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Grade Route Gear style Crag Quality Climber Date
27
27 Sweet Pea

This route is nails, and that's just the easier part. At least it was shady.

- with Kym Campbell
Sport 22m Mountain Quarry Good Ashley Felton
Thu 1st Feb 2018
25
25 Carbon Dogs

This was a pretty weak couple of goes on the first sequence. The route looks very good, but I might pencil this one in as an aspiration.

- with Kym Campbell, Paul Donovan
Sport 15m, 5 Statham's Quarry Good Ashley Felton
Tue 18th Oct 2016
25 The Wiz

Working the hard first sequence, to properly tire myself out. Worked!

- with Paul Donovan
Sport 25m, 10 Mountain Quarry Good Ashley Felton
Sun 4th Jun 2017
25 Hammer and Tongs

Doable, but gonna take some work. Would probably go easier if I didn't try to climb it a different way every attempt.

- with Kym Campbell
Sport 25m, 8 Statham's Quarry Very Good Ashley Felton
Tue 20th Oct 2015
25 Hammer and Tongs

Got the first crux worked out at last. Couple more sessions for a clean ascent, maybe. Lead ascent remains a daunting prospect

- with Kym Campbell
Sport 25m, 8 Statham's Quarry Very Good Ashley Felton
Tue 27th Oct 2015
25 Hammer and Tongs

Still a grovel at the top, but progress nonetheless.

- with Kym Campbell
Sport 25m, 8 Statham's Quarry Very Good Ashley Felton
Tue 1st Dec 2015
25 Hammer and Tongs

Two tries on top rope, neither clean but both better than last time. Let's get a clean shot, then try the lead.

- with Kym Campbell, Steve Whitehead
Sport 25m, 8 Statham's Quarry Very Good Ashley Felton
Tue 8th Dec 2015
25 Hammer and Tongs - with Kym Campbell Sport 25m, 8 Statham's Quarry Very Good Ashley Felton
Thu 17th Dec 2015
25 Hammer and Tongs

Got this dialed. Very close to a clean ascent today, just some carelessness on the undercling move. I should probably stop putting off the lead and get this done.

- with Kym Campbell
Sport 25m, 8 Statham's Quarry Very Good Ashley Felton
Wed 6th Jan 2016
25 Hammer and Tongs

Gah, not all all the glorious pinkpoint that I saw in my head. Took a big fall past at the middle ledge and decided to swear off lead climbing for life.

- with Kym Campbell
Sport 25m, 8 Statham's Quarry Very Good Ashley Felton
Sat 23rd Jan 2016
25 Carbon Dogs

This is nails hard. At least I cheated my way to the top this time.

- with Paul Donovan, Kym Campbell
Sport 15m, 5 Statham's Quarry Very Good Ashley Felton
Thu 24th Nov 2016
24
24 Monday Weak

Dunno if making the third clip counts as "working". Worked out one move, though. Will be a good sequence.

- with Kym Campbell
Sport 15m, 4 Mountain Quarry Good Ashley Felton
Sun 14th Feb 2016
24 Monday Weak - with Kym Campbell Sport 15m, 4 Mountain Quarry Good Ashley Felton
Thu 18th Feb 2016
24 Monday Weak

More practise. More like, "Fingers Weak", this one

- with Kym Campbell
Sport 15m, 4 Mountain Quarry Good Ashley Felton
Fri 26th Feb 2016
24 Monday Weak

I can do pretty much all the individual moves on this, while fresh. The trouble is stringing them all together.

- with Kym Campbell, Paul Donovan
Sport 15m, 4 Mountain Quarry Good Ashley Felton
Thu 1st Dec 2016
24 Vombatia - with Paul Donovan Sport 15m, 4 Mountain Quarry Good Ashley Felton
Sun 5th Feb 2017
24 Running With the Bulls

Got the first couple of moves worked out. Deft footwork is certainly required for this one.

Sport 30m, 8 Mountain Quarry Very Good Ashley Felton
Tue 11th Feb 2014
24 Running With the Bulls

Still a work in progress, this one.

Sport 30m, 8 Mountain Quarry Very Good Ashley Felton
Wed 12th Feb 2014
24 Running With the Bulls

Haaaaaaard on the fingers, this one. A new aspiration.

