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Grade Route Gear style Popularity
Hornsby and the North Galston Gorge The Orphanage Right Side
V3 Professional Indemnity

Stand start on 2 side-by-side crimps. Delicate moves up to good holds.

FA: Jarred Jordan, 2018

FA: 2018

BoulderProject 4m
V3 Mandatory Detention

Stand start on crimps with terrible feet.

FA: Jarred Jordan, 2018

FA: Jarred Jordan, 2018

BoulderProject 5m
Hornsby and the North Galston Gorge The Orphanage Left Side
V3 High on Listerine

Start at the shallow pockets, move up to the wide rail. Than a large move to the top out holds.

FA: John Bignold & Meedu Samaraweera, 31 Jan 2017

Boulder 2m
V3 Scratched Nipple

Sit start at the side pulls, move up to jug, veer right to mantle top out.

FA: John Bignold & Jarred Jordan, Sep 2016

Boulder 2m
V3 Take your pants off

Stand up, traverse across crimps, top out at "Mums a Lesbian". (+1 grade if you do it without pants)

FA: John Bignold & Jarred Jordan, Sep 2016

Boulder 2m
V3 Apply Generously to Lips

Stand start, small crimp on left and jump to the top, mantle top out. (arete out)

FA: John Bignold & Jarred Jordan, Sep 2016

Boulder 2m
V3 Brokeback Mountain

Stand start at obvious jug, move up to lip and traverse across. 'CARE BAD LANDING'

FA: Meedu Samaraweera, 31 Jan 2017

Boulder 2m
Hornsby and the North Galston Gorge The Graveyard Upper Side
V3 No Tomato

Stand start on the big ledge and use the crimps to the left before topping out.

Boulder
V3 Well Hung

Stand start over the small roof and use both side walls for feet. Very unique, plenty of different beta.

Boulder
V3 Free Candy

Truly a lovely boulder. Sit start on the obvious under-cling and use the flakes to reach the slopey stop out.

FA: Jarred Jordan, 2018

Boulder 3m
V3 Butthole Thriller

Climb up the crimps on the left side of the boulder, also using the arete.

Boulder 3m
V3 The Problem Solvers

Start on the low holds underneath the boulder and climb out left up to the top out.

FA: Jarred Jordan, 2018

Boulder 2m
V3 Tracy Jordan Sex Doll

Start on the low holds underneath the boulder and climb out right through some slopey holds.

FA: Ethan Jordan, 2018

Boulder 2m
Hornsby and the North Galston Gorge The Graveyard Lower Side
V3 Riley's Arete

Sit start matched under the overhang. Climb directly up the arete with heel hook trickery.

FA: Riley O'Rourke

Boulder
V3 Sports Extreme Cool Dogs

Stand start on the hanging shelf and huck up the line of spaced pockets to a committing top.

FA: Meedu Samaraweera, 26 Jan 2020

Boulder
V3 Echidna

Stand start, both hands on the sloppy side pull arete. Follow the arete to the juggy rail top out. No early exit. Brilliant line.

Boulder
V3 1300 655 506

Stand start and use cracks on the left and right. Super fun.

FA: Ethan Jordan, 2018

Boulder 3m
V3 Hepatitis Please

Fun little climb using some feet and hands on the slab and very positive holds on the arete.

Boulder 3m
V3 Nigerian Princess

Climb up left of the face and avoid the arete. Some slopey little pockets and crimps to the mantle.

Boulder 3m
V3 Mexican Wedding

Sit start before deep arete and climb up to the mantle.

Boulder 3m
Hornsby and the North Galston Gorge South Side Bouldering - The Boulder Field
V3 Second's the Best

Sit start and up using small two finger pocket and edges to finish matched on ledge. Topout goes, but don't bother.

FA: Meedu Samaraweera, 2018

Boulder 4m
V3 90 Percent Cocoa

Sit start and climb up middle of black wall on features, crimps and rails to larger holds, exiting out left.

FA: Meedu Samaraweera, 2019

Boulder 5m
Hornsby and the North Berowra Ladder of Gloom Area
22 Ladder of Death

Stick clip ring bolt, committing dyno to jug, save a little for move into the ladder.

