains Classic Sam Small
Fri 3rd Nov 2017
14 Gently Mine Trad 58m Blue Mountains Very Good Daniel Butler
Sat 4th Nov 2017
Sun 8th Oct 2017 - Blue Mountains
Blackheath Area Mt Boyce Walk-Down Gully
16 The Gates of Janus

Pitch 1 only. Nice enough. The topo in the guidebook for this is a bit off. Follow the obvious route.

Trad 50m Blue Mountains Good Jon S-D
Sun 8th Oct 2017
14 Gently Mine

Pitch 1 only. Great value at the great. 50m rope gets you back to the floor from the belay chains.

Trad 58m Blue Mountains Very Good Jon S-D
Sun 8th Oct 2017
Sun 1st Oct 2017 - Blue Mountains
Blackheath Area Mt Boyce Walk-Down Gully
14 Gently Mine Trad 58m Blue Mountains Classic Tim M-S
Sun 1st Oct 2017
Sun 20th Aug 2017 - Blue Mountains
Blackheath Area Mt Boyce Walk-Down Gully
14 Gently Mine

Beautiful climbing

Trad 58m Blue Mountains Classic Simon Ellis
Sun 20th Aug 2017
Sun 20th Aug 2017 - Blue Mountains
Blackheath Area Mt Boyce Walk-Down Gully
17 Freewheeling

I really rate this. A bit obscure but a lot of fun

Sport 26m Blue Mountains Very Good Will Vidler
Sun 20th Aug 2017
14 Gently Mine

Repeat as the warm up for the day. Later convinced Ella to go up this as her first trad lead which was super cool. She crushed it!!.

Trad 58m Blue Mountains Classic Will Vidler
Sun 20th Aug 2017
Sat 12th Aug 2017 - Blue Mountains
Blackheath Area Mt Boyce Walk-Down Gully
14 Gently Mine

great warm up. single rack (0.4-4) should suffice. nice looking crack with some solid jam and laybacking through the middle. more ppl need to get on this

- with Dany
Trad 58m Blue Mountains Very Good Keith Davison
Sat 12th Aug 2017
Mon 24th Jul 2017 - Blue Mountains
Blackheath Area Mt Boyce Walk-Down Gully
16 The Gates of Janus Trad 50m Blue Mountains Mega Classic Sam Small
Mon 24th Jul 2017
14 Gently Mine Trad 58m Blue Mountains Classic Sam Small
Mon 24th Jul 2017
Sun 23rd Jul 2017 - Blue Mountains
Blackheath Area Mt Boyce Walk-Down Gully
14 Gently Mine

Super fun, P1 only due to wind.

- with Scott Bishop
Trad 58m Blue Mountains Very Good Ryan L
Sun 23rd Jul 2017
14 Gently Mine - with Ryan L Trad 58m Blue Mountains Very Good Scott Bishop
Sun 23rd Jul 2017
14 Gently Mine

Awesome little climb! Was super windy up high so we only did P1.

- with Ryan L
Trad 58m Blue Mountains Very Good Scott Bishop
Sun 23rd Jul 2017
Wed 12th Jul 2017 - Blue Mountains
Blackheath Area Mt Boyce Walk-Down Gully
14 Gently Mine

fun crack and good gear

Trad 58m Blue Mountains Very Good Patrick Mccosker
Wed 12th Jul 2017
Wed 5th Jul 2017 - Blue Mountains
Blackheath Area Mt Boyce Walk-Down Gully
16 The Gates of Janus

Rad! Great way to start the day! Pretty pumpy layback. We just did P1

- with Josh Flavell
Trad 50m Blue Mountains Mega Classic Sam Small
Wed 5th Jul 2017
14 Gently Mine

Superb climbing, we just did P1.