- with Kym Campbell
Sport 30m, 8 Mountain Quarry Very Good Ashley Felton
Wed 3rd Dec 2014
24 Helter Swelter

Man, this is one promising selection of super-cool, super-hard moves. I may upgrade it to classic if I can ever put them all together one day.

- with Kym Campbell
Sport 14m, 4 Darlington Very Good Ashley Felton
Mon 2nd Mar 2015
24 All the Young Fascists

Flailing around on a brand-new climb is always hilarious. Couldn't make it past the crux. This one feels sequency as heck, and very hard on the fingertips.

- with Kym Campbell
Sport 15m, 6 Statham's Quarry Very Good Ashley Felton
Wed 6th Jan 2016
24 All the Young Fascists

I see some potential nice sequences here. This climb would probably be a bunch easier if Kym Campbell would stop breaking off the holds.

- with Kym Campbell
Sport 15m, 6 Statham's Quarry Very Good Ashley Felton
Sat 23rd Jan 2016
24 Shadow Of A Doubt

Had a crack at this after watching the others, forgot what they did and brute-forced the first half. It's a fun time - big overhang, and falls are practically risk-free! Pumpy and demanding, requires forearm endurance, good footwork and finger tape. Will return.

- with Kym Campbell, Marc
Sport 10m, 5 Gooseberry Hill Quarry Very Good Ashley Felton
Fri 29th Jan 2016
24 Shadow Of A Doubt

Must. Get. Stronger.

- with Kym Campbell, Marc
Sport 10m, 5 Gooseberry Hill Quarry Very Good Ashley Felton
Mon 1st Feb 2016
24 All the Young Fascists

Top rope with (much) rest, but finally got up this with a bunch of coaching. Sequency as heck.

- with Kym Campbell
Sport 15m, 6 Statham's Quarry Very Good Ashley Felton
Fri 22nd Apr 2016
24 Hang Ten

Initial work on a classic route. Gotta spend more time on the hangboard!

- with Kym Campbell
Sport 12m, 5 Mountain Quarry Classic Ashley Felton
Wed 22nd Oct 2014
24 Running With the Bulls

Upon spending more time working this route, I'm prepared to update it to classic status. The crux seems to be a superb series of moves that need to be done exactly right to carry it off. The big project for 2015.

- with Kym Campbell
Sport 30m, 8 Mountain Quarry Classic Ashley Felton
Tue 6th Jan 2015
24 Running With the Bulls

We can do the first crux sensibly now. Progress!

- with Kym Campbell
Sport 30m, 8 Mountain Quarry Classic Ashley Felton
Wed 14th Jan 2015
24 Hang Ten

Good work session. Learned the start, worked out the best way through the crux, practised the hard move after that. Totally doable.

- with Kym Campbell
Sport 12m, 5 Mountain Quarry Classic Ashley Felton
Wed 4th Feb 2015
24 Hang Ten

Just putting in the work.

- with Kym Campbell, Joe Hewitt
Sport 12m, 5 Mountain Quarry Classic Ashley Felton
Wed 4th Feb 2015
24 Hang Ten

The practice finally paid off with a clean ascent. A personal best! Back soon to try for the clean lead.

- with Kym Campbell
Sport 12m, 5 Mountain Quarry Classic Ashley Felton
Tue 10th Feb 2015
24 Hang Ten

Finally nailed this cleanly on lead, despite my apparent desire to reinvent half the moves each time I climb it. Classic!!!

- with Kym Campbell
Sport 12m, 5 Mountain Quarry Classic Ashley Felton
Mon 16th Feb 2015
24 Running With the Bulls

Working, still working. At least I got to look at the easier top section today. Watching Kym put it all together was a great incentive!

- with Kym Campbell
Sport 30m, 8 Mountain Quarry Classic Ashley Felton
Tue 17th Mar 2015
24 Running With the Bulls

Tried the lead, had an awesome long fall and got freaked out. Went back on top rope to practice that 2nd crux sequence a bit more. Getting better.

