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<guide version="3" guidestars="*" pagesize="150">
  <header name="Mt Wellington" rock="Sandstone and dolerite" walk="0min to 30min" sun="Mixed sun and shade" intro="Mt Wellington offers some good opportunities for bouldering. Its a bit scattered, and dolerite is an acquired taste for bouldering. But there are lots of problems, particularly moderates with easy access for after work climbing." access="From the centre of Hobart drive up Davey Street, which becomes Huon Road, for 9.6km. Just before Fern Tree a well sign posted road (Pillinger Drive) leads off sharply to the right and winds up the mountain. Follow this for 4.2km to reach the Springs. Another 2.5km further on is a small parking bay on the left hand side of the road, which is the parking area for the Organ Pipes. To reach Lost World continue up past the parking area for a few more kilometres to a big leftwards bend in the road (9.1 km from the turn off). Keep going up the road to reach the Summit. The areas are described in the order you reach them up Pinnacle Rd." id="562"/>
  <image id="3" width="" src="map2.jpg" height="553">null</image>
  <text class="access" id="4">Mt Wellington access map derived from the Organ Pipes Guide.</text>
  <gps id="6">
    <point height="1129" code="MWB190" easting="518672" northing="5251460" zone="55G" latitude="-42.88923" longitude="147.22867" pid="0" description="Panorama Track - Huntsman Boulder"/>
    <point height="1250" code="MWB200" easting="519410" northing="5250632" zone="55G" latitude="-42.89667" longitude="147.23774" pid="1" description="Fence Boulders"/>
    <point height="1267" code="MWB220" easting="519443" northing="5250681" zone="55G" latitude="-42.89623" longitude="147.23814" pid="2" description="Above Stellas Arete"/>
    <point height="1241" code="MWB230" easting="519477" northing="5250697" zone="55G" latitude="-42.89609" longitude="147.23856" pid="3" description="Stellas Arete"/>
    <point height="1234" code="MWB240" easting="519498" northing="5250656" zone="55G" latitude="-42.89645" longitude="147.23881" pid="4" description="Below Stellas Arete"/>
    <point height="1182" code="MWB250" easting="519643" northing="5250739" zone="55G" latitude="-42.89570" longitude="147.24059" pid="5" description="Boulders above the Columns"/>
    <point height="1241" code="MWB280" easting="519379" northing="5250901" zone="55G" latitude="-42.89425" longitude="147.23735" pid="6" description="The Dildo"/>
    <point height="1240" code="MWB210" easting="519516" northing="5250747" zone="55G" latitude="-42.89563" longitude="147.23903" pid="7" description="Dont be such a Pussy"/>
    <point height="1101" code="MWB310" easting="518309" northing="5252016" zone="55G" latitude="-42.88424" longitude="147.22421" pid="8" description="Res Gestae"/>
    <point height="615" code="MWB480" easting="520487" northing="5248192" zone="55G" latitude="-42.91862" longitude="147.25102" pid="9" description="Reids Track Boulder"/>
    <point height="623" code="MWB485" easting="520556" northing="5248234" zone="55G" latitude="-42.91824" longitude="147.25186" pid="10" description="March Fly Slab"/>
    <point height="736" code="MWB910" easting="520161" northing="5249731" zone="55G" latitude="-42.90477" longitude="147.24697" pid="11" description="Nerms Boulder"/>
    <point height="0" code="MWB920" easting="520235" northing="5249664" zone="55G" latitude="-42.90537" longitude="147.24788" pid="12" description="Tiger Snake Boulder"/>
    <point height="0" code="MWB930" easting="520199" northing="5249623" zone="55G" latitude="-42.90574" longitude="147.24744" pid="13" description="Sphinx Nose"/>
    <point height="1212" code="MWB940" easting="517516" northing="5251576" zone="55G" latitude="-42.88822" longitude="147.21451" pid="14" description="Gold Coast"/>
    <point height="1121" code="MWB950" easting="518085" northing="5252031" zone="55G" latitude="-42.88411" longitude="147.22146" pid="15" description="Lost World - Lost Block"/>
    <point height="1122" code="MWB960" easting="518260" northing="5252011" zone="55G" latitude="-42.88428" longitude="147.22361" pid="16" description="Lost World - The Horn"/>
    <point height="1128" code="MWB970" easting="517843" northing="5252069" zone="55G" latitude="-42.88377" longitude="147.21850" pid="17" description="Western Front - Shell Shock"/>
    <point easting="518516" northing="5251251" zone="55G" latitude="-42.89112" longitude="147.22677" pid="19" description="Luckman&apos;s Hut Boulders"/>
    <point easting="519565" northing="5249781" zone="55G" latitude="-42.90433" longitude="147.23967" pid="20" description="Awesome Boulder"/>
    <point easting="518875" northing="5249039" zone="55G" latitude="-42.91103" longitude="147.23125" pid="22" description="Frictional"/>
    <point easting="518839" northing="5249034" zone="55G" latitude="-42.91107" longitude="147.23080" pid="23" description="Namaste &amp; Ticktack Crack"/>
    <point easting="519078" northing="5249689" zone="55G" latitude="-42.90517" longitude="147.23371" pid="24" description="The Cock Block"/>
    <point easting="518855" northing="5249062" zone="55G" latitude="-42.91082" longitude="147.23100" pid="25" description="Split tack"/>
    <point easting="518848" northing="5249078" zone="55G" latitude="-42.91068" longitude="147.23091" pid="26" description="Ada"/>
    <text class="heading2" id="525">Wellington Falls Track</text>
