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Description

A great sector with two distinct walls. The limestone is generally good quality. In winter the wall gets great sun in the afternoon, but ice cold in the morning. Certainly a nice place to finish the day. In summer, morning is the charm.

Access issues inherited from The Airstrip

Private Land.

Please observe the NZAC sign posted at the entrance to the farm. A $5 donation is suggested for bouldering trips.

Approach

Walk past the skyline boulders and follow the single-track that tends left along the ridge line.

Ethic inherited from The Airstrip

No Chipping. Chalk is OK.

Routes

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FA: John Newby & Richard Knorf

Up left arete.

Cruxy sequency up crack, tend left at finish.

Dyno from massive jug to lower topout.

Distinctive crack to blank face.

FA: John Newby

Tends right to arete.

Very obvious chimney. Descend via cave at back (pops out at the base of 'Topin Crack')

Face between 'Shimmey's Chimney' and 'Topin Crack'.

Lay back and crucify yourself to the top. Top out left.

Traverse left from 'Topin Crack' to 'Shimmey's Chimney'. Use the small footers from 'Crucify Yourself' for hands.

Clear crack:

  • Easiest climbed as a layback, using fantastic jugs deep in the crack.
  • Provides more of a challenge if climbed with jamming.

Topout right and descend via cave.

Climb the flowstone to crack. Taller people can reach lefthand jug when standing on the flowstone. Topout and descend via cave.

Layback crack. Tend right to smaller holds with a challenging topout.

FA: John Newby

Dynamic sit start from mono to sloped rail. Finish as per 'Golden Shower'.

FA: Dave Rogers

Same as 'Golden Shower Direct', merely done statically.

FA: Matt Lewis

FA: Rich Kersel

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