Start: direct start to 'Ladder of Gloom'

FA: Barry Jones, Steve Jones, Dave James & Julian Childs, 1994

Sport 10m, 5
Hornsby and the North Berowra Cave of Soap
23 Sumo

A few long draws required, backjump or second to clean.

FA: lloyd wishart

Sport 18m
23 Soap

The steep overhanging crack on the left side of the cave.

Start: left hand line in the big cave 30m right of 'The Mantle Machine'.

FA: Giles Bradbury, 1980

Trad 15m
22 Timmy Time

As for Luv Handles, then step out across the void and continue 7m along the lip of the cave to finish at the lonely chain. Guaranteed to give you a whole body pump.

FA: Tim Mayer, 12 Oct 2014

Sport 15m, 2
Hornsby and the North Berowra Blackboard Wall
22 Dangerous Currents

Directly up past 2 bolts. No sneaking out right.

Start: first route on elevated platform right of 'Samantha'.

FA: dan raison

Sport 6m, 2
22 Gidget Verdon

Hard start, even harder with the loss of a hold, originally 22.

Up to 3rd bolt then move rightwards.

Start: 8m right of 'Bill Collins'.

FA: Mike Law, 1980

Sport 15m, 3
23 Gidget Verdon Variant Finish

Start as for original but move leftwards at 3rd bolt to lower offs.

FA: Mike Law, 1980

Sport 16m, 5
Hornsby and the North Berowra Glamorpus Area
22 Great Expectations

Start in the middle of the pocketed wall 12 m L of GOM. Swing around and on pockets to easy mantle finish.

Set by Tim Mayer, 27 Mar 2016

FA: Tim Mayer, 1 Apr 2016

Sport 8m, 4
23 Toy Story

Up the small steep wall following line of U's. Nice toy climb.

Set by Child & Jones

FA: Child, 30 Jul 2016

Sport 8m, 3
23 Grumpy Old Men

Climb the obvious golden flake moving up to easy ground. two bolts to lower off. bouldery.

Start: 4m left of 'Scones of Doom'

FA: Gavin Portier, 2009

Sport 9m, 2
22 Up The Duff

Up line of rings on short wall

Start: 2m left of cave

FA: Paul Duff, 1997

Sport 8m, 3
23 Scones of Doom

Up through the scoopy slopers to ledge (avoiding spinning RB). Back out and onto head wall (RB) and up to DRB lower-offs.

FA: Mikl Law

Sport 15m, 4
23 Glitoris

Scones too soft? Add a pumpy traverse and cruxy mantle into the fray with the linkup into Omnipox. Notoriously difficult to find, apparently it is near "Are you my pussy".

FA: Adrian, 11 Jul 2017

Sport
22 Glamour Mum

Picking the absolute worst of Glamopus and 'Are You My Mother?'. More Mantles thana display home estate. Do the mantle on 'Glamorpus' then traverse right along the ledge to do the mantle on 'Are You My Mother?'.

FA: Anthony Lin, 2009

Sport 12m, 5
23 Are You My Pussy

A fantastic pumpy route. Picks the best bits of each route. Climb 'Are You My Mother?' to 2nd bolt, do the dyno then traverse left and clip the new U bolt then finish up 'Glamorpus'.

FA: Barry Jones, 2009

Sport 19m, 6
22 Green Eggs and Ham
Sport 15m
Hornsby and the North Berowra Bullet Hole Wall
22 Scott's Edge

Nice sequence to start then easy climbing for the rest.

Start: little sequence that makes the climb

Sport 15m, 4
22 Natasha

Climb through pockets to tackle thin section around 3rd bolt to gain chain

Start: 3m right of 'Fox Sox Pox'

Sport 12m, 4
22 Torque Is Cheap

Great wall climbing using some great holds and some small ones as well.

Gain the break then venture up the slab to finish.

Start: 4m right (up slope) from 'Mental Fatigue'.

FA: Gavin Portier, 2009

Sport 10m, 3
Hornsby and the North Berowra Positive Ape Factor Area
22 Positive Ape Factor

Easy up the cracks then a huge reach to horizontal break. Take care up the final corner - it's quite hard and runout.

Start: Below obvious orange corner.

