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Climbing in this area is closed.

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There was recently a fire on the Port Hills, Christchurch, New Zealand. As a result, the area is closed until a rockfall assessment can be undertaken.

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Summary

Set in a lovely spot looking down over Lyttelton Harbour and Governors Bay. The crag is sunny until early afternoon, is sheltered from the southerly but not so if from the North-West.

Approach

Drive south from Sign of the Kiwi for 3 km. The Cliff is on the left and is clearly visible from car park. Walk uphill on the Crater Rim Track from car and join Ella's track which leads to base of cliff.

Routes

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Grade Route

A recently developed wall currently sporting four bolted routes. Names, grade, FAs unknown. Easy slab climbing likely in the 9-12 grade range.

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FA: Simon Courtois, 2022

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FA: Simon Courtois

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FA: Simon Courtois

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FA: Simon Courtois, 2013

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FA: Simon Courtois

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FA: Wendy & Simon Courtois, 2007

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FA: Tony Burnell, 2022

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Warning Fixed Gear: Missing 2 or more bolt hangers.

FA: Howie McGee, 2012

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Shares first bolt as Cold Ground before moving directly up above ledge. Crux fall could land you on ledge.

FA: Owain Scullion & Tom Stubbs, 2017

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FA: Dave Shotwell, 2008

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FA: Tony Burnell, Apr 2022

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Destroyed during the earthquakes.

FA: Simon Courtois, 2007

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FA: Simon Courtois, 2007

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FA: Simon Courtois, 2012

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FA: Owain Scullion & Tom Stubbs, 2016

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FA: Duncan Sherratt, 2012

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Cool route up overhang.

FA: Warrick Matheson, 2017

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Bouldery start on slopers to easier finish.

FA: Tony Burnell, 28 Mar 2019

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Climb under the overhang, squeeze out left, use crack system and follow line of bolts.

FA: Tony Burnell, 23 Nov 2018

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FA: Tony Burnell, 10 Mar 2019

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FA: Tony Burnell, 23 Nov 2018

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FA: Owen Davies, 2022

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FA: Tony Burnell, 14 Dec 2018

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Set: Grant Piper, 2018

FA: Tony Burnell, Nov 2018

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Start as for ‘XX’, after staple 3 step L into a short black groove, go up the groove & across the slab to the roof below the central groove, hard moves into & out of the groove to land on a ledge with an old lower off.

FA: Tony Burnell, 10 Apr 2022

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Start immediately right of Ground Zero, with a staple for the first bolt. Follow a line of FHs up a series of ledges to reach a hanging scoop. Surmount the morpho crux and continue easily to the Ground Zero anchor.

FA: David Jefferson, 15 Jul 2023

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FA: Grant Piper, 2017

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Start up ‘Ground Zero’ for the first three bolts then break left onto the blank wall.

FA: Tony Burnell, Mar 2022

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FA: Alexandria Natalia, 25 Dec 2018

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FA: Tony Burnell, 8 Dec 2018

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FA: Simon Courtois, 2018

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FA: Grant Piper, 2017

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FA: Grant Piper, 2017

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FA: Grant Piper, 2017

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