- with Kym Campbell
Sport 30m, 8 Mountain Quarry Classic Ashley Felton
Tue 24th Mar 2015
24 Karma

After a discouraging practice turn, I was very pleased to make it up this entire route. Superbly atmospheric moves up the arete, followed up by haaard slab moves on tiny features. Thanks to a patient belay partner, and mad props to Kym for doing it clean on lead.

- with Kym Campbell, Rebecca Trigger
Sport 25m, 7 Porongurups Classic Ashley Felton
Sat 12th Nov 2016
V4
V4 Bowyang Boulder 15m Arapiles Ashley Felton
Tue 9th May 2017
V4 The Woody

A total novelty, but a pretty good route nonetheless.

Boulder 3m Arapiles Classic Ashley Felton
Tue 7th Nov 2017
23
23 Chasing Mason

Couldn't stick the overhang.

Sport 16m, 5 Wellington Dam Average Ashley Felton
Sun 23rd Mar 2014
23 Stolen Glory

Lead attempt. Finger strength, much? More finesse required than I got.

Sport 15m, 5 Statham's Quarry Good Ashley Felton
Tue 7th Jan 2014
23 Stolen Glory

Cheated my way to the end on top rope. Back to the campus board. Good climb, though.

Sport 15m, 5 Statham's Quarry Good Ashley Felton
Tue 7th Jan 2014
23 Rage

Had a decent try at the start of this - so that's what a 23 crux move feels like. Watched Kym pull it off, so I know it's possible. Another day.

- with Kym Campbell
Sport 23m, 5 Mountain Quarry Good Ashley Felton
Wed 17th Dec 2014
23 Hard Coffee

Too hard for me today. The section after the second clip shut me down totally.

- with Kym Campbell, andrea
Sport 7m, 3 Bridle Rock Good Ashley Felton
Sat 3rd Oct 2015
23 Stolen Glory

Pretty hard for the grade, with a strenuous crimpy crux move to get through in the middle. A cryptic sequence, but at least we worked it out this time.

- with Kym Campbell
Sport 15m, 5 Statham's Quarry Very Good Ashley Felton
Wed 18th Feb 2015
23 Stolen Glory

The crux requires finesse to get through, not to mention a couple of serious crimps. After that, it changes up into a slab requiring balance and nerve. Recommended!

- with Kym Campbell
Sport 15m, 5 Statham's Quarry Very Good Ashley Felton
Tue 24th Feb 2015
22
22 Sundowner

Hahaha nope. Sandbag much? A single point harder than SSD I don't think.

- with Kym Campbell, Rebecca Trigger
Sport 26m, 2 Churchman's Brook Average Ashley Felton
Fri 6th May 2016
22 Outrage

A good route, with one very nervy clip (the fourth) and a strenuous crux move straight after (took a couple of tries to work it out). The rest is straightforward.

- with Kym Campbell
Sport 23m, 7 Mountain Quarry Good Ashley Felton
Wed 17th Dec 2014
22 Playmate

The start is good, anyway.

- with Kym Campbell, Joe Hewitt
Sport 16m, 6 Mountain Quarry Good Ashley Felton
Wed 4th Feb 2015
22 Aztec

I had no answer to the second bolt today. It's tough. Aided my way up shamelessly to at least see the top.

- with Kym Campbell
Sport 12m Dreaming Frog Good Ashley Felton
Sun 12th Jun 2016
22 Chain Reaction

Tried this on lead, took a look at the crux: NOPE. Cheated my way to the top after we set up a top rope.

Challenging, dynamic and technical. Good technique, powerful grip and nerves of steel will get you through the crux. One day.

- with Kym Campbell
Sport 20m, 4 Statham's Quarry Very Good Ashley Felton
Tue 30th Sep 2014
22 Crazy Horse

Take your time making the first clip, it's surprisingly nervy to make that step up.

- with Kym Campbell
Sport 16m, 4 Mountain Quarry Very Good Ashley Felton
Wed 10th Dec 2014
22 Crazy Horse

A variety of technical and balancy moves makes this a really satisfying one to tick off. Got the two overhang moves dialled tonight.