Trad 12m
Hornsby and the North Turner Road
V3 Lateral Neurosis

Sustained traverse on crimps and thin feet. Start matched in the pocket as for Insidious Infection, move to the first crimp and head right. Finish on Arete. Avoid jugs at the very top of the wall.

FA: Rick W, Jul 2020

Boulder 14m
V3 Stories of Your Life and Others

A bit of a one-move wonder. Sit start at the crimp and sidepull/gaston on the left side of the orange wall, make a difficult move left to the sidepull in the scoop then up to topout at the ledge.

FA: Charles B, 24 Jul

Boulder 2m
22 Prow

Prow with twin SS glue-in carrot top anchors. Hard mantle to breaks, then headwall.

Top ropeProject 7m
Hornsby and the North Crosslands
23 Life in the Bus Lane
Sport 10m
22 Age Impaired
Unknown 15m
Hornsby and the North Du Faur walls Suffragette wall
23 Pibrac

To the left of the high cave. Up to ledge then slopers to top out to shared rap anchor

FA: V Wills, 2010

Sport 12m, 4
23 Flowton

Start at the sheoak stump onto large boulder on ledge and top out to rap anchor

FA: V Wills, 2010

Sport 12m, 4
22 Oh Muriel

Start 4m right of offwidth. Up to pocket then nice moves to break and slopers and hidden holds to top out. Anchors up slab. Take two 4m slings to top rope or rap off

FA: V Wills, 2010

Sport 14m, 4
22 Blanche

DIagonally left, crimp, mantle,mantle,crimp. If you are short you won't like the anchor position

Sport 12m, 4
Hornsby and the North Du Faur walls Emancipation wall
22 Dot Butler

About 12m L of the project on the seeping wall. Clip high first bolt then boulder start from wet pocket to good pocket with minimal feet. Past empty bolt hole. 21 if you are 187cm tall and 24 if you are 167cm. You may have to wait until the next drought.

FFA: V Wills & M Johnson, 2011

Sport 8m, 3
Hornsby and the North Du Faur walls Conquest wall
22 Cutting Steps

start right, then out to hanging arete. Thin mantle onto slab and right to shared anchors

FA: VW, 26 Mar 2011

Sport 10m, 4
23 Freda and Peter Go Bolting

Steep start up scoops stepping right and up thin holds to mantle

FA: VW & MB

Sport 8m, 6
Hornsby and the North Mt Ku-ring-gai Fossil Wall
23 King Kyle

2.5m L of VTV. Up past 2 RB finishing at same anchors as VTV. One move wonder.

FA: Tim Mayer, 2010

Sport 6m, 2
22 Children Overboard

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

Start: Left most climb on the main wall

FA: Vanessa Wills, 2004

Sport 7m, 2
Hornsby and the North Mt Ku-ring-gai Moto Cross wall
23 Do you dyno

Finger crack lay-back onto slab. From the ledge acquire overhanging arete (height specific) then up to RB lower off.

FA: Beth Raymond, 16 Aug 2015

Sport 15m, 7
23 The Devil Inside

Bouldery start up prow then onto thin techy face. 4RB's to lower offs

Start: 1m R of PS.

FA: V Wills, 2004

Sport 15m, 4
22 Heresey

Crimpy classic by all accounts. Bouldery start over bulge onto face. 5RB's to lower offs.

Start: 2m rt of TDI

FA: rod wills, 2004

Sport 15m, 5
23 Ball Buster

Up face and left side of weakness. 3U's to lower offs.

FA: Equipped: Vanessa Wills & FA: Tim Mayer, 2007

Sport 12m, 3
Hornsby and the North Mt Ku-ring-gai Pit Stop Boulder
V3 Arachnid Insanity
Boulder
Hornsby and the North Mt Ku-ring-gai Faraway Wall
22 The Dark Con of Man

Up middle face tending right at start through fun pumpy moves down low. Intially bolted by Rod who eventually admitted defeat and gave it to Vanessa. 8 RB's to lower offs.

Start: 3m R of TAG

FA: Vanessa Wills, 2007

Sport 18m, 8
23 Vitruvian Man

Up stepped arete to sit down rest. Blast up and right past a dynamic move to reach scoop and up beautiful orange face. 6U's to lower offs.

Start: 6m R of TDCOM

FA: HawkMan

Sport 18m, 6
22 The Memory Cathedral

Straight up right side of orange face and scoop to finish as for VM. 5U's to lower offs.

