Castle Hill Basin 1,994 routes in Crag
- Unique Features And Strengths:
The area contains thousands of weather sculptured limestone boulders. It is known around the world for its technical and powerful climbing.
Webcam of the area : http://www.castlehill.net.nz/webcam.php
Also close to the excellent Hogs Back MTB trail and half a dozen club ski fields.
- Access Issues:
Some areas are part of Kura Tawhiti Conservation Reserve and managed by the DOC, others are private property.
The Canterbury high country, approx. 90km northwest of Christchurch. A 20 car carpark (with toilet) exists on the left side (heading north) off the West Coast Rd (a few km south of Castle Hill Village).
- Where To Stay:
castle hill village or springfield or...
|1||Spittle Hill Area||Sport,Boulder||88||77||15m||1|
|2||Quantum Field Area||Mostly Sport||117||56||18m|
|3||Castle Hill Area||All Sport||76||13||13m|
|4||Dry Valley Area||All Sport||24||3|
|5||Cave stream Sector||-||0||0|
|6||Flock Hill Area||All Sport||28||1||10m|
|7||Gorge Hill and Prebble Hill Area||All Sport||6||0|
|8||Spittle Hill Bouldering(2003 guide) Area||Mostly Boulder||695||511|
|9||Quantum Field Bouldering Area||Mostly Boulder||957||845||3m|
|10||Flock Hill Bouldering Area||All Boulder||3||3|
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