Climbs 362
Rocktype Schist
Altitude 383m a.s.l

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Lake Wanaka, New Zealand © Chris F

Crag features

Wanaka is a major sport climbing area in one of the most scenic areas of the country. Most of the rock climbing is in an are of outcrops 15km from Wanaka, up the Matukituki valley. Most of the crags arent large or particularly asthetic but they do have a good range of routes, particularly edgey in nature. The many areas do split climbers up so avoiding crowds. There is also a good bouldering area on the way to the crags.

Access Advice

Lambing season (1st october - 15 november) - although the crags are not closed, climbers must be considerate not to disturb the sheep during this period.

The roadside attraction sector is closed due to a rockfall (Aug 14) which has removed several climbs.
GPN - 10/Nov/14
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Climbs at this crag

Climb name Grade
  Gentleman's Club
2 Picking Locks
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26 *** 3
3 The Midget 29 *** 2
4 White Pepper 28 *** 1
5 Dreadlocks 27 ** 1
6 FBI 23 ** 3
7 Duck Man 23 ** 3
8 White Trash 27 ** 1
9 Peking Man 27 *** 2
  Al Cap
11 Foreplay 24 * 2
12 Huffer 25 ** 1
13 Tuffer 27 *** 1
14 Badger 25 ** 1
15 Continuous Play 27 *** 1
16 Beardown 28 ** 1
17 Cocaine 28 ** 2
18 Mainlining 29 *** 1
19 Righteous
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27 *** 2
  Cliff Richard
21 Jazz 27 ** 1
22 Community Service
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26 ** 1
23 Skin Therapy
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29 *** 1
24 Greasy Chips 25 ** 1
25 Hip-Rock-Racy 24 *** 1
  Cattle Yard
27 Afghan 24 1
28 Breaking Ground 17 * 2
29 Heli Beli 17 * 2
30 Butt Crack Wedgy 17 * 5
31 Bathroom Refugee
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17 * 6
32 Gorillas in the Schist 18 *** 12
33 Schistose Intolerance 23 *** 2
34 Merry Schistmas 22 ** 2
35 The One Left 24 * 1
36 Should Have Gone First 24 ** 1
37 This One 16 * 4
38 That One 15 * 5
39 Disneyland 22 ** 2
40 Should Have Tried Harder 25 *** 1
  The Little Big Wall
42 Turn On Tune In Drop Out 16 ** 31
43 Beatnik 15 * 1
44 Wickedness Increased
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20 ** 4
45 The Full Monty
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19 ** 3
46 Little Big Bloke 23 ** 3
47 Papparazzi Party
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21 2
48 Ultrasound 26 *** 1
49 Roque Erratic
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25 *** 4
50 High Schistosity 24 ** 2
51 Super Sonic 27 ** 1
  The Tombstone
53 Six Feet Under 10 5
54 Lincoln Blondes Have More Fun
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17 * 50
55 Fingers Columbia
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17 * 41
56 Rusty Pins 18 51
57 The Crack 17 ** 57
58 Disco Inferno
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20 * 15
59 Lunge Starter 24 18
60 Pitch Black 22 1
61 Nice Set of Jugs * 18 * 1
  The Engine Block
63 The Radiator
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9 * 23
64 Drop the Clutch 25 1
  Chopping Block
66 Meat Cleaver 21 4
67 First Light
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12 * 3
68 Frog Legs
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13 3
  Headstone
70 Nine Months Later 18 * 2
71 Cast Off 21 2
  Whale Watching
73 Blubber 19 * 1
74 Hobo Humping Slobo Babe 23 * 1
75 No Thanks I'd Rather Walk
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20 * 3
76 Blow Hole 27 ** 2
77 Harpoon 27 ** 1
78 Moby Dick
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25 ** 4
79 10 Boy Scouts 24 * 2
80 Via Frittata 18 1
  The Main Cliff
82 Don't Call Me Shorty 20 1
83 Senstra Dexter
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20 * 8
84 The Nutty Professor 19 * 5
85 Lolly Gobble Bliss Bomb 20 2
86 Direct Approach 20 1
87 The Big Corner 14 ** 49
88 Bang My Drum 18 * 7
89 Headbangers Arete
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17 *** 69
90 After Burner 18 7
91 Thin and Germanic 23 3
92 Wasted on the Wing
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14 * 27
93 Straight Up The Face
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18 9
94 Do I Have To?
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13 * 40
95 Quite Nifty
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13 12
96 Mainly Trampling 12 4
  Warm Leatharete
98 Edge of Reality 24 ** 2
99 Aikido
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27 ** 2
