Horse Paddock Boulders All bouldering31 routes in area
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Best accessed from Kambah, you can park at the yards and walk northish from the hill or make this your last stop on a whirlwind tour of boulders from the Chapman side. This area is around a 40 metre walk off the track and stars two overhung boulders, one in particular which has some chipped and hairy V6-V8 climbs.
Access issues inherited from Cooleman Ridge Bouldering
Please be sensible accessing the Horse Paddock boulders if walking in from the Kambah side and go around the horses rather than straight through the pen. Access from this side is at the end of Hake Street - drive past the pony club and park near the 'Arawang' sign.
Best off parking at the horse paddocks off Hake Crescent then walking through the horse corral up the trail to the boulders.
Ethic inherited from Cooleman Ridge Bouldering
While some of the harder climbs on the ridge were created by chipping, where previously no climb was possible, please leave your chisels at home. There are not so many climbs at the higher grades that they should be brought down to lower levels!
This area has been climbed at for many years, but somehow new chips are still appearing! Leave the drills at home kids!
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A face climb, slapping the arete on the right. Techy.
Sit start left side pull, climb face\arete and top out.
A quality climb slapping up the arete from a sitstart.
Completely chipped. Look for the chipped handholds. Photo is a bit misleading - it's about 60 degrees overhung and the first chipped handhold is a bit too low for most people! Grade's pretty dependent on whether you use the tiny incut at the top or either of the aretes. Take the grade you feel, V6 if you go from the chips to the incut before deadpointing to the top.