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Grade Route Gear style Popularity
Hornsby and the North Galston Gorge The Orphanage Right Side
V2 A Coarse Shiraz

Start on the side-pull and climb the left side of the boulder.

Boulder 4m
V2 Parent Supervision Required

Beware very tall! Use top rope or hundreds of pads. Start with the juggy hole in the wall and continue upwards.

Boulder
Hornsby and the North Galston Gorge The Orphanage Left Side
V2 Projectile Pooping

Sit start not necessary. This is a high ball. Take plenty of mats and spotters. Top mantle is very spicy. The bottom can get wet after rain.

Boulder 5m
V2 Mingle with a Mumbai Muslim

Squat start at jug, mantle for top out.

FA: John Bignold & Jarred Jordan, Sep 2016

Boulder 2m
V2 Mums a Lesbian

Sit start at the side pulls, move up to jug and then mantle on the left hand side.

FA: John Bignold & Jarred Jordan, Sep 2016

Boulder 2m
V2 Gav's got Girth

Start start, move up left rail, jugs high on the right, top out.

FA: John Bignold & Jarred Jordan, Sep 2016

Boulder 3m
Hornsby and the North Galston Gorge The Graveyard Upper Side
V2 Turkish Delight

Start on the big slopey spot and head using the crack and big holds to the top. A great warm-up.

Boulder 3m
V2 Spanking the Goat

Sit start on the obvious under-cling and use the flakes to traverse left and up to the top.

Boulder 3m
V2 Coco

Stand start to the right of the crack with very limited hands and feet.

Boulder
V2 Side Butt

Stand start and head right up through the slopers.

Boulder 3m
V2 Pondering Penguins

Sit start left side of boulder on jugs. Use crimps to the top out.

FA: MIrabelle James, 2018

Boulder 3m
V2 Hooligan Horses

Start on jugs to the left of Fantastic Flamingos and avoid using the side wall.

Boulder 3m
V2 Mood Ring

Start on the obvious ledge at the bottom left hand side of the boulder. Shoot up to the lip and mantle over the top. Quite the classic.

FA: Ethan Jordan, 2018

Boulder 2m
V2 Cuddles

Stand start with the obvious left side pull and the right arete. Climb straight up.

FA: Jarred Jordan, 2018

Boulder 3m
V2 Lazy Boy

Stand start on the obvious holds and mantle to the top.

Boulder
Hornsby and the North Galston Gorge The Graveyard Lower Side
V2 Walk the Plank

Climb onto the the ledge on the left and then climb up the face. Sketchy landing.

Boulder 4m
Hornsby and the North Galston Gorge The North Cliff
21 Boogie Til You Roof

Combination of jamming and jugs through the roof. Old-school hard-core coarse-grained rock needs more cleaning. DRBB on top right of crack.

FFA: Zuni Dierk & Mike Lester, 17 Oct

Trad 10m
21 The Traversing Sand Turkey

Something different Start in the corner to the left of KC. Move into horizontal crack and then head left following it around the corner and above the big roof and then head up to top once the crack runs out. Needs a clean and big gear.

FA: Timothy Mayer, 7 Nov

Trad 12m
Hornsby and the North Galston Gorge South Side Bouldering - The Boulder Field
V2 Long Exposure

Sit start on giant scoop near arete and up good holds to easy topout.

FA: Meedu Samaraweera, 2019

Boulder 4m
V2 Big Yellow Joint

Stand start and up cool wind swept slopers and crimps to high topout on huge slopey jugs near peak of boulder. Very pleasant.

FA: Meedu Samaraweera, 2019

Boulder 7m
Hornsby and the North Berowra Pimple Buttress
20 Pimple

Hard start (bolted) then a fairly easy trad finish. No lower off.

Mixed trad 10m, 2
Hornsby and the North Berowra Ladder of Gloom Area
21 Savage Cabbage

Good crack climb, lots of nuts for reassurance.

FA: Scott Butler & James Holbrook, 1980

Trad 8m
Hornsby and the North Berowra Cave of Soap
20 Luv Handles

Climb through steep terrain to finish at the anchors of Raisin' Hell.

Potential bad fall in to ledge around the 3rd bolt - don't blow it! belayers stay sharp! funky moves upside down and behind the head...

