Waverton Guide

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Daniel Matt Short Campbell Gome

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Table of contents

1. Waverton 9 routes in Crag

All Bouldering

Lat / Long: -33.840863, 151.199822

access issues

There is now a lovely garden growing beneath the main wall, making it unclimbable.


Respecting the enviroment and keeping crags clean will maintain a healthy and important relationship between the climbing community, local councils and National Parks. Carry out what you take in and enjoy what the North Shore has to offer.

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1.1. Main Wall 5 routes in Sector



The main section, a long wall with several climbable sections, and a lot of otherwise.

RouteGradeStyleSelected ascents
1 Drover's Dog

Sit start in little cave at far right end. Straight up.

V2 Boulder 4m
2 Henry Lawson Memorial Arete

On good holds at base of corner. Move right then up the outside of arete till near top. Nice.

V2 Boulder
3 Ballad of the drover

Same start as HLMA. Move up and slightly left.

V3 Boulder
4 Dog's drover ballad

On low blob left of start of HLMA. Straight up till 2/3rds up the wall.

V3 Boulder
5 Henry Lawson Memorial Traverse

On good holds where water often seeps, or just left of this if it's too wet!

V3 Boulder

1.2. Stair side 4 routes in Sector



Below the stairs. Part of the same block.

RouteGradeStyleSelected ascents
1 Henry Lawson Memorial Mantle

Sitting in last good hold in cave beneath stairs. Move up obvious arete and mantle the sloping top.

V4 Boulder
2 Henry Lawson's Pockets

Same as HLMM Move up, but instead of mantling the lip, move right till established in two obvious pockets. Then go for the top and over.

V5 Boulder
3 Henry Lawson's yo-yo

Same as HLMM. Move up, then left around the top of the little cave, then back down the left side to massive hold. Then try going back over to the beginning again!

V3 Boulder
4 Fig Tree Traverse

Where the stairs come down, start just left of the funky fig growing out of the wall.

V1 Boulder

2. Index by grade

Grade Stars Name Style Pop Area
V1 Fig Tree Traverse Boulder 1.2. Stair side
V2 Drover's Dog Boulder 4m 1.1. Main Wall
Henry Lawson Memorial Arete Boulder 1.1. Main Wall
V3 Ballad of the drover Boulder 1.1. Main Wall
Dog's drover ballad Boulder 1.1. Main Wall
Henry Lawson Memorial Traverse Boulder 1.1. Main Wall
Henry Lawson's yo-yo Boulder 1.2. Stair side
V4 Henry Lawson Memorial Mantle Boulder 1.2. Stair side
V5 Henry Lawson's Pockets Boulder 1.2. Stair side
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