Place info

Quantum Field

(101 routes)

The area of boulders in the middle of Castle Hill, north of Woolly Valley and South of Rambandit Valley. It has the main concentration of climbing in it.
Useful bouldering information, http://castlehillbasin.co.nz/taxonomy/term/7

New Zealand map
Type: 
Crag

The area of boulders in the middle of Castle Hill, north of Woolly Valley and South of Rambandit Valley. It has the main concentration of climbing in it.
Useful bouldering information, http://castlehillbasin.co.nz/taxonomy/term/7

Reference Name Grade Quality Length Comments Actions
PN
29
2.01
5X bolts
  Left of the arete, climb the right-hand side of the face.

Ivan Vostinar 1998

Sc
24
3
3X bolts
One or more images in route detail.
  A techincal, thin and bouldery face climb.

Dave Fearnley 1988

25
1.02
4X bolts
  Ascend the face.

Pat Deavoll 1995

21
0
3X bolts
  Start on AR but keep right.

Phil Marsh 1988

AR
21
0
1X bolts
Natural gear required
  Climb through the arch and exit R-wards.

John Allen 1979

12
0
3X bolts
  Climb the slab with massive buckets in it.

Peter Mack 1988

19
0
2X bolts
  Next to the cave/corner, techinical clips.

Steve Grkovic 1993

Va
20
0
3X bolts
One or more images in route detail.
  A short slab route

Tracey perry 1988

14
0
3X bolts
  Start 4m R of LC. Climb L-wards up the slab.

Andrew Jameson 1988

21
0
3X bolts
  Start on a block, then traverse in L-wards to fingerlocks and upwards through the bulge.

Robin Hood 1988

YP
0
  Find the yellow blocky corner and climb to R.

Robin Hood 1988

PM
18
0
3X bolts
Natural gear required
  Abseil in to belay station, and ascend the crack back to the top.

Marcus Wallaby, 1989

MC
23
2.01
4X bolts
  Climb through the flute and flake to the 4th bolt.

Brian Alder 1990

26
0
3X bolts
  The 2nd pitch or contination of MGC.

Andy Cockburn 1994

27
0
7X bolts
  A fingery line that vias L-wards.

Lionel Clay 1989

AG
25
3
7X bolts
  Climb the grey/ yellow streak to join onto the finish of CCRB

Dave Fearnley 1989

DS
29
2.01
5X bolts
  Climb the fingery wall to the left of Adios Gringos.

Eric Talmadge 1990

21
0
2X bolts
  Work through the hard start to the good pocket, then climb up the groove.

Nigel Perry 1988

EI
18
0
3X bolts
1
  Pock crank into the scoop, then upwards. The big pocket on the left side is off limits.

David Newstead, 1989

21
0
2X bolts
  Find EI belay station. Scamble across grass, the on to rock to fisih on the last bolt of DS

Mike Abbott 1990

RN
25
0
3X bolts
  ...Kerplunk Kerplunk Whoops I've Dropped My Thribble. The slabby face R of GGS.

Paul Harwood 1994

GS
14
0
4X bolts
  Right of BBAS. Slab route.

Claire Healing 1988

BB
22
2.01
4X bolts
One or more images in route detail.
  Climb the yellow corner.

Robin Hood 1988 direct start, John McCallum

GC
26
2.01
5X bolts
  Slightly overhung face, with a shallow corner.

Ton Snelder 1990 Rh finish, Martyn Clark

FB
16
3
5X bolts
  Slab climb facing Rambandit Valley on Lh-side as you look at the Quantum Field. A slightly tricky start from the groove on the right (or a harder jump-and-crank direct start) then follow the bolts, veering left then right.

Robin Hood 1987

GF
14
1.02
5X bolts
  Arete on the L of SFB

Claire Healing 1989

To
26
0
3X bolts
  Climb the big yellow wall.

Dave Fearnley 1989

S&
21
0
2X bolts
  Climb the slabby arete.

Merv English 1989

24
2.01
2X bolts
  Smear climbing through and over the lip and beyond.