Start: 2m right of Raisin' Hell

Sport 12m, 5
Hornsby and the North Berowra Blackboard Wall
21 3D Wimp Out

Climb steep arete then up head wall.

Start: Right 'Arete' on the Cave of Soap

Sport 15m, 4
21 Palm Sunday

Up yet another thin route

Start: 1m right of 'Yesterday's Heroes'

Sport 15m, 3
20 Samantha

Start up past to bolts then cams for the top. Use lower offs as for 'Dangerous Currents'

Start: 2m right of 'Palm Sunday'

FA: Scott Butler & James Holbrook, 1980

Mixed trad 10m, 2
20 Eccles

Popular route, up thin crimps. Will probably be the hardest route at the crag in 10 years if the holds keep disappearing.

Start: Immediately right of 'Dangerous Currents'

FA: Stephen Eccleshall, Scott Butler & James Holbrook, 1980

Sport 12m, 2
20 JHTB

Up line right of 'Eccles', initialled. Has been retro bolted. Very hard start to jug, then straightforward. The grade is historical, probably harder than Bill Collins off the ground

Start: right of 'Eccles'

Sport 8m, 2
Hornsby and the North Berowra Kid Free Area
21 Thing a thong

Pocketed wall/bulge 5m right of Ramp of Death, Jump to pocket and away!

FA: Michael Law, 2020

Sport 9m, 2
Hornsby and the North Berowra Glamorpus Area
20 Grind Groin Groove

Up corner by Scones of Doom, onto Bronco and up.

FA: Michael Law, 2020

Sport 15m, 5
20 Zooloft

Rightwards on slopiness then up nose, all the holds are in the wrong place, it traverse right around arete up high. Desperate but fun climbing

FA: Mike Law, 31 Jul 2011

Sport 12m, 6
Hornsby and the North Berowra Bullet Hole Wall
21 Looks Poxable

Another crag classic. Made even more so after rebolting. Up through pockets then 'blank' wall to finish.

Start: 1m right of 'Natasha'

FA: Scott Butler & James Holbrook, 1980

Sport 15m, 4
20 My Evil Twin

Traverse left from the base of 'Mental Fatigue Direct Start' to the anchors of Scott's Edge.

FA: Daniel da Silva

Boulder
21 Mental Fatigue Direct Start

Go direct, left of the original start for MF, past two rings.

Start: 2m left of MF

Sport 12m, 4
20 Broken Candy

Climb MF to second bolt then direct to top.

Start: as for 'Mental Fatigue'.

Sport 13m, 3
Hornsby and the North Berowra Positive Ape Factor Area
21 24'

Marked. Bouldery start (BR) then move past 2nd BR to break. easy going to the top.

Start: 3m left of the corner.

Sport 12m, 3
21 Positive Ape Factor (Variant Finish)

Wander up PAF to the right leading flake. Out via flake past the remnants of a bolt (well protected by any number of nuts/cams 80cm left or a bomber 0.2 cam underneath). Take care with the furthest part of the flake as it is cracked and flexing.

Trad 10m
21 R Flake Thing
Trad 12m
Hornsby and the North Turner Road
V2 Floor is Lava

Start with feet down in the hole, leaning on the rock with hands matched on the lip. Powerful moves with the added difficulty of avoiding dabbing the rock behind.

FA: Charles B, 3 Jul

Boulder 3m
V2 Covfefe

Overhanging hand crack to the right of "Divine Beast". Faceholds are in. Top out is a little bit dodgy.

FA: Rick W, Jul 2020

Boulder 5m
V2 Hygge

Sit start at the obvious pocket

FA: Charles B, 5 Jul

Boulder 4m
V2 Insidious Infection

Start with both hands in the obvious pocket. Follows a crimpy sequence.

FA: Rick W, Apr 2020

Boulder 3m
V2 Four Simple Steps to Total Life Satisfaction

Start matched in horizontal gash.

FA: Charles B, 3 Jul

Boulder 3m
Hornsby and the North Crosslands
21 Youth Enhanced
Sport 10m
Hornsby and the North Du Faur walls Mini wall
21 Twins

The left hand route with a bouldery start and finish- and thats the climb! May be easier if taller

FA: V Wills & Mel Beecroft, 2012

Sport 8m, 3
Hornsby and the North Du Faur walls Suffragette wall
20 Aunt Emmeline

1m right of offwidth and up to share anchors. Unfortunately the easiest way to the anchors is via the offwidth after the last bolt.

