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Trackside Boulder

  • Grade context: AU
  • Ascents: 11
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Description

From the clean arete boulder, back track 20m and find the faint old track that leads up hill. Only 50m along is the Trackside Boulder.

TOPO to be redone:

https://web.archive.org/web/20050221055618/http://www.uncarvedblock.com.au:80/guides/guides/yarro/tsb.htm

Access issues inherited from Mt Yarrowyck

The majority of the bouldering and climbing at Yarrowyck is located on private property, and the land owner was a climber and has granted access to all climbers anytime, EXCEPT for all crags east of the ridge line which are too close to the land owners house and are off limits, in particular 'Captain Pugwash Memorial Buttress'.

Please do not leave garbage around, leave gates as you find them and do not harass stock. Climbing at Yarrowyck is a privilege, not a right.

The access tracks are in the Nature Reserve which is managed by NPWS which takes you to the Aboriginal Rock Art site. Bouldering or climbing in the reserve is not clear so please avoid this and check the boundaries when exploring.

https://www.nationalparks.nsw.gov.au/visit-a-park/parks/mount-yarrowyck-nature-reserve

https://www.environment.nsw.gov.au/topics/parks-reserves-and-protected-areas/park-management/documents/mount-yarrowyck-nature-reserve

Routes

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Long sequence of technical moves to top

Burly start easing to top

Heads right from start hold

Long sequence of technical moves to top (Not!)

SDS from detatched flake/poor pinch and dyno to lip and top-out.

Listed as having 2 repeats in Rock Magazine #48 (2001)

FA: Fred Nicole, 2000

SDS at pointy jug at knee height at base of 'New Beginning' and finishes at the top of 'Pinch Me'

FA: Fred Nicole, 2000

Up groove from edges to slopers

Dyno to sloping lip from large edges

Up from glued sidepull to long edge then left to hold at lip and mantle.

Obscure and crap, intensely reachy.

SDS. Traverses obvious crack without actually using it.

Described in Rock Magazine #48 as 10 moves, thin and powerful. Listed as having had 2 repeats at time of publication.

FA: Fred Nicole, 2000

Defiant Mantle

Technical Trad stuff in groove

Start as for 'L'envers du decors' then up to crimps at break and on to the arete to finish up 'Thumb Power'

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