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Table of contents

1. Wall of Fate 28 routes in Sector

Trad and Sport

Long/Lat: 175.687483, -38.286062

Access Issues: inherited from Waipapa

Pipeline Wall, Cracks Wall, Lakeside Wall and Carpark Wall are currently CLOSED for climbing. Do not climb on these cliffs.

RouteGradeStyleSelected ascents
1 Lost Art

Start form the belay bolt 2m left of Spatacus. Thin trad climbing.

FA: Bryce Martin, 2012

23 Trad 12m
2 Spartacas

Start 15m Left of Wolverine. Start on dirt ledge. Mve up blocky rib feature to the top of the pinnacle. Up the slab using the offset crack.

FA: Jamie Baron, 2012

21 Sport 16m
3 ** Wolverine

Awesome sustained climbing on edges and pockets. Crux is at the top.

FA: Jamie Baron, 2012

26 Sport 20m, 7
4 The Root

FA: DaveGarrity,CraigMartin,ElsieLemordant, 2000

18 Trad 25m
5 * No Country For Young Men

An adventure. Up and right from the start of The Root, then a committed move rightwards will establish you in the wide groove (crux). Jam your way up the crack to the pine tree, sling it, then climb the right side of the tree until you can regain the rock. Continue up past the next tree following the right-hand crack system (don't escape left to The Root anchors), until you reach a single bolt just below the DBC anchor. Take a wide range of cams, nuts and slings. You can rap off on a 60m rope.

FFA: Bryce Martin

18 Mixed 33m, 1
6 * Breaking Point

The arete immediately left of BB.

FA: Bryce Martin, 2012

22 Sport 15m
7 * Billy Bold

Climb the face until you reach the crack on the left side of the pillar. Climb the crack to a bolted belay on top of the pillar.

FA: Bryce Martin, Craig Martin, 2000

17 Trad 8m
8 ** Quarry Climbing

Climb the face to the right until you reach the crack on the right side of the BB pillar. Same anchors as BB.

FA: Bryce Martin

FFA: 2000

19 Mixed 8m, 2
9 * Real Rock

Starts from ledge above the track. Climb the corner before moving onto the left arete and climbing to the ledge. Head up right facing corner to a semi-detached flake. Follow the crack as it steepens past 2 bolts. Double bolt anchor.

FA: Dave Garrity

FFA: 2000

21 Mixed 20m, 2
10 Sidewinder

Up the outside of the detached pillar. Climb the twin cracks until stepping left onto the front of the pillar past a bolt. Head slightly left past more bolts to the top of the pillar.

FA: Kevin Barratt, 1999

18 Mixed 22m, 4
11 Penny Lane 19 Trad 25m
12 * Finger of Fate

P1: (10m Gear) Climb the corner below the tree and then another corner to the base of the pillar. P2: (8m, Bolts) Climb the chimney on the right side of the pillar. Same belay as Sidewinder.

FA: Kevin Barratt, 1999

17 Trad 18m 2
13 * Perfect Light

Start as for FOF but head right from the first ledge up the face and thin crack towards the hanging corner. Head back left to the anchor via the steep face and wide crack.

FA: Kevin Barratt, 2001

21 Mixed 25m, 5
14 * Lats Rule Thinking

Starts up the middle of the face just right of FOF. Mixed route. Hard technical climbing for the first 3 bolts. Move right to climb left facing corner. Above this gear is needed.

FA: Bryce,Bryce Martin, 2001

23 Mixed 25m, 9
15 * Scavenger

Mixed route. Start right of LRT. Head up the face drifting slightly right through small overlap. Stay just left of the arete.

FA: Cliff Ellery, 2001

24 Mixed 25m, 9
16 ** Robin

Head up the left side of the scoop before heading right under the roof then mantle. Anchors are on the ledge above.

FA: Aaron Ford, 2000

23 Sport 18m, 7
17 * Batman

Up the right side of the scoop. Tricky start bulge leads to small holds. Join Robin on the ledge.

FA: Aaron Ford, 2001

27 Sport 12m, 6
18 * Theropod

The multiple pod feature to the right of Batman.

FA: Jamie Baron, 2012

27 Sport 12m, 6
19 Yoda

Bolted route right of Therapod. Starts right of the access track. Straightforward climbing until bouldery crux.

FA: Jamie Baron, 2012

25 Sport 12m
20 Fossil Free Zone 23 Sport 18m
21 * Name Game

This is the first route found right of Yoda up on a narrow pine needle ledge. Chain link hangers up slab into an awkward corner.

FA: Bryce Martin, 2001

21 Sport 10m, 7
22 * Lock 'n' Load

Heads straight up the centre of the wall right of NG. Tricky start to exciting finish.

FA: Aaron Ford, 2000

24 Sport 10m, 4
23 Lock 'n' Rock

High step start to fingery moves heading right. Once good holds reached head straight up to ledge. Off ledge move right to finish at same anchors as LnL.

FA: Aaron Ford, 2000

25 Sport 10m, 5
24 Stealing Dad's Rack

Corner right of LnR. Finish over triangular block. Double bolt anchor.

FA: Craig Martin, 2001

17 Trad 10m
25 Its Not the Size

Start to the right of the corner. Over the bulge. Double bolt anchor.

FA: Phil Goss, 2001

21 Sport 6m, 3
26 * Grit Pike Thin

Up the slab with 1 bolt for protection. Into the corner and follow it to the top.

FA: Dave Garrity, 2000

19 Trad 10m
27 Forever 22 in the Gym

Starts from the right hand end of the ledge. Follow crack feature to the right of GPT.

FA: Doug Anderson, 2006

18 Trad 10m
28 Natural Progression 25 Sport 15m

2. Index by grade

Grade Stars Name Style
17 * Billy Bold Trad 8m
* Finger of Fate Trad 18m 2
Stealing Dad's Rack Trad 10m
18 Forever 22 in the Gym Trad 10m
* No Country For Young Men Mixed 33m, 1
Sidewinder Mixed 22m, 4
The Root Trad 25m
19 * Grit Pike Thin Trad 10m
Penny Lane Trad 25m
** Quarry Climbing Mixed 8m, 2
21 Its Not the Size Sport 6m, 3
* Name Game Sport 10m, 7
* Perfect Light Mixed 25m, 5
* Real Rock Mixed 20m, 2
Spartacas Sport 16m
22 * Breaking Point Sport 15m
23 Fossil Free Zone Sport 18m
* Lats Rule Thinking Mixed 25m, 9
Lost Art Trad 12m
** Robin Sport 18m, 7
24 * Lock 'n' Load Sport 10m, 4
* Scavenger Mixed 25m, 9
25 Lock 'n' Rock Sport 10m, 5
Natural Progression Sport 15m
Yoda Sport 12m
26 ** Wolverine Sport 20m, 7
27 * Batman Sport 12m, 6
* Theropod Sport 12m, 6