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Table of contents

1. Boiler wall 17 routes in Area

Sport and Trad
Access Issues: inherited from Bulahdelah

Major access issues in all areas at present. Avoiding the area is best strategy at present(dec 2015) or risk inflaming the situation. A landowner to the north is alleging climbers have damaged his property. Avoid private landholdings and do not trespass.

Ethic: inherited from Bulahdelah

If you intend to bolt then it is best to speak to the locals as they will inform you of the do's and don'ts of bolting in the area.

RouteGradeStyleSelected ascents
1 ** Trents Trench

Up the green chimney then step left across into corner/crack system to DBB

FA: Trent Wright, 2011

18 Sport 26m, 13
2 Fern crack

The crack left of the chimney of TT, step left around arete to anchors when it peters out.

FA: Adam Bramwell, Mike Ramplin, 1998

16 Trad 18m
3 Nosey Walker

Mixed gear, continue right from the top of fern crack

FA: John Wilde, 2011

20 Trad 25m
4 Babcock

Stick clip first bolt, then boulder to ledge. Slab and arete climbing to anchors at half height of wall, best to continue to top lower off.

FA: John Wilde, 2011

21 Sport 18m
5 Wilcox

The left route, up to ledge, long draw on bolt to right then follow bolts until traverse right to shared lower off.

FA: Daniel Wilde, 2011

19 Sport 15m
6 Pitch Two?

From the shared anchors of Johnny 1 or Johnny 2 continue up and step left at roof past 4 more bolts to fixed carabiners at DBB

18 Sport 10m
7 Fire Tube

2m left of the arete, same start as for Wilcox, but continue going left, up to separate lower off.

FA: John Wilde, 2012

20 Sport 20m
8 Ned Kelly

Start in the small alcove, up through small rooflet, then follow crack to anchors. Climb on fixed hangers.

FA: John Wilde, 2012

21 Sport 25m, 11
9 Bush Ranger

Start as for Ned Kelly, but go left and up the crack/offwidth.

FA: J Wilde, M Foster, 2012

16 Trad 25m
10 Free Trader

The side of slabby pinnacle just left of main boiler wall, 6 hox bolts and 1 RB. Common anchors for all 4 routes on top of block.

FA: J Wilde, 2012

14 Sport 16m, 9
11 Thunder Bolt

Start from toe of arete and up. Hex bolts.

FA: J Wilde

10 Sport 16m, 7
12 Thunder Bolt (Variant)

Start from platform and step right and up staying left of arete until final moves. Hex Bolts.

FA: John Wilde, 2012

10 Sport 12m, 6
13 Out Of Sight

In the gully between slab and wall on the left, up hex bolts staying right of the gully, to anchor on top. P2: Continue all the way to the top of the wall on gear. Hex bolts on P1.

FA: John Wilde, 2012

13 Mixed 12m 2, 6
14 Diagonal Route

Route starts on platform left of Slab 1. 1st Bolt its on right side of arete, then follow the crack around to the left. Face climbing to the top. DBB.

FA: John Wilde, 2013

Set by JRW, 2013

22 Sport 16m
15 Forestry

The left route on the wall. A tough start leads to some wandering climbing.

FA: John Wilde, 2013

21 Sport 16m
16 Embankment 1

On the pinnacle immediately below the track , below left arete of boiler wall. Left route.

FA: John and Trent?

18 Sport 12m, 6
17 Embankment 2

On the pinnacle imediately below track, below left arete of boiler wall. Right route. Goes to shared anchors

20 Sport 12m, 5

2. Index by grade

Grade Stars Name Style
10 Thunder Bolt Sport 16m, 7
Thunder Bolt (Variant) Sport 12m, 6
13 Out Of Sight Mixed 12m 2, 6
14 Free Trader Sport 16m, 9
16 Bush Ranger Trad 25m
Fern crack Trad 18m
18 Embankment 1 Sport 12m, 6
Pitch Two? Sport 10m
** Trents Trench Sport 26m, 13
19 Wilcox Sport 15m
20 Embankment 2 Sport 12m, 5
Fire Tube Sport 20m
Nosey Walker Trad 25m
21 Babcock Sport 18m
Forestry Sport 16m
Ned Kelly Sport 25m, 11
22 Diagonal Route Sport 16m