- with Kym Campbell
Sport 16m, 4 Mountain Quarry Very Good Ashley Felton
Wed 10th Dec 2014
22 The Oubliette

A tough one - once you get through the balancy start, the rest is hard climbing to the last clip. Nowhere to rest, and more than one difficult move to pull off. Like bouldering, but 15m tall!

- with Kym Campbell
Sport 15m, 6 Statham's Quarry Very Good Ashley Felton
Tue 13th Jan 2015
22 Crazy Horse

Fell on the last move. Bah.

- with Kym Campbell, Joe Hewitt
Sport 16m, 4 Mountain Quarry Very Good Ashley Felton
Wed 4th Feb 2015
22 Shut 'em Down

Was very close to writing this off as an impossible waste of time, then worked out a way to get through the starting overhang. Bazinga! Will come back another day and try the lead.

- with Kym Campbell
Sport 16m, 5 Mountain Quarry Very Good Ashley Felton
Thu 28th Jan 2016
22 Shadow of a Doubt Variation

Got to the top rest, then couldn't face the razor-sharp holds at the end.

- with Kym Campbell, Marc
Sport 10m, 5 Gooseberry Hill Quarry Very Good Ashley Felton
Mon 1st Feb 2016
22 Shut 'em Down

Blasted straight through the crux this time, only to find that the next couple of clips are pretty hard work too.

- with Kym Campbell
Sport 16m, 5 Mountain Quarry Very Good Ashley Felton
Thu 11th Feb 2016
22 Shut 'em Down

Wild contortions to get through the overhang, then efficient moves to scale the arete. It's pretty doable, once you know how.

- with Rebecca Trigger
Sport 16m, 5 Mountain Quarry Very Good Ashley Felton
Thu 18th Feb 2016
22 Apollo Ape

This one is probably one of the best routes in this area. Pity I flubbed it so hard!

- with Kym Campbell
Sport 12m Dreaming Frog Very Good Ashley Felton
Sun 12th Jun 2016
22 Beds are Burning

Got up with plenty of shouted beta. This is the best of what I climbed today, possibly of the whole crag. Remarkably consistent in difficulty over the entire route.

- with Kym Campbell, Paul Donovan, Marc
Sport 15m Midgegoroo National Park Very Good Ashley Felton
Wed 21st Sep 2016
22 Shut 'em Down

Totally forgot how to do this

- with Paul Donovan
Sport 16m, 5 Mountain Quarry Very Good Ashley Felton
Thu 2nd Feb 2017
22 Luck of the Draw

Couple of boulder problems, some delicate slab, some technical face climbing. The whole package. Wish I was a stronger climber.

- with Kym Campbell, Paul Donovan
Sport 25m, 10 Mountain Quarry Very Good Ashley Felton
Sun 4th Jun 2017
22 Luck of the Draw

A messy dog of an ascent on top rope. At least I made it all the way up this time.

- with Marc
Sport 25m, 10 Mountain Quarry Very Good Ashley Felton
Thu 15th Jun 2017
22 Shut 'em Down

Too tired to finish the middle section. At least I worked out the first move again

- with Marc
Sport 16m, 5 Mountain Quarry Very Good Ashley Felton
Thu 15th Jun 2017
22 Urban Ethics

Without doubt, one of the best lines in Perth - a classic. I couldn't get around the base of the first arete cleanly; something to come back to.

Sport 25m, 7 Mountain Quarry Classic Ashley Felton
Tue 26th Nov 2013
22 Urban Ethics

Mastered the arete, made the middle look easy, completely choked on the upper ledge and finish. Superb, classy route.

Sport 25m, 7 Mountain Quarry Classic Ashley Felton
Wed 12th Feb 2014
22 Vous

Microscopic holds, paper-thin edges - who doesn't love slab climbing? And a bonus peanut gallery of onlookers to spur you on!

- with Kym Campbell and Joe Hewitt
Sport 20m, 4 Porongurups Classic Ashley Felton
Sun 9th Nov 2014
22 Urban Ethics

First shot, to relearn the moves.

- with Kym Campbell
Sport 25m, 7 Mountain Quarry Classic Ashley Felton
Wed 19th Nov 2014
22 Urban Ethics

A clean ascent, on the second go. A time or two more to dial in the moves, and it'll be time to try this on lead.

