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.
Queenstown is located in the southern third of the south island off of the large Lake Wakatipu.
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Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for Queenstown:
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Bakunawa V9 International : New Zealand : ... : Dragons Head boulder
Bakunawa takes the direct line through the roof of the cave starting on the far left hand side. Start in the left and right hand huecos and feet on the ledge on the wall of the cave, move through pockets and horn feature to gain the huge flake on the roof. Dig both hands into the seam and bring your left foot up into the seam also. Relatively big move to the intermediate crimp on the roof, dig that left toe in and go again with the left hand to the lip of the Dragons mouth. Bring your right foot...[more] Browse More Classics in International