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Table of contents

1. Lake Waipapa 71 routes in Crag

Summary:
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seasonality
Sport, Trad and other styles

Long/Lat: 175.686815, -38.292046

1.1. Main Cliff 43 routes in Cliff

Summary:
Sport, Trad and Top Rope

1.1.1. Far Left Wall 3 routes in Cliff

Summary:
All Sport
Description:

Wall on the far left at the end of the track

Approach:

Walk left from the main cliff through a little gully.

RouteGradeStyleSelected ascents
1 Utopia

FA: Jamie Baron

26Sport 20m
2 Immortality

FA: Jamie Baron

28Sport 20m
3 ** Honey Bee

Mantle the low ledge then head up and across the slab to corner. Transition from corner to face then climb the face to the belay.

FA: Jamie Baron

18Sport 25m

1.1.2. Millenium Wall 9 routes in Area

Summary:
Trad, Sport and Top Rope
RouteGradeStyleSelected ascents
1 Sex Kitten

Climb the bulges to the ledge. Crux is the steep bulge about the ledge. Then progresses through easier ground to a steep finish on large holds.

FA: David Hood

24Sport 28m
2 * Super C Ellery

Start up 'RotoVegas' then veer left up the face. Sequency with a powerful finish.

FA: Dave Hood, Martyn Owen, 2001

26Mixed 30m, 6
3 * RotoVegas

Start in short corner crack, veer left into right crack. Cruxes are at bolts.

FA: Cliff Ellery, Bryce Martin, 2001

25Mixed 30m, 2
RouteGradeStyleSelected ascents
4 *** Millenium Madness

Obvious corner crack and roof system. Climb the finger crack around both of the roofs to the belay.

FA: Bryce Martin, Kevin Barratt, Jo McMurray, 2000

18Trad 15m
5 Mid Year Madness

The continuation of 'Millennium Madness'. Climb through the roof with good hold on the lip. follow thin crack and arete to tree belay at the top.

FA: Cliff Ellery, Kevin Barratt, 2000

24Mixed 25m, 2
6 ** Sun Dried Tomatoes

Follow the bolts right, then head straight up at the third bolt.

FA: Martyn Owen, Nick Adams, 2000

22Sport 15m, 5
7 Ring Them Bells

Clear line following the bolts.

FA: Bryce Martin, 2000

17Sport 15m, 6
8 Dogs Breakfast

Most right hand line of bolts. Climb the arete.

FA: Andrew Whitmore, 2003

18Sport 17m, 7
9 Madness direct

The thin seam to the right of the corner. A bit of a squeeze route but some nice fingers moves

20Top rope 15m

1.1.3. The Arch 9 routes in Area

Summary:
Sport and Trad
RouteGradeStyleSelected ascents
1 * Seattle Rain

Balancy moves to the crack. Step out into the overhand and mantle into the ledge of the first belay of 'Mortality'

FA: Kelly Cudworth & Bryce Martin, 2002

22Sport 8m, 5
2 * Popeye

Pitch 1 [23, 13m, 5 bolts]: Climb wall and arete. Easier after 3rd bolt and moves left at 5th bolt to belay.

Pitch 2 [22, 17m, 6 bolts]: Follow 'Mortality' till 2nd bolt then move right onto slab. Follow slab to roof. Gain large hold then easy climbing leads to final belay of 'Mortality'.

Climbing with half or two ropes advised as it can then be done in a single pitch. Still large amounts of drag if done in two pitches on a single.

FA: Martyn Owen, Andrew Whitmore, Florian Baffie, 2000

23Sport 30m, 11
3 * Mortality

Pitch 1 [17, 15m, 6 bolts]: Climb to the 4th bolt of 'The Arches'. Traverse left past 2 bolts and onto belay past next arete.

Pitch 2 [22, 16m, 7 bolts]: Climb straight up the slab past 3 bolts to the large flake. Follow right side of flake to groove above. Follow groove to belay.

FA: Kevin Barratt and Jan Wasey, 2001

22Sport 31m, 13
4 *** The Arches

Climb the corner past 3 bolts then gain the face. Follow the bolts to a traverse right. Gain the ledge for a belay. Crux at start and finish.

FA: Kevin Barratt, 2000

18Sport 35m, 13
5 ** Gauche mais pas Maladroit

Climb the crack/corner to the right of 'The Arches'. Follow the bolts straight up to belay below the roof.

FA: Nick Adams, Florian Baffie, 2000

18Sport 20m, 10
6 Three Steps to Heaven

Line directly below the finish of 'The Arches'. Tricky moves at many bolts. With a heart-breaker mantle finish.

FA: Martyn Owen, 2001

26Sport 25m, 8
7 Ben’s Big Day Out

Right of 'Three Steps to Heaven'. Get onto narrow belay ledge. Follow thin cracks (RP size) for 5m to next ledge. Follow bolts left and into next crack. Finish on belay of 'Fingers Crossed'.

