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Access issues inherited from Hospital Flat

Hospital Flat is conservation area administered by the Department of Conservation.

Ethic inherited from Hospital Flat

Some confusing ethics have resulted in bolted cracks. This is largely a sport venue.


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23 The System Trad 10m

Committing moves to a fixed pin, then traverse up and right.

17 Mud Wiggle Trad 10m

The left trending crack

20 ** Felines of Rata Sport 10m, 3

Short and gnarly

14 ** Pennywise Trad 10m

A scrubby crack.

20 Don't call me shorty Sport 10m, 2

But it is a short route. Climb the slab

20 ** Senstra Dextra Trad 20m

Start off the ramp at the thin crack, then traverse right to another crack, which leads through the overlap. Traverse right below a roof to the anchor. The cracks take good natural pro, but take care with placements - some stunning groundfalls have occurred here.

FA: Calum Hudson


Start Sensa Dextra and climb straight up the crack without traversing, then through the overlap.


Start Sensa Dextra and climb straight up the crack without traversing, then through the overlap

20 Direct Approach Trad 20m

...or a courageous approach. Start below the twin cracks to join Sensa Dextra.

14 ** The Big Corner Trad 17m

Climb the corner, then move left along the big flake.

18 ** Bang My Drum Sport 20m, 4

Left hand side of the arete and wall.

17 ** Headbangers Arete Sport 20m

This is a classic sharp arete, with fairly sustained climbing up nicely textured rocks. All bolts are well-spaced. Some holds are a little shiny from use.

FA: murray ball

18 * After Burner Sport 14m

A forced contrivance. Start Headbangers Arete then climb right on the knobbly wall.

FA: chris hughes

23 ** Thin and Germanic Mixed 15m, 3

Thin moves up the face to finish either in the wide crack or up Wasted on the Wing.

14 * Wasted On the Wing Trad 15m

Climb the diagonal crack up and left.

18 * Straight Up The Face Sport 15m, 4

Start Wasted on the Wing but continue straight up the wall. It's a long way to the first bolt.

20 The Visionary Trad 20m

Left of 'Do I Have To?'. Starts up face in corner using Quartz edges, hand crack, head left into chimney and top out to use same anchors as 'Do I Have To?'.

FA: Ian.Grabowski & Diego Le Chan

13 * Do I Have To Sport 12m
12 Quite Nifty Sport 20m

FA: Ed Nepia

12 Mainly Trampling Sport 10m

A short one to help spread out the crowds.


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