100 Sumo 27 * 1
101 The Lost Samurai 26 ** 1
102 Doing the World a Favour
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22 *** 5
103 Quick Fix
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19 ** 4
  Highside
105 Attict
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27 *** 2
106 Daydreams and Fantasies 23 * 3
107 Simon's Virginity Route
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20 ** 2
108 Emoticon
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23 * 3
109 Bula
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16 ** 2
  Hangover
111 She's a Little Goer 20 ** 1
112 Paparazzis Revenge 20 * 1
113 Pocket Edition 23 ** 3
  Conservatory
115 Sweet Sixteen 16 ** 6
116 Showtime 18 ** 4
  Crackhouse
118 At Your Leisure 21 * 1
119 What Lies Beneath 24 * 1
120 Critics Choice
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20 *** 3
121 Slip Thru The Cracks
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27 *** 3
122 Crack Under Pressure 24 * 1
123 Chewbacca
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22 1
124 Drive By Shooting 22 1
  Sunnyside
126 Fire Up the Jet Bitch
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27 * 3
127 Momentum
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27 ** 2
128 Sun Salute
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26 ** 3
129 Suck the Kumara 23 * 2
130 Bastard Of Cleardale 23 ** 11
131 El Nino 17 * 8
132 Mean Streak 23 ** 5
133 74HQ 21 * 3
134 Power Curve 25 * 2
135 Mum's on the Run
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21 ** 5
136 Creepy Crawler 23 ** 3
Climb name Grade
137 Head on 24 * 3
138 Sisters of Mercy 22 ** 4
139 Shark Chirac 22 ** 5
140 Oh The Bulge 27 1
141 Anagaanga 21 ** 4
142 Hap Hazard 19 ** 1
143 Who Stole My Dorris
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26 ** 3
144 No Sweat
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27 *** 7
145 All That Remains
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24 ** 8
146 Mental as Anything 25 *** 8
147 Winners and Losers 19 ** 7
  Cutting
149 Happy Fat Men
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18 *** 7
150 The Whole Enchilada
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19 ** 4
151 Gym Jocky 17 1
152 Cleaning for the hell of it 19 ** 2
153 Labour Only 21 ** 2
154 Falcon Screech 19 1
155 The Secret To Happiness 23 * 2
156 Gene Therapy 20 *** 1
157 Falcon Steep
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22 *** 13
158 The 2 1/2 Minute Man
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26 ** 2
159 Henry the Eighth *
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18 ** 1
  Icehouse
161 The Prick
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19 * 2
162 Slash and Grab 17 * 5
163 The Cutting Edge 20 * 4
  Bakehouse
165 H5B3
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8 * 3
166 Where The Hell is Little's River
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12 * 12
167 Curiously Sheepish
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14 * 17
168 Stealing Candy From A Baby 17 ** 10
169 Genetic Betrayal
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17 * 16
170 Groover
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17 * 8
171 The Meat in the Middle 18 2
172 Seam Stress 23 ** 5
173 Get Off That Cow
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16 7
174 Monkey Toes
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13 4
175 Milk and Cookies
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13 ** 13
  Brummy Crag
177 Matt's Route
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18 * 1
178 Easy off Spam
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16 1
179 Fist it 18 * 1
180 The Dirty Browny
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19 * 2
181 Briefcase Wanker 17 3
  The Vatican
183 Little Boy Blues 18 1
184 Tiki Tour 21 *** 2
185 Blade Runner 15 ** 1
  Kai Whaka Pai
187 Liss Route 12 * 11
188 Under the Moonlight 15 ** 21
189 Phormium Tenax 12 * 11
190 Kiddies Corner 12 * 1
191 Strike! 14 *** 16
192 Friction in the Kitchen 16 5
193 Pulp Fiction 15 ** 23
194 Nice & Sleazy Does It All The Time 17 5
195 Spring Fever 14 8
196 Paul's Route 14 ** 5
197 Climb Into The Unknown 17 ** 10
198 Weaker Sex 15 ** 6
199 Kai Time 18 * 6
200 Unknown??? * 15 1
201 Journey Through Time 17 * 7
202 Split Decision 19 * 1
203 Glen's Grotto 17 * 6
204 Food for Thought 19 ** 6
205 New route right of Under the moonlight * 15 1
  Hotline Area
207 Big & Chossy Bedroom Sossy 18 *** 4
208 Penance 21 ** 7
