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Table of contents

1. Run & Jump Slab Area (Map 9) 63 routes in Area

All Boulder

Long/Lat: 171.714767, -43.227978

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.

For access to the main Castle Hill area, you can park in the lot available for the Castle Hill Park which contains some walking trails. These walking trails will also take you to Quantum Field or Spittle Hill. This is one of the easiest areas to get up and get going unless you want to fit in a good hike.

If you want access to Flock Hill, Dry Valley or Cave Stream, take a 10 minute drive further north along 73 to park at the Cave Stream Park area. There will be an obvious park sign. You will then need to take a bit of a hike to get where you need to go.

RouteGradeStyleSelected ascents
1 ** Shaman V8 Boulder
2 * Knee Banger V7 Boulder
3 *** Run and Jump Slab V0 Boulder 5m
4 * Side Attraction V4 Boulder
5 Jump for joy V5 Boulder
6 * Jump'n'Slap V7 Boulder
7 * Restoration V10 Boulder
8 *** Spent V6 Boulder
9 * No.31 V0 Boulder
10 * Flapper V2 Boulder
11 * Pigs on the Wing V5 Boulder
12 * Pigs on the Wing (SS) V6 Boulder
13 * Misty Frequency V4 Boulder
14 * Misty Frequency (SS) V9 Boulder
15 * No.35 V4 Boulder
16 ** Fade Away V10 Boulder
17 * Peer Pressure V6 Boulder
18 No.38 V2 Boulder
19 The Remedy V6 Boulder
20 No.40 V0 Boulder
21 * Mental Mantle V7 Boulder
22 * Nullification V9 Boulder
23 Break Beats V6 Boulder
24 Inositol V8 Boulder
25 ** No.45 V3 Boulder
26 No.46 V0 Boulder
27 * Misfit V6 Boulder
28 * No.48

Obvious easy-looking arete on stand alone block.

V2 Boulder
29 ** Learning Curve V5 Boulder
30 * Smiley Face V3 Boulder
31 ** Vlad the Impaler (SS) V6 Boulder
32 ** Vlad the Impaler V2 Boulder
33 Hoger Vanster V6 Boulder
34 * Placebo V8 Boulder
35 Biopsy V6 Boulder
36 * Lock and Load V2 Boulder
37 * Raw Terror V7 Boulder
38 ** Fatwa V7 Boulder
39 Colt V3 Boulder
40 * Trojan V8 Boulder
41 No.60 V1 Boulder
42 No.61 V0 Boulder
43 Sunday School V5 Boulder
44 No.63 V4 Boulder
45 No.64 V1 Boulder
46 * No.65 V4 Boulder
47 No.66 V4 Boulder
48 Big Bubba theBuddha V6 Boulder
49 No.68 V4 Boulder
50 No.69 V0 Boulder
51 ** Small Balls V6 Boulder
52 * No.72 V1 Boulder
53 * No.73 V2 Boulder
54 * Big Balls V5 Boulder
55 * Push Me Pull Me V6 Boulder
56 No.76 V2 Boulder
57 No.77 V3 Boulder
58 *** Fingers of Fury V7 Boulder
59 * Simultanous Equation V6 Boulder
60 ** Fire Fingers V7 Boulder
61 *** Odyssey V7 Boulder
62 * Jandal V5 Boulder
63 * Thong V3 Boulder

2. Index by grade

Grade Stars Name Style
V0 * No.31 Boulder
No.40 Boulder
No.46 Boulder
No.61 Boulder
No.69 Boulder
*** Run and Jump Slab Boulder 5m
V1 No.60 Boulder
No.64 Boulder
* No.72 Boulder
V2 * Flapper Boulder
* Lock and Load Boulder
No.38 Boulder
* No.48 Boulder
* No.73 Boulder
No.76 Boulder
** Vlad the Impaler Boulder
V3 Colt Boulder
** No.45 Boulder
No.77 Boulder
* Smiley Face Boulder
* Thong Boulder
V4 * Misty Frequency Boulder
* No.35 Boulder
No.63 Boulder
* No.65 Boulder
No.66 Boulder
No.68 Boulder
* Side Attraction Boulder
V5 * Big Balls Boulder
* Jandal Boulder
Jump for joy Boulder
** Learning Curve Boulder
* Pigs on the Wing Boulder
Sunday School Boulder
V6 Big Bubba theBuddha Boulder
Biopsy Boulder
Break Beats Boulder
Hoger Vanster Boulder
* Misfit Boulder
* Peer Pressure Boulder
* Pigs on the Wing (SS) Boulder
* Push Me Pull Me Boulder
* Simultanous Equation Boulder
** Small Balls Boulder
*** Spent Boulder
The Remedy Boulder
** Vlad the Impaler (SS) Boulder
V7 ** Fatwa Boulder
*** Fingers of Fury Boulder
** Fire Fingers Boulder
* Jump'n'Slap Boulder
* Knee Banger Boulder
* Mental Mantle Boulder
*** Odyssey Boulder
* Raw Terror Boulder
V8 Inositol Boulder
* Placebo Boulder
** Shaman Boulder
* Trojan Boulder
V9 * Misty Frequency (SS) Boulder
* Nullification Boulder
V10 ** Fade Away Boulder
* Restoration Boulder