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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.

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Weather station 2.2 miles from here

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Rock Climbing Photo: Bakunawa V9

Bakunawa V9 7C  Oceania : 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

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