209 The Hotline 22 *** 1
210 Hey George 21 * 3
211 Fuckity Fuck Fuck 19 *** 7
  Spade Slab
213 Dried and Bagged 19 ** 2
214 10 Dollars is Cool 24 ** 3
215 Venus in Furs
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23 *** 5
216 Clubs On Campus 26 ** 3
  Diamond Slab
218 Picture Perfect
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29 *** 2
219 Cornered 18 * 4
220 Get a Job
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18 *** 20
221 Naked On The Neve 20 ** 18
222 Got a Job 17 * 17
223 Ex-squeeze Me
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19 * 11
224 Sand Gropers
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15 * 10
225 Feeling Rampant
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18 5a ** 6
  Pencil Dick
227 Drop In, Drop out
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18 * 3
228 Botox Viagra 21 ** 3
229 Take No Prisoners
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22 *** 8
230 My Little One
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24 *** 3
231 Stick it in
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20 *** 7
232 Reach For The Purple Love Truncheon
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26 ** 2
233 Wet Winkle
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22 * 3
234 Grazon Against Woolly Wullens 25 * 1
235 Magic Carpet Ride
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26 * 2
  Rumour Mill
237 Eight Hour Rule 25 ** 1
238 Crecendo 26 ** 1
239 Muzzas 22 ** 1
240 Pearl 21 *** 1
241 Canary in a Coal Mine 23 ** 3
242 Touch Of Gray 25 * 1
243 Stolen Thunder 18 ** 3
244 Credit Crunch *
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18 * 1
245 Losing Streak *
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20 *** 1
  Trackside
247 Humble 30 ** 1
  Sharon Stone
249 Hearts and Minds 20 ** 2
250 Need To Unwind
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23 *** 1
251 Forgive and Forget 24 * 2
252 Ode to the Golden Pelt
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26 * 2
  Rock Hudson
254 Riddled with Aids 18 *  
255 Thing 2 18 ** 2
256 Tony's Attraction 18 * 2
257 Cafe Chatter 17 * 2
  Far Horizon
259 One Ton 27 ** 1
260 Liquefaction 26 * 1
261 Komatsu 26 *** 1
262 D8 27 ** 1
  Riverside
264 The Valsalva Manoeuvre
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16 9
265 Infinite Inveigling
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16 * 13
266 Dog Leg
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12 15
267 Occupational Therapy
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14 19
268 Generation X
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16 * 23
269 Right Ascension
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14 * 19
270 Progressive Leadership 14 * 6
271 Supersize Me
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15 15
272 Zoftig 12 3
Climb name Grade
273 Grandma Funk
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16 * 9
274 Cryptology
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19 * 11
275 Terrain Spotting
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17 ** 17
276 Te Whanau
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18 ** 20
277 Get Kerfuffled
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17 15
278 The Incredible Present 15 1
279 Great for the Missus 19 2
280 Jack Be Nimble 23 *** 4
281 Anti Walk Device 23 ** 6
282 Inshallah 25 * 3
283 Moana Magic
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27 * 4
284 Changes in Time 25 ** 1
285 Lollapalooza
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25 *** 6
286 Te Timatanga 30 * 1
287 Zoot Alors
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23 *** 7
288 The Engorger 24 ** 2
289 Hasta Luego 24 ** 1
290 Honey I Blew Up the Atoll
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22 * 6
291 Lightning Head 24 * 1
292 Microcosmos
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25 * 2
  Garden Bar
294 Yang
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17 1
295 Glenns
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15 1
296 Twisting by the Pool * 14 1
  Toad Hall
298 Crocadoos and Kangadiles
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22 * 1
299 Back, Crack and Sac Wax 27 * 1
300 River Rat
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26 ** 3
301 Mr Toad
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28 ** 2
302 Recidivism
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27 ** 2
  Roadside Attraction
304 Judges Wine 16 * 10
305 Spider Pig 12 5
