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The Far Side

  • Grade context: AU
  • Approach time: 10min
  • Photos: 4
  • Ascents: 996

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Description

This part of the Frontline is on the northern side of the small creek that runs parallel to the track. Although home only to a few problems, it certainly offers variety and some pretty good bouldering too.

Access issues inherited from New South Wales and ACT

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Approach

On the way down to the Frontline turn right instead of left once down the rocky face meeting the adjacent track.

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Routes

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There’s a bunch of undocumented good easy warmup problems on the walls extending 30m L from The Low Side.

Start at the back of the cave on the obvious chalked holds. Move out the left side of the roof and continue up the front face via slopey holds (keeping right of the cluster of big jugs).

Variant: Utilise the big jugs out left. Grade unconfirmed.

FA: Rob Saunders

Out the right side of the roof and up the face.

Start: Sit

FA: Rob Saunders

When you reach the slopey lip on the bright side, move right to the big knob and mantle through the scoop.

Start behind log and up cool scoops to top out left.

Start: Sit

FA: Tim O'Neill

Up water runnels. Gorgeous.

FA: Tim O'Neill

Sit start at small tree on left of cave, traverse right and finish up Hollow Mountain Dreaming.

FA: Rob Saunders

Start on good hold on the left side of the corner and head left out the roof. The separate boulder at the base of the start is not in for hands or feet.

Start: Sit

FA: Rob Saunders

A real wrestle. Starting on the obvious jug at the end of the rail, reverse Hollow mountain dreaming and finish up 7th Day Ascentist.

FA: sam

Sit start 1m right of Hollow Mountain Dreaming and go out right side of roof not using any holds of Hollow Mountain Dreaming for hands but ok for feet..

Oliver Chen

FA: Adam Griffiths

Seventh day variant, the same up till the slopey rail then all of hollow mountain is off for hands and feet and instead of going up the crimps you go straight to the roof. Top out is the same as seventh day.Beta Vid https://www.instagram.com/p/B1DNo6yjeU-/ Maybe V8? Needs some repeats

FA: Chris, 11 Aug 2019

Traverse from The Bright Side through the slopers, all the way around into Ultimate Surrender. 80+ moves, sport grade incoming...

Up the flake to the top and mantle away.

Start: Sit

FA: Adam Griffiths

Eliminate all intermediate holds.Go straight from start to top jug.

Stretch up and right and mantle away.

Start: Sit

FA: Rob Saunders

Start on small crimpy bulge and crimp, small edges lead to top out.

FA: unknown

Sit start using slanted slopey crack, head left and up to top out Alpha

Sit start the same as for Bravo, head right and straight up to top out.

Start on juggy bulge, straight up to slopey top out.

Start on the good edge, straight up to top out on the arete.

Start on the cup jug, blast straight up to top out

Sit start on the low jug on the right side of the nose shaped arete, gently head left to top out Foxtrot.

Sit start the same as for Golf, head up the bulging nose shaped arete to top out.

Start on the side pull edge, straight up to top out.

Start on the juggy slot, big moves up the overhang, top out over bulge.

Start on the two good crimps, straight up to top out.

Start on two jugs, up and right to top out next to the Low Side.

FA: unknown

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