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Grade Route Gear style Quality
Fri 12th Jan 2024 - Pha Tam Kam
Botanical Garden
6b+ Androgynous - with Caroline Chang Sport 24m, 11 Very Good
Absolute limit lol

 
Wed 10th Jan 2024 - Pha Tam Kam
Canyon Canyon Right
6a+ Super Meat Boy - with Caroline Chang, Jordan Edwards, Megan Ellis Sport 25m, 12
Tue 2nd Jan 2024 - Pha Tam Kam
Music Hall
6b+ Stairway - with Caroline Chang, Jordan Edwards, Jack Heenan, Megan Ellis, Tommathy swift Sport 11m, 6 Very Good
Insanely physical warm up!

 
Sat 30th Dec 2023 - Pha Tam Kam
Spielhölle
6b+ Jack Pot - with Caroline Chang Sport 15m, 7
Hardest onsight in Thakek 😂

 
Fri 29th Dec 2023 - Pha Tam Kam
Partymeile
7a Acid Therapy - with Caroline Chang, Jack Heenan, Jordan Edwards, Megan Ellis, Tommathy swift Sport 18m, 9 Very Good
Proper tufa wrestling

 
Sun 24th Dec 2023 - Pha Tam Kam
Roof Right Side
7a Pi Mai - with Jordan Edwards, Tommathy swift, Max Messenger, Caroline Chang, Kat Hayhoe, Megan Ellis Sport 32m Classic
Outrageous terrain for the grade! Well worth a look. Even more exciting at night over a fire a few beer Laos deep!

 
6c To Bobby - with Jordan Edwards, Tommathy swift, Max Messenger, Caroline Chang, Kat Hayhoe, Megan Ellis Sport 20m Classic
Xmas eve roof party night climbing fun!

 
6b+ Saugeburt - with Jordan Edwards, Tommathy swift, Max Messenger, Caroline Chang, Kat Hayhoe, Megan Ellis Sport 20m Classic
Xmas eve roof party night climbing fun!

 
Fri 22nd Dec 2023 - Pha Tam Kam
Elephant
5c Kleiner Wixer - with Caroline Chang, Jordan Edwards, Megan Ellis, Tommathy swift Sport 15m, 5
Tue 19th Dec 2023 - Ton Sai
Ton Sai Wall & Roof
6c Viking in Heat - with Megan Ellis Sport 20m, 7 Average
Felt like 7b lol

 
Sun 17th Dec 2023 - Ton Sai
Dum's Kitchen
6c ~7a+ Jumping for Jugs - with Caroline Chang, Jordan Edwards, Megan Ellis Sport 15m, 6 Very Good
Might be a contender for the world’s most sandbagged 6c!

 
7a+ Wake & Bake - with Caroline Chang, Jordan Edwards, Megan Ellis Sport 16m, 7 Very Good
Stemmed my way to glory!

 
Sat 16th Dec 2023 - Ton Sai
The Nest & Wild Kingdom
6b Breezes of the Past P1 - with Caroline Chang, Megan Ellis, Jordan Edwards Sport 18m, 7 Average
Thu 14th Dec 2023 - Railay
The Keep
6c Babo Does Thailand - with Caroline Chang, Erinleigh, Jordan Edwards, Kris Penn, Megan Ellis Sport 28m, 11 Very Good
More engaging than expected!

 
6b Bottom Feeder P1 - with Caroline Chang, Erinleigh, Jordan Edwards, Kris Penn, Megan Ellis
1 6b 18m Sport
Sport 18m, 8 Very Good
7a Lom Mon - with Caroline Chang, Erinleigh, Jordan Edwards, Kris Penn, Megan Ellis Sport 29m, 13 Very Good
Last pitch of the day was pretty sloppy, right in the limit! Good route.

 
Thu 7th Dec 2023 - Ton Sai
Ton Sai Wall & Roof
7a+ Lal Bab - with Caroline Chang, Kris Penn Sport 14m, 5 Very Good
Read it wrong at every possible chance! 😂

 
7a Babes in Thailand - with Caroline Chang, Kris Penn Sport 12m, 5 Very Good
So close to sweating straight off! Missed a bolt too. Junk show!

