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Te Ananui 

Coromandel Rock Climbing 


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Location: -36.9565, 175.60271 View Map  Incorrect?
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Administrators: Cameron Fraser, Kristine Hoffman (sitewide), Emily Roeben
Submitted By: Cameron Fraser on Apr 19, 2013
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Description 

The Coromandel Peninsula is a region renowned for its natural beauty. Hidden away amongst the misty rainforests and pristine golden beaches are a few crags. It may not be a climbing mecca like Wharepapa South or Lake Taupo, but it does have some quality climbing well worth doing. The Peninsular is also a popular destination for other outdoor activities like tramping, canyoning, kayaking and beaches.

Getting There 

Two hours by car from Auckland.

Climbing Season



Weather station 9.3 miles from here

4 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',1],['3 Stars',3],['2 Stars',0],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',0],['5.7',0],['5.8',0],['5.9',0],['5.10',4],['5.11',0],['5.12',0],['5.13',0],['>=5.14',0],['',0],['<=V1',0],['V2-3',0],['V4-5',0],['V6-7',0],['V8-9',0],['V10-11',0],['V12-13',0],['>=V14',0]

Classic Climbing Routes in Coromandel

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Coromandel:
2 stroke tantrum   5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a     Sport, 4 pitches, 400'   Castle Rock : Quiet Earth Wall
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Featured Route For Coromandel
Rock Climbing Photo: Climber at top of pitch 5, Archibald Baxter

Archibald Baxter 5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b  Oceania : New Zealand : ... : Quiet Earth Wall
One of the longest rock routes in the north island. Fully Bolted.Pitch 1 - 21Technical climbing up the facePitch 2 - 19More positive holds than pitch 1Pitch 3 - 16An interesting traverse pitch. Keep heading right and up. Make sure you extend your clips to reduce rope drag. Finish on small ledgePitch 4 - 21Probably the hardest pitch of the climb. Steep and sustainedPitch 5 - 19Easy ground to the top (trending right)...[more]   Browse More Classics in International

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