Wavelength Boulder

(25 routes)

A huge square-cut boulder with a good range of problems.

Type: 
Boulder
Altitude: 
5m
Walk time: 
30 min
Lat/Lon: 
-41.429921410000, 174.910283090000
NZMS260: 
R28 696 735
Topo50: 
BQ32 596 118
Reference Title Grade Length Quality Bolts Gone Natural pro Link to edit content
1 L’etrave V2
2.01
Sit start then climb the classic arete. The top is easy but very high.
Richard Thomson, 1993
2 Unnamed VM
0
Take the easiest line up the wall just right of the arete. Trend left at the top. Very high.
3 Fool’s Gold V1
1.02
Climb on to the small ledge and then up the golden streak. One of the highest highballs at Turakirae.
John Palmer, January 2005
4 Leo Leo V2
0
Start on small crimps on the wall left of the low arete. Pull up into undercuts and slap for the shelf.
Dave Orsman, 1998
5 White Slabs VE
0
There are various ways up this wide, low-angled slab. A common descent route.
6 Unnamed V1
0
Climb the white wall on some interesting sharp pockets, veering right towards the top. Avoid using the good holds on the right.
7 Unnamed VM
0
Either climb the wall or traverse from the left, finishing up the scalloped flake.
8 Unnamed VM
0
Climb the wall and bulge.
9 Unnamed VE
0
Climb the groove.
10 Unnamed V2
0
Climb the wall at the left end of the overhang.
11 Lockdown V4
1.02
Sit start in the middle of the small overhang. At the break, head left and match on the diagonal edge. Lock down for the crimper then deadpoint for the flat white jug.
John Palmer, September 2004
12 Lockdown eliminate V7
0
Avoid the good edge out left and use small chips on the blunt arete instead.
John Palmer, September 2004
13 Beaster V7
1.02
Sit start in the middle of the overhang. Pull nto the break, sidepull/undercut the huge 'love handle' and crank for a bad sloper. Match, then finish directly up the wall above.
John Palmer, September 2004
14 John Peel V7
0
A variation on Beaster: head right at the break and up left of Karl Malone.
John Palmer, September 2004
15 Karl Malone V4
0
Sit start, gain the narrow 'letterbox' hold then surmount the bulge using slopers and a difficult highstep.
Dave Orsman, 1998
16 Unnamed V1
0
Shares the start of Karl Malone, but climb through the overhang just to the right, on better holds.
17 Wavelength Traverse V3
3
Sit start on a large hold and traverse left on the (wave-like) band of slopers, keeping below the large break. Finish up the easy groove at the far end.
John Palmer, September 2004
18 Unnamed VE
0
Climb the juggy corner, trending left at the top.
19 Unnamed VE
1.02
A good climb, direct up the face.
20 Jardines Simulator V1
0
Slap up the right side of the schist-like arete and mantle the shelf.
21 Unnamed V1
0
Move up slopers and small edges, finishing on the shelf.
22 Praying Mantis V4
1.02
The black wall.
Peter Allison, March 2005
23 Steak & Cheese Pie V4
0
Climb just left of the lichen streak on small, rotten crimps.
Chris Sanderson, March 2005
24 Highball Gardening V2
0
Climb up to the corner (watch for loose holds), which is climbed on its right side.
John Palmer, September 2004
25 Unnamed V2
0
Climb the wall between the corner and the arete.

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