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Elevation: 4,388 ft 1,337 m
GPS: -41.1622, 172.72679
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The nothern-most section of the South Island, this region is home to the Abel-Tasman National Park, Nelson, and Golden Bay - containing Paynes Ford an Pohara, among others.

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The ferry from North Island deposits you an hour or two from Nelson, otherwise drive up from Christchurch 4-8hrs depending on what roads are open.

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Classic Climbing Routes at Nelson-Tasman

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes in this area.
V5 6C
 8
Acid Test
Boulder
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
 9
Midwife Crisis
Sport
5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 18
Good Bye Cream-Poofters
Sport
5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 4
Doo-Little
Sport
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
 24
Temples of Stone
Sport
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
 5
Franklins tower
Sport
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
 6
Elvis Lives in Takaka
Sport
5.10b/c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
 4
Fearless Vampire Killer
Sport
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
 5
Hi, I'm Doctor Terrific
Sport
5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b
 4
Headplant
Sport
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
 4
Electricorp Production
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
5.11b/c 6c+ 23 VIII- 24 E4 6a PG13
 5
Send a Gorilla
Sport
Route Name Location Star Rating Difficulty Date
Acid Test Paynes Ford > First Watering Hole
 8
V5 6C Boulder
Midwife Crisis Paynes Ford > Track 1
 9
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b Sport
Good Bye Cream-Poofters Paynes Ford > Track 1
 18
5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Sport
Doo-Little Paynes Ford > Track 5
 4
5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Sport
Temples of Stone Paynes Ford > Track 2
 24
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Sport
Franklins tower Pohara > Seagrass
 5
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Sport
Elvis Lives in Takaka Paynes Ford > Track 1
 6
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Sport
Fearless Vampire Killer Paynes Ford > Track 1
 4
5.10b/c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b Sport
Hi, I'm Doctor Terrific Paynes Ford > Track 3
 5
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b Sport
Headplant Paynes Ford > Track 3
 4
5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b Sport
Electricorp Production Paynes Ford > Track 4
 4
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c Sport
1080 and the Letter G Paynes Ford > Track 6
 14
5.11 6c+ 23 VIII- 23 E4 5c Sport
Rawhide Paynes Ford > Track 1
 11
5.11 6c+ 23 VIII- 23 E4 5c Sport
Send a Gorilla Paynes Ford > Track 4
 5
5.11b/c 6c+ 23 VIII- 24 E4 6a PG13 Sport
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