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Mt. Cook Rock Climbing 

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Location: -43.75071, 170.11739 View Map  Incorrect?
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View from base of the crag


Full view of Mt. Cook spine and surrounding area.

Getting There 

Park on the side of the road and walk to base of mountain and up scree field to the rock. ~45min

Climbing Season

For the South Island area.

Weather station 1.5 miles from here

8 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',5],['2 Stars',1],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',0]

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