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Grade Route Gear style Popularity
Hornsby and the North Galston Gorge The Orphanage Left Side
V5 Slab Dat Ass

Squat start, aretes in, couple crimps on the left and use large pockets to reach the sketchy top out.

FA: Jarred Jordan & John Bignold, Sep 2016

Boulder 3m
Hornsby and the North Galston Gorge The Graveyard Upper Side
V5 Eat More Whale

Stand start on the big slopey scoop and mantle like a whale.

Boulder
V5 Sharon Tate

Start on the big side pull and find the few crimps over the small lip.

Boulder 4m
V5 Neil Armstrong

Start on the big obvious jug and use the slopers under the lip. Head up using the decent edge and slopers to the top.

Boulder 4m
V5 Peter File

Stand start and use the very slopey arete and slopey mantle.

Boulder 3m
V5 The Captain

Sit start on the obvious under-cling and climb over the right side through the scoop and up the pinnacle.

Boulder 3m
V5 Michael Jackson Sleepover

Stand start in the middle of the boulder on two terrible crimps and climb to the mantle.

Boulder
Hornsby and the North Galston Gorge The Graveyard Lower Side
V5 Kinky Nuggets

Sit start and wrestle straight up.

Boulder
V5 Delicate Humping

Sit start on the right short side of the face. Climb left and top out before Kinky Nuggets.

Boulder
V5 Structure and Shadows

Start on pockets in the left end of the roof. Climb out the lip and ride the features out right joining into 'Cabbage of Lettuce' at its halfway point, finishing up that.

FA: Meedu Samaraweera & Stephen Rawls, 16 Feb 2020

Boulder
V5 Cabbage of Lettuce

Sit start and finesse directly up through scoops to a committing top.

FA: Meedu Samaraweera & Stephen Rawls, 26 Jan 2020

Boulder
V5 Telemarketing

Climb over the ledge to the right, and then up the face. Fun top out, but a little scary.

Boulder 4m
Hornsby and the North Berowra Ladder of Gloom Area
25 Besnotted

Hard, worthless. Just right of 'Cenotaph Corner' is a slab wall with 2 shiny new ring bolts next to 2 decrepit old carrots.

Climb up slab with difficulty.

FA: M. Law, 1980

Sport 9m, 2
Hornsby and the North Berowra Cave of Soap
26 Raisin' Hell

Another route from the industrial revolution.

Start: 1m right of 'Dingo'

Sport 8m, 4
Hornsby and the North Berowra Blackboard Wall
25 Alison

Climb up to cave then up thin top wall.

Start: 1m right of '3D Wimp Out'

Sport 12m, 4
24/25 Bill Collins

One word, Sharp!!

If you have leather tips, it's a shoe in. Crimp up painful holds, clip anchors and cry. Classic if you like that sort of thing.

Start: Where the elevated platform drops.

FA: Mike Law, 1980

Sport 10m, 3
26 Sweet Cheeks

Starts 2m R of 'Bill Collins', and finishes at anchors of the extended version of 'Gidget Verdon'. Quite varied climbing for a wall and loads of finger shredding fun.

FA: Tim Mayer, 9 Jan 2014

Sport 11m, 3
Hornsby and the North Berowra Glamorpus Area
25 Are You My Mother?

One for the tall people. Boulder up to bulge, commit for the throw then commit a bit more for the mantle. clip safety bolt and rest forever. tall people grab chipped finish hold, shorties - feet up with a little dead point for finishing hold.

Start: 3m right of 'Glamorpus'

Sport 12m, 4
Hornsby and the North Berowra Positive Ape Factor Area
25 Daily Grind

Technical and runout. New button head bolts, careful with hangers (just replace with U's or rings one day). Start: Marked.

FA: Mikl Law, 1985

Sport 10m
Hornsby and the North Turner Road
V5 Magma

Start Low, Heel up then straight up the small prow using thumb press and high left crimp. Everything left of the two finger pocket on the rail is out. Either a hard V4 or softish V5 depending on your height.

Set by Liam Coffey, Aug 2020

FA: Liam Coffey, 23 Sep

Boulder 4m
Hornsby and the North Du Faur walls Conquest wall
26 Back Burning Bastards

Start 4m R of HH, and tackle scoop, dyno then Hulk down on some nice slopers

FA: Tim Mayer, 30 Jun 2018

Sport 10m, 3
25 Heinous Hyena

Start 5m R of AEDFAL at closed flake. Up ramp trending L and tackle the dynamic moves through the scoop to a heinous mantle, so gutt renching you will be yelping like a Hyena

FA: Tim Mayer, 2 Sep 2017

Sport 10m, 3
25 An Easy day for a lady

Up through scoop to the right of the juggy arete. Shares lower offs with route to left. A grade easier if you are over 170cm.