- with Josh Flavell
Trad 58m Blue Mountains Classic Sam Small
Wed 5th Jul 2017
Sat 3rd Jun 2017 - Blue Mountains
Blackheath Area Mt Boyce Walk-Down Gully
17 Freewheeling

funky with good holds in all the right places

- with Harry Kadi
Sport 26m Blue Mountains Very Good Will Vidler
Sat 3rd Jun 2017
16 The Gates of Janus

what a route - led in one pitch to the very top - interesting when you have to manage having limited gear

- with Harry Kadi
Trad 50m Blue Mountains Mega Classic Will Vidler
Sat 3rd Jun 2017
14 Gently Mine

super fun introduction to Mt Boyce - led in one pitch on double ropes

- with Harry Kadi
Trad 58m Blue Mountains Classic Will Vidler
Sat 3rd Jun 2017
17 Freewheeling Sport 26m Blue Mountains Very Good Harry Kadi
Sat 3rd Jun 2017
16 The Gates of Janus

rattled

Trad 50m Blue Mountains Classic Harry Kadi
Sat 3rd Jun 2017
14 Gently Mine Trad 58m Blue Mountains Very Good Harry Kadi
Sat 3rd Jun 2017
Sat 12th Aug 2017 - Blue Mountains
Blackheath Area Mt Boyce Walk-Down Gully
16 The Gates of Janus

P1 only - solid sustained layback corner. eats up cams (0.75-2) so take doubles. bit chossy down the bottom with a huge head sized chunk of rock breaking off the wall while trying to place a hex.

- with Dany
1 16 lead by Keith
Trad 50m Blue Mountains Classic Keith Davison
Sat 12th Aug 2017
Sat 13th May 2017 - Blue Mountains
Blackheath Area Mt Boyce Walk-Down Gully
11 Diversion Trad 55m Blue Mountains Jacob Bridgeman
Sat 13th May 2017
Thu 11th May 2017 - Blue Mountains
Blackheath Area Mt Boyce Walk-Down Gully
11 Diversion

We started at the obvious crack marked 'D' on the walkdown gully. However, we didn't pass a cavern, nor did we find a chimney. After 30m, we were at a summit, leading us to conclude the second pitch has fallen off.

- with Jacob Bridgeman
Trad 55m Blue Mountains Don't Bother Ewa Siedlecka
Thu 11th May 2017
Fri 5th May 2017 - Blue Mountains
Blackheath Area Mt Boyce Walk-Down Gully
16 The Gates of Janus

Really good! Great value for a 16. Great protection the whole way. Get on this!

Trad 50m Blue Mountains Classic Alex Riegelman
Fri 5th May 2017
14 Gently Mine

Really lovely little flake. I would guess it might feel a little bit reachy for some.

Trad 58m Blue Mountains Very Good Alex Riegelman
Fri 5th May 2017
Sun 23rd Apr 2017 - Blue Mountains
Blackheath Area Mt Boyce Walk-Down Gully
14 Gently Mine

Great protection, great moves. Was a little sandy towards the top. 1 X 70 rope will allow you to rap to ground from Anchor Chains in Cave

Trad 58m Blue Mountains Classic Stephen 'scuba' Ayling
Sun 23rd Apr 2017
Sun 9th Apr 2017 - Blue Mountains
Blackheath Area Mt Boyce Walk-Down Gully
16 The Gates of Janus Trad 50m Blue Mountains Classic John Drake
Sun 9th Apr 2017
14 Gently Mine Trad 58m Blue Mountains Very Good John Drake
Sun 9th Apr 2017
Wed 5th Jul 2017 - Blue Mountains
Blackheath Area Mt Boyce Walk-Down Gully
14 Gently Mine

amazing first pitch. used only cams BD 0.4- 4. really fun climbing once you get to the main crack. felt like the "crux" was the going left crack, once you start veering right it eases right up into some really fun, engaging climbing. only wish it was longer.

- with Charity Maj
Trad 58m Blue Mountains Classic Keith Davison
Wed 5th Jul 2017
Sun 19th Feb 2017 - Blue Mountains
Blackheath Area Mt Boyce Walk-Down Gully
21 Pig Iron Slaughter

Knox made it look easy on lead, I found it right at my limit on second. Vertical slabbing on a rounded arete = super insecure!

- with Knox Low
Sport 45m Blue Mountains Very Good Alex Rogers
Sun 19th Feb 2017
14 Gently Mine

Second time on the route, what a nice climb. Steep enough to be interesting, juggy enough and with enough pro to feel safe.

