Wuthering Heights

(7 routes)

The area of boulders north and uphill from the main Castle Hill Boulders. The first four climbs described are on the on the east wall of the eastern (larger) gully, known as the Ace of Spades Wall. The last three climbs are found on a shark fin shaped boulder on the northern side of the hill facing Castle Hill Village.
Useful bouldering information, http://castlehillbasin.co.nz/taxonomy/term/9

Type: 
Wall
Access: 

There is a prominent boulder on top of the hill that is sacred to Maori. Please respect this landmark and DO NOT CLIMB ON IT!

Reference Title Grade Length Quality Bolts Gone Natural pro Link to edit content
Jump at the Sun 24
1.02
3bolts
The uphill line on the wall, that features a yellow lay-away
Tim Wethey, 1989
Toxic Shock 22
1.02
5bolts
Faces JatS on NW side of boulder. Climb through overhangs to the break then move R-wards, continue upwards and L-wards to finish onthe face.
Simon Middlemass 1989
Attila the Nun 20
1.02
3bolts
Follow seam L-wards.
Simon Middlemass 1989
The Headless Horseman 20
0
3bolts
Start as for AtN. Move R-wards onto up the arete
Simon Middlemass 1989
Animal Acts 24
1.02
3bolts
The Arete on the east side of the boulder.
Simon Middlemass
Howling Elu 24
0
3bolts
Climb the north side of the boulder
Peter Taw
Know Fear 25
1.02
3bolts
The slightly overhung south side of the boulder.
Peter Taw

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Comments

Animal Acts,Howling Elu and Know Fear are not at Wuthering Heights.
They are on a large overhanging boulder that you see on your left as you cross the bridge between Castle Hill and the Castle Hill Village. Access (not sure if legal) is via a farm track from the bridge.