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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 V3Boulder
2 * 7. V0 V0Boulder
3 * Heave Ho! V3Boulder
4 9. V2 V2Boulder
5 10. V2 V2Boulder
6 11. V5 V5Boulder
7 Steve's V6Boulder
8 Gas Man V5Boulder
9 *** Hydroslide V3Boulder
10 17. V5 V5Boulder
11 Vertex V5Boulder
12 Slippery When Wet V2Boulder
13 * 21. V1 V1Boulder
14 22. V1 V1Boulder
15 23. VM VMUnknown
16 24. V0 V0Boulder
17 * Side Show Slab V4Boulder
18 ** Ebb And Flow V7Boulder
19 27. V1 V1Boulder
20 28. V1 V1Boulder
21 * Cannibalism V5Boulder
22 * 30. V2 V2Boulder
23 33. V0 V0Boulder
24 34. V1 V1Boulder
25 35. V2 V2Boulder
26 36. V1 V1Boulder
27 * 38. V4 V4Boulder
28 39. V2 V2Boulder
29 * Boone's Dyno V6Boulder
30 Sand Bag V1Boulder
31 Sand Bag SS V8Boulder
32 42. V1 V1Boulder
33 43. V0 V0Boulder
34 44. VM VMUnknown
35 * 45. V2 V2Boulder
36 * Liver And Bacon V4Boulder
37 ** Tofu And Sprouts V2Boulder
38 * Dirt Bag V1Boulder
39 ** Petrol V5Boulder
40 * Diesel V6Boulder
41 ** Lesbian Seagull V0Boulder
42 ** You Make Me Wear Dresses V4Boulder
43 * You'll Never Be My Woman V4Boulder
44 56. V1 V1Boulder
45 57. V1 V1Boulder

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