- with Kym Campbell
Sport 25m, 7 Mountain Quarry Classic Ashley Felton
Wed 19th Nov 2014
22 Urban Ethics

Still trying to get this properly dialled. First go is always messy.

- with Kym Campbell
Sport 25m, 7 Mountain Quarry Classic Ashley Felton
Wed 26th Nov 2014
22 Urban Ethics

Not quiiiite ready to try the lead. Soon.

- with Kym Campbell
Sport 25m, 7 Mountain Quarry Classic Ashley Felton
Wed 26th Nov 2014
22 Urban Ethics

One last practice ascent.

- with Kym Campbell
Sport 25m, 7 Mountain Quarry Classic Ashley Felton
Wed 3rd Dec 2014
22 Urban Ethics

A clean lead on a classic route, and a new personal best at that. In the sunshine. Life feels pretty good.

- with Kym Campbell
Sport 25m, 7 Mountain Quarry Classic Ashley Felton
Wed 3rd Dec 2014
22 Ithica

The best climb on site: pumpy edges, then sequency crimps, then balancy to make the crest. The complete package. Should have at least done it cleanly on top rope . I'd want to have this dialed perfectly before trying for the lead (1st to 2nd clip would be very nervy).

- with Kym Campbell
Sport 12m, 4 Eaglestone Rocks Classic Ashley Felton
Mon 13th Jul 2015
21
21 Left Lateral Portside Smidgen Winkler

No idea how to make that 2nd clip cleanly there's nothing to grip or stand on. Wimped out after the fourth clip anyway. This climb is haaaard.

Sport 25m Statham's Quarry Average Ashley Felton
Sun 19th Jan 2014
21 Bare Necessities

Got nowhere on this.

- with Kym Campbell
Sport 16m, 3 Darlington Average Ashley Felton
Mon 2nd Mar 2015
21 Mull Up

Tried this on lead to test my hard man credentials. Failed. There's some good climbing here, but it's not good enough to warrant the genuine risk you're putting yourself in to find it. I reckon there's a good reason we don't bolt them like this any more.

- with Kym Campbell
Sport 23m, 4 Mountain Quarry Average Ashley Felton
Thu 23rd Feb 2017
21 Power of the Old Carrot

Hit the roof of the top overhang, and had absolutely no answer for it.

Sport 25m, 8 Boya Quarry Good Ashley Felton
Mon 3rd Feb 2014
21 Super Slab Direct

Requires careful footwork and some tough crimps. Somehow everything worked out right.

- with Kym Campbell
Sport 30m, 2 Churchman's Brook Good Ashley Felton
Sun 12th Oct 2014
21 Solstice

Two moves, maybe? I found hoisting myself up onto the top slab the scariest part.

- with Kym Campbell
Sport 10m, 2 Darlington Good Ashley Felton
Mon 2nd Mar 2015
21 Redline

Crimpy, sequency crux. I think that I overcomplicated it. I'd come back if the crag were closer to Perth

- with Kym Campbell
Mixed 14m, 2 Avon Valley National Park Good Ashley Felton
Wed 10th Jun 2015
21 Desperate Housewives

I made the blank section look much harder than it should be. Trust the rubber!

- with Paul Donovan, Kym Campbell, Marc
Sport 15m, 5 Midgegoroo National Park Good Ashley Felton
Wed 21st Sep 2016
21 Hustler

Very good climb. Some delicate footwork required to perch on thin crimps.

Sport 22m, 8 Mountain Quarry Very Good Ashley Felton
Wed 13th Nov 2013
21 Sylvia

Extremely strenuous and sustained climb; heck of a workout for the arms. Note there is a ledge you could play tennis on for a rest, half way.

Sport 20m, 9 Mountain Quarry Very Good Ashley Felton
Sun 17th Nov 2013
21 Power of the Old Carrot

Learning the moves.

- with Kym Campbell
Sport 25m, 8 Boya Quarry Very Good Ashley Felton
Tue 30th Dec 2014
21 Power of the Old Carrot

This is a great climb; a variety of interesting moves are required to make it up. Unlike some, it's of a fairly consistent difficulty the whole climb.