  <text class="text" id="526">There are a few sandstone and dolerite boulders on the Pipeline Track out to Wellington Falls. The sandstone is similar to the Springs and the dolerite is 'softer' than elsewhere on the mountain.</text>
  <text class="text" id="527">From Ferntree keep driving towards Nieka and park at Morphet's Road. Head up the track to the Pipeline Track.</text>
  <text class="heading3" id="528">Pipeline Boulder</text>
  <text class="text" id="529">Pipeline boulder is about 100m from the junction with the pipeline track (5 minutes walk from the car), it is a steep dolerite boulder metres from the track on the right.</text>
  <image id="530" width="" src="Pipeline Boulder.jpg" height="640" noPrint="false"/>
  <problem name="Slipshod" id="531" extra="(SDS)" grade="V4" number="1." stars="*">Start on the obvious jug head left to the top via the big slopes.</problem>
  <problem name="Slipshod Direct" id="581" length="" fa="CW" extra="(SDS)" grade="V4" number="1a" stars="">Sitstart under obvious jug, R hand in two-finger pocket. Bust up to jug, continue up Slipshod.</problem>
  <problem name="Passport To Paradise" id="532" length="" fa="CW (with SDS only) " extra="(SDS)" grade="V5" number="2." stars="**">Hard start leads to an interesting top. SDS just right of Slipshod Direct, L hand on good edge just above two-finger pocket, R hand on good undercling to right.&lt;br/&gt;&lt;br/&gt;</problem>
  <problem id="582" stars="***" extra="(SDS)" number="2a" name="Passport To Perfection" length="" grade="V5" fa="CW  (with SDS only)">Hard start and middle leads to interesting top. Sitstart just left of Passing Interest, left hand on small tips underling, right on small finger edge. Up and slightly left to finish up Passport To Paradise. A better, more logical version. &lt;br/&gt;&lt;br/&gt;</problem>
  <problem name="Passing interest" id="533" extra="(SDS)" grade="V2" number="3." stars="*">Start on the arete and follow to the top.</problem>
  <problem name="Slipped Interest" id="534" length="" fa="CW" extra="" grade="V4" number="4." stars="**">Start up Passing interest and finish up Slipshod.</problem>
  <text class="heading3" id="535">Bumblebee Boulder</text>
  <text class="text" id="536">About 3km along the track there is a blue water valve where a road goes down left. About 100m further on from this after a few slight bends there is a big burnt stump and a small cairn on the right side of the track. The Bumblebee boulder is visible in the bush 10m up the hill. The approach is an easy 15 minute mountain bike ride, or a 30-40 walk (which probably isn't worth it).</text>
  <image id="537" src="Mt Wellingtonbumblebee1.jpg" height="400"/>
  <problem name="       " id="538" extra="(Stand)" grade="V0" number="1." stars="       ">Slab to the left of tree</problem>
  <problem name="Bumblebee" id="539" extra="(Stand)" grade="V3" number="2." stars="       ">Up through bulge on sidepulls. Project - sit start on flakes</problem>
  <problem name="Rincon" id="540" extra="(SDS)" grade="V5" number="3." stars="*">Climb arete behind tree starting from big jug</problem>
  <image id="541" src="Mt Wellingtonbumblebee2.jpg" height="400"/>
  <problem name="Leatherwood" id="542" extra="(SDS)" grade="V4" number="4." stars="*">Sitstart at flake and up using edge, don't use holds on the arete or Giant. A bit contrived but still worthwhile.</problem>
  <problem name="Giant" id="543" extra="(SDS)" grade="V3" number="5." stars="*">Sitstart at great pockets in scoop. Dyno up and left.</problem>
  <problem name="       " id="544" extra="(Stand)" grade="V2" number="6." stars="       ">Up on far right side of face</problem>
  <text class="heading3" id="545">Lucky Boulder</text>
  <image id="546" src="Mt Wellingtonlucky.jpg" height="320"/>
  <text class="access" id="547">About 50m past the Bumblebee boulder there is a concrete culvert where a creek crosses the track. The Lucky Boulder can be seen 15m downhill.</text>
  <problem name="Unlucky" id="548" extra="(Stand)" grade="VE" number="1." stars="       ">Featured slab on downhill side of boulder</problem>
  <problem name="Got Lucky" id="549" extra="(Stand)" grade="V1" number="2." stars="       ">Climb the right side of the arete right of Unlucky with an awkward landing</problem>
  <image id="550" src="Mt Wellingtonlittle.jpg" height="320"/>
  <text class="access" id="551">Down about 10m from the Lucky Boulder a high ball buttress can be seen, which does not have any problems on it yet. Go across the hill for 10m to find a smaller boulder.</text>
  <problem name="Mountain Laurel" id="552" extra="(Stand)" grade="V2" number="1." stars="       ">Up slopey arete to left of tree</problem>
  <problem name="       " id="553" extra="(Stand)" grade="VE" number="2." stars="       ">Mossy slab right of tree</problem>
  <text class="heading3" id="554">Man Fern Slab</text>
  <image id="555" src="Mt Wellingtonmanfern.jpg" height="320"/>
  <text class="access" id="556">Another 5m across the hill is a 6m high slab with a man fern at its left arete.</text>
  <problem name="Man Fern" id="557" extra="(Stand)" grade="V2" number="1." stars="       ">Start just left of the man fern and follow the arete up and left.</problem>
  <text class="heading3" id="558">Wedge Boulder</text>
  <image id="559" src="Mt Wellingtonwedge.jpg" height="375"/>
  <text class="access" id="560">50m downhill down the creek from the Lucky Boulder is a large boulder.</text>
  <problem name="Wedge Politics" id="561" extra="(Stand)" grade="V2" number="1." stars="       ">Start at corner, up through bulge and onto slab</problem>