- with Steve Phillpott, Knox Low
Trad 58m Blue Mountains Classic Alex Rogers
Sun 19th Feb 2017
Sun 19th Feb 2017 - Blue Mountains
Blackheath Area Mt Boyce Walk-Down Gully
21 Pig Iron Slaughter - with Alex Rogers Sport 45m Blue Mountains Very Good Knox Low
Sun 19th Feb 2017
14 Gently Mine - with Alex Rogers Trad 58m Blue Mountains Very Good Knox Low
Sun 19th Feb 2017
Fri 6th Jan 2017 - Blue Mountains
Blackheath Area Mt Boyce Walk-Down Gully
16 The Gates of Janus

Great handcrack! Take all the #1s you can find

- with Ro-boat
Trad 50m Blue Mountains Very Good Gee Rad
Fri 6th Jan 2017
14 Gently Mine - with che Trad 58m Blue Mountains Very Good Gee Rad
Fri 6th Jan 2017
Sat 31st Dec 2016 - Blue Mountains
Blackheath Area Mt Boyce Walk-Down Gully
16 The Gates of Janus

Pretty staunch for a 16, definitely lost my nerve a bit during the traverse.

- with Jemma Herbert
Trad 50m Blue Mountains Very Good Ewa Siedlecka
Sat 31st Dec 2016
Fri 6th Jan 2017 - Blue Mountains
Blackheath Area Mt Boyce Walk-Down Gully
16 The Gates of Janus Trad 50m Blue Mountains Classic Ro-boat
Fri 6th Jan 2017
Tue 3rd Jan 2017 - Blue Mountains
Blackheath Area Mt Boyce Walk-Down Gully
14 Gently Mine Trad 58m Blue Mountains
Tue 3rd Jan 2017
Thu 29th Dec 2016 - Blue Mountains
Blackheath Area Mt Boyce Walk-Down Gully
14 Gently Mine Trad 58m Blue Mountains Jacob Bridgeman
Thu 29th Dec 2016
Sat 3rd Dec 2016 - Blue Mountains
Blackheath Area Mt Boyce Walk-Down Gully
16 The Gates of Janus

Great climb, worth repeating.

- with Andrew Stevenson
Trad 50m Blue Mountains Classic
Sat 3rd Dec 2016
21 Pig Iron Slaughter

What an amazing arete to climb. I was glade to get this clean given how warm it was. It has some great moves at the crux on the arete.

- with Andrew Stevenson
Sport 45m Blue Mountains Classic
Sat 3rd Dec 2016
Wed 28th Sep 2016 - Blue Mountains
Blackheath Area Mt Boyce Walk-Down Gully
16 The Gates of Janus Trad 50m Blue Mountains George Wilkinson
Wed 28th Sep 2016
Tue 13th Oct 2009 - Blue Mountains
Blackheath Area Mt Boyce Walk-Down Gully
14 Gently Mine Trad 58m Blue Mountains Very Good Marty Middlebrook
Tue 13th Oct 2009
9 Peppermint Pattie Trad 61m Blue Mountains Good Marty Middlebrook
Tue 13th Oct 2009
Sun 11th Sep 2016 - Blue Mountains
Blackheath Area Mt Boyce Walk-Down Gully
16 The Gates of Janus

What a climb, at first I thought I was oning to layback it but I ended up jamming most of the way. I got to about 2/3 height and realised that the biggest cam that I had left was a 0.5 and all I could see was a hand sized crack. After standing on the ledge for a while I went with the philosophy "If in doubt, run it out", after all how hard could it be, it is only a 16. Luckily the climbing wasn't too hard and I found a large wire somewhere up there.

We decided to carry on up what we thought was the second pitch of Gentle Mine, turns out it was the second pitch of Pig Iron Slaughter. Was worth doing though.

- with Jack
Trad 50m Blue Mountains Classic
Sun 11th Sep 2016
14 Gently Mine

What a great route, would be good for beginner trad leaders I think, loads of gear that is easy to place.

- with Jack
Trad 58m Blue Mountains Very Good
Sun 11th Sep 2016
Sat 30th Jul 2016 - Blue Mountains
Blackheath Area Mt Boyce Walk-Down Gully
16 The Gates of Janus

What a stellar route!!! Sandbag at 16. P1 only. Awesome jambing, beautiful line, endless great pro. So much fun and a beautiful sunset view.

