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The Plateau Rock Climbing 

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Submitted By: Ryan Kelly on Apr 6, 2009
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A good sized cliff with a few routes established on it. One of the first you see, up on your right, as you come into the bay. The wall gets some afternoon sun, but the trees cover most of the climbs.

Getting There 

The track to the Plateau cliffs starts from the side road that goes south from the main road. The track changes a little from year to year but at present it reaches the cliff at ACOT. Keep away from huts and caravans.

Climbing Season

For the North Island area.

Weather station 11.7 miles from here

4 Total Climbing Routes

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

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