Use this Region Guide to easily find and compare Crags.

Table of contents

1. Port Hills 1,435 routes in Region

Summary:
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seasonality
Mostly Unknown

Long/Lat: 172.696118, -43.609347

1.1. Transmitter Crag 12 routes in Unknown

Summary:
All Sport
Description:

Sport crag near the Sign of the Kiwi with about 80 bolted routes from 8 to 15m high( 2 are 23 m high ) Sheltered from sun and wind by trees at base of crag. A fantastic crag on a hot day ! More info at NZAC page: http://climbnz.org.nz/nz/si/canterbury/port-hills/transmitter-crag

1.2. Farm Park 77 routes in Area

Summary:
All Unknown

1.2.1. Right Side 52 routes in Area

Summary:

1.2.2. The Head Wall 8 routes in Area

Summary:

1.2.3. Left Side 17 routes in Area

Summary:

1.3. Breeze Bay 22 routes in Area

Summary:
All Unknown

1.3.1. West Crag 5 routes in Area

Summary:

1.3.2. Left East Crag 8 routes in Area

Summary:

1.3.3. Right East Crag 9 routes in Area

Summary:

1.4. Black Wall 30 routes in Area

Summary:
All Unknown

1.4.1. Little Cliffs 6 routes in Area

Summary:

1.4.2. Main Cliff 18 routes in Area

Summary:

1.4.3. West Wall 6 routes in Area

Summary:

1.5. Jane Fonda 40 routes in Cliff

Summary:
All Unknown

Long/Lat: 172.780854, -43.594674

Description:

About 25 - 35 meters tall on good rock with routes ranging from about 16 to 25

1.5.1. Dan Wall 1 route in Area

Summary:

1.5.2. Main Cliff 27 routes in Area

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1.5.3. Left Wall 6 routes in Area

Summary:

1.5.4. Wobbly Wall 4 routes in Area

Summary:

1.5.5. West Wall 2 routes in Area

Summary:

1.6. Evans Pass 24 routes in Area

Summary:
All Unknown

1.7. Punk Rock 40 routes in Area

Summary:
All Unknown

1.8. Coalditz 17 routes in Area

Summary:
All Unknown

1.8.1. Main Crag 13 routes in Area

Summary:

1.8.2. Asteroid Wall 4 routes in Area

Summary:

1.9. Crag X Area 28 routes in Area

Summary:
All Unknown

1.9.1. Crag X 24 routes in Area

Summary:

1.9.2. Crag W 3 routes in Area

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1.9.3. Crag V 1 route in Area

Summary:

1.10. Barnett Park 44 routes in Area

Summary:
Mostly Sport

Long/Lat: 172.734742, -43.573803

1.10.1. The Buttress 2 routes in Area

Summary:
All Sport

1.10.2. The Gully 1 route in Area

Summary:
All Sport

1.10.3. The Superbowl 27 routes in Area

Summary:
Mostly Sport

1.10.4. Leech Wall 13 routes in Area

Summary:
All Sport

1.10.5. The Cave 1 route in Unknown

Summary:
All Sport

Long/Lat: 172.733729, -43.576311

Description:

Hardest Crag in New Zealand. Routes ranging from 26 to 34

1.11. Wunderbar 12 routes in Area

Summary:
All Unknown

1.12. Three Sisters 88 routes in Area

Summary:
All Unknown

1.12.1. The Baby Brother 8 routes in Area

Summary:

1.12.2. Trackside Cliff 3 routes in Area

Summary:

1.12.3. The Twisted Sister 33 routes in Area

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1.12.4. The Middle Sister 38 routes in Area

Summary:

1.12.5. The Ugly Sister 6 routes in Area

Summary:

1.13. Lyttelton Rock 98 routes in Area

Summary:
Mostly Unknown

1.13.1. Main Cliff 69 routes in Area

Summary:
Mostly Unknown

1.13.2. The Thunderdome 20 routes in Area

Summary:
Mostly Unknown

1.13.3. Ataturk Wall 9 routes in Area

Summary:
All Unknown

1.14. Lyttelton Rock (duplicate - see South Island / Port Hills) 63 routes in Area

Summary:
All Unknown

1.15. Cattlestop Crag 73 routes in Crag

Summary:
Unknown, Trad and Sport

Long/Lat: 172.722397, -43.584265

Description:

Accessible roadside crag with many short sport climbs, along with trad climbs. Wide variety of grades to suit beginners as well. Sectors and climbs arranged by proximity from carpark i.e. right to left

Approach:

The simplest approach is to park on the carpark near the cattlestop on Summit Rd. A few minutes walking along a track gets you to the crag.

1.15.1. Shimmering Jelly Wall 22 routes in Sector

Summary:
Mostly Unknown

Long/Lat: 172.721897, -43.585898

1.15.2. Merlin Wall 14 routes in Sector

Summary:
Mostly Unknown

Long/Lat: 172.722335, -43.585276

1.15.3. Solar Wall 11 routes in Sector

Summary:
All Unknown

Long/Lat: 172.722588, -43.584616

1.15.4. Colour Wall 4 routes in Sector

Summary:
All Unknown

1.15.5. Footwear Wall 9 routes in Sector

Summary:
Unknown and Sport

Long/Lat: 172.722622, -43.583935

Description:

