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Table of contents

1. Quantum Map17 Area 45 routes in Area

Mostly 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.

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 * 3. V3 V3 Boulder
2 * 7. V0 V0 Boulder
3 * Heave Ho! V3 Boulder
4 9. V2 V2 Boulder
5 10. V2 V2 Boulder
6 11. V5 V5 Boulder
7 Steve's V6 Boulder
8 Gas Man V5 Boulder
9 *** Hydroslide V3 Boulder
10 17. V5 V5 Boulder
11 Vertex V5 Boulder
12 Slippery When Wet V2 Boulder
13 * 21. V1 V1 Boulder
14 22. V1 V1 Boulder
15 23. VM VM Unknown
16 24. V0 V0 Boulder
17 * Side Show Slab V4 Boulder
18 ** Ebb And Flow V7 Boulder
19 27. V1 V1 Boulder
20 28. V1 V1 Boulder
21 * Cannibalism V5 Boulder
22 * 30. V2 V2 Boulder
23 33. V0 V0 Boulder
24 34. V1 V1 Boulder
25 35. V2 V2 Boulder
26 36. V1 V1 Boulder
27 * 38. V4 V4 Boulder
28 39. V2 V2 Boulder
29 * Boone's Dyno V6 Boulder
30 Sand Bag V1 Boulder
31 Sand Bag SS V8 Boulder
32 42. V1 V1 Boulder
33 43. V0 V0 Boulder
34 44. VM VM Unknown
35 * 45. V2 V2 Boulder
36 * Liver And Bacon V4 Boulder
37 ** Tofu And Sprouts V2 Boulder
38 * Dirt Bag V1 Boulder
39 ** Petrol V5 Boulder
40 * Diesel V6 Boulder
41 ** Lesbian Seagull V0 Boulder
42 ** You Make Me Wear Dresses V4 Boulder
43 * You'll Never Be My Woman V4 Boulder
44 56. V1 V1 Boulder
45 57. V1 V1 Boulder

2. Index by grade

Grade Stars Name Style
V0 24. V0 Boulder
33. V0 Boulder
43. V0 Boulder
* 7. V0 Boulder
** Lesbian Seagull Boulder
V1 * 21. V1 Boulder
22. V1 Boulder
27. V1 Boulder
28. V1 Boulder
34. V1 Boulder
36. V1 Boulder
42. V1 Boulder
56. V1 Boulder
57. V1 Boulder
* Dirt Bag Boulder
Sand Bag Boulder
V2 10. V2 Boulder
* 30. V2 Boulder
35. V2 Boulder
39. V2 Boulder
* 45. V2 Boulder
9. V2 Boulder
Slippery When Wet Boulder
** Tofu And Sprouts Boulder
V3 * 3. V3 Boulder
* Heave Ho! Boulder
*** Hydroslide Boulder
V4 * 38. V4 Boulder
* Liver And Bacon Boulder
* Side Show Slab Boulder
** You Make Me Wear Dresses Boulder
* You'll Never Be My Woman Boulder
V5 11. V5 Boulder
17. V5 Boulder
* Cannibalism Boulder
Gas Man Boulder
** Petrol Boulder
Vertex Boulder
V6 * Boone's Dyno Boulder
* Diesel Boulder
Steve's Boulder
V7 ** Ebb And Flow Boulder
V8 Sand Bag SS Boulder
VM 23. VM Unknown
44. VM Unknown