 
6c+ Stalagasaurus - with Caroline Chang, Kris Penn Sport 13m, 7 Very Good
Awks!

 
Sun 3rd Dec 2023 - Ton Sai
Tyrolean Wall
6b+ Missing Snow - with Caroline Chang, Erinleigh, Kris Penn Sport 20m, 8 Classic
Rad

 
Sat 2nd Dec 2023 - Ton Sai
Fire Wall
6c+ ~7a+ Fire Starter - with Erinleigh, Megan Ellis, Jordan Edwards, Caroline Chang, Kris Penn Sport 16m, 7 Very Good
Fark me i was working hard to not fall off this!

 
Sun 29th Oct 2023 - Blue Mountains
Blackheath Area Logan Brae Main Cliff
22 Room With a View - with Caroline Chang Sport 15m
Farking hard finish!

 
Thu 26th Oct 2023 - Blue Mountains
Blackheath Area Shipley Upper Hot Flyer Wall
23 Hot Flyer - with Aidan Cox, Kris Penn, Caroline Chang Sport 25m
Sun 22nd Oct 2023 - Blue Mountains
Bells Line of Road & Chifley Rd Oronga Crags Banksy Wall
24 Sanction of the Victim Extension - with James Renshaw Sport 35m, 19 Classic
Banger! Nothing too hard/complicated, just an absolute pump fest!

 
22 Sanction of the Victim - with James Renshaw Sport 22m, 13 Very Good
23 Talk Crime - with James Renshaw Sport 23m Very Good
Spicy finish

 
Fri 20th Oct 2023 - Blue Mountains
Bells Line of Road & Chifley Rd Cosmic County Area The Freezer
22 SWALK - with Caroline Chang, Jimbob, Oscar Sport 25m Very Good
Jugs

 
23 Cryogenics - with Caroline Chang, Jimbob, Oscar Sport 25m Very Good
Grovel getting on, cool crux up high.

 
Wed 18th Oct 2023 - Blue Mountains
Bells Line of Road & Chifley Rd Bell Supercrag Duck Wall
24 Pluck-a-Duck - with Caroline Chang, Aidan Cox Sport 22m, 10 Classic
Middle crux came out of nowhere! Exciting finish!

 
22 Barbra Streisand - with Caroline Chang, Aidan Cox Sport 15m, 9 Very Good
Too right about the bouldery start!

 
Wed 18th Oct 2023 - Blue Mountains
Bells Line of Road & Chifley Rd Bell Supercrag Sunnyside
23 Searching for the Light - with Caroline Chang, Aidan Cox Sport 24m, 14 Very Good
Some sort of mashup of this and the thing to the right. Aidan Cox kindly left some draws on the wrong bolts while doing his first ever route clean on “Troc”. Went up short a few draws, “up cleaned” and skipped a few to make it work. Quite the adventure!

 
Sun 15th Oct 2023 - Blue Mountains
Mount Victoria Area Mount York Masterplan Area
23 Master Plan - with Caroline Chang, Ben, Erinleigh Sport 15m
Pumpy!

 
Tue 10th Oct 2023 - Blue Mountains
Blackheath Area Shipley Upper Hot Flyer Wall
23 A Streaker Named Desire - with B1 Sport 25m, 13 Classic
Thought I was on “Language of Desire” tbh, excellent sustained route what ever it was!

 
Fri 6th Oct 2023 - Blue Mountains
Leura Sublime Point West Face (Main Area) Middle Cliffs Ben Trovato Wall
23 Microdermabrasia P1 - with Caroline Chang, Chris Martinez, JH, B1
1 23 30m Sport
Sport 30m
Gravity at least 2x, full body tired, at least grade 39 at the time.

 
Thu 5th Oct 2023 - Blue Mountains
Blackheath Area Porters Pass La La Land Area
23 ~24 Legoland - with Chris Martinez, Caroline Chang, JH Sport 25m, 9 Classic
Was fighting bloody hard for a 23 onny. Absurd amount of chalk through the crux, probably retreated to the rest 3-4 times before committing to it. Crux sequence was awesome but probably just as hard as “La La Land” but I probably just didn’t find the easiest way?

