Kinloch Crag (K1) Right Hand end Rock climbing14 routes in cliff
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Kinloch (K1) is not a very large crag with just over a dozen routes in total, however it offers a great days climbing with easy access and supurb easy to moderate climbs. It gets the sun late morning so in winter the afternoon is best while in summer you can spend the afternoon swimming after a mornings climbing. The rock is riolite and very solid and the routes are generally all high quality.
Once you have reach the settlement of Kinloch drive straight past the golf course veering slightly right onto Marina Terrace then left down Ketha Place. Park you car at the far end of Ketha place. The crag is a 1 minutes walk from here, or alternately you can walk in from the water front and follow the walking track in
Climbing first started at Kinloch in October 1991 when Mark Jones along with others based at the Tihoi Venture school started to develop the area. The crag has been developed with an effort to minimise the visual and physical impact of climbing. Native trees have been preserved and naked bolts used on the most visible parts of the cliff
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