The Colosseum Rock Climbing
BETA PHOTO: The Colosseum (beta)
The area with the highest concentration of routes. All these climbs stay dry in the rain, although several days of sustained rain can soak through the rock making it unclimbable. Some great, steep, moderate length sport routes grades 5.7 - 5.11b
The main track up from the parking lot takes you to the left end of the Colosseum.
Climbing Season For the North Island area.
Weather station 2.7 miles from here
14 Total Climbing Routes
['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',3],['2 Stars',9],['1 Star',1],['Bomb',1]
Featured Route For The Colosseum
Enter the Arena 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c Oceania
: New Zealand
: ... : The Colosseum
Power through the overhang traverse until you reach a stalactite then head straight up. Interesting crux sequence is made much easier if you find the secret hold out left (trust me its there). Once you mantle, power your way to the chains up moderate ground and don't gas out. If it was a little longer it would be a classic....[more] Browse More Classics in International
BETA PHOTO: Colosseum (right)