Start: 3m R of VM

FA: V Wills, 2004

Sport 16m, 5
22 Kiss and Make up

Straight up face btw coner and cave. 4RB's to lowers

Start: 1m R of THG

FA: Greg Hislop

Sport 12m, 4
Hornsby and the North Mt Ku-ring-gai Lost & Found Wall
22 Solar Flare

Up pocketed face down low following flake at the top.

FA: Vanessa Wills, 2007

Sport 15m
22 Great Balls of Fire

Sharp edgy face to bigger holds and ledge, up thru orange top section

FA: Vanessa Wills, 2007

Sport 15m
22 Flash the ugly pony

Start: 2m right of gully. Up corner, across mossy slab, rest in cave, then mount the pony. Awkward moves past 2 bolts to tree (or rap from last bolt). Probably best to place long sling oon second last bolt on rappel before starting this route.

FA: Vanessa Wills, 2006

Sport 12m, 7
22 Dog Beta

Start: left side of cave step left at 2nd bolt then up to ledge, step right to shared anchors

FA: V Wills, 2006

Sport 15m
22 Dead Letter Office

Start: As for Dog Beta, then straight up past left of smaller higher cave to lower offs

FA: V Wills

Sport 15m
22 Siliconciousness

Start: Right of F on main face Up past balancy flake following orange streak. Jugs above anchors.

FA: Vnessa Wills, 2006

Sport 14m
22 Tickfest

Start: 5m right of SWMBO. Hard start up through shallow cave to head wall.

FA: Vanessa Wills, 2006

Sport 20m
Hornsby and the North The Motherlode Lasseters Reef
22 The Steven Bradbury Strategy

Starts 3m right of 'Dwarvish Poetry'. Up through roof then straight up to anchors of 'Dwarvish Poetry'.

FA: D. Hughes, 2011

Sport 15m
22 Pyrites of the Caribbean

Start under the roof 2m right of 'The Steven Bradbury Strategy'. Up to roof, mantle the dinner plate, then up to crack and anchors

FA: D. Hughes, 2011

Sport 13m
Hornsby and the North Ku-ring-gai Chase Closed Kalkari
23 Watergate
Sport 12m
23 White House
Sport 12m
22 Greg Moore's Dog
Sport 12m
22 Snatch of Glory
Sport 17m
Hornsby and the North Ku-ring-gai Chase Three Star Threes Three's A Crowd
V3 Beyond The Black Stump
Boulder
V3 Underthingy

Start in the middle of the left orange face, move up and right then left via underclings to finish. Tough.

Boulder 5m
V3 Overthingy

Start as for 'Underthingy'. make out for the breaks above the roof to the top. HARD.

Boulder 5m
V3 Three's A Crowd

Start as for 'Underthingy' but continue right until you meet the good breaks over the bulge. Excellent!

Boulder 4m
V3 Bruce All-Bitey

Tricky start with a bit of shoulder burl to the top with some hide and go seek feet.

Boulder 4m
V3 Mako
Boulder 4m
V3 Triad

Tough Start. Side pull your way to the break. Either left or right to top .

Boulder 4m
V3 The Prow

CLASSIC.

Straight up the overhung prow.

Boulder 4m
V3 Fish From Sea, Tatties From Ground

Link the breaks to the right of 'The Prow' . Not to tough for 3.

Boulder 3m
Hornsby and the North Ku-ring-gai Chase Three Star Threes Two Pitch Slabs
V3 Under The Thumb
Boulder 2m
V3 The Missus
Boulder 2m
V3 Tail Between My Legs
Boulder 2m
V3 I Won't Be Long Darling
Boulder 2m
V3 Soiled Blue Dress
Boulder 2m
V3 Walk In The Park
Boulder 2m
V3 Lost At Sea

2 pitch boulder problem.

Boulder 6m
Hornsby and the North Ku-ring-gai Chase Three Star Threes Captian Pugwash Area
V3 Carp
Boulder
V3 Walk The Plank
Boulder
V3 Captain Pugwash
Boulder
V3 Seamen Stains
Boulder
V3 Ship Ahoy
Boulder
V3 Anti-foul
Boulder

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