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Wanaka Rock Climbing 


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Location: -44.69832, 169.13226 View Map  Incorrect?
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Submitted By: Guy H. on Aug 20, 2007
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Bouldering just outside of Wanaka.

Description 

The city of Wanaka offers a number of sport climbing opportunites about 15km west of town in the Matukituki Valley. There are a large number of easy to access routes for the locals or visiting climbers. There is a wide range of climbing from 5.5 to 5.13. Check for seasonal closures, since the climbing areas are on pastoral lease land. The lambing season is from Oct 1 to November 15th.

Getting There 

Take the Matukituki Valley road west out of Wanaka for about 15km.

Climbing Season



Weather station 0.9 miles from here

97 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',1],['3 Stars',8],['2 Stars',5],['1 Star',1],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',11],['5.7',0],['5.8',5],['5.9',14],['5.10',20],['5.11',27],['5.12',19],['5.13',1],['>=5.14',0],['',0],['<=V1',0],['V2-3',0],['V4-5',0],['V6-7',0],['V8-9',0],['V10-11',0],['V12-13',0],['>=V14',0]


Featured Route For Wanaka
Rock Climbing Photo: Hotline is the finger crack on the right

Hotline 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c  Oceania : New Zealand : ... : Diamond Lake
tricky face climbing up to a splitter finger crack through a small overlap. classic climb! This is NZ grade 22...[more]   Browse More Classics in International

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