 
Wed 4th Oct 2023 - Blue Mountains
Mount Victoria Area Corroboree Walls Fashion Area
24 Work Injury - with Caroline Chang Sport 15m, 7 Very Good
Nice to climb on some vert for a change, just wish it went for longer!

 
23 Fashion - with Caroline Chang Sport 15m, 7 Very Good
Tue 3rd Oct 2023 - Blue Mountains
Blackheath Area Logan Brae Main Cliff
24 Vertical Dementia - with Chris Martinez Sport 18m Classic
Pretty bloody close to coming off!

 
23 The Never Believers - with Chris Martinez Sport 15m, 8 Very Good
Spicy warm up!

 
Mon 2nd Oct 2023 - Blue Mountains
Bells Line of Road & Chifley Rd The Dam Cliffs Steep Wall
19 Lonely Thursday - with Caroline Chang Sport 12m
Bouldery start!

 
Mon 2nd Oct 2023 - Blue Mountains
Bells Line of Road & Chifley Rd The Dam Cliffs Mossy Wall
14 Fucary Rug - with Caroline Chang Sport 15m, 5 Very Good
Surprisingly good climbing!

 
Sun 1st Oct 2023 - Blue Mountains
Blackheath Area Porters Pass Dogs, Cats & Apples Wall
23 Dragon's Egg - with Caroline Chang, Chris Martinez Sport 20m, 8 Very Good
Classic 1.5 hour onsight. Very different climb with the crux draw on! Genuinely nearly blown off the wall by wind at one point!

 
Wed 27th Sep 2023 - Blue Mountains
Mount Victoria Area Boronia Point Main Wall (Ferris Cave)
23 ~24 Lyptus - with Caroline Chang Sport 23m, 8 Classic
Bloody hard I thought! But I’m a bit crap at the more dynamic stuff. So surprised when I made the big move and even more surprised by stayed on! Love how the tempo changes on the head wall.

 
Mon 25th Sep 2023 - Blue Mountains
Blackheath Area Centennial Glen Junket Pumper Area
24 Junket Pumper - with Caroline Chang Sport 15m Very Good
Fun lil’ arvo sesh after lunch. Harder than anticipated! Maybe because the sun tried to blind me through the crux!

 
Thu 21st Sep 2023 - Blue Mountains
Leura Sublime Point West Face (Main Area) Middle Cliffs Ben Trovato Wall
24 Guillotine - with gsmizz, Aidan Cox, Will Gregson Sport 48m, 23 Classic
Linked both pitches with the tree start for the ultimate classic. Builds nicely in terms of difficulty, exposure and spacing. Brilliant experience!

 
Wed 20th Sep 2023 - Blue Mountains
Blackheath Area Hat Hill Crag
21 Yucadoo! - with Caroline Chang, Will Gregson, gsmizz, Aidan Cox Sport 20m, 11 Very Good
22 Fedora - with Caroline Chang, Will Gregson, gsmizz, Aidan Cox Sport 18m, 8 Very Good
Pumpy warm up!

 
Sun 17th Sep 2023 - Blue Mountains
Bells Line of Road & Chifley Rd Bell Supercrag The Blowhole
24 Body Blow - with Chris Martinez, Caroline Chang, Will Gregson, gsmizz, Erinleigh, Sarah Taylor, James benefer Sport 12m, 6 Very Good
Good, fun, hug hauling. The highlight was definitely cutting both feet to try and alleviate my dual cramping hammy’s! Thankful for the fixed hangers as I probably wouldn’t have tried. 🙏

 
Fri 1st Sep 2023 - Frederick Peak
North Sentinel Moonscaper
24 Moonshadow - with Caroline Chang Sport 20m, 12 Good
Cool features with some interesting technical corner climbing in the second half, unfortunately the rock quality lets it down, maybe it’d clean up nice if it got more action? Zero chalk and significant levels of choss made for a highly engaging onsite!

