The Moon Boulder (The Dark Side)

(4 routes)

Back down on ground level and just a few metres further up the gully is the centre piece of
Animal Biscuit Valley, The Moon Boulder. This large buttress has climbs on all three side.
On the south and west side (the Dark Side) there are the following 4 routes. Routes are
described from left to right or from the base of the hill up.

Reference Title Grade Length Quality Bolts Gone Natural pro Edit link
Hardon 23 8m
Starting in the overhanging scoop climb over the lip and onto the slab above. The line finishes at half height with at a DBC belay. (Pro 2 Bolts) The bolted head wall above is an open project.
Dweezil Logic 24 15m
The next three routes all start up the hill round to the right, follow a rough track up to the base Just to the right. Climb up the centre of the overhanging face, a large “run out” to finish, shares the belay of Louder.
Dave Vass 1992
Dark Side of the Moon Unit 21 10m
Steep bulging yellow wall. A right tending route which is the furthest route right.
Lydia Bradey 1993
Louder 15m
A Froggatt test piece. Begin on the right hand end of the ledge, easier moves to start then traverse out right on steep rock then power through the last roof.
Ton Snelder 1993