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Grade Route Gear style Popularity
Te Ika-a-Māui / The North Island Te Tai Tokerau / Northland Abbey Caves Wasp Town
V7 The Brian Wasp Town Massacre

Right hand on a an edge under roof and the left on a good edge. Head straight up for the groove.

FA: H Triebels, 2011

Boulder 5m
Te Ika-a-Māui / The North Island Te Tai Tokerau / Northland Mangawhai Heads
V6/7 The Seagull's Lunch

Up left face

FA: Michael Welson, 2005

Boulder
V7 Skidbladnir

Up face right of middle seam

FA: Michael Welson, 2005

Boulder
Te Ika-a-Māui / The North Island Tāmaki-makau-rau / Auckland Maungarei Springs Lakeside Wall
27 Renegade

Climb the face just left of the arête. Technical face climbing on small crimps, arête is out. Place a cam in the horizontal break before the anchors for added protection at the final move.

Set: Marco Lefebvre, 2018

FA: Marnus, 10 Nov 2021

Mixed trad 8m, 2
Te Ika-a-Māui / The North Island Tāmaki-makau-rau / Auckland Closed Mt. Eden Quarry Long Side
27 Blam, Blam, Blam

Diagonally up the overhanging wall, into the peapod groove above and an easing exit.

FA: Charlie Creese, 1981

Trad 13m
27 Faulty Logic

The wall with 2 bolts straight up from the start of Blam Blam Blam.

FA: Kim Carrigan, 1986

Mixed trad 13m, 2
27 Pig Igneous

A fantastic route combining a powerful bouldery bottom section with an extremely technical second half and an 'exciting' runout finish. Gear can be placed if wanted.

FA: Ton Sneider, 1989

Sport 14m, 3
27 Sweat

Start up Pig Igneous, but move right at the first bolt and climb the shallow groove above.

FA: Dave Vass, 1981

Mixed trad 15m, 1
28 Down To Earth

The groove between Porkland and Maisola Party. Groundfall potential and stupid first bolt placement.

FA: Tony Ward-Holmes, 1992

Mixed trad 14m, 1
28 Plumley Walker

The arete. Painful holds, nasty plunge.

FA: Tony Ward-Holmes, 1991

Boulder
27 Zephania
Boulder 8m
27 Pet Cemetery

FA: Charlie Creese, 1981

Mixed trad 12m, 2
27 Straight Out Of Clapton
Mixed trad 12m, 2
Te Ika-a-Māui / The North Island Tāmaki-makau-rau / Auckland Closed Mt. Eden Quarry Long Side Section 3
V7 McNuggett
Boulder
Te Ika-a-Māui / The North Island Tāmaki-makau-rau / Auckland Closed Mt. Eden Quarry Long Side Section 7
V7 Plumley Walker
Boulder
V7 Hypercaffinated
Boulder
Te Ika-a-Māui / The North Island Tāmaki-makau-rau / Auckland Stony Batter First Round Area Chunky Boulder
V7 Jackass Sit Start

Sit start to Jackass

FA: Glenn Erik Johannessen, 2007

Boulder
V7 Bohemian Pilsner

SDS on boulder. Small crimps.

Boulder 3m
Te Ika-a-Māui / The North Island Tāmaki-makau-rau / Auckland Stony Batter Total Damage Area Sideshow Bob Boulder
V7 Super Sloper Rockover

Start matched on sloper reach out left to rail and finish as for established V3?

Boulder 3m
Te Ika-a-Māui / The North Island Tāmaki-makau-rau / Auckland Ti Point Southern Boulders Lulu Boulder
V7 Lulu Lads

Start matched on the arête, a dynamic kick leads to tenuous climbing up the arête.

FA: Daniel Scott, Nov 2019

Boulder 4m
Te Ika-a-Māui / The North Island Tāmaki-makau-rau / Auckland Ti Point Sam Bullock Wall
27 Man From Atlantis

Straight up past four bolts to belay on top of pinnacle.

FA: Ton Snelder, 1992

Sport 20m, 4
27 Enter The Crux

Climb the first 2 bolts then traverse left to pick up the top 2 bolts of Man From Atlantis. Start requires more powerful moves than MFA but less technical so the grade probably stays the same. Climb the crack before stepping left to clip the 3rd bolt of MFA. The direct version is getting bolted and will be very hard!!!

FA: Chris Hailey, 30 Sep 2020

Sport 18m, 4
Te Ika-a-Māui / The North Island Waikato Coromandel Peninsula Maratoto Upper Tier
27 The Creature Within

Climb the scooped out corner then head through the bouldery moves in the overhang.

Set: Chris Hailey, Jun 2022

FA: Chris Hailey, 1 Jul

Sport 15m, 5
27 El Bon Wombat

Climb the steepness on small holds through funky moves, keep to the left over hang then we've through the top section with some air between the bolts to a double ring bolt anchor

Set: Chris Hailey, May 2022

FA: Chris Hailey, 4 Jun

Sport 25m, 10
Te Ika-a-Māui / The North Island Waikato Coromandel Peninsula Tairua Crag
26/27 Boulderