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Table of contents

1. The Gully 27 routes in Area

Summary:
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seasonality
All Boulder

Long/Lat: 147.093315, -42.569735

Description:

The Gully is a new area that is under development. Unlike most of Elderslie, the boulders are on Crown land, so access shouldn't be as much of an issue. There is a large amount of wildlife in the gully, including snakes and wallabies, so dogs probably aren't a good idea.

Approach:

To get there, continue on the road past the Roadside boulder for another couple of hundred metres, around the corner. Park at a large pull-out on the left. Go through the gate on the opposite side of the road, and cross the river at the ford (usually OK except after rain). Head across the paddock to the entrance to the valley. Once through the gate, head left up the hill to where it flattens out. Follow the fairly flat and clear area up the valley, until you find the first boulder (Crystal Boulder). Total walking time about 10 minutes.

Ethic: inherited from Elderslie Bouldering

Most of the bouldering in this area is on relatively soft sandstone. This can, in case of recent rain or general dampness, lead to easy breaking of holds. Hence when climbing in this area on a wet or damp day, be careful not to break any important holds.

1.1. Crystal 3 routes in Area

Summary:
RouteGradeStyleSelected ascents
1 Left arete V0Boulder
2 The Crystal V5Boulder
3 V1 V1Boulder

1.2. Third Turd Boulder 3 routes in Boulder

Summary:
Description:

There are a couple decent slab problems on this boulder.

Approach:

This is the next boulder along from the Crystal Boulder.

RouteGradeStyleSelected ascents
1 Third Turd

Slab one metre left of Arete

V3Boulder
2 VE 1

Arete

VBBoulder
3 VE 2

Right of Arete

VBBoulder

1.3. Paydirt 6 routes in Area

Summary:
RouteGradeStyleSelected ascents
1 Left arete V0Boulder
2 Mantle V1Boulder
3 V1 V1Boulder
4 Paydirt / Paydirt Sit

Hang Start hold has broken in early 2013, Paydirt is now naturally a sit start and goes at around V4

V3Boulder
5 * Paydirt Sit

Sit start to Paydirt

V4Boulder
6 Back arete V2Boulder

1.4. Butterflies 4 routes in Area

Summary:

Long/Lat: 147.094435, -42.569920

RouteGradeStyleSelected ascents
1 Butterflies V4Boulder
2 V3 V3Boulder
3 *** If 6 Was 9 V6Boulder
4 Project

Right arete

V?Boulder

1.5. Centipede Boulder 3 routes in Boulder

Summary:
Description:

This is the next boulder across the hill from Butterflies Boulder, and is visible from the back of Butterflies.

RouteGradeStyleSelected ascents
1 * VE 1

Nice easy jugs on the bottom of the boulder and up

VBBoulder
2 Centipede

Left hand side of high face

V2Boulder
3 VE 2

Easy problem up to the right

VBBoulder

1.6. Scorpion 3 routes in Area

Summary:
RouteGradeStyleSelected ascents
1 LH mantle V2Boulder
2 Undercling V2Boulder
3 Scorpion V3Boulder

1.7. Elderslie Arch 5 routes in Area

Summary:

Long/Lat: 147.095451, -42.570442

RouteGradeStyleSelected ascents
1 Full traverse L to R V5Boulder
2 The Fire of Life V3Boulder
3 The Rainbow Connection V2Boulder
4 Smooth Latin Groove V5Boulder
5 Let That Boy Boogie Woogie V3Boulder

2. Index by grade

Grade Stars Name Style Area
VB VE 1 Boulder 1.2. Third Turd Boulder
VE 2 Boulder 1.2. Third Turd Boulder
* VE 1 Boulder 1.5. Centipede Boulder
VE 2 Boulder 1.5. Centipede Boulder
V0 Left arete Boulder 1.1. Crystal
Left arete Boulder 1.3. Paydirt
V1 V1 Boulder 1.1. Crystal
Mantle Boulder 1.3. Paydirt
V1 Boulder 1.3. Paydirt
V2 Back arete Boulder 1.3. Paydirt
Centipede Boulder 1.5. Centipede Boulder
LH mantle Boulder 1.6. Scorpion
Undercling Boulder 1.6. Scorpion
The Rainbow Connection Boulder 1.7. Elderslie Arch
V3 Third Turd Boulder 1.2. Third Turd Boulder
Paydirt Boulder 1.3. Paydirt
V3 Boulder 1.4. Butterflies
Scorpion Boulder 1.6. Scorpion
Let That Boy Boogie Woogie Boulder 1.7. Elderslie Arch
The Fire of Life Boulder 1.7. Elderslie Arch
V4 * Paydirt Sit Boulder 1.3. Paydirt
Butterflies Boulder 1.4. Butterflies
V5 The Crystal Boulder 1.1. Crystal
Full traverse L to R Boulder 1.7. Elderslie Arch
Smooth Latin Groove Boulder 1.7. Elderslie Arch
V6 *** If 6 Was 9 Boulder 1.4. Butterflies
V? Project Boulder 1.4. Butterflies