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Martijn van Eijkelenborg edited some topos, some areas and some routes at Shelly Beach Headland. 1680 11 days ago

Created 1 area, 15 routes and 9 topos and updated 2 areas.

Made a topo for Shelly Beach Headland.
Made a topo for Shelly Beach Headland.
Made a topo for Shelly Beach Headland.
Made a topo for Shelly Beach Headland.
Made a topo for Shelly Beach Headland.
Made a topo for Shelly Beach Headland.
Made a topo for Shelly Beach Headland.
Made a topo for Shelly Beach Headland.
Made a topo for Shelly Beach Headland.
Created the area Shelly Beach Headland.

Originally named 'Shelly Headland'.

Changed name from 'Shelly Headland' name 'Shelly Beach Headland'.

Updated node location.
summary

Good scenic sea-side bouldering with 5 min access.

approach

Park at the end of Bower Street. There is free unlimited street parking before you get to the paid 10P parking area and the end.

Decend the gully at Soutn end of the carpark and turn right following the path above the boulders. When the path ends scramble down.

access issues

Normal high and low tides are fine but a high easterly swell will get most boulders wet with spray.

description

Scattered freestanding boulders on the sea platform below Shelley headland.

Updated an annotation in the area Shelly Beach Headland.
Added annotation.

The following routes are reached by turning left after the decent gully.

Updated an annotation in the area Shelly Beach Headland.
Added annotation.

The first boulder on your right just after the approach path ends.

Updated annotation.
The first boulder on your right just after the approach path ends. The following is on the back of a boulder on your right just after the approach path ends.
Created the route V3 The Ridge.
description

Follow the sloping edge of the boulder all the way up.

Created the route V2 Castle Slab.

Originally named 'Slab'.

Changed name from 'Slab' name 'The Castle'. — Changed name from 'Slab' name 'Castle Slab'.

Created the route V5 BUG.

Originally named 'Where'.

Changed name from 'Where' name 'BUG'.

description

The prominent blunt steep arete on the ocean side. Sitstart anyone?

Created the route V4 The Matterhorn.
description

Scary reachy slab

Created the route V1 Blue Heeler.
description

Just right of The Ridge, an easy low-ball heelhook fest.

Created the route V6 The Line.
description

Gentle overhanging pinch rails up the corner feature.

Created the route V6 The Sidekick.

Originally named 'Name'.

Changed name from 'Name' name 'The Left Line'. — Changed name from 'Name' name 'The Other Line'.

description

1m left of The Line. Two sloper sidepulls and feet from hell. Topout left of choss hole.

Created the route V6 The Shotgun.

Originally named 'Project'.

Created the route V2 The Hole.
description

Start on jugs, move to hole and mantle it.

Created the route V1 Slab Cube (Right).

Originally named 'Right'.

Changed name from 'Right' name 'Niklas'. — Changed name from 'Right' name 'Name 1'.

description

Sitstart

Created the route V1 Slab Cube (Middle).

Originally named 'Mid'.

Changed name from 'Mid' name 'Name 2'.

description

Sitstart

Created the route V4 Shifting weight.
description

Match jug sit start. Pull and push.

Created the route V1 Name 3.
description

Sitstart matched on sloper and go left and up on positive holds.

Created the route V3 Name 4.
description

As above but only on the ocean-facing white sloper rails until topout.

Created the route V2 Mini Hotel California.

Originally named 'Living It Up'.

Changed name from 'Living It Up' name 'Mini Hotel California'.

description

Start left and traverse on crimps while your feet follow lower edge. Then up using the blunt arete.