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Description

The Submarine boulder is one of the first areas approached, and includes the obvious submarine-shaped boulder and a few nearby smaller boulder.

Access issues inherited from Castle Hill Basin

Some areas are part of Kura Tawhiti Conservation Reserve and managed by the DOC, others are private property.

Routes

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AU V0 NO.1 Boulder
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AU V7 Fat Slapper Boulder
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AU VM NO.3 Unknown
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AU V5 No.6 Boulder
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AU V2 No. 7 Boulder
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V0 No. 17 Boulder

On the left-most of the line of small boulders ~40m N/NW of the Submarine. Mantle the side facing the submarine.

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V1 No. 18 Boulder

On the left-most of the line of small boulders ~40m N/NW of the Submarine, just around to the right of 'No. 17'. Reach top and step up.

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AU VB- No. 19 Boulder

On the left-most of the line of small boulders ~40m N/NW of the Submarine. On opposite face to 'No. 17'. Mantle.

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VB No. 20 Boulder

On the left-most of the line of small boulders ~40m N/NW of the Submarine. Start just left of 'No. 17' and reach to jug.

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AU V3 No. 26 Boulder
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VB No. 27 Boulder

On mid-sized of trio of boulders next to Submarine, on South-facing side. Reach top.

12
VB- No. 28 Boulder

On mid-sized of trio of boulders next to Submarine, on South-East-facing side. Short featured arete.

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V2 No. 31 Boulder

On smaller of trio of boulders next to Submarine, on N side (facing the submarine). Big pocket & sloper to start.

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V2 ** No. 34 Boulder

Follow the amazing holes up the right of the main (North) face of the submarine: the right-hand of the easier lines between 'Undertow' and 'Depth-Charger'.

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AU VE NO.36 Unknown
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AU V5 * No.37 Boulder
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AU V6 Undertow Boulder
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AU V2 * No.39 Boulder
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AU V1 No.40 Boulder
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AU V4 *** Torpedo Boulder
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AU V6 *** Red October Boulder
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AU V5 Special Forces Boulder
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AU V2 * Sonar Boulder
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V0 No. 43 Boulder

The easiest way up the submarine boulder: mantle onto big edge and up pockets on slabby face.

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AU V1 NO.47 Boulder
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AU V2 No. 48 Boulder
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AU V1 No. 49 Boulder
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AU V1 X The Terror Scope Boulder
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AU V4 * No. 41 Boulder
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AU V1 No. 31 on pockets Boulder
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AU V2 No. 33 Boulder
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AU V4 No. 35 Arete Boulder