An easy wall suitable for beginners

1.15.6. Surgical Strike Wall 6 routes in Sector

Summary:
Mostly Unknown

Long/Lat: 172.722463, -43.582660

1.16. Mt Pleasant 92 routes in Area

Summary:
Mostly Unknown

Long/Lat: 172.722368, -43.588789

1.16.1. Left Cliff 49 routes in Area

Summary:
Mostly Unknown

1.16.2. Right Cliff 43 routes in Area

Summary:
All Unknown

1.17. Britten Crags 233 routes in Area

Summary:
Mostly Unknown

1.17.1. The Zoo 23 routes in Area

Summary:
All Unknown

1.17.2. The Shelf 22 routes in Area

Summary:
Mostly Unknown

1.17.3. Tiger Wall 20 routes in Area

Summary:
Mostly Unknown

1.17.4. The Alcove 32 routes in Area

Summary:
Mostly Unknown

1.17.5. Angel Face (+Winter Wall +Shit Buttress) 37 routes in Area

Summary:
Mostly Unknown

1.17.6. Hitchhiker Wall 7 routes in Area

Summary:
All Unknown

1.17.7. The Roofs 18 routes in Area

Summary:
All Unknown

1.17.8. The Caves 12 routes in Area

Summary:
All Unknown

1.17.9. Cabbage Tree Wall 8 routes in Area

Summary:
All Unknown

1.17.10. Spyglass Wall 10 routes in Area

Summary:
All Unknown

1.17.11. Gorse Wall 25 routes in Area

Summary:
All Unknown

1.17.12. Flax Wall 6 routes in Area

Summary:
All Unknown

1.17.13. Couch Potato's Wall 9 routes in Area

Summary:
All Unknown

1.17.14. Bargain Basement 4 routes in Area

Summary:
All Unknown

1.18. Britten Crag (duplicate - see South Island / Port Hills) 58 routes in Area

Summary:
All Unknown

1.18.1. Tiger Wall 13 routes in Area

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1.18.2. The Alcove 30 routes in Area

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1.18.3. Angel Face 15 routes in Area

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1.18.4. Winter Wall 0 routes in Area

1.18.5. The Caves 0 routes in Area

1.18.6. Cabbage Tree Wall 0 routes in Area

1.19. Paraglider 13 routes in Area

Summary:
All Unknown

1.20. The Tors 36 routes in Area

Summary:
Mostly Unknown

1.21. Castle Rock 183 routes in Area

Summary:
Mostly Unknown

Long/Lat: 172.703439, -43.591902

1.21.1. Doctor Rock Buttress 8 routes in Area

Summary:
All Unknown

1.21.2. The Blackboard 8 routes in Area

Summary:
All Unknown

1.21.3. Bastion Face 8 routes in Area

Summary:
All Unknown

1.21.4. Watchtower Face 6 routes in Area

Summary:
All Unknown

1.21.5. Barbican Wall 20 routes in Area

Summary:
All Unknown

1.21.6. Cannonball Gully 10 routes in Area

Summary:
All Unknown

1.21.7. The Corbels 12 routes in Area

Summary:
Mostly Unknown

1.21.8. Curtain Wall 6 routes in Area

Summary:
All Unknown

1.21.9. Gargoyle Wall 15 routes in Area

Summary:
Mostly Unknown

1.21.10. The Keep 12 routes in Area

Summary:
Mostly Unknown

1.21.11. The Outlier 3 routes in Area

Summary:
All Unknown

1.21.12. Hellfire Gully 16 routes in Area

Summary:
All Unknown

1.21.13. The Ziggurat 4 routes in Area

Summary:
All Unknown

1.21.14. The Palisades 33 routes in Area

Summary:
All Unknown

1.21.15. The Battlements 20 routes in Area

Summary:
Mostly Unknown

1.21.16. The Redoubt 2 routes in Area

Summary:
All Unknown

1.22. Rapaki Rock 31 routes in Area

Summary:
Mostly Unknown

1.23. Huntsbury 33 routes in Area

Summary:
All Unknown

1.24. Albert Tce 34 routes in Area

Summary:
Mostly Unknown

Long/Lat: 172.657897, -43.571773

1.24.1. West Side of the Canyon 24 routes in Area

Summary:
Mostly Unknown

1.24.2. East Side of the Canyon 10 routes in Area

Summary:
All Unknown

1.25. Gibraltar 14 routes in Area

Summary:
All Unknown

Long/Lat: 172.613963, -43.660493

1.26. Minor Crags 34 routes in Area

Summary:
Mostly Unknown

Long/Lat: 172.649190, -43.604452

1.26.1. Shag Rock 4 routes in Area

Summary:
All Unknown

1.26.2. Hammerton 4 routes in Area

Summary:
All Unknown

1.26.3. Sumner Blvd 6 routes in Area

Summary:
All Unknown

1.26.4. Sugarloaf 3 routes in Area

Summary:
All Unknown

Long/Lat: 172.649188, -43.604446

1.26.5. Coopers Knob 2 routes in Area

Summary:
All Unknown

1.26.6. King Park 2 routes in Area

Summary:
All Unknown

1.26.7. Mt Vernon 2 routes in Area

Summary:
All Unknown

1.26.8. Boulder Bay 2 routes in Area

Summary:
All Unknown

1.26.9. Godley Head 4 routes in Area

Summary:
Unknown and Aid

1.26.10. Valley of Swallows 5 routes in Area

Summary:
All Unknown

1.27. one tree crag, Sumner 1 route in Area

Summary:
All Unknown

1.28. EQC 5 routes in Boulder

Summary:
All Boulder

Long/Lat: 172.637292, -43.531304

Description:

EQC bouldering problems

Approach:

Identical all over the city, if you're lucky you may have one in your back yard.