The Boulder Field

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20 mins

The bouldering is found a the large boulders scattered across the hillside below the main crag. Guidebook page 138.

Route (click for voting and user comments) Symbols Grade
1
Problem 1
The pleasant slab.
 V0- 4c
2
Ian's Arete
The appealing arete is climbed direct from sitting at this grade. Can also be done sitting from the left, which is a bit...
4 user comments
 
3 Stars
Bumstart
Strong
V8
3
Problem 3
The right side of the arete.
 
1 Stars
V4
4
Problem 4
A really good problem. Pull into the groove with difficulty.
 
1 Stars
Technical
V4
5
Problem 5
Pull left out of the niche onto the slab which eases.
 
Bumstart
V5
6
The Groove
Pleasant and straightforward.
 V0- 4c
7
Problem 7
A nice problem with long reaches on good holds up the arete.
 
1 Stars
Bumstart
Reachy
V1 5c
8
Problem 8
Fun and slightly dynamic to the shelf.
 
Bumstart
V1 5c
9
The Shelf
Start bottom right and traverse the shelf to finish top left.
 
Bumstart
Pumpy
V1 5c
10
Problem 10
Interesting moves up the sharp arete.
 
1 Stars
Bumstart
V1 5c
11
The Crack
Climb the thin crack.
 
Bumstart
V4
12
Problem 12
Climb the wall with a long move for the top. From a sit-start this problem is V7.
 
1 Stars
Reachy
V4
13
Problem 13
An intricate start out of a small cave leads right then up the slab. A worthwhile problem which is better than it looks.
 
1 Stars
Bumstart
Technical
V1 5c
14
Problem 14
Traverse the lip, left to right.
 
Bumstart
V2 5c
15
Problem 15
The slanting crack is excellent.
 
2 Stars
Bumstart
V3
16
Problem 16
A great juggy arete.
 
1 Stars
Bumstart
V2 6a
17
Al's Weird Route
Kind of funky with a good hidden hold.
 
Bumstart
V3
18
Problem 18
Best to leave this excellent problem to the end of the day. Traverse the lip - then go home and get a skin transplant.
 
2 Stars
Bumstart
Pumpy
Rounded
V3
19
Problem 19
Pull up and mantel the lip.
 
Bumstart
V2 6a
20
Problem 20
The same thing a bit further right, aiming for the dip on the skyline.
 
Bumstart
V3
21
Problem 21
The left side of the arete to the lip which is traversed left to the far arete.
 
1 Stars
Bumstart
V4
22
Problem 22
Up the middle of the right-hand face.
 
Technical
V3
23
Problem 23
The left arete - the crux is the start.
 
Bumstart
V2 6a
24
Problem 24
Up the middle of the nice face.
 
Bumstart
V3
25
Problem 25
The right arete on its left side.
 
Bumstart
V0+ 5b
26
Problem 26
Same arete as Problem 25 but on its right.
 V0- 4c
27
Problem 27
The centre of the face to a mossy scoop.
 V1 5c
28
Problem 28
The bluntish right arete is worth doing.
 
Bumstart
V2 6a
29
Problem 29
Climb the wall.
 
1 Stars
V1
30
Awesome Arete
Climb the arete, which doesn't look too bad until you get on it.
1 user comment
 
3 Stars
Fluttery
V5
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