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Pump House wall

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Description

Behind the pump house

Climbs listed from right to left

Access issues inherited from Maungarei Springs

Please be sensible, respectable and safe, helmet wearing by both climbers and belayers is mandatory. Be considerate to other park users and residents of the area. Dogs are not allowed in the wetlands.

All climbs are on reserve land, Maungarei Springs Wetland is classified as Open Space – Informal Recreation Zone in the Auckland Unitary Plan. The original route developers have been joined by NZAC for managing the crag for recreational climbing in the reserve.

Park at the end of Barbarich Drive and it’s a short walking distance to the climbs. There is a toilet and drinking fountain in the reserve by Tephra Blvd.

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Originally established in 2009.

Routes

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Easily up to the overhanging bulge, hump and bump your way over the bulge and continue to the anchors.

Currently just two hangers for the anchor, suitable for top roping. Last climber will have to scramble to the top and walk off round the right.

FA: Grant Johnston, 30 Sep 2017

FA: Christian Gamst, 12 Aug 2018

Easy slab on small wires, leads to a bulge with a marginal cam to protect the crux.

FA: Steven McInally, 2009

Fun moves straight up the short slab into the slight overhang; powerful move to get past and your done.

Set by siva-blaize faalavaau

FA: 1 Jan 2019

Follow the drill hole to reach the ledge at top. The anchor shared among these routes is some meters back from the edge.

FA: Herman Voss, 2009

Up the blast hole to a ledge and steep face.

FA: Robert Scott, 2015

Up the drill hole to ledge, then move right and climb the buttress.

FA: Stephen McInally, 2009

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