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

Type: 
Crag
Reference Title Grade Length Quality Bolts Gone Natural pro Edit link
PN Pumpkin 29
2.01
5bolts
Left of the arete, climb the right-hand side of the face.
Ivan Vostinar 1998
Sc Subculture 24
3
3bolts 3
A technical, thin and bouldery face climb.
Dave Fearnley 1988
Strangers on Journeys 25
1.02
4bolts
Ascend the face.
Pat Deavoll 1995
Voodoo Child 21
0
3bolts
Start on AR but keep right.
Phil Marsh 1988
AR The Arch Route 21
0
1bolts wire representing trad
Climb through the arch and exit R-wards.
John Allen 1979
Love Buckets 12
0
3bolts
Climb the slab with massive buckets in it.
Peter Mack 1988
Weasel 19
0
2bolts
Next to the cave/corner, techinical clips.
Steve Grkovic 1993
Va Voila 20
0
3bolts 2
A short slab route
Tracey Perry 1988
Cold Ethyl 14
0
3bolts
Start 4 metres right of Lonesome Cowboy. Climb leftwards up the slab.
Andrew Jameson 1988
Lonesome Cowboy 21
0
3bolts
Start on a block, then traverse in L-wards to fingerlocks and upwards through the bulge.
Robin Hood 1988
YP The Yellow Peril
0
Find the yellow blocky corner and climb to R.
Robin Hood 1988
PM Phil McKrakin 18
0
3bolts wire representing trad
Abseil in to belay station, and ascend the crack back to the top.
Marcus Wallaby, 1989
MC Marmaduke Goes Chipping 23
2.01
4bolts
Climb through the flute and flake to the 4th bolt.
Brian Alder 1990
The Haptic Channels 26
0
3bolts
The 2nd pitch or contination of MGC.
Andy Cockburn 1994
Chocolate Coated Razor Blades 27
0
7bolts
A fingery line that vias L-wards.
Lionel Clay 1989
AG Adios Gringos 25
3
7bolts
Climb the grey/ yellow streak to join onto the finish of CCRB
Dave Fearnley 1989
DS Dance of Silence 29
2.01
5bolts
Climb the fingery wall to the left of Adios Gringos.
Eric Talmadge 1990
Pete's Eats 21
0
2bolts
Work through the hard start to the good pocket, then climb up the groove.
Nigel Perry 1988
EI Epics Incorporated 18
0
3bolts 1
Pock crank into the scoop, then upwards. The big pocket on the left side is off limits.
David Newstead, 1989
Dance of Violence 21
0
2bolts
Find EI belay station. Scamble across grass, the on to rock to fisih on the last bolt of DS
Mike Abbott 1990
RN Ramases Nibblick the 3rd 25
0
3bolts
...Kerplunk Kerplunk Whoops I've Dropped My Thribble. The slabby face R of GGS.
Paul Harwood 1994
GS Good Girls Spit 14
0
4bolts
Right of BBAS. Slab route.
Claire Healing 1988
BB Bad Boys Always Swallow 22
2.01
4bolts 4
Climb the yellow corner.
Robin Hood 1988
GC Gascrankinstation 26
2.01
5bolts
Slightly overhung face, with a shallow corner.
Ton Snelder 1990
FB On Some Faraway Beach 16
3
5bolts
Slab climb facing Rambandit Valley on left-hand 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 Girls Just Wanna Have Fun. 14
1.02
5bolts
Arete on the L of SFB
Claire Healing 1989
To Tocodiscos 26
0
3bolts
Climb the big yellow wall.
Dave Fearnley 1989
S& Slap and Tickle 21
0
2bolts
Climb the slabby arete.
Merv English 1989
Second Floor 24
2.01
2bolts
Smear climbing through and over the lip and beyond.
Ivan Vostinar 1999
Mung Bean 23
0
2bolts
Climb through the scoop, and over the lip.
Ivan Vostinar 1999
TD The Downtrodden 22
0
3bolts
Climb the L leaning ramp onto a crack.
Paul Hersey 1993
ST Shout to the Top 17
2.01
5bolts 1
Climb the arete.
Jim Spencer 1988
SU Slip Up 20
1.02
3bolts
Climb up via L-wards to gain the arete.
Merv English 1989
General Ledger 16
0
2bolts
Start on the right. Move L-wards to finish through the hole.
