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Echoes Block (Bouldering)


Crag:VIC
  - Gariwerd (The Grampians)
    - 01. Northern Grampians - Mt Zero Range
      - 04. N & NE Mt Stapylton - Hollow Mountain Side
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Description:Referred to as 'Hollow Mountain Block' in the previous bouldering guides.
Location:As for Echoes Block
Rock:   Walk:Steep   15-30 mins
Kid friendly:YesAuthor:boardlord


Issues

Routes

1 :     Fackeln im Sturm V4
 The big overhanging nose, starting on the left and traversing right to a mantle topout.
2 :     Dra Di V3
 Starts on the rightside of the prow - right underneath (sit-start) with pockets of your choice. Head directly out to the lip and topout via the mantle. An excellent problem at the grade.

3 :     Schleich Di V2
 A shorter version of the previous problem, eliminating the low start.
4 :     Dirty Dancing V5
 Sit-start under the roof and head out to the lip to the obvious pocket on the slab - then mantle to glory.
5 :     Dirty Dancing Direct V8
 The direct finish to the previous problem up a bit of blankness just right of the pocket.
6 :     Schwiesspatrick     IMGIMG V8
 Sit-start right underneath the roof on the big block (handjam). Head directly out to the big edge near the lip, then left across a sloper and good edge to a lefthand sidepull. Dyno up and right for a sloper sidepull in the groove, then slap (or lock) lefthand to the finish jug.

7 :     Ski Instructor Wannahave Surf-Babe V4
 [Not shown on topo] A funny little thing residing behind the 'Font Mantle' Block. Get in there somehow and traverse leftwards across the face to finish up the slight crack.
8 :     Unnamed Traverse V6
 [Not shown on topo]
9 :     The Font Mantle V4
 Start right in the back of the cave and head directly out to the lip, and a very slopey mantle topout. Desperate! Good training for Circus Jerkus...
10 :     Fallen Cow V6
 On the slightly overhanging face right of 'The Font Mantle' block. Sit-start (or crouched!) on a good horizontal jug, then traverse right (staying low) along the lip - then up around the nose to finish on a jug.
11 :     Carlton Coldie V4
 Same start as for 'Fallen Cow' - but lock up into good diagonal 'grooves' before heading right around the nose.

12 :     Rebel Yell V4
 A direct line starting with a sit/crouch start halfway out along the Fallen Cow traverseline, then climbing through this to join the finish of Carlton Coldie.
13 :     XXXX V6
 Sit-start under the 'flat' roof just where the XXXX graffiti resides. Sharp pocket and hopeless edge, then up and slightly left, finishing as for 'Fallen Cow'.

14 :     Railcross V1
 Not your average walk-in-the-park V1! Steep - starting off the big 'hanging' fridge (a tad sandy) - then heading up via any holds of your choosing. Finish as for 'Fallen Cow'.
15 :     Ensandinator V4
 [Not shown on topo] A problem located in the depths of the cave (walk in just right of Railcross)
16 :     Arete Problem V0
 [Not shown on topo] Highball LH arete on the big boulder just opposite the start of the arete climb 'Golden Showers and Group Sex'. Committing.
17 :     Slab Problem V3
 [Not shown on topo] Even more committing! The central line up the slab. Technical and scary.

18 :     Unnamed V0
 [Not shown on topo] Steep problem right of the right arete, ending in a mantle. Grade unknown.
19 :     Pocket Puncher V3
 [Not shown on topo] Very steep arete on the boulder facing the walking track. Shallow pocket and edge to start, then a dynamic move to a good large pocket/jug, then up arete and onto right face via series of good edges.


Recent Ascents

phil_nev Fackeln im Sturm free2007-06-04
phil_nev Dra Di free2007-06-04
phil_nev Dirty Dancing free2007-06-04
phil_nev Ensandinator free2007-06-04

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