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Spittle Hill

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Spittle Hill Rock Climbing 


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Submitted By: Aaron Lowndes on Feb 28, 2008
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Description 

The hill to the left as you walk up the trail from the carpark. The first large (house-sized) boulder you see next to the trail is the aptly named "submarine boulder" and has a number of classic problems. The rest of the area has thousands of problems spanning all the way up the hill.


Getting all 2000+ boulder problems onto this site will be a bit of a chore. There is a guide book that you can get once you get there though, which is much more comprehensive.

Getting There 

Walk up the trail from the Castle Hill Car park, you can't miss all the boulders on the left. Don't cross the fence or you will be in Quantum Field

Climbing Season

For the South Island area.

Weather station 2.2 miles from here

6 Total Climbing Routes

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

Classic Climbing Routes in Spittle Hill

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Spittle Hill:
Fickle Finger of Fate   V1 5     Boulder, 5'   
Beautiful Edges   V4 6B     Boulder   
Tuppimaster   V7 7A+     Boulder, 12'   
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Rock Climbing Photo: This is a highball V4 (I think).
This is a highball V4 (I think).
Rock Climbing Photo: Spittle Hill from the trail
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Spittle Hill is Awesome! Here is Amanda on anothe...

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