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Table of contents

1. North End 9 routes in Crag

All Sport

All climbs in this area have been CLOSED and bolts removed at the instigation of the Dept of Conservation for environmental reasons

Access Issues:

No longer applicable

Ethic: inherited from Paynes Ford

Mostly sport climbing with the occasional thread. Clearing vegetation is frowned upon and may lead to closures. Abseil or lower off: Don't walk to the top of cliffs as it trashes the vegetation.

RouteGradeStyleSelected ascents
1 Thelma 10Sport
2 Louise 10Sport
3 Big Sharks At Night 22Sport
4 Gangrene 25Sport
5 * Terror, Illness and Rebellion 18Sport
6 Zen Navigation 14Sport
7 Herbal Infusion 19Sport
8 * Checkmate 20Sport
9 ** The Darling Buds Of May 23Sport

2. Index by grade

Grade Stars Name Style
10 Louise Sport
Thelma Sport
14 Zen Navigation Sport
18 * Terror, Illness and Rebellion Sport
19 Herbal Infusion Sport
20 * Checkmate Sport
22 Big Sharks At Night Sport
23 ** The Darling Buds Of May Sport
25 Gangrene Sport