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1. Wanaka 285 routes in Region

Summary:
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seasonality
Sport, Boulder and other styles

Long/Lat: 169.064675, -44.682772

1.1. Little Big Wall 6 routes in Area

Summary:
Unknown, Sport and Trad

1.2. The Tombstone 7 routes in Area

Summary:
Mostly Sport

Long/Lat: 168.965065, -44.654415

1.3. Crackhouse 3 routes in Sector

Summary:
Trad and Sport
Description:

Implied in the name there are some cracks to climb along with an assortment of good bolted routes

1.4. The Main Cliff 10 routes in Area

Summary:
Trad and Sport

Long/Lat: 168.963336, -44.653664

1.5. The Cutting 9 routes in Area

Summary:
Mostly Sport

1.6. Sunnyside 16 routes in Area

Summary:
Unknown, Sport and Trad

1.7. The Diamond 12 routes in Area

Summary:
Unknown, Sport and Trad

1.8. Riverside 22 routes in Area

Summary:
Mostly Sport

Long/Lat: 168.953805, -44.657783

1.9. Roadside Attraction 17 routes in Area

Summary:
Sport, Unknown and Trad

Long/Lat: 168.949371, -44.650678

Description:

Excellent

Approach:

A couple of hundred metres down the road from riverside . There is a car park on the right, directly opposite the crag. The toilet is towards the river .. in the willows.

1.10. The Alcove 11 routes in Area

Summary:
Unknown and Sport

1.11. Motatapu 1 route in Area

Summary:
All Unknown

1.12. Phoebe Creek 2 routes in Area

Summary:
Sport and Unknown

1.13. Kai Whaka Pai Crag 18 routes in Area

Summary:
Sport, Unknown and Trad

1.14. Farside 19 routes in Area

Summary:
Sport, Unknown and Trad

Long/Lat: 168.948205, -44.653674

Approach:

Park across from Roadside Attraction, follow the well defined track along the deer fence, keep going past The Alcove until the track leads you to Farside, can't miss it. 10-15min walk.

1.15. The Hangover 2 routes in Area

Summary:
Sport and Unknown

1.16. West Wanaka Scrabble wall 2 routes in Area

Summary:
All Unknown

1.17. Top Boulder 2 routes in Area

Summary:
All Unknown

1.18. Road End 0 routes in Area

1.19. Cattleyard Crag 0 routes in Area

1.20. Pencil Dick Wall 4 routes in Area

Summary:
Sport and Unknown

1.21. Track Side 0 routes in Area

1.22. Jimmy Cliff 0 routes in Area

1.23. Delta View 0 routes in Area

1.24. The Engine Block 1 route in Area

Summary:
All Unknown

1.25. Mt Iron 28 routes in Area

Summary:
Mostly Sport

Long/Lat: 169.169149, -44.689965

Description:

Generally derided by visitors this area isnt actually too bad. There are some hidden gems and the rock lends itself to slopers, interesting holds and moves. The rock can also be friable, dirty and covered in pigeon poo. Generally steep and away from the mountains it is often dry when all else is wet.

Approach:

Via the residential neighbourhood on the way to Alberttown or walk around the base of Mt Iron from near Puzzling World

1.25.1. Ironside 13 routes in Area

Summary:
Mostly Sport
Description:

Referred to as "Ironside" in the Wanaka guide book. Take the walking track through the estate and turn right for about 50metres then left up to cliff. Climbs described left to right.

1.25.2. The next best thing 14 routes in Area

Summary:
All Sport
Description:

From the access gate walk slightly right then up to the crag

Approach:

2 min

1.25.3. Middle Curtain 0 routes in Unknown

Description:

Steep and some loose rock

1.25.4. Iron Curtain 1 route in Area

Summary:
All Unknown
Description:

Walk past iron side then under middle curtain and up

1.26. Lakeside Boulder 15 routes in Area

Summary:
All Boulder

1.27. Luggate Boulders 43 routes in Area

Summary:
All Boulder

1.27.1. Roadside Boulder 11 routes in Area

Summary:

1.28. Hospital Flat Boulders 2 routes in Area

Summary:
All Boulder

1.28.1. Warm Up Boulder 2 routes in Area

Summary:

1.29. Glendhu Bay Boulders 4 routes in Area

Summary:
All Boulder

1.29.1. Scorched Earth Boulders 0 routes in Area

1.29.2. X-Rock Boulder 0 routes in Area

1.29.3. The Spaceship Boulder 2 routes in Area

Summary:

1.29.4. Broken Tooth Boulder 0 routes in Area

1.29.5. Rampage Boulder 0 routes in Area

1.29.6. Cosmos Boulder 0 routes in Area

1.29.7. The Egg Boulder 0 routes in Area

1.29.8. Overlook Boulder 0 routes in Area

1.29.9. The Diamond 0 routes in Area

1.29.10. Bay Boulders East 2 routes in Area

Summary:

1.29.11. Bay Boulders West 0 routes in Area

1.30. Sharon Stone 4 routes in Area

Summary:
Sport and Unknown

1.31. Warm Leatherette Buttress 4 routes in Area

Summary:
Sport and Unknown

1.32. The Garden Bar 5 routes in Area

Summary:
Unknown and Sport

1.33. Whale watching wall 3 routes in Area

Summary:
Sport and Trad
Description:

did through bracken then up old fixed rope to airy belay ledge

1.34. Bakehouse 10 routes in Sector

Summary:
All Sport
Description:

A good beginner to intermediate area with easy access

1.35. Icehouse 3 routes in Sector

Summary:
All Sport
Description:

Small shady cliff with a few nice climbs and good rock quality. It is a cool place to climb on hot day