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Elevation: -373 ft -114 m
GPS: -41.36029, 174.44088
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Shared By: Taino Grosjean on Dec 22, 2006
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Little double-island nation about 3 hours by plane Southeast of Melbourne. Very green. Very wet.

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I'd recommend Air New Zealand.

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Classic Climbing Routes at New Zealand

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes in this area.
V1 5
 9
Fickle Finger of Fate
Boulder
V4 6B
 12
Beautiful Edges
Boulder
V5 6C
 8
Acid Test
Boulder
V7 7A+
 8
Tuppimaster
Boulder
4th 1 2 I 2 M 1b Mod. Snow
 8
Northwest Ridge
Trad, Snow, Alpine
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 9
High Hopes
Sport 2 pitches
5.9- 5c 17 VI 16 HVS 4c
 19
The Mission
Sport
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
 24
Temples of Stone
Sport
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
 10
Turn on , tune in, drop out
Trad 3 pitches
5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a
 18
Headbanger's Arete
Sport
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
 23
Terror Incognito
Sport
5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b
 10
Monsterpiece Theatre
Sport
5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
 15
Dream Thing
Sport
5.11 6c+ 23 VIII- 23 E4 5c
 14
1080 and the Letter G
Sport
5.11 6c+ 23 VIII- 23 E4 5c
 11
Rawhide
Sport
Route Name Location Star Rating Difficulty Date
Fickle Finger of Fate S Island > … > Castle Hill > Spittle Hill
 9
V1 5 Boulder
Beautiful Edges S Island > … > Castle Hill > Spittle Hill
 12
V4 6B Boulder
Acid Test S Island > … > Paynes Ford > First Watering Hole
 8
V5 6C Boulder
Tuppimaster S Island > … > Castle Hill > Spittle Hill
 8
V7 7A+ Boulder
Northwest Ridge S Island > … > Mt Aspiring NP > Mt Aspiring
 8
4th 1 2 I 2 M 1b Mod. Snow Trad, Snow, Alpine
High Hopes N Island > … > Kawakawa Bay > Point
 9
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Sport 2 pitches
The Mission S Island > … > Wye Creek > Main Wall
 19
5.9- 5c 17 VI 16 HVS 4c Sport
Temples of Stone S Island > … > Paynes Ford > Track 2
 24
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Sport
Turn on , tune in, drop out S Island > … > Wanaka > Hospital Flat
 10
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Trad 3 pitches
Headbanger's Arete S Island > … > Wanaka > Main Cliff
 18
5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a Sport
Terror Incognito N Island > … > Waipari (former… > Main Wall
 23
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b Sport
Monsterpiece Theatre N Island > … > Waipari (former… > Main Wall
 10
5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b Sport
Dream Thing S Island > … > Wye Creek > Main Wall
 15
5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c Sport
1080 and the Letter G S Island > … > Paynes Ford > Track 6
 14
5.11 6c+ 23 VIII- 23 E4 5c Sport
Rawhide S Island > … > Paynes Ford > Track 1
 11
5.11 6c+ 23 VIII- 23 E4 5c Sport
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