 
Tue 29th Aug 2023 - Frederick Peak
South Sentinel The Fairy Garden
18 Fairy Dust - with Caroline Chang, Jarrah, Medieval Mystique Sport 9m, 6 Very Good
Tue 29th Aug 2023 - Frederick Peak
South Sentinel Jungle Gym
19 Speed of Life - with Caroline Chang, Jarrah, Medieval Mystique Sport 20m, 11 Very Good
25 Easy Old Man Frederick - with Caroline Chang, Jarrah, Medieval Mystique Sport 25m, 13 Classic
Wild exposure and some funky angles on this one!

 
Mon 28th Aug 2023 - The Kitchen
22 Grated - with Caroline Chang Sport 22m, 12 Very Good
Just as pumpy as “chopped” I reckon!

 
25 Chopped - with Caroline Chang Sport 22m, 16 Classic
Absolute pump fest! So fun though. It’s says “shade all day” which is sorta’ true the bolts are in shade, but the holds aren’t! Some hot slopers by 11 am! https://youtu.be/Ssp6t4_gZKM?si=fK8RaydJO-MS0jRh

 
Sun 27th Aug 2023 - Mt Stuart
Secret Crags Under the Radar
19 Midas Touch - with Caroline Chang Sport 10m, 12 Very Good
Cool route with holds right where you need them, thought about doing the extension but it didn’t look to have an anchor? 🤔

 
24 ~23 Death by Parsnip - with Caroline Chang Sport 14m, 10 Classic
Fun flowy route! I honestly found “Sushi Quest” harder though, and that seemed about 23 to me. Caroline Chang assures me this one is harder though. 🤷‍♀️

 
23 Hard Sushi Quest - with Caroline Chang Sport 12m, 9 Classic
Spicy goodness! Got more pumped than expected on this one!

 
22 Rust in Peace - with Caroline Chang Sport 14m, 10 Good
Felt kinda’ lost the whole way!

 
18 Under The Radar - with Caroline Chang Sport 8m, 7 Good
Fri 25th Aug 2023 - Mt Tibrogargan
Slider Wall
23 Squealer - with Caroline Chang Sport 21m, 6 Classic
Big moves on good holds. Fun!

 
22 Easy Slider - with Caroline Chang Sport 16m, 7 Very Good
Rock on this one feels like if Arapiles was on a 45 deg tilt. Fun but I was still feeling a bit shaky from previous trip.

 
Thu 24th Aug 2023 - Kangaroo Point
Right Main Wall
21 Idiot Wind - with Caroline Chang Sport 18m, 5 Average
Climbing is alright, bolting seems kind of silly tho…?

 
Mon 7th Aug 2023 - Hollow Mountain (N & NE side of Mt. Stapylton)
Van Diemen's Land
22 ~23 Terminal Insomnia — 2 attempts - with Ben Olsen, Jordan Edwards, Caroline Chang, Megan Ellis Sport 30m, 7 Average
Went up twice, once to put the draws on for Caroline Chang, then again to clean. Wish I hadn’t! Got totally flash pumped on the onsight found a seeping pocket, rope fell down a hole, etc. The second go didn’t feel any more enjoyable tbh! No idea why this one gets the stars, least favourite route at “VDL”.

 
Tue 18th Jul 2023 - Nowra
The Grotto Cliffline Gonads Wall
23 Bondage and Discipline - with Caroline Chang, Megan Ellis, Jordan Edwards Sport 23m Very Good
Bloody pumpy warm up!

 
Tue 18th Jul 2023 - Nowra
The Grotto Cliffline Iceman Wall
23 Snowman - with Caroline Chang, Megan Ellis, Jordan Edwards Sport 20m Very Good
Good route. Techie edges. Much better edges than I was expecting for the grade at the angle.

 
Mon 17th Jul 2023 - New Nowra - Braidwood Road
Tianjara Falls Drop bear wall
23 Stairway to Heaven - with Caroline Chang, gsmizz, Sarah Taylor, Jordan Edwards, Megan Ellis Sport 25m, 9 Good
Not sure it gets much action, no chalk and pretty bloody rough on the skin. Nearly bloody punted at one point. Might be a bit friendlier with more traffic.

