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  <header id="1" name="Sisters Beach" walk="10-20 minutes" sun="" rock="Quartzite" acknowledgement="By Ben Thorp" intro="Long overlooked for rope lovers, there is actually quite a lot of bouldering in the vicinity of the climbing area at Sisters Beach.  The rock is super hard quartzite, the lines are steep and the landings pretty good.  So far there are about 20 problems but there is potential for many more.  " history="Some of these problems were climbed back on 2012 but I&apos;ve been pretty slack writing them up!  The rest were added recently with Moses Bassett.  Hopefully some more locals will develop the rest of the area." access="The Sea Side Boulders and the Corruption Wall Boulders are accessed as for the climbing area.  To get to the Cove, head down to the coast from the Dog Wall then follow the coast around for about 500 metres or so." camping="" autonumber="true"/>
  <text id="33" class="heading2">Sea Side Boulders</text>
  <text id="34" class="text">These boulders are located along the coast just below Fly Buttress</text>
  <text id="35" class="heading3">Easy Converts Boulder</text>
  <image id="6" src="Easy converts boulder.jpg" height="300" width="400"/>
  <problem id="7" stars="" extra="(Hang)" number="1." name="Ease down the road" length="" grade="V1" fa="B. Thorp">Start on the big break and up.</problem>
  <problem id="8" stars="*" extra="(SDS)" number="2." name="Easy Converts" length="" grade="V2" fa="B. Thorp">Start at the left end of the break and traverse along then finish up Ease Down the Road.</problem>
  <text id="36" class="heading3">Future Prospects Boulder</text>
  <image id="11" src="Gold boulder.jpg" height="300" width="400"/>
  <problem id="12" stars="**" extra="(Hang)" number="3." name="1. Project" length="" grade="V7?" fa="">Start on the furthest pinches right and traverse the lip. Great quality rock.</problem>
  <problem id="13" stars="**" extra="(Hang)" number="4." name="2. Project" length="" grade="V9?" fa="">Come straight out the immaculate roof.</problem>
  <text id="37" class="heading3">Orange Lichen Boulder</text>
  <image id="14" src="Venturi effect.jpg" height="300" width="400"/>
  <problem id="15" stars="*" extra="(Hang)" number="5." name="1. Venturi Effect" length="" grade="V5" fa="B. Thorp">Start under the small roof hanging off a jug, around onto the sea-side face and up. Don't get sucked back under.</problem>
  <image id="16" src="Lichen Lurch.jpg" height="300" width="400"/>
  <problem id="17" stars="" extra="(SDS)" number="6." name="1. Lichen Lurch" length="" grade="V3" fa="B. Thorp">Lurch up the orange lichen - which is surprisingly climbable without needing to be cleaned.</problem>
  <text id="38" class="heading2">Corruption Wall Boulders</text>
  <text id="39" class="text">Long overlooked at the "centre of Tasmania sportclimbing", this collection of problems is actually pretty high quality. There is also an assortment of traverses and link-ups at the base of the Dog Wall.</text>
  <text id="41" class="heading3">Keyhole Boulder</text>
  <image id="18" src="First boulder left.jpg" height="300" width="400"/>
  <problem id="19" stars="*" extra="(SDS)" number="7." name="Stylistic Confusion" length="" grade="V3" fa="B. Thorp">Great problem heading up the crack from a sit-down start. Finish matched on the spike or head for the top (high). Seems to have been done as a route as someone has left some bolts....could also be done as trad. 3 different styles potentially for this one.</problem>
  <problem id="20" stars="***" extra="(SDS)" number="8." name="Walk On By" length="" grade="V5" fa="B. Thorp">Another great problem. Start at the same point but take the arete this time avoiding the crack. Finish matched on the spike or continue to the top (high).</problem>
  <image id="2" src="First boulder right.jpg" height="400" width="300"/>
  <problem id="3" stars="*" extra="(SDS)" number="9." name="New Kid On The Bloc" length="" grade="V2" fa="B. Thorp">Start matched on the big jug, a couple of steep moves then top-out up the slab</problem>
