Tongariro National Park Rock Climbing
Northern peaks of Tongariro National park in winte...
There are many cliffs, bluffs and escarpments in Tongariro National Park that offer great climbing opportunities. Having said that, there are not your typical drive up pocket pulling sport crags here. All the climbing areas require a reasonable approach but the stunning mountain setting more than makes up for it. There are a variety of climbing areas from the hard sport meca of Whitefalls to the multi pitch trad lines of Mangatepopo valley.
Whakapapa Gorge, Tongariro National Park
Located roughly half way between Auckland and Wellington. 4-5 hours by car from Auckland.
Climbing Season For the North Island area.
Weather station 0.1 miles from here
3 Total Climbing Routes
['4 Stars',1],['3 Stars',1],['2 Stars',1],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',0]
Featured Route For Tongariro National Park
Under Heavy Manners 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Oceania
: New Zealand
: ... : Whakapapa Gorge
An easy/moderate 2 pitch sport climb in the heart of the mountains, does it get better than this? A few optional pieces of natural pro can be placed.Pitch 1Climb up easy ground to the large cave/recess half way up the wall.Pitch 2Climb out of the cave, veering right and following the bolts to the top. The more exciting and exposed of the 2 pitches....[more] Browse More Classics in International
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