FA: V Wills, 2010

Sport 10m, 4
20 Dupain Institute

the offwidth

FA: V Wills & D Westaway, 2010

Trad 10m
21 Eccleston

Thin holds to slopy mantle, finish just above horizontal ledge

FA: V Wills, 2010

Sport 8m, 3
21 Family Inheritance

The left most climb on this wall. A long reach left will help if you are stuck at the crux.

FA: V Wills & R Wills, 31 Jul 2011

Sport 8m, 5
Hornsby and the North Du Faur walls Emancipation wall
21 Petticoat Brigade

Up through pockets to ledge and headwall to shared anchors with MP

FA: V Wills, 2011

Sport 12m, 4
20 Marie Paradis

Mantle onto ledge to start then up big pockets to break and headwall to shared anchors

FA: Mel Beecroft, 2011

Sport 12m, 4
20 Lynn Hill

Up corner, into cave and then out onto slab. Take a deep breath and progress to anchors. Great route but top slab is a bit bold when dirty, either stick clip the anchors and clean it, or add a bolt.

FA: Mel Beecroft, 31 Jul 2011

Sport 10m, 6
Hornsby and the North Du Faur walls Conquest wall
20 Sad Endings

with interest up diagonal crack .The route at the left end of the crag

FA: V Wills, 10 Apr 2011

Sport 10m, 4
Hornsby and the North Mt Ku-ring-gai Fossil Wall
21 Ruddock the Ring Wraith

Follow crimpy breaks to slab. 3RB's to lower offs.

Start: 1m right of PP

FA: Vanessa Wills, 2004

Sport 12m, 3
20 The Mind has Mountains

Hard start up pockets then tending right over bulge. 3RB's to lower offs.

Start: 2m right of RTRR

FA: Vanessa Wills, 2003

Sport 12m, 3
20 Professor Poopy Pants

Diagonal line of bolts. Short but stout. 3RB's to lower off.

Start: 7m right of CUATAOTWWW

FA: rod wills, 2004

Sport 8m, 3
21 Unguarded Moment

Great technical climbing up improbable line. Up slabby face to mantle, stepping rIght to crux move over bulge. Harder if you're short. 4RBs to lower offs.

Start: 2m right of 'Legoland'.

FA: Chris Yeomans, 2004

Sport 14m, 4
Hornsby and the North Mt Ku-ring-gai Middle Wall
21 Midge Madness

Up centre of wall on right side of obvious feature.4RB's to lower offs.

Start: 2m rt of EA.

FA: V Wills, 2004

Sport 10m
Hornsby and the North Mt Ku-ring-gai Moto Cross wall
20 Life On Hold

Hard start. Up right side of slab over small rooflet and onto slab. 4RB's to lower offs.

Start: 1m R of DMD

FA: Vanessa Wills, 2003

Sport 10m, 4
20 Petrified Wood

Up corner block through break over roof. Will it ever get repeated? 2RB's to shared lower offs with LOH.

Start: 2m rt of LOH.

FA: V Wills, 2003

Sport 9m, 2
21 Skank

1m R of G. Up through rooflet to shallow corner.

FA: Tim Mayer, 2007

Sport 10m, 3
21 Somewhere Down The Barrel

Up orange face and weakness. 4RB's to lower offs.

Start: 5m rt of GGAS

FA: Elliot Braham, 2004

Sport 12m, 4
Hornsby and the North Mt Ku-ring-gai Pit Stop Boulder
V2 Vanity of Toil
Boulder
Hornsby and the North Mt Ku-ring-gai Faraway Wall
21 Birdhouse in Your Soul

Stick clip 1st bolt and launch out and up, to finish as for SBOPL. Dont blow second clip as could result in a grounder. 2 U's to lower offs.

Start: 2m R of SBOPL

FA: Jason Lammers, 2005

Sport 10m
20 New Ways of Living

Up to RH face to thread/bollard runner, step left across corner/crack to 1st bolt (hidden from ground - long draw). Follow juggy step face to anchors. 5RB's to lower offs.

Start: 5m rt of DA

FA: Chris Yeomans, 2005

Sport 13m, 5
20 Chilly in Chile

Up thin face past pockets. 2 RB's to lower offs.

