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Queenstown Rock Climbing 


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Submitted By: Guy H. on Aug 20, 2007
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Description 

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

For the South Island area.

Weather station 2.2 miles from here

35 Total Climbing Routes

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Locked In A Basement V9+ 7C  Oceania : New Zealand : ... : Wye Creek
This problem is located in the small cave with the triangular prow at the northen end of the Wave boulder. Sit-start with your left hand on the obvious under-cling and right hand on the big pinch. Set your right foot low in the cave on a good edge and smear your left on the roof of the cave. The crux is pulling on and slapping for the arete/lip with your right hand, aim for the seamingly good crimp just under the lip (its not a useful hold, unless you're Sharma) but over-shoot it and catch the s...[more]   Browse More Classics in International

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