306 Elvis Trashes his Car
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15 * 25
307 Strawberry
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15 * 32
308 Self Directed Learning Tool
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17 3
309 Aratuatahi
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16 ** 39
310 Practising Arms 20 11
311 Aspiring Arseholes 16 ** 27
312 Slightly English
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18 * 15
313 Nasal Excavations
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18 * 15
314 The Ramp
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18 * 6
315 Papal's Nasal
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18 * 8
316 Aretenaphobia
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21 *** 28
317 Flying Guts
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26 2
318 Up Your Scud 23 ** 3
319 Short Cut to Exposure
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17 *** 18
320 Crumble 28 1
  Alcove
322 Ole
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18 * 4
323 Where's Dr. Holdfinder?
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23 ** 6
324 The Colonel's Secret
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22 ** 7
325 Chinese Hospitality
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19 * 5
326 Roche Moutonnee 23 *** 5
327 Bob The Builder 25 ** 3
328 Huha
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26 ** 4
329 Reefer Madness 21 * 1
330 The Army Route
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19 * 2
331 Do You Do 26 * 3
332 Shuffling Madness 24 * 1
333 Roger The Roofer 28  
334 Handful of Scroggin * 21 *  
335 The Fearsome Flounder * 24 *  
  Far Side
337 Pam's Instant 17  
338 Fine Ground 22 **  
339 Short Black 26 1
340 Grinder 23  
341 Footrot Flats 16 1
342 Yankee Doodle Dancy 18  
343 Bloodline 19 * 1
344 Girl on the Run 22 * 1
345 On Bidet 25 1
346 Boguns
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17 2
347 Bogans (Direct Start) 17 * 1
348 The Crystal Line 21  
349 Back to Terra Firma 20 * 2
350 Girl Trouble
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17 * 6
351 In Flagrante Delecto
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19 ** 8
352 Jock the Frotterer
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18 ** 10
353 Beyond Boredom And Anxiety 16 * 7
354 Clean Me
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16 * 6
  Pearly Gates
356 Gecko
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20 *** 2
357 Life After Forty 20 ** 1
358 Going With The Flow 17 ** 1
  Phoebe Creek
360 Zizagy
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19 *** 1
361 Sex Beat
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20 *** 2
  Mt Iron - Next Best Thing
363 Rubber Monkey 1 20 1
364 Rubber Monkey 2 20 1
365 Brass Monkey 23 * 1
366 Stool Pigeon 23 * 1
367 Toe the Line
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19 ** 8
368 Pump Iron 21 5
369 Badgers Will Rule the World
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22 2
370 Spiral Staircase 20 7
371 Chink in the Armour 21 * 6
372 Mind Bender
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25 * 3
373 Crossroads 22 * 3
374 No More 'Brownes Cows" 12 2
  Ironside
376 The Prickly Lawyer 20 3
377 A Sharp Prick 23 * 1
378 Bush Lawyer 22 ** 1
379 Supersonic 22 * 3
380 Sonic 20 * 6
381 Easily The Best Route On The Crag 23 * 3
382 The Freemantle Extended Remix 24 * 1
383 Irony 25 *** 3
384 Steelworks 23 ** 5
385 Iron Maiden 22 ** 4
386 Out On The Edge 20 * 1
  Middle Curtain
388 Sidewinder 19 2
389 Mine, Mine, Mine 25 * 1
390 AP32 22 ** 5
391 Hoover
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20 2
392 Manoueve 25 * 2
393 Pick Pocket 28 ** 1
  Iron Curtain
395 The Bastard From Lagoon Ave
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25 ** 2
396 Atomic #26 27 ** 1
397 The Good Bastard
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27 *** 2
398 The Bastard From Gunn Road
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25 *** 4
399 The Complete Bastard
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27 * 2
400 I May be Old, But At least I'm Crusty
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23 ** 7
401 Mezzanine 25 ** 2
402 Right Bastard 26 ** 4
403 Spanking the Kat 17 5
404 Red Gecko 27 ** 2
405 Pitchin and Moanin
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19 6
  UNSORTED
407 New route
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24 1
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