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Access issues inherited from Wonderland

Wonderland is in Conglomerate State Forest. Camping, dogs and bolting are all legal.



About 100m right of Grab the Gristle. Just after a short, steep slope on the approach trail.

Ethic inherited from Wonderland

Bolting of routes is legal and there is quite a bit of potential for new lines. Most older routes top-out and adding bolt anchors at the top is deemed acceptable in the interest of preserving vegetation at the top of the cliff. Replacing bolts on routes is OK if required but adding bolts to existing routes is not. The sandstone often offers solid, natural protection which should be used instead of fixed protection where possible.


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19 ** Dick Dastardly Mixed 15m, 1

3m left of Bartman. climb the thin flake to the ledge then up the wall. One bolt plus small cams. Tree belay.

FA: G. Dean, K. Bennett & W. Anderson, 1992

17 * Bartman Trad 15m

The left of two cracks 1m apart. Small cams and then step left to chains. CAUTION(!!!): The tree at the top of 'Bartman' and 'King Aurther' has become uprooted and has fallen down towards the ground obscuring the top section of both climbs and their chain.

FA: G. Dean & Brett, 1991

16 * King Aurther Trad 15m

Climb the right hand crack to chain. Large cams. The second route climbed at Wonderland. CAUTION(!!!): The tree at the top of 'Bartman' and 'King Aurther' has become uprooted and has fallen down towards the ground obscuring the top section of both climbs and their chain.

FA: G. Dean & K. Bennett, 1991

26 *** Pseudomonas Trad 15m

8m left of 'Fast Day in Paradise', starting below the fragmented crack. Varietal, unique and quality climbing. Hard boulder problem to get established in the crack, following this all the way up until it fades into a flared, shallow seam at half height and then straight up thin wall through breaks, with a cruisy finish up the final headwall to top out and tree belay. Generous and solid gear placements grace the entirety of the route.

FFA: Daniel Ryan, 2014

25 Fast Day In Paradise Sport 15m, 6

10m left of 'Silk 'n' Steel'. The left line of bolts that goes through the cool, pocketed rock, the small roof and up the wall. Top out or lower off the last bolt.

FA: Andreas Audetat

FFA: 1996

26 The Mission Sport 15m, 5

Same start as Fast Day In Paradise but branch off onto the right line of bolts. Top out.

FA: Andreas Audetat, 1996

21 *** Silk 'N' Steel Trad 20m

Classic. - Start at large corner with huge roof. Up corner to traverse line on left wall. Follow this out to arete, move around arete and up crack to projecting tooth of rock. Move out left onto wall and then straight up wall to top. If you can deal with the first few feet of loose(ish) rock it is well worth it for the fun 'no hands rest' on the tooth of rock and for the excellent finish up the final wall.

FA: Richard Curtis & Brian Birchall, 1991

23 *** Misery Mixed 25m, 3

10m right of 'Silk 'n' Steel'. Climb the flake and then the crack. Veer left and up. 3 bolts plus trad gear.

FA: G. Dean & W. Anderson, 1992

18 * Dicky Knee Mixed 20m, 2

Up short wall (2 bolts) then up flared crack to a slightly overhanging finish (trad gear) to a bolt belay.

FA: A. Stephens & G. Dean, 1991

19 * Fat Rich Constables Mixed 16m, 3

About 20m right of 'Silk 'n' Steel'. Shares a start with Punters and Collectors. Head left from the crack, up wall with cams and 3 bolts.

Named after the great 'Animal' (an infamous climber of the era).

FA: A. Stephens & G. Dean, 1991


About 20m right of 'Silk 'n' Steel'. Climb the crack, lay-backing all the way. Large cams.

FA: A. Stephens, P. Horn (Mongrel), J. Lewis & L. Dickson, 1991

17 * Dead Poets Mixed 15m, 1

Wall 2m right of Punters and Collectors. 1 bolt plus trad gear to tree anchor.

FA: G. Dean & A. Stephens, 1991

10 Jester Trad 15m

The crack 3m right of Punters and Collectors. Climb crack to tree belay. Large cams.

FA: K. Bennett & G. Dean, 1991


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