Trad 50m Blue Mountains Mega Classic Jenna Brady
Sat 30th Jul 2016
21 Pig Iron Slaughter

Cool arete climbing with a tricky crux. Hard first clip if you have short t-rex arms. (Now 6 or 7 carrots, not 4)

Sport 45m Blue Mountains Very Good Jenna Brady
Sat 30th Jul 2016
16 The Gates of Janus

Pitch 1 only. Amazing at the grade but probably a sandbag.

Trad 50m Blue Mountains Mega Classic Jason McCarthy
Sat 30th Jul 2016
21 Pig Iron Slaughter

Excellent fun and very unique climbing.

Sport 45m Blue Mountains Very Good Jason McCarthy
Sat 30th Jul 2016
Fri 29th Jul 2016 - Blue Mountains
Blackheath Area Mt Boyce Walk-Down Gully
16 The Gates of Janus Trad 50m Blue Mountains Matthew Shaw
Fri 29th Jul 2016
Sun 3rd Jul 2016 - Blue Mountains
Blackheath Area Mt Boyce Walk-Down Gully
17 Freewheeling

Very good - a staunch lead by Sandra which I followed with some trepidation. The hard-looking lower section had hidden jugs, the easier looking top section did not! This move is a delicate slab problem, which I worked out but would have sweated on lead.

- with Sandra Parker
Sport 26m Blue Mountains Very Good Alex Rogers
Sun 3rd Jul 2016
9 Peppermint Pattie

A fun old-school trad outing wandering up avoiding the undergrowth and trying to wangle protection in amongst the rotten rock. Lovely sun on a winters day.

- with Sandra Parker
Trad 61m Blue Mountains Average Alex Rogers
Sun 3rd Jul 2016
21 Pig Iron Slaughter

Amazing climb, very tricky section in middle of arete requiring interesting technique, then a scary slab move higher up. Would be a full value lead (but tightly bolted where it counts)

- with Sandra Parker
Sport 45m Blue Mountains Very Good Alex Rogers
Sun 3rd Jul 2016
14 Gently Mine

Excellent climb - well protected, great position and aesthetics.

- with Sandra Parker
Trad 58m Blue Mountains Classic Alex Rogers
Sun 3rd Jul 2016
Wed 29th Jun 2016 - Blue Mountains
Blackheath Area Mt Boyce Walk-Down Gully
16 The Gates of Janus

Great pitch!!

Trad 50m Blue Mountains Classic Nick Morgan
Wed 29th Jun 2016
Mon 30th May 2016 - Blue Mountains
Blackheath Area Mt Boyce Walk-Down Gully
14 Gently Mine

Great climb! If you have tiny hands, you have miraculous access to jugs well inside the crack - otherwise, jam your way through.

- with Eamonn, Mick Mate
Trad 58m Blue Mountains Very Good Ewa Siedlecka
Mon 30th May 2016
9 Pig Pen

'Dirty chimney' is the understatement of the century! Highly vegetated, with most protection/holds in a giant pile of chockstones that you pray won't fall down mid-climb. Lots of rope drag, so take your extenders. Route can be a bit hard to find - just make sure you follow the chimney, then the crack to the top.

- with Eamonn
Trad 46m Blue Mountains Good Ewa Siedlecka
Mon 30th May 2016
Sun 29th May 2016 - Blue Mountains
Blackheath Area Mt Boyce Walk-Down Gully
9 Pig Pen

Traaadventure! A fairly nice chimney, but quite dirty and lots of plants. Built anchor on the left. Up slab and then right towards the crack and up. Fairly good protection but slightly run out at times. Will need quite a few extended pieces. Rock for natural anchor at top has dubious quality. Could go further and belay off a tree perhaps but rope drag might be high. We topped out in the dark, but there might be an overgrown track back to the gully. Easy enough to bush bash in the dark if you have friends calling out every couple of minutes - thanks abi and mate74!

- with Ewa Siedlecka
Trad 46m Blue Mountains Average Eamonn
Sun 29th May 2016
16 The Gates of Janus

Lovely layback section, practicing the toe jams and smears. A bit fiddly with gear at times. Roof was excellent with a good hand jam to get you through, but has minimal feet. P1 only.

