Grey Dog Boulder

  • Grade context: AU
  • Ascents: 58




The orange slab adjacent to The Block

Access issues inherited from Tasmania

Many locals continue to use community run website for crag/route updates and noting any access issues. The associated app can be downloaded and used offline!

Gerry Narkowicz also produces hardcopy guides to numerous venues across the state via the 'Climb Tasmania' website

Ethic inherited from Tasmania

  • The operation and use of drones by park visitors on reserved land including national parks is not permitted​.

  • Please note that Tasmania has notoriously patchy phone reception for particular service providers. Telstra is the most reliable. An emergency Personal Locator Beacon or similar is recommended kit when climbing in remote locations.

  • For more information - follow the link below for some local tips + tricks on how to better reduce your impact during your next Tassie climbing holiday


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Left side of slab.

Crack in middle of slab.

Right side of slab.

SDS. Use the undercling to the top, then head left.

In the middle of the back of the Grey Dog boulder, start down in hole, climb the nice flake.

Start a couple of metres right of Glory Hole off the blocks. Sitstart off sidepull, move L up face.

Easy cracks to R of previous problem

SDS. Diagonal crack left of arete

Start all the way left, almost around the corner on the point of the Boulder. Head rightward and top out over the highest point and as for “Jetty Shark.”

FA: Tommy Krauss, 3 Jan 2022

Sit start on pocket-ish crimp and left hand Gaston. Pull tension move to lip and mantle.

FA: Tommy Krauss, 3 Jan 2022

Sit start side pulling the crack. Straight up the via this crack and over.

FA: Nick Hanson, 3 Jan 2022

Located on the small boulder behind the grey dog, SDS,Short Overhanging crack to mantle


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Author(s): Gerry Narkowicz

Date: 2021

ISBN: 9780646841946

Cracks, sea stacks, big walls, remote exotic locations, volcanic columns, no crowds and your choice of the predominant dolerite, some quartzite and a little sandstone to remind you of the mainland. Many a wilderness climbing experience can be had within a 2hr car trip from the main centers. By Gerry Narkowicz. This guide features 1280 routes.

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