 
21 Heebie Jeebies - with Caroline Chang, gsmizz, Sarah Taylor, Jordan Edwards, Megan Ellis Sport 30m, 12 Very Good
Great route, pretty pumpy with good moves on good holds where you want ‘em!

 
Sat 15th Jul 2023 - New Nowra - Braidwood Road
Tianjara Falls Drop bear wall
23 Roo Rot - with Caroline Chang, Chris Martinez, gsmizz, Jordan Edwards, Megan Ellis, Matthew Follent Sport 22m, 14 Very Good
Interesting, thought provoking climbing throughout. Pretty tricky onsight I reckon!

 
Mon 10th Jul 2023 - Nowra
Thompson's Point Alley Wall
22 Renovators Dream - with Jordan Edwards, Will Gregson Sport 20m, 8 Classic
Pumpy warm up.

 
Sat 22nd Apr 2023 - Hollow Mountain (N & NE side of Mt. Stapylton)
Van Diemen's Land
24 Blond Ambition - with Caroline Chang, Stanislav Likane, Scott Standen, Matthew Follent Sport 25m, 7 Very Good
But if a pumpy warmup! Very satisfying onsight, got pretty close to pumping off!

 
Wed 12th Apr 2023 - Blue Mountains
Mount Victoria Area Bardens Lookout Little Triggers Wall
22 Hang onto Yourself - with gsmizz, Will Gregson, James benefer Sport 20m Very Good
Fun and airy!

 
Tue 11th Apr 2023 - Blue Mountains
Blackheath Area Centennial Glen Main Wall
23 Hairy Horrace - with Caroline Chang, gsmizz, Will Gregson Sport 12m Average
Probably grade 29 at the start if you’re short lol

 
Mon 10th Apr 2023 - Blue Mountains
Leura Sublime Point West Face (Main Area) Middle Cliffs Binary Cave
25 Binary Neil - with gsmizz, Caroline Chang, Phyllix Tam, Will Gregson, Sarah Taylor Sport 25m, 10 Very Good
Read it bang on from the ground, very satisfying! Fun sequences!

 
21 Thirty Three Years - with Caroline Chang, gsmizz, Phyllix Tam, Sarah Taylor, Will Gregson Sport 15m, 7 Very Good
Warm up!

 
Sun 9th Apr 2023 - Blue Mountains
Bells Line of Road & Chifley Rd Bell Supercrag Duck Wall
22 Daffy - with Caroline Chang, gsmizz, Phyllix Tam, Sarah Taylor, Will Gregson Sport 20m Classic
Gotta be one of the best at the grade around I reckon.

 
Sat 8th Apr 2023 - Blue Mountains
Leura Sublime Point West Face (Main Area) Middle Cliffs Binary Cave
25 Taxi Driver - with gsmizz, Caroline Chang Sport 20m, 9 Good
Thought I was on “Binary Neil”, thought it felt easy for a 25 😂

 
Fri 7th Apr 2023 - Blue Mountains
Blackheath Area Porters Pass Dogs, Cats & Apples Wall
22 Nylon Happy - with Caroline Chang, Will Gregson Sport 20m, 8 Very Good
Also committing!

 
21 So, Said The King - with Caroline Chang, Will Gregson Sport 20m, 9 Very Good
Committing!

 
Tue 4th Apr 2023 - Blue Mountains
Mount Victoria Area Bardens Lookout Little Triggers Wall
19 Little Triggers - with Will Gregson Sport 25m Very Good
Lovely warm up route!

 
Sun 2nd Apr 2023 - Blue Mountains
Bells Line of Road & Chifley Rd Bell Supercrag Duck Wall
20 Duckling - with gsmizz, Will Gregson Sport 12m, 4
Sat 1st Apr 2023 - Blue Mountains
Leura Sublime Point West Face (Main Area) Middle Cliffs Binary Cave
21 Whimsical - with gsmizz, Will Gregson Sport 12m, 6
21 Socially Inept - with gsmizz, Will Gregson Sport 12m, 4
24 Easy Survival Day - with gsmizz, Will Gregson Sport 20m, 10 Good
More determination than skill but it worked. 😂

 
Thu 2nd Feb 2023 - Mt Stapylton Campground
Sentinel Cave
20 Dwarf Pumper - with Megan Ellis, Jordan Edwards, Tommathy swift, Harriet Harley Sport 8m, 3
Warm up.