FA: Martyn Owen , Andrew Whitmore, Ben Owen, 2001

20Mixed 22m, 3
8 * Fingers Crossed

Start is the same as 'Ben’s Big Day Out'. At ledge gain the handcrack. Follow crack till crux move onto bolt on left. Follow bolts to belay.

FA: Richard Knott, 2000

22Mixed 25m, 4
9 Game of Two Halves

Follow layback crack past 4 bolts. Continue up the arete. Move right and follow slab to belay.

FA: Marytn Owen, Fran Louder, 2002

27Sport 25m, 9

1.1.4. Wall of Fate 22 routes in Cliff

Summary:
Trad and Sport
RouteGradeStyleSelected ascents
1 The Root 18Trad 25m
2 * Billy Bold 17Trad 12m
3 ** Quarry Climbing 19Mixed 12m, 2
4 * Real Rock 21Mixed 25m, 2
5 Sidewinder 18Mixed 22m, 4
6 Penny Lane 19Trad 25m
7 * Finger of Fate 17Trad 25m
8 * Perfect Light 21Mixed 25m, 5
9 * Lats Rule Thinking 23Mixed 30m, 9
10 * Scavenger 24Mixed 30m, 9
11 ** Robin 23Sport 18m, 7
12 * Batman 27Sport 18m, 6
13 * Theropod 27Sport 18m
14 Fossil Free Zone 23Sport 18m
15 * Name Game 21Sport 20m, 7
16 * Lock 'n' Load 24Sport 10m, 4
17 Lock 'n' Rock 25Sport 10m, 5
18 Stealing Dad's Rack 17Trad 15m
19 Its Not the Size 20Sport 9m, 3
20 * Grit Pike Thin 19Trad 15m
21 Forever 22 in the Gym 18Trad 15m
22 Natural Progression 25Sport 15m

1.2. Galaxy Wall 17 routes in Area

Summary:
Sport and Trad
RouteGradeStyleSelected ascents
1 Doing it at Dawn 24Sport 20m
2 No Country for Old Men 24Sport 20m
3 Easy Lay 22Trad 20m
4 Hands Christian 23Sport 20m
5 Big Bird

Once you climb it you wont criticize the number of bolts.

18Sport 20m
6 Defiance 23Sport 25m, 8
7 Desperation 26Sport 25m
8 Short n Sweet 17Trad 10m
9 Dani 20Trad 10m
10 Hybrid Heavin 19Mixed 20m, 2
11 Handsome Julio 24Sport 20m
12 Handsome Julio Direct 28Sport 20m
13 Baby Driver 16Sport 20m
14 ** Star Gazer

FA: Richard Knott, 2001

18Sport 18m, 5
15 * Galaxy Grovel

FA: Richard Knott, 2001

21Sport 15m, 4
16 Twinkle Twinkle 14Sport 20m
17 TE6A 20Sport 20m, 5

1.3. Pipeline Wall 5 routes in Cliff

Summary:
All Trad
Approach:

Down river of the dam, the track intersects with this cliff face.

RouteGradeStyleSelected ascents
1 * Millennium Ways 19Trad 10m
2 Carless Days 19Mixed 10m, 2
3 The Grimm Reaper 19Trad 18m
4 Wiggle Wiggle 20Trad 30m
5 ** Synergy 20Trad 28m

1.4. Crack Wall 0 routes in Cliff

Description:

WALL CURRENTLY CLOSED.

1.5. The Car Park Wall 3 routes in Area

Summary:
All Unknown
Description:

There is NO climbing on the cliffs near the car park or power station. To ensure access to the other cliffs in the area, please do not climb on these cliffs.

RouteGradeStyleSelected ascents
1 Rays Crack 23Unknown 15m
2 Birthday Girl 13Unknown 15m
3 Pretty in Pink 15Unknown 15m

1.6. Lakeside Wall 1 route in Area

Summary:
All Unknown
RouteGradeStyleSelected ascents
1 *** Industrial Action 22Unknown 22m

1.7. Graemes' Wall 2 routes in Cliff

Summary:
All Unknown
RouteGradeStyleSelected ascents
1 Fallen Angel 17Unknown 25m
2 Harvey The Wallbanger 21Unknown 20m

