Large Crack Boulder All bouldering8 routes in boulder
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A tall, partly overhanging boulder with a large crack at its lefthand end and a staghorn fern perched on top.
Access issues inherited from Toohey Forest
'Toohey Forest' is owned by the Brisbane City Council. It's an important habitat for 400 plants and animals, and is very popular with walkers, joggers and picnicking families. Therefore the usual rules of taking out your rubbish, keeping noise to a minimum and so on are particularly important here if climbing is to remain an acceptable activity in the eyes of the community.
Start on low pocket, trending right and up. To climb the original V8 line, avoid the chipped pocket to the left. With the chipped pocket it goes at V5/6.
Juicy holds, and chipped holds over the high mantle.
Sit Start in the middle of the boulder with left hand on a full hand pinch and right on a small pocket, push up and latch to the next pocket above followed by an array of nice pockets to choose on your way to the top.
Straight up R arête using sharp cobbly holds and pockets, then throw to lip and mantle