- with Kym Campbell
Sport 25m, 8 Boya Quarry Very Good Ashley Felton
Tue 30th Dec 2014
21 No Ordinary Determination

I found this fairly cryptic to work out, with at least two ways to tackle the final move. One for the 2015 clean-ascent list!

- with Kym Campbell
Sport 15m, 5 Statham's Quarry Very Good Ashley Felton
Wed 31st Dec 2014
21 Exhilarating Heights

An overall excellent climb, one of the best at Boya.

I wish that I'd managed to onsight this, but the top section takes a couple of big, committing moves (plus some nice technical balancy ones).

- with Kym Campbell
Sport 20m, 6 Boya Quarry Very Good Ashley Felton
Tue 20th Jan 2015
21 Exhilarating Heights

A sweet couple of moves to get through that crux. As good as I remember!

- with Kym Campbell, Richard Allcock
Sport 20m, 6 Boya Quarry Very Good Ashley Felton
Tue 10th Mar 2015
21 Snake Hips

Fun and well-protected, crimpy and satisfying. Crux is the topout. I should have gotten it clean, but didn't have it today.

- with Kym Campbell, andrea
Sport 7m, 2 Bridle Rock Very Good Ashley Felton
Sat 3rd Oct 2015
21 Super Slab Direct

A properly good slab route, this. Will come back for the lead one day.

- with Kym Campbell, Rebecca Trigger
Sport 30m, 2 Churchman's Brook Very Good Ashley Felton
Fri 6th May 2016
21 Conflation

Technical, interesting and unique moves. Will definitely come back and try doing this cleanly.

- with Kym Campbell, Paul Donovan
Sport 12m, 5 Mountain Quarry Very Good Ashley Felton
Thu 29th Dec 2016
21 Split Personality

Old school climbing! In the sense of widely-spaced bolts, the first of which is a certainty of crippling injury in the event of a fall. I made that okay, and the second, but couldn't figure out the hard move to gain the third. Nonetheless, a great line that I'll come back to.

- with Kym Campbell, Paul Donovan
Sport 20m, 3 Mountain Quarry Very Good Ashley Felton
Sun 1st Jan 2017
21 Conflation

Had grand plans to practice then pink point this, but was not to be today. But now I know it's secrets!

- with Kym Campbell
Sport 12m, 5 Mountain Quarry Very Good Ashley Felton
Fri 3rd Mar 2017
21 Conflation

Redpoint attempt: got through the hard bit smooth-as, then slipped off the finisher. Careless, but not unhappy with this effort.

- with Kym Campbell
Sport 12m, 5 Mountain Quarry Very Good Ashley Felton
Thu 16th Mar 2017
21 Real Life Ambition

Not exactly a clean ascent, but I got up. Crimpy, technical, and highly entertaining. Classic.

Sport 15m, 6 Statham's Quarry Classic Ashley Felton
Tue 10th Dec 2013
21 Real Life Ambition

Close to pinkpoint - just need to get that last move perfected.

Sport 15m, 6 Statham's Quarry Classic Ashley Felton
Tue 4th Mar 2014
21 Real Life Ambition

Awesome route. Fell on the crux!

- with Kym Campbell
Sport 15m, 6 Statham's Quarry Classic Ashley Felton
Wed 10th Dec 2014
21 Real Life Ambition

Fell of the crux, again! Even though I knew what to do!

- with Kym Campbell
Sport 15m, 6 Statham's Quarry Classic Ashley Felton
Wed 10th Dec 2014
21 Real Life Ambition

Finally got this classic dialled in and scaled cleanly. Such a good climb. Fist pump!

- with Kym Campbell
Sport 15m, 6 Statham's Quarry Classic Ashley Felton
Wed 31st Dec 2014
21 Sundance Crack

Has to be one of the best cracks in Perth, well worth the bush-bash. Got part-way on lead, but the crux is a hard one to be placing gear through. Pure pleasure on toprope. Left some skin behind, plus an unrecoverable stopper above the first move (it should be bomber, forever).

- with Kym Campbell
Trad 12m Avon Valley National Park Classic Ashley Felton
Sat 14th Feb 2015

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