Ivan Vostinar 1999

23
0
2X bolts
  Climb through the scoop, and over the lip.

Ivan Vostinar 1999

TD
22
0
3X bolts
  Climb the L leaning ramp onto a crack.

Paul Hersey 1993

ST
17
2.01
5X bolts
One or more images in route detail.
1
  Climb the arete.

Jim Spencer 1988

SU
20
1.02
3X bolts
  Climb up via L-wards to gain the arete.

Merv English 1989

16
0
2X bolts
  Start on the right. Move L-wards to finish through the hole.

Jim Young 1989

JS
0
1X bolts
One or more images in route detail.
  Slab Route

James Moar 1986

25
1.02
2X bolts
  Climb through 2 scoops.

Ivan Vostinar 1999

18 ,13
0
5X bolts
 
  1. Start on Rh-side of the slab, move L-wards under the overhang to to belay in the hollow.
  2. Keep moving L-wards to the rap station

Nigel Perry 1988

FB
20
1.02
4X bolts
  Pock crank up yellow grooves, via L-wards on upper wall.

Nick Craddock 1989

26
0
2X bolts
  Lh-side of wall
PG
24
1.02
2X bolts
  Climb L-wards up a ramp, then crank around the arete and onto the top.

Phil de Joux 1986

MF
26
0
5X bolts
  Climb the groove.

Phl de Joux 1996

23
0
2X bolts
Natural gear required
  Start up SG. Travrese R-wards after the chockstones.

Paul Tattersall 1986

21
0
Natural gear required
  Opposite Hg Climb through short line of pocks, then on to slab, and finishing up laybacking a crack. Bolts Removed!

Marcus thomas 1991

BL
16
0
2X bolts
 

Dave MacLeod 1990

18
0
4X bolts
 

Chris Warner 1990

LC
21
1.02
1X bolts
Natural gear required
One or more images in route detail.
  Climb the crack until it runs out and finish off on the face.

John McCallum 1987

26
0
3X bolts
  Climb the wall on small edges.

Peter Taw 1993

24
0
1X bolts
  Bridgeing and slopers.

Phil de Joux 1987

KR
24
1.02
1X bolts
  Short arete

Dave Fearnley 1988

MP
20
1.02
8X bolts
  Start off the pedestal, onto the boulder the traverse L-wards and upwards with the help of monos.

Dave McLeod 1990

CM
14
0
3X bolts
  Climb R edge of wall on big pockets

Dave McLeod 1988

23
1.02
3X bolts
  Same staart as CM. Traverese L-wards to a narrow corner, then head for the top.

Dave Fearnley 1988

Hi
28
1.02
3X bolts
  Traverse L-wards then upwards on pockets.

Ivan Vostinar 1999

TC
21
1.02
5X bolts
One or more images in route detail.
  Go up L-hand of a whiite wall.

Robin Hood 1987

22
0
3X bolts
  L of TT2C. Climb through and past pocketed scoop.

Tony Burnell 1997

ST
19
1.02
3X bolts
  The arete below TT2C.

Nigel Perry 1988

1A
20
0
3X bolts
  The slab below GtwW.

Tony Ward-Holmes 1992

SL
24
1.02
3X bolts
  Climb the long arete.

Paul Tattersall 1986

16
1.02
2X bolts
  Boulder start then a step up.

Paul Hersey, Kent Wilson 1993

21
0
Natural gear required
  Diagonal seam capped with a cracked boulder

John Allen 1980

20
0
2X bolts
  Starts up a groove to finish up the wall.

Merv English 1990

DS
22
1.02
2X bolts
One or more images in route detail.
  Start up the slab and move through spaced pockets and face climbing.

David Newstead 1993

17
0
Natural gear required
  A short off-width/ crack.

John Howard 1979

VG
25
2.01
3X bolts
  Climb thin yellow wall, via R-wards onto finishing slab.

Ton Snelder 1986

PD
25
0
1X bolts
  Startb on pile, then traverse L-wards across pockets then up.

