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Castle Rock 
Te Ananui 

Coromandel Rock Climbing 


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Location: -36.9565, 175.60271 View Map  Incorrect?
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Submitted By: Cameron Fraser on Apr 19, 2013
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Description 

The Coromandel Peninsula is a region renowned for its natural beauty. Hidden away amongst the misty rainforests and pristine golden beaches are a few crags. It may not be a climbing mecca like Wharepapa South or Lake Taupo, but it does have some quality climbing well worth doing. The Peninsular is also a popular destination for other outdoor activities like tramping, canyoning, kayaking and beaches.

Getting There 

Two hours by car from Auckland.

Climbing Season

For the North Island area.

Weather station 9.3 miles from here

4 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',1],['3 Stars',3],['2 Stars',0],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',0],['5.7',0],['5.8',0],['5.9',0],['5.10',4],['5.11',0],['5.12',0],['5.13',0],['>=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]

Classic Climbing Routes in Coromandel

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Coromandel:
2 stroke tantrum   5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a     Sport, 4 pitches, 400'   Castle Rock : Quiet Earth Wall
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Featured Route For Coromandel
Rock Climbing Photo: The final headwall, pitch 4

2 stroke tantrum 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a  Oceania : New Zealand : ... : Quiet Earth Wall
A nice long line with varied climbing and great views. 18/5.10a all the way, although you probably don't want ot do this route if you are only just climbing 18/5.10a.Pitch 1 (20m)Climb the slab (first 3 bolts in common with "Ins and outs"). Head right and up to belay ledge with some trees.Pitch 2 (20m)Climb the face with several steep bulges to navigate, but on great holds. Finish up on an easy slab to large belay ledge.Pitch 3 (35m)Now things start getting even more fun. Bridge up a series of g...[more]   Browse More Classics in International

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