Pocketed ignimbrite with four main crags: Castle Rock, Froggatt Edge, Sheridan Hills and Waipapa Dam. All have easy access, great climbing and there is something for everyone from grades 10 to 31.

Where to stay

Bryce’s Rockclimbing for backpacker accommodation, gear sales and rentals. Camping is also available in the grounds of Wharepapa South school for a small fee (payable at Bryce's).

Unlocated crags

This region has an unlocated crag! If you think you know where Lost Lagoon is located then please take a minute to locate it for the climbing community.

Locating crags gives you Karma points. Please contact us if you have any issues.

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