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Tongariro National Park  

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Location: -39.2035, 175.5416 View Map  Incorrect?
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Submitted By: Cameron Fraser on Apr 19, 2013
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Northern peaks of Tongariro National park in winte...


There are many cliffs, bluffs and escarpments in Tongariro National Park that offer great climbing opportunities. Located roughly half way between Auckland and Wellington.

Getting There 

4-5 hours drive from Auckland.

Climbing Season

Weather station 0.1 miles from here

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Bomb Arete 5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c  Oceania : New Zealand : ... : Mangatepopo Valley
The classic climb of the valley. If you climb only one route at Mangatepopo, it really ought to be this one. Start from the platform at very front toe of the buttress. A better alternative to the last pitch may be to finish via one of the routes on the Upper Tier.Pitch 1Climb directly up hand and fist cracks to a spike of rock. Then make a delicate move left across the slab into a groove, which can be climbed easily to a large belay ledge.Pitch 2Climb leftwards up the easy-angled buttress until ...[more]   Browse More Classics in International

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The south face of Mt. Ngauruhoe.  As we discovered on our 26-mile walk, this volcanoe looks exactly the same from every angle...its a perfect cone.
The south face of Mt. Ngauruhoe. As we discovered...
Mangatepopo Valley, home to many of the areas trad climbs
Mangatepopo Valley, home to many of the areas trad...

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