- with Mick Mate
Trad 50m Blue Mountains Classic Eamonn
Sun 29th May 2016
14 Gently Mine

Good route and straightforward. Would be a nice introduction route to Trad.

- with Mick Mate, Ewa Siedlecka
Trad 58m Blue Mountains Classic Eamonn
Sun 29th May 2016
16 The Gates of Janus

First pitch only. Gates of j....anus (thanks mikemate74). Layback is awesome - you can jam this one but I didn't. Went up and to the left as described in route description but guidebook reckons go right to handjam glory. Doubles of BD#2 and #1 are highly recommended

- with Eamonn, Ewa Siedlecka, Mick Mate
Trad 50m Blue Mountains Classic Abi Prakash
Sun 29th May 2016
14 Gently Mine

A nice climb at the grade. Good gear and the occasional jam. First pitch only

- with Eamonn, Ewa Siedlecka, Mick Mate
1
Trad 58m Blue Mountains Classic Abi Prakash
Sun 29th May 2016
16 The Gates of Janus

Terrific toe jamming and laybacks up the crack & tricky move under small roof. Nice climb.

- with ea
Trad 50m Blue Mountains Classic Mick Mate
Mon 30th May 2016
14 Gently Mine

Nice moves. Great lead for the grade

- with Eamonn, Ewa Siedlecka
Trad 58m Blue Mountains Very Good Mick Mate
Mon 30th May 2016
Sun 22nd May 2016 - Blue Mountains
Blackheath Area Mt Boyce Walk-Down Gully
17 Freewheeling - with Jarred Sport 26m Blue Mountains Callum Cruickshank
Sun 22nd May 2016
Sat 7th May 2016 - Blue Mountains
Blackheath Area Mt Boyce Walk-Down Gully
16 The Gates of Janus Trad 50m Blue Mountains Very Good
Sat 7th May 2016
21 Pig Iron Slaughter

great arete climbing. Top half doesn't feel like blue mountains rock, with very smooth, scooping holds and no edges!

Sport 45m Blue Mountains Very Good
Sat 7th May 2016
Sat 7th May 2016 - Blue Mountains
Blackheath Area Mt Boyce Walk-Down Gully
21 Pig Iron Slaughter - with Ben Hanley, Gee Buck Sport 45m Blue Mountains
Sat 7th May 2016
14 Gently Mine - with David Michael Trad 58m Blue Mountains Very Good
Sat 7th May 2016
Mon 25th Apr 2016 - Blue Mountains
Blackheath Area Mt Boyce Walk-Down Gully
14 Gently Mine

1st pitch only. Lovely climb, pretty solid for the grade but I was a bit sick.

- with Simon
Trad 58m Blue Mountains Very Good Blue Mountains Orangutan
Mon 25th Apr 2016
Tue 16th Feb 2016 - Blue Mountains
Blackheath Area Mt Boyce Walk-Down Gully
16 The Gates of Janus

Ahh such a test piece. Definitely a full value climb. Actually lead the second pitch as well. Wasn't quite as much of a fan. Medium quality rock and not much protection to speak of.

Trad 50m Blue Mountains Classic Ro-boat
Tue 16th Feb 2016
14 Gently Mine

Climbs really well.

Trad 58m Blue Mountains Very Good Ro-boat
Tue 16th Feb 2016
Sun 6th Dec 2015 - Blue Mountains
Blackheath Area Mt Boyce Walk-Down Gully
14 Gently Mine Trad 58m Blue Mountains Andrew Harward
Sun 6th Dec 2015
Wed 7th Oct 2015 - Blue Mountains
Blackheath Area Mt Boyce Walk-Down Gully
16 The Gates of Janus Trad 50m Blue Mountains Marika
Wed 7th Oct 2015
14 Gently Mine Trad 58m Blue Mountains Marika
Wed 7th Oct 2015
Sun 13th Sep 2015 - Blue Mountains
Blackheath Area Mt Boyce Walk-Down Gully
16 The Gates of Janus Trad 50m Blue Mountains Very Good John Drake
Sun 13th Sep 2015

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