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Queenstown Rock Climbing 

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Queenstown is found on the southern end of the South Island. It is sometimes called the adventure capital of New Zealand due to the wide variety of "extreme" tourist attractions found in the area. There are a number of quality climbing area's within an hours drive of the city.

Wye Creek offers interesting sport climbing on compact schist for those willing to hike. The Remarkables are within reach for those looking for multi-pitch alpine adventures. There are also a handful of smaller crags sprinkled around the valley.

Getting There 

Queenstown is located in the southern third of the south island off of the large Lake Wakatipu.

Climbing Season

Weather station 2.2 miles from here

35 Total Climbing Routes

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Rock Climbing Photo: Climber at the NBS on the F-word problem. Dark Pla...

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This problem is a left to right traverse of the over-hanging face on the eastern side of the Magic Eye boulder. Sit-start just inside the left hand side arete on a double handed upside down pinch. Traverse low and to the right into the starting holds of the F-word problem. Do the F-word problem (right hand into the gaston, crossing left hand over into twin crimp) but instead of dynoing to the lip to finish the F-word, set your right foot around the right hand side arete and throw out right into ...[more]   Browse More Classics in International

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