 
Sun 29th Jan 2023 - Camels Hump
Omega Block Area Lower Tier
20 Blind Justice - State Of Shock link up - with Caroline Chang, Matt Brooks Sport 20m, 6 Good
Warm up. Actually quite techy at the top.

 
Thu 26th Jan 2023 - Camels Hump
Omega Block Area Warfront Wall
21 Easy Heat Seeker - with Caroline Chang, Jordan Edwards, Megan Ellis Sport 15m, 4 Good
Couple of cool moves, shame it wasn’t longer!

 
Sun 22nd Jan 2023 - Camels Hump
Eastern Outcrops Back Wall
15 Hard Gary's Groove - with Tommathy swift, Harriet Harley Sport 15m, 5 Good
Tue 3rd Jan 2023 - Fruehauf
21 Plastic Erection - with Caroline Chang Sport 18m Average
Bit reachy and a bit sandy, probably way harder if you’re shorter.

 
21 Plastic Extras - with Caroline Chang Sport 18m Don't Bother
Weird mantly ledgy thing. Not sure I’d do that again tbh.

 
Mon 2nd Jan 2023 - Mount Wellington
Sphinx Rock Main face
22 Walk Like an Egyptian - with Caroline Chang, Jordan Edwards, Megan Ellis Sport 12m, 5
Pretty crusisy, good/occasionally loose holds. Probably a good intro to roof climbing for someone at the grade.

 
Sun 1st Jan 2023 - Mount Wellington
The Organ Pipes The Columns
21 Dark Nebula - with Caroline Chang Sport 32m, 17 Very Good
Bit of a shaky one! Bit of NYE celebration hangxiety I think! Lovely route thought. Probably one of Caroline Chang’s best efforts of the trip!

 
Fri 30th Dec 2022 - Bruny Island
Cloudy Bay Hidden Zawn Elephanthide Wall
23 Deep Six - with Jordan Edwards Sport 40m Very Good
Great value, just keeps going!

 
Sat 24th Dec 2022 - Fruehauf
20 Bondage and Discipline - with Caroline Chang, Jordan Edwards, Megan Ellis Sport 18m, 4 Average
Also a rock climb.

 
22 General Benefit - with Caroline Chang, Jordan Edwards, Megan Ellis Sport 15m, 4 Average
Definitely a rock climb.

 
Thu 22nd Dec 2022 - Sand River
Colosseum Area Eldorado
21 Midas' Touch - with Caroline Chang Sport 18m, 9 Average
The Arapilian esque rock only lasts for about 2 metres. 😂 Grade is pretty concentrated!

 
Fri 25th Nov 2022 - Flat Rock
West Flank
19 Nuclear Error - with Caroline Chang Sport 15m, 7 Good
Spicy finish I thought, Caroline Chang made it look easy though!

 
Sun 2nd Oct 2022 - Kalymnos
Palionisos Secret Garden
6c Frapogalo - with constance Sport 25m, 11
Warm down, got pretty pumped!

 
Fri 30th Sep 2022 - Kalymnos
Skalia Ghost Kitchen
6c Resista - with Clint Thomas Sport 35m
Gotta’ be one of the best at the grade on the island!

 
6b+ Serena - with Clint Thomas Sport 25m, 8
What a bloody weird number. Literally nearly fell clipping the chains. Hardest climb of the day! Lol 😂

 
Wed 28th Sep 2022 - Kalymnos
Armeos Grande Grotta
7a DNA - with Danny Paradorn Sport 20m
Honestly liked this way less than Ivi and found it harder. (Condys we’re super sweaty tho 🥵). Polished and wet not my fav tbh.

 

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