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Table of contents

1. The Other Side 26 routes in Sector

All Boulder

Long/Lat: 148.592200, -34.640188


Across the road from Tombstone Ridge/the Highlands. A scattering of slightly smaller boulders, mostly warmups but a few harder things to do.

Access Issues: inherited from Radar Range

This crag is on private property owned by the Harden Council. The Council has been approached and has advised that anyone entering this area does so completely at their own risk - you break it, you're on your own. There are a number of land users, including people who walk and ride up the hill, and nearby farming land as well as the Air Services Australia owned radar at the top of the hill.

Please be sensitive to potential issues and don't make noise that's going to arouse interest (you will be heard for a long distance). Don't expect to always be alone. Please note the ethics - they are there for good reasons and it's all about keeping this crag open, not styles of climbing.

Do not approach the radar array please. For any reason. Be sure to close the gate. Every time. Don't expect someone to close it behind you, you may let some cattle in or out in the meanwhile. Please stay away from the very obviously fenced farmer's land. There's enough boulders to climb without venturing over there.


Park halfway up and head to the boulders on your right as you look up the hill.

Ethic: inherited from Radar Range

NO BOLTING AT ALL - not even for setting up top ropes or cleaning, thanks. Use some gear or sling a nearby boulder.

NO CHIPPING OR COMFORTISING - there are WAY MORE than enough problems here! However, please do make the effort to clean off flakes that are likely to go, and moss.

KEEP THE BOULDERS CLEAN - this means removing tick marks and cleaning off excess chalk if need be. Vinegar is great for removing chalk and the granite won't be affected if you need to give something a scrub.

Finally, please follow the naming conventions. Climbs have been named in a satirical fashion. If you make a first ascent - and there's every likelihood you will, given the massive boulder field - then go ahead and have a go at something that amuses or annoys you. Do not number your climb. Give it a frickin' name. Feel free to explain what the name means in the description.

Variants and eliminates welcome. It is bouldering, after all.

RouteGradeStyleSelected ascents
1 Magoo

Head up the obvious feature.

FA: David Nott, 2012

{US} V0- Boulder 4m
2 Indiscretions

Sit start then head up through a fair sized move.

FA: David Nott, 2012

{US} V1 Boulder 4m
3 Ermagawd

Start low right next to 'Magoo' then up and left to top out.

FA: David Nott, 2012

{US} V0 Boulder 4m
4 The Smell That Lingers

Traverse the boulder from right to left then top out for 'Ermagawd'.

FA: Tyron Ahern, 2012

{US} V0 Boulder 2m
5 Bug In My Eye

Sit start and up. Easy.

FA: Ben Davies, 2012

{US} V0- Boulder 3m
6 Indian Scammers

Sit start on slopers then up. First move harder than the rest.

FA: Ben Davies, 2012

{US} V1 Boulder 3m
RouteGradeStyleSelected ascents
7 Eat a Sammich

Up and over, nothing amazing.

FA: David Nott, 2012

{US} V0 Boulder 4m
8 The Coiffure

A simple up and over.

FA: Constantine Carluen, 2012

{US} V0 Boulder 4m
9 He's Not So Smart

Traverse the boulder right to left. Techy.

FA: Constantine Carluen, 2012

{US} V2 Boulder 2m
10 Ass Pats

One hard move off an incut sidepull and a small nodule of rock to easy moves to make the top. The classic 'where do I put my feet' granite style...

FA: David Nott, 2012

{US} V3 to V4 Boulder 3m
11 Do It Right

Sit start from the underclings and up.

FA: David Nott, 2012

{US} V0 Boulder 3m
12 I Don't Like Crimpit

Nasty sit-start off holds facing the wrong way, though a goodish sidepull for the right hand, reach the high rail with your left hand and head on up with a fridge hug friction move.

FA: David Nott, 2012

{US} V5 Boulder 4m
RouteGradeStyleSelected ascents
13 Lowest of the Low

Try not to bruise your butt falling 10 cms if you lose your grip. The most lowball sit-start you'll probably ever see.

FA: Tyron Ahern, 2012

{US} V0 Boulder 2m
14 Canberra Cockatoos Will Cut You

Heal hooking sit start. Wrench on it up to the crimp on the left then up with the right.

FA: Christopher Lean, 2013

V2 Boulder 3m
15 Soccer Sucks

Standard sit-start problem.

FA: David Nott, 2012

{US} V2 to V3 Boulder 3m
RouteGradeStyleSelected ascents
16 * RatherbeClimbin

Techy sit-start with a bunch of holds facing the wrong way.

FA: David Nott, 2012

{US} V1 to V2 Boulder 3m
17 New Pink Jeans

Flash first ascent. Can you put your foot to your ear? Sit start right under the overhang on poor pinches and rails and top out. It's not over once you're off the ground...

FA: Ian Phillips, 2012

{US} V5 Boulder 3m
18 Eeyore

Bring your kids.

FA: David Nott, 2012

{US} VB Boulder 4m
19 Snot Factory

Another kid-friendly boulder. Bit shaky though, perhaps they should wear proper rock shoes.

FA: David Nott, 2012

{US} VB Boulder 4m
20 Crudler

Like a big warm hug.

FA: Ben Davies, 2012

{US} VB Boulder 4m
RouteGradeStyleSelected ascents
21 Footrot

Sit start at very bottom of crack, up and left

FA: Ken McKeon, 2013

{FB} V1 Boulder 4m
22 Hexapod

Sit start, cruisy after the first moves.

FA: Giovanni Guccione, 2013

V1 Boulder 4m
23 Crack for Kids

Undercling sit start. Up using only the crack.

FA: Christopher Lean, 2013

V0 Boulder 2m
RouteGradeStyleSelected ascents
24 Fly Blown

Straight up the highest part of the boulder

FA: Ken McKeon, 2013

{FB} V0 Boulder 4m
25 Flamed Out

Straight up the crack-line looking longingly at the blank overhung face next to you.

FA: David Nott, 2014

V1 Boulder 4m
RouteGradeStyleSelected ascents
26 Project XAA Boulder

2. Index by grade

Grade Stars Name Style
VB Crudler Boulder 4m
Eeyore Boulder 4m
Snot Factory Boulder 4m
V0- Bug In My Eye Boulder 3m
Magoo Boulder 4m
V0 Crack for Kids Boulder 2m
Do It Right Boulder 3m
Eat a Sammich Boulder 4m
Ermagawd Boulder 4m
Fly Blown Boulder 4m
Lowest of the Low Boulder 2m
The Coiffure Boulder 4m
The Smell That Lingers Boulder 2m
V1 Flamed Out Boulder 4m
Footrot Boulder 4m
Hexapod Boulder 4m
Indian Scammers Boulder 3m
Indiscretions Boulder 4m
V1 to V2 * RatherbeClimbin Boulder 3m
V2 Canberra Cockatoos Will Cut You Boulder 3m
He's Not So Smart Boulder 2m
V2 to V3 Soccer Sucks Boulder 3m
V3 to V4 Ass Pats Boulder 3m
V5 I Don't Like Crimpit Boulder 4m
New Pink Jeans Boulder 3m
? Project XAA Boulder