Jim Young 1989
JS James' Slab
0
1bolts
Slab Route
James Moar 1986
The Black Vegetable 25
1.02
2bolts
Climb through 2 scoops.
Ivan Vostinar 1999
Shriekback 18 ,13
0
5bolts
Start on right-hand side of the slab, move leftwards under the overhang to belay in the hollow.
#EwbankAlpine (Technical)Alpine (Commitment)Alpine (Mt Cook)AidWater IceMixedBoulder (Hueco)LengthBoltsTrad
1180m3No
 Start on right-hand side of the slab, move leftwards under the overhang to belay in the hollow.
2130m2No
 Keep moving leftwards to the rap station
Nigel Perry 1988
FB Floppy Banana 20
1.02
4bolts
Pock crank up yellow grooves, via L-wards on upper wall.
Nick Craddock 1989
Secret Covenant of Marriage 26
0
2bolts
Lh-side of wall
PG Pathetic Gropes 24
1.02
2bolts
Climb L-wards up a ramp, then crank around the arete and onto the top.
Phil de Joux 1986
MF My Feet are my Friends 26
0
5bolts
Climb the groove.
Phl de Joux 1996
Bloozin' 23
0
2bolts wire representing trad
Start up SG. Travrese R-wards after the chockstones.
Paul Tattersall 1986
Expressway Pile Up 21
0
wire representing trad
Opposite Hg Climb through short line of pocks, then on to slab, and finishing up laybacking a crack. Bolts Removed!
Marcus thomas 1991
BL Big Ling 16
0
2bolts
Dave MacLeod 1990
Little Ling 18
0
4bolts
Chris Warner 1990
LC Limestone Cowboy 21
1.02
1bolts wire representing trad 2
Climb the crack until it runs out and finish off on the face.
John McCallum 1987
I'm the Boss 26
0
3bolts
Climb the wall on small edges.
Peter Taw 1993
Fraudulent Dreams of Teenage Appetite 24
0
1bolts
Bridgeing and slopers.
Phil de Joux 1987
KR King of the Road 24
1.02
1bolts
Short arete
Dave Fearnley 1988
MP Mac's Plank 20
1.02
8bolts
Start off the pedestal, onto the boulder the traverse L-wards and upwards with the help of monos.
Dave McLeod 1990
CM Critical Mass 14
0
3bolts
Climb R edge of wall on big pockets
Dave McLeod 1988
Spoonerama 23
1.02
3bolts
Same start as CM. Traverse leftwards to a narrow corner, then head for the top.
Dave Fearnley 1988
Hi Houdini 28
1.02
3bolts
Traverse L-wards then upwards on pockets.
Ivan Vostinar 1999
TC A Taste of Things to Come 21
1.02
5bolts 3
Go up L-hand of a whiite wall.
Robin Hood 1987
Afternoon Delight 22
0
3bolts
L of TT2C. Climb through and past pocketed scoop.
Tony Burnell 1997
ST As Snug as a Thug on A Jug 19
1.02
3bolts
The arete below TT2C.
Nigel Perry 1988
1A A One Arm Pull Up 20
0
3bolts
The slab below GtwW.
Tony Ward-Holmes 1992
SL Sid Lives 24
1.02
3bolts
Climb the long arete.
Paul Tattersall 1986
Unbearable Lightness 16
1.02
2bolts
Boulder start then a step up.
Paul Hersey, Kent Wilson 1993
The 5.10d Off-width 21
0
wire representing trad
Diagonal seam capped with a cracked boulder
John Allen 1980
Turkey Teeth 20
0
2bolts
Starts up a groove to finish up the wall.
Merv English 1990
DS Dr Squat 22
1.02
2bolts 4
Start up the slab and move through spaced pockets and face climbing.
David Newstead 1993
Sqaushed Gecko 17
0
wire representing trad
A short off-width/ crack.
John Howard 1979
VG Vicious Games 25
2.01
3bolts
Climb thin yellow wall, via R-wards onto finishing slab.
Ton Snelder 1986
PD Pig Dog 25
0
1bolts
Startb on pile, then traverse L-wards across pockets then up.
Steve Grkovic 1993
The Graze 18
0
2bolts
Slab route
Paul Hersey 1993
EV El Vista 13
0
3bolts
Climb the arete.
MB Max Blanck 21
1.02
2bolts
Start up crack from L, and finish off the slab above the break.