FA: V Wills, Aug 2012

Sport 10m, 4
Hornsby and the North Mt Ku-ring-gai Moto Cross wall
25 Rains of Destiny

Start 3m R of RC on the obvious crack. Up to Ledge, and then hit the wall and enjoy some big moves on some nice small crimps, finishing on DRB’s on headwall.

FA: Tim Mayer, 4 Mar 2014

Sport 12m, 5
25 Screams of Pashion

Start: Start on bulging ramp about 1.5m left of Pinkie Shredder. Up ramp jump or power to big hole, and then fire up and left on small crimps and bad footers. Classic.

FA: Tim Mayer, 25 Aug 2013

Sport 15m, 5
Hornsby and the North The Motherlode Lasseters Reef
25 Gilt Edge

Start at far right of the wall. Easily to the roof, up the left side of the arete to ledge, then balancy to anchors. Possibly a bit soft for 25.

FA: D. Hughes, 2011

Sport 12m
Hornsby and the North Ku-ring-gai Chase Closed Kalkari
25 Rapid Fat Boys
Sport 10m
26 Rushmore

FA: Mike Law

Sport 15m
26 Led Zep 78
Sport 20m
Hornsby and the North Ku-ring-gai Chase Five Star Fives
V5 Miami Beach

Start roughly 3m right of the end of the cliff in a head high break. head left via the undercling to a slopey top out.

FA: Jason Whitton, 1996

Boulder 2m
V5 Summer Fun

2m Right of 'Miami Beach' is a pair of pockets. fire for the next feature and make for the top out.

FA: Jason Whitton, 1996

Boulder 3m
V5 Next Sunday Forever

One of the softest 5's here. Link the breaks to the right of 'Summer Fun' . FUN.

Video : Will Schubert

FA: Jason Whitton, 1996

Boulder 3m
V5 High Five

Big Move to a HARD finish.

FA: Jason Whitton, 1996

Boulder 4m
V5 Astro Boy

Start from the Jug 2.5m up the obvious prow. break left for the for the top.

FA: Jason Whitton, 1996

Boulder 4m
V5 Astro Boy Extension

Start from the lowest break then join 'Astro Boy' via the pockets

FA: Jason Whitton, 1996

Boulder 5m
V5 Catch The Bus To Bondi

Start on the big jug in the Orange break. Head left via the line of pockets. Layback to a tricky top. Excellent.

FA: Jason Whitton, 1996

Boulder 5m
V5 Tomato Soup

FA: Jason Whitton, 1996

Boulder 5m
V5 Malpomene

Start on the jug beneath the roof, move out slightly left to good holds before breaking right to the ominous upper slab. HYPER CLASSIC

FA: Phil staples, 1996

Boulder 6m
V5 All Stops To Warrawee

FA: Jason Whitton, 1996

Boulder
Hornsby and the North Ku-ring-gai Chase Green Snake Gully Rattle Snake Gully
V5 Rattle Snake Gully
Boulder
V5 Stone Cold
Boulder 4m
Hornsby and the North Ku-ring-gai Chase Cottage Point Argonaut Wall
V5 Phil And His Flying Circus

Start in the obvious pockets 1m right of scoop. Up left to the next pockets, then straight for the top. Committing, powerful and good.

Boulder
Hornsby and the North Ku-ring-gai Chase Cottage Point The Big Cave
V5 Bogus Journey

Huge! Start on the overhead little pockets 3m left of the weeping roof crack. Up into a big hold, then traverse right to the other side of the crack, before tackling the headwall. Take a cut lunch for this big adventure. What could it be, but good fun.

Boulder
Hornsby and the North Ku-ring-gai Chase Above the Boat Tier 1
V5 Travelator
Boulder
Hornsby and the North Ku-ring-gai Chase Above the Boat Tier 3
V5 Grey Away
Boulder
Hornsby and the North Ku-ring-gai Chase Jurassic Park The Razorback, Side Show Alley and Dinosaur Head Bouder
V5 T-Rex

Bold. Climb the wall just right of Raptor to gain a big hold in the middle of nowhere, then say your prayers and commit to the balancey finish. Looks contrived, but doesn't climb that way.

Boulder 6m
Hornsby and the North Ku-ring-gai Chase Jurassic Park The Mushroom Boulder
V5 Shittake

Sit start with you left hand in the better part of the break, then move powerfully up on slopey dishes.