2. Index by grade

Grade Stars Name Style Area
13 Birthday Girl Unknown 15m 1.5. The Car Park Wall
14 Twinkle Twinkle Sport 20m 1.2. Galaxy Wall
15 Pretty in Pink Unknown 15m 1.5. The Car Park Wall
16 Baby Driver Sport 20m 1.2. Galaxy Wall
17 Ring Them Bells Sport 15m, 6 1.1.2. Millenium Wall
* Billy Bold Trad 12m 1.1.4. Wall of Fate
* Finger of Fate Trad 25m 1.1.4. Wall of Fate
Stealing Dad's Rack Trad 15m 1.1.4. Wall of Fate
Short n Sweet Trad 10m 1.2. Galaxy Wall
Fallen Angel Unknown 25m 1.7. Graemes' Wall
18 ** Honey Bee Sport 25m 1.1.1. Far Left Wall
Dogs Breakfast Sport 17m, 7 1.1.2. Millenium Wall
*** Millenium Madness Trad 15m 1.1.2. Millenium Wall
** Gauche mais pas Maladroit Sport 20m, 10 1.1.3. The Arch
*** The Arches Sport 35m, 13 1.1.3. The Arch
Forever 22 in the Gym Trad 15m 1.1.4. Wall of Fate
Sidewinder Mixed 22m, 4 1.1.4. Wall of Fate
The Root Trad 25m 1.1.4. Wall of Fate
Big Bird Sport 20m 1.2. Galaxy Wall
** Star Gazer Sport 18m, 5 1.2. Galaxy Wall
19 * Grit Pike Thin Trad 15m 1.1.4. Wall of Fate
Penny Lane Trad 25m 1.1.4. Wall of Fate
** Quarry Climbing Mixed 12m, 2 1.1.4. Wall of Fate
Hybrid Heavin Mixed 20m, 2 1.2. Galaxy Wall
Carless Days Mixed 10m, 2 1.3. Pipeline Wall
* Millennium Ways Trad 10m 1.3. Pipeline Wall
The Grimm Reaper Trad 18m 1.3. Pipeline Wall
20 Madness direct Top rope 15m 1.1.2. Millenium Wall
Ben’s Big Day Out Mixed 22m, 3 1.1.3. The Arch
Its Not the Size Sport 9m, 3 1.1.4. Wall of Fate
Dani Trad 10m 1.2. Galaxy Wall
TE6A Sport 20m, 5 1.2. Galaxy Wall
** Synergy Trad 28m 1.3. Pipeline Wall
Wiggle Wiggle Trad 30m 1.3. Pipeline Wall
21 * Name Game Sport 20m, 7 1.1.4. Wall of Fate
* Perfect Light Mixed 25m, 5 1.1.4. Wall of Fate
* Real Rock Mixed 25m, 2 1.1.4. Wall of Fate
* Galaxy Grovel Sport 15m, 4 1.2. Galaxy Wall
Harvey The Wallbanger Unknown 20m 1.7. Graemes' Wall
22 ** Sun Dried Tomatoes Sport 15m, 5 1.1.2. Millenium Wall
* Fingers Crossed Mixed 25m, 4 1.1.3. The Arch
* Mortality Sport 31m, 13 1.1.3. The Arch
* Seattle Rain Sport 8m, 5 1.1.3. The Arch
Easy Lay Trad 20m 1.2. Galaxy Wall
*** Industrial Action Unknown 22m 1.6. Lakeside Wall
23 * Popeye Sport 30m, 11 1.1.3. The Arch
Fossil Free Zone Sport 18m 1.1.4. Wall of Fate
* Lats Rule Thinking Mixed 30m, 9 1.1.4. Wall of Fate
** Robin Sport 18m, 7 1.1.4. Wall of Fate
Defiance Sport 25m, 8 1.2. Galaxy Wall
Hands Christian Sport 20m 1.2. Galaxy Wall
Rays Crack Unknown 15m 1.5. The Car Park Wall
24 Mid Year Madness Mixed 25m, 2 1.1.2. Millenium Wall
Sex Kitten Sport 28m 1.1.2. Millenium Wall
* Lock 'n' Load Sport 10m, 4 1.1.4. Wall of Fate
* Scavenger Mixed 30m, 9 1.1.4. Wall of Fate
Doing it at Dawn Sport 20m 1.2. Galaxy Wall
Handsome Julio Sport 20m 1.2. Galaxy Wall
No Country for Old Men Sport 20m 1.2. Galaxy Wall
25 * RotoVegas Mixed 30m, 2 1.1.2. Millenium Wall
Lock 'n' Rock Sport 10m, 5 1.1.4. Wall of Fate
Natural Progression Sport 15m 1.1.4. Wall of Fate
26 Utopia Sport 20m 1.1.1. Far Left Wall
* Super C Ellery Mixed 30m, 6 1.1.2. Millenium Wall
Three Steps to Heaven Sport 25m, 8 1.1.3. The Arch
Desperation Sport 25m 1.2. Galaxy Wall
27 Game of Two Halves Sport 25m, 9 1.1.3. The Arch
* Batman Sport 18m, 6 1.1.4. Wall of Fate
* Theropod Sport 18m 1.1.4. Wall of Fate
28 Immortality Sport 20m 1.1.1. Far Left Wall
Handsome Julio Direct Sport 20m 1.2. Galaxy Wall