  <problem id="4" stars="**" extra="(SDS)" number="10." name="Ropes Are For Dopes" length="" grade="V5" fa="B.Thorp">Start matched on the jug, take a low line across the bulge up to a cool pinch and then slap to the break. Traverse the break and finished matched on the good jugs.</problem>
  <text id="40" class="heading3">Finlandia Boulder</text>
  <image id="21" src="Finlandia boulder.jpg" height="300" width="400"/>
  <problem id="22" stars="*" extra="(Highball, Stand)" number="11." name="Nalle" length="" grade="V4" fa="B. Thorp">Up the pockets to a dangerous top-out</problem>
  <problem id="23" stars="**" extra="(Highball, Stand)" number="12." name="Hukk" length="" grade="V3" fa="B. Thorp">Straight up the face</problem>
  <problem id="24" stars="" extra="(Stand)" number="13." name="3. Ata" length="" grade="V1" fa="B. Thorp">Up the arete</problem>
  <problem id="25" stars="" extra="(Stand)" number="14." name="4. Ival" length="" grade="V0" fa="B. Thorp">Up the easy face.</problem>
  <problem id="26" stars="**" extra="(Stand)" number="15." name="5. Finlandia Traverse" length="" grade="V2" fa="B. Thorp">Traverse around the boulder keeping a line about mid height.</problem>
  <text id="42" class="heading2">The Cove</text>
  <text id="43" class="text">East of Corruption Wall is a little cove with a great collection of boulders. A bit further to walk than the other areas but a lot of potential here.</text>
  <text id="44" class="heading3">Latino Lovers Boulder</text>
  <image id="27" src="Latino lovers boulder.jpg" height="300" width="400"/>
  <problem id="28" stars="**" extra="(Hang)" number="16." name="1. Oi" length="" grade="V3" fa="B. Thorp">Start on the lowest edges and up.</problem>
  <problem id="29" stars="**" extra="(Hang)" number="17." name="2. Ola" length="" grade="V3" fa="B. Thorp">Start low, out right to an obvious straight edge. Make a big move to the big pocket then traverse left to the next big pocket and up. A bit roundabout but makes sense.</problem>
  <problem id="30" stars="" extra="(Hang)" number="18." name="3. Oila" length="" grade="V2" fa="B. Thorp">Up the face just left of the arete.</problem>
  <problem id="31" stars="**" extra="(Hang)" number="19." name="4. Latino Lovers" length="" grade="V2" fa="B. Thorp">Up the arete utilising pockets in the big flake on the left face. Watch out for the loose top-out.</problem>
  <image id="47" src="german boulder.jpg" height="300" width="400"/>
  <problem id="45" stars="***" extra="(SDS)" number="20." name="1. A German, a Frenchman and an Aussie" length="" grade="V6" fa="B. Thorp">A really fantastic problem! Steep, sustained and powerful. Start at the lowest holds and follow the groove to the top.</problem>
  <text id="48" class="heading1">The Egg of Mantumbi</text>
  <text id="49" class="text">This boulder is high and very featured with great landings and an easy decent off the back. It is on it own just off the beach as you first come into the cove, you can't miss it. Recent development by Moses Bassett and Ben Young.</text>
  <image id="50" src="the egg of mantoombi.jpg" height="562" width="1000"/>
  <problem id="51" stars="" extra="(Highball, Stand)" number="21." name="1. Vince Noir" length="" grade="VE" fa="">The right side of the boulder is all very easy, good as a warm up or access to the top.</problem>
  <problem id="52" stars="" extra="(Highball, Stand)" number="22." name="2. Killeroo" length="" grade="V0" fa="">The easy but chossy right hand arete.</problem>
  <problem id="53" stars="" extra="(Highball, SDS)" number="23." name="3. Soft Serve" length="" grade="V1" fa="">Just left of the arete following the purple/cream rock to the non overhanging top out.</problem>
  <problem id="54" stars="" extra="(Highball, SDS)" number="24." name="4. The Legend of Old Greg" length="" grade="V2" fa="">Start low under the boulder and follow the orange rock to the overhanging top out.</problem>
  <problem id="58" stars="" extra="(Highball, SDS)" number="25." name="5. Pocket Cup" length="" grade="V2" fa="">The good left arete, find the left hand side pull after the big pocket.</problem>
  <problem id="61" stars="" extra="(Stand)" number="26." name="6. The Spirit of Jazz" length="" grade="V1" fa="">On backside past the left arete is good line on plenty of small holds.</problem>