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Table of contents

1. The Tzar 42 routes in Area

Summary:
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seasonality
Boulder and Unknown
Access Issues: inherited from Castle Hill Basin

Some areas are part of Kura Tawhiti Conservation Reserve and managed by the DOC, others are private property.

For access to the main Castle Hill area, you can park in the lot available for the Castle Hill Park which contains some walking trails. These walking trails will also take you to Quantum Field or Spittle Hill. This is one of the easiest areas to get up and get going unless you want to fit in a good hike.

If you want access to Flock Hill, Dry Valley or Cave Stream, take a 10 minute drive further north along 73 to park at the Cave Stream Park area. There will be an obvious park sign. You will then need to take a bit of a hike to get where you need to go.

RouteGradeStyleSelected ascents
1 NO.1 V0 Boulder
2 NO.2 V0 Boulder
3 NO.3 VE Unknown
4 NO.7 VE Unknown
5 NO.11 V0 Boulder
6 NO.12 VE Unknown
7 NO.13 V1 Boulder
8 NO.14 V4 Boulder
9 NO.15 V3 Boulder
10 NO.16 V2 Boulder
11 NO.17 VM Unknown
12 NO.18 VE Unknown
13 NO.19 VE Unknown
14 NO.20 VE Unknown
15 NO.21 VE Unknown
16 Dune V1 Boulder
17 NO.23 VE Unknown
18 NO.24 V1 Boulder
19 NO.26 V1 Boulder
20 NO.27 VE Unknown
21 NO.28 V2 Boulder
22 NO.29 VM Unknown
23 Resonance V3 Boulder
24 Morphosis V3 Boulder
25 The Tzar V6 Boulder
26 NO.33 V0 Boulder
27 ** Anguish V2 Boulder
28 * Beef Patrol V3 Boulder
29 NO.37 V1 Boulder
30 NO.39 VE Unknown
31 NO.41 VM Unknown
32 NO.42 V1 Boulder
33 NO.43 V1 Boulder
34 Bushido V3 Boulder
35 NO.50 V3 Boulder
36 NO.51 VM Unknown
37 NO.52 V1 Boulder
38 NO.53 VM Unknown
39 NO.54 V0 Boulder
40 NO.56 VE Unknown
41 NO.57 V1 Boulder
42 NO.58 V0 Boulder

2. Index by grade

Grade Stars Name Style
V0 NO.1 Boulder
NO.11 Boulder
NO.2 Boulder
NO.33 Boulder
NO.54 Boulder
NO.58 Boulder
V1 Dune Boulder
NO.13 Boulder
NO.24 Boulder
NO.26 Boulder
NO.37 Boulder
NO.42 Boulder
NO.43 Boulder
NO.52 Boulder
NO.57 Boulder
V2 ** Anguish Boulder
NO.16 Boulder
NO.28 Boulder
V3 * Beef Patrol Boulder
Bushido Boulder
Morphosis Boulder
NO.15 Boulder
NO.50 Boulder
Resonance Boulder
V4 NO.14 Boulder
V6 The Tzar Boulder
VE NO.12 Unknown
NO.18 Unknown
NO.19 Unknown
NO.20 Unknown
NO.21 Unknown
NO.23 Unknown
NO.27 Unknown
NO.3 Unknown
NO.39 Unknown
NO.56 Unknown
NO.7 Unknown
VM NO.17 Unknown
NO.29 Unknown
NO.41 Unknown
NO.51 Unknown
NO.53 Unknown