Start: 3m R of Pb

FA: V Wills, 2004

Sport 8m, 2
Hornsby and the North Mt Ku-ring-gai Lost & Found Wall
20 Bummagedon

Start: 3m right of PS, up steep scoops over bulge.

FA: Rod Wills, 2005

Sport 15m
21 Tingles

Start just right of Bummagedon and left of the crack. Directly up the wall.

FA: Bundy, 2008

Sport 16m
20 R STW

Up steep terrain over small roof to lower offs. 3 RB's to lower offs. Warning: falling while trying to clip the top anchors may result in a ground fall. This clip is the hardest part of the climb. Wear a helmet

Start: 3m right of WF

FA: Andrew Fell, 2007

Sport 6m
20 Roxie and Matey go Quantity Surveying

Start: On slab wall just right of big cave and left of Scorpion. Up slab to short steep headwall.

FA: Vanessa Wills, 2006

Sport 12m
20 She Who Must be Obeyed

Start: 5m right of CC. Middle of wall following obvious ramp. 8 RB's to DRB.

FA: Rod Wills, 2006

Sport 20m
21 Black Box

Start: 2m right of Aerospace, straight up the face.

FA: Vanessa Wills, 2007

Sport 15m
Hornsby and the North Mt Ku-ring-gai The Very Far, Far Away Crag
20 WOMBAT
Sport 20m, 5
Hornsby and the North Mt Ku-ring-gai Short Sharp Loud Wall
21 Backstabbing Cousins

Up left leaning crack onto flake and up.

Sport 8m, 3
Hornsby and the North Ku-ring-gai Chase Closed Kalkari
20 Gothic Horror
Sport 12m
21 The American Way
Sport 12m
21 Mesopotamia
Sport 10m
21 Greg Moore's Dog Direct Start
Sport 4m
Hornsby and the North Ku-ring-gai Chase Green Snake Gully Rattle Snake Gully
V2 This One
Boulder
V2 Goat Boat

Not currently climbable due to banksia tree.

Boulder
V2 Social Problems
Boulder
Hornsby and the North Ku-ring-gai Chase Green Snake Gully Auto Alley
V2 Mufflers
Boulder
V2 Burnout
Boulder
Hornsby and the North Ku-ring-gai Chase Cottage Point Phil's Wall
V2 Glass Bottomed Boat

Start in head high breaks on the right side of the wall. Easy moves lead to a challenging mantle. Fun.

Boulder
V2 Fido

Up the faint prow that is the left hand side of the scoop. The foot ledge is in. Cute.

Boulder
Hornsby and the North Ku-ring-gai Chase Cottage Point Meat Substitute Wall
V2 Meat Substitute

Excellent, can hardly tell the difference. Start on the pocketty feature at the base of the faint arete. Up and right to the top.

Boulder
Hornsby and the North Ku-ring-gai Chase Cottage Point The Big Cave
V2 R Gone With The Wind

Step on the boulder and grab the highest possible holds on the arete, then follow the leaning arete to the top. Bad landing.

Boulder
V2 Loose Change

Up pockets left of the corner.

Boulder
V2 Deep Pockets

Stand on the small rock to reach the jugs at the lip of the roof, then up on large pockets to tree.

Boulder
Hornsby and the North Ku-ring-gai Chase Cottage Point Pocketty Wall
V2 Quiz Show

Up. Very nice.

Boulder
V2 Cluedo

Up. Very nice.

Boulder
Hornsby and the North Ku-ring-gai Chase Cottage Point The Fin
V2 Fin Chop

At the Southern end of the boulder. Start low on the leaning arete right of the overhanging face, traverse the arete all the way around to the slab on the other side. Good fun.

Boulder
V2 Seedy Underbelly

Pick some solidish holds low in the orange overhanging choss, then up rightish to the weakness on the lip and mantle. Pleasant enough.

Boulder
Hornsby and the North Ku-ring-gai Chase Cottage Point Cottage Cheese
V2 Slap Me

Yes please. Slopers to the top.

Boulder
Hornsby and the North Ku-ring-gai Chase Above the Boat Tier 1
V2 All the Rivers Run
Boulder
V2 Voyager
Boulder
V2 Borg Woman
Boulder
V2 Seducing Data
Boulder
Hornsby and the North Ku-ring-gai Chase Above the Boat Tier 3
V2 CrispyBacon
Boulder
V2 Singapore Sling
Boulder

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