Over the fence





The top of the hill, over the fence at the obvious location

Access issues inherited from Cooleman Ridge Bouldering

Please be sensible accessing the Horse Paddock boulders if walking in from the Kambah side and go around the horses rather than straight through the pen. Access from this side is at the end of Hake Street - drive past the pony club and park near the 'Arawang' sign.

Ethic inherited from Cooleman Ridge Bouldering

While some of the harder climbs on the ridge were created by chipping, where previously no climb was possible, please leave your chisels at home. There are not so many climbs at the higher grades that they should be brought down to lower levels!


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Forget looking for holds - trust the friction, Luke. Sit start.

Friction climb. Very slabby.

For anyone feeling strong - needs a sit added. Round the corner from #13, the arete climb.

A one-hand pull up at the start throwing to sidepulls and small incuts for the feet. Once you stand up over the bulge, everything is easy sailing.

FA: Who knows, 22 Sep 2011

Sit start up the arete. Burly. Round the corner of the boulder from #12. Top out directly from the undercut side - don't pull around onto the slab.

Traverse the whole boulder (spraypainted boulder, home to The Dish and #s 14-18). Strenuous crimping/balance section, easy to fall off.


Easiest one on the rock. Ladder-like.

Somewhat forgettable with no really hard moves.

In the corner between #15 and #16. Easy moves to the top

Left of the dish - difficult to place feet until you get to the bucket.

Lovely compression climb just left of #17.

Straight up the acid traverse boulder on tiny crimps with a slopey as crap dish to help you along. May want to lose 5 kilos before hopping on it! V4 with the gaston, probably closer to V5 if you throw straight from the chipped incut crimps to the hueco.

From a stand start, head leftwards and up past a glory incut at head height to the hueco then up.

Sit start down low, then up as for the RH variant of #17.

Not to be confused with #14, the descent. Round the corner a little - can be climbed as an eliminate, upping the grade.

Sit start. A large amount of rock has broken off on the left side. There is another large piece that is ready to go at any moment, but shouldn't affect the difficulty. Grade depends on whether you use the kneebar.

Sit start.

Sit start, at the end of the boulder sharing #21.

Lovely heel hook in this climb. Sit start.

Around the corner from #22. Tricky start.

Climb or dyno, either works.

Sit-start up the arete using the protruding block. Moving around to the other side, there's a truly lovely one handed layback possible. Otherwise, there's face holds.

Go from the bottom to the top. Layback, climb the face, do what you will really.

On the boulder off to the left and downhill a bit from the acid traverse boulder. If you look closely you can still see the number written on the boulder where the climb starts.

Technical and balancy sit start.

Sit start from the crimps low down to the incut then straight up.

Sit start (?) between #26 and #27.

Sit start.

On the wall facing up the hill.

FA: Marc Wigzell, 6 Jul 2018

Set by Marc Wigzell, 6 Jul 2018

A stretchy climb - crux is the start.

Slabby and more scary than tough. Don't be fooled by the photos - it's quite tall!

Photo to be added sometime soon. Lowball to the extreme, but goes on slopers which makes it almost worthwhile.

FA: David Nott, 22 Sep 2011


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