John Skilton 1987
The Day the World Stood Still 24
0
wire representing trad
Thin crack.
John Allen (solo) 1980
WS What's on the Slab 20
2.01
2bolts
Slab climbing with the help of slopey buckets
John McCallum 1985
Victorialand 15
0
wire representing trad
Crack to the L of WotS.
Daniel Jenkins 2000
Ab Arseyboo 23
3
2bolts
Climb the short rounded arete.
Dave Fearnley 1986
Scrotum 25
0
wire representing trad
At a small gully R of SS. Start jamming and climb the crack.
Daniel Jenkins 2000
SS Sleazy Skankin' 22
1.02
3bolts
Start at the shallow groove, strech your way to the corner to finish on the arete.
Joe Arts 1984
Like Cockatoos 21
0
2bolts
Climb the scoop between the first 2 bolts and continue on up
CC Chit Chat 20
0
1bolts
The left exit from a big scoop
Phil de Joux 1986
Yakkity Yak 22
1.02
1bolts
The right exit from the big scoop
Phil de Joux 1986
Heretic 20
0
wire representing trad
Climb crack. Hard start.
Mark Wastson 2000
Offwiidth Problem 16
0
wire representing trad
The south side of the HB boulder.
NE Nether Edge 21
3
2bolts
Climb the arete on the NW edge of the boulder.
John Allen 1979
HB Hunters Bar 24
2.01
2bolts 4
Climb the yellow face, exit r-wards after clipping the 2nd bolt.
John McCallum 1986
Put up your Dukes 28
0
3bolts
Climb the wall to the right of Heisenberg on drilled holds
Lionel Clay
Hg Heisenberg 21 ,24
2.01
5bolts
Climb the shallow groove to the belay ledge.
#EwbankAlpine (Technical)Alpine (Commitment)Alpine (Mt Cook)AidWater IceMixedBoulder (Hueco)LengthBoltsTrad
1210m1No
 Climb the shallow groove to the belay ledge.
2240m4No
 Climb pocketed arete.
Dave Fearnley 1988
Schrodinger 25
1.02
4bolts
Climb the thin face to the L of the arete
Andy Cockburn 1998
BP Bonza Pipeline 24
1.02
4bolts
On the KitD boulder. Climb the groove in the middle of the wall
Tony Burnell 1997
KD Kiss in the Dreamhouse 20
2.01
8bolts
Slab route that faces woolly valley, some drilled holds!
Robin Hood
RR Roid Rage 23
1.02
3bolts
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 Suicide by Hallucination 26
2.01
2bolts
Right-hand side of the slightly overhung yellow wall, facing west.
Roland Foster 1985
MG Moment of Greed 29
1.02
2bolts
Lh-side of the slightly overhung yellow wall. Facing west.
Colin Phol 1989
TA Toxic Avenger 25
0
2bolts
10m L of MOG. Traverse R-wards into the climb and ascend the weakness.
Mark Waston 1999
PC Pulse Constrictor 21
2.01
4bolts 3
Start in crack smear R-wards ten ascend face that is split by the finger crack.
Ton Snelder 1984
Brooke Pantyshields 18
0
1bolts wire representing trad
Off-width
Ton Snelder 1984
Sl Superlickerman 22
1.02
2bolts
Climb the yellow face.
Paul Rogers 1989
Greenpiece 17
0
wire representing trad
Climb large crack then move R-wards into another crack.
Nigel Perry 1989
Le Roi du Con 24
0
3bolts
Hanging arete to the L of Sa. Abseil in, climb out.
Nick Craddock 1989
Hurt So Good 21
0
2bolts
Uphill from TT2C. Climb the pocketed arete.
Paul Hersey Kent Wilson 1993
Gone with the Wind 26
2.01
3bolts
The prominent arete.
Tony Ward-Holmes 1992
Digging for Fire 22
0
4bolts
Just L of GwtW. Start on cheat pile to gain pockets, then smear/ bridge?? to ascend the groove.
Mark Watson 2000
The Treadmill 28
1.02
2bolts
The finger crack that climbs through the bulge.
Chris Plant 1993
Offwidth Thing 16
0
wire representing trad
Just along from BP
SE Sea Egg 23
1.02
2bolts
Found on the north side of Woolly Valley opposite Allah Protects. Steep wall.
Dave Fearnley 1989

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!