Steve Grkovic 1993

18
0
2X bolts
  Slab route

Paul Hersey 1993

EV
13
0
3X bolts
  Climb the arete.
MB
21
1.02
2X bolts
  Start up crack from L, and finish off the slab above the break.

John Skilton 1987

24
0
Natural gear required
  Thin crack.

John Allen (solo) 1980

WS
20
2.01
2X bolts
  Slab climbing with the help of slopey buckets

John McCallum 1985

15
0
Natural gear required
  Crack to the L of WotS.

Daniel Jenkins 2000

Ab
23
3
2X bolts
  Climb the short rounded arete.

Dave Fearnley 1986

25
0
Natural gear required
  At a small gully R of SS. Start jamming and climb the crack.

Daniel Jenkins 2000

SS
22
1.02
3X bolts
  Start at the shallow groove, strech your way to the corner to finish on the arete.

Joe Arts 1984

21
0
2X bolts
  Climb the scoop between the first 2 bolts and continue on up
CC
20
0
1X bolts
  The left exit from a big scoop

Phil de Joux 1986

22
1.02
1X bolts
  The right exit from the big scoop

Phil de Joux 1986

20
0
Natural gear required
  Climb crack. Hard start.

Mark Wastson 2000

16
0
Natural gear required
  The south side of the HB boulder.
NE
21
3
2X bolts
  Climb the arete on the NW edge of the boulder.

John Allen 1979

HB
24
2.01
2X bolts
One or more images in route detail.
  Climb the yellow face, exit r-wards after clipping the 2nd bolt.

John McCallum 1986

28
0
3X bolts
  Climb the wall to the right of Heisenberg on drilled holds

Lionel Clay

Hg
21 ,24
2.01
5X bolts
 
  1. Climb the shallow groove to the belay ledge.
  2. Climb pocketed arete.

Dave Fearnley 1988

25
1.02
4X bolts
  Climb the thin face to the L of the arete

Andy Cockburn 1998

BP
24
1.02
4X bolts
  On the KitD boulder. Climb the groove in the middle of the wall

Tony Burnell 1997

KD
20
2.01
8X bolts
  Slab route that faces woolly valley, some drilled holds!

Robin Hood

RR
23
1.02
3X bolts
  On the north side of the PC boulder. Edge and pock crank your way up a yellow overhung wall to the mantle finish.

Ton Snelder 1990

SH
26
2.01
2X bolts
  Rh-side of the slightly overhung yellow wall. Facing west.

Roland Foster 1985

MG
29
1.02
2X bolts
  Lh-side of the slightly overhung yellow wall. Facing west.

Colin Phol 1989

TA
25
0
2X bolts
  10m L of MOG. Traverse R-wards into the climb and ascend the weakness.

Mark Waston 1999

PC
21
2.01
4X bolts
One or more images in route detail.
  Start in crack smear R-wards ten ascend face that is split by the finger crack.

Ton Snelder 1984

18
0
1X bolts
Natural gear required
  Off-width

Ton Snelder 1984

Sl
22
1.02
2X bolts
  Climb the yellow face.

Paul Rogers 1989

17
0
Natural gear required
  Climb large crack then move R-wards into another crack.

Nigel Perry 1989

24
0
3X bolts
  Hanging arete to the L of Sa. Abseil in, climb out.

Nick Craddock 1989

21
0
2X bolts
  Uphill from TT2C. Climb the pocketed arete.

Paul Hersey Kent Wilson 1993

26
2.01
3X bolts
  Prominant arete.

Tony Ward-Holmes 1992

22
0
4X bolts
  Just L of GwtW. Start on cheat pile to gain pockets, then smear/ bridge?? to ascend the groove.

Mark Watson 2000

28
1.02
2X bolts
  The finger crack that climbs through the bulge.

Chris Plant 1993

16
0
Natural gear required
  Just along from BP
SE
23
1.02
2X bolts
  Found on the north side of Woolly Valley opposite Allah Protects. Steep wall.

Dave Fearnley 1989

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Comments

The North Side pic has several errors: FB & GF are swapped, and ST & BV are incorrectly located. I volunteer to fix it if anyone has a copy of the original pic!

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