Boulder
V5 Paper Bag

Stand start and go desperately up left of Shittake avoiding the big scoop.

Boulder
V5 Day Tripping

Longer than the rest. Traverse the break from the scoop to finish up Meat For Vegetarians.

Boulder
Hornsby and the North Ku-ring-gai Chase Temple of Doom The Cave
V5 Gums
Boulder
Hornsby and the North Ku-ring-gai Chase Temple of Doom Sweetest Thing Boulder
V5 Obsessive Compulsive
Boulder
Hornsby and the North Ku-ring-gai Chase Temple of Doom 3 Slap Area
V5 3 Slap Arete
Boulder
V5 Where Have All The Indians Gone?
Boulder
Hornsby and the North Ku-ring-gai Chase Planet Clare
25 The Desire Factor

FA: Steve Kelly

Trad 12m
25 It'll Never Go

FA: Steve Kelly

Unknown 12m
25 Gav's Slab Problem

Up flake to gain difficult slab. Technical and sustained. 4 rings to double

FA: Gav Portier

Sport 15m, 4
25 Roof Warrior

FA: Matt Gugel

Unknown 15m
25 Jason Returns

FA: Jason Rutter

Unknown 12m
Hornsby and the North Ku-ring-gai Chase Terrey Hills
25 FARC (Fuerzas Armadas Revolucionarias de Colombia)

Start on left side of arete. Easy overhanging pocketed start to very thin wall near top past 2 new FH. Two brand new lower offs and one rusty carrot for belay.

Sport 9m
25 Dysphemism

Start: marked, 2m left of Gecko Crack.

No need to sugar coat it - hard. Up the overhanging pocketed wall to the thin diagonal crack in the blank wall. Two new bolts

Sport 7m, 2
25 Doctor T.

Start: Prow 6m L of pocketed wall. Compression moves up a steep fridge, up past 2 Ubolts (rebolted) to lower off on right (shared)

FA: Mikl Law, 1985

Sport 10m, 2
Hornsby and the North Ku-ring-gai Chase Nameless
V5 Broken Egg

Follow the rib from low around the scoop.

FA: Neil Wallace

Boulder 5m
V5 Hyperdrive

Up the hanging rib and top out right.

FA: Neil Wallace

Boulder 3m
Hornsby and the North Ku-ring-gai Chase Resoloop Bloc
V5 Derelicts Direct

From slot, unwind directly up the narrow line of crimps, slopers and sidepulls to top out.

Boulder 4m
Hornsby and the North Ku-ring-gai Chase Treharne cove the lower cliff
V5 daiquiri

the start holds seep a lot after rain. v4 if it is all dry

Boulder
Hornsby and the North Ku-ring-gai Chase Treharne cove the upper cliff
V5 Hotbox

start down in the back of the cave and traverse out to the lip of the roof then continue on the same as smoko. V5 if you climb this, the main climb and the extension. be very careful climbing out of the cave as it is very close to the edge of the cliff

Boulder 15m
Hornsby and the North Eagle Rock The Crack House
25 Fish Fingers

The thin line a metre to the right of Licking Wounds.

FA: Jason Piper

Sport 7m
26 Listen
Unknown 25m
Hornsby and the North Eagle Rock The Right Wing
25 Right Wing Extremist

FA: Jason Piper

Unknown 25m
Hornsby and the North Jerusalem Bay
25 Free Willie

FA: Anthony Alexander

Deep water solo
25 Hyperhidrosis
Deep water solo
25 Hydrophobia
Deep water solo
25 Circumcision

FA: Anthony Alexander

Deep water solo
Sutherland Alfords Point Alfords 2 Point 0 The Project Wall
V5 Alfred's Point

Butt start just left of tree and KoW. Feet can be jambed low, but not on separate rock. Great hard pulling through pocket, to ledge, then carefully up left.

FA: dwebster, 2012

Boulder 4m
V5 Sam's Adventure

Hands on ledge and pocket about 3m left of HtSS. Move straight up via little ripples, finishing rightwards. Tough for the grade?

FA: dwebster, 2012

Boulder 4m
Sutherland Closed Alfords Point Bouldering
V5 Wet Pants

Same start as Me

Boulder 6m
V5 R Humpathon Direct

Same start as 'Humpathon' but from the good hold in the corner, traverse right to finish up backslam. Worthwhile.

Boulder
V5 Back Slam

Start in front of the black tree. Left then up.

Boulder 3m
Sutherland Lom crag
25 Bucks Party

Starts on left side of crag outside the cave. Straight up to double UBs. Excellent. Ignore the first bolt. And Stick clip second

FA: Cameron Taylor, 2009

Sport 15m, 7
25 Homes Calling

Start as for Bat Hang for 4 bolts then go right and out the ceiling to single U-bolt and old homemade hanger in middle of roof. Grade needs confirmation.

Set by Neil Monteith, 19 Sep 2014

FA: Scott Pritchard, 21 Oct 2014

Sport 10m, 6
Sutherland Little Moon Bay The Slabs
26 One Way Ally

Set by Sam K

Sport 10m, 4
Sutherland The Cathedral The Wedges
V5 Wheel of Cheese

Start on big slopes just left of corner (as for SSYP) and then traverse the lip (back wall is on for feet till you get to the pockets/toehooks at the start of Choc Barbarian) and finish up Chocolate Barbarian. A classic pumper.

FA: mikl, 2014

Boulder 14m
Sutherland The Cathedral Main Crag
25 Bellygood

Flared layback seam 10m right of Layback Crack with humiliating boulder start. Maybe 21 V4.

FA: mikl law, 7 Jan 2014

Sport 15m, 5
25 Anticoagulant Direct Finish

FA: mikl, 1990

Sport 8m
25 Imogenation

Thin cranking, DF to Imogen

FA: mikl, 14 Jun 2013

Sport 22m, 11
25 Take me to the Tropics

start as for Moss Ghyll.

Can get dirty. Up MGG then traverse right and up. Good crux move

FA: Cam Taylor, 2008

Sport 11m, 6
25 In the Groove

Right of MGG. Super funky pocket pulling. Up the slab laybacking furiously, especially the final wide crack.

FA: Mike Law, 1990

Sport 15m, 6
25 Spite

Just past the little creek that flows down the face is the Trauma Wall.

Spite - Just right of the creek. A desperate granite slab test piece ( I know that the topo says it's 23). Clean before climbing, stickclip first Ubolt.

Stick clip high Ubolt and go

FA: Mike Law, 1990

Sport 15m, 4
Sutherland Bangor West
{US} V5 Arachnology for Kids Traverse

From the corner/crack of In Depth (marked 'ALH') traverse right to the arete of Fixed Steps. V4/V5? Technical, very good.

FA: NC, 2003

Boulder 9m
V5 Huge VanLust

Highball arete left of Ali. Hard start, easy but high finish

FA: Eugene Mak, 2019

Boulder 8m
Sutherland Lost World
25 Grass Direct

Start as for Fun and Destruction for 2m then step R up and through roof and up twin cracks to break. Finish up wicked seam above (keep off the Grass). The bolt on the lip may put a side load on the biner, thread a sling through the ring or use 2 draws. No problems to date though

FA: Michael Law, 2014

Sport 20m
25 Superforce

Bloody hard! Start a few metres left of E. Up through roof and step right, hard move past ring and old piton, then up to lower-off (shared with Soup or Force)

FA: Neil Mahant, 1984

Sport 20m
25 Slap my blues away

Right side of cave 10m R of Neils scoop project. Follows roof flake horizontally to lip. Backjump to clean. Power, compression, and kimchi are required.

Set by Michael Law, 2007

FA: Lee Yoon Seok, 2019

Sport
25 Ancestry

Very steep. Start at right end of lower bolted flake in middle of cave. Long traverse left across horizontals, then through scoopy roof and up stemming corner.

FA: Monty Curtis, 15 Aug 2015

Sport 15m, 8
25 Family Ties

The direct start to Ancestory through the pocketed roof into the bizarre bell shaped scoop then straight up the technical stemming corner.

FFA: Monty Curtis, 8 Aug 2015

Sport 10m, 5
Sutherland Closed Bonnet Bay (Bouldering) Bonnet Bay Cave
V5 K2
Boulder 4m
V5 Passport to Rain

link everest into finish of passport to pain...through obvious traverse

FA: Greg Collins, 2008

Boulder
V5 Heaven Or Hell
Boulder
Sutherland Jannali Reserve
V5 Wish You Were Here

Obvious crag classic!

Sit start on the right side of the cave. Head left via some funkiness to top out up the ramp.

Boulder 5m
Sutherland Lucas Heights
25 Where's Wally?

Start below the big roof 5m left of Monkey Bar. Boulder up the wall (no bolts) then out the big roof. 3 FHs to chain on right.

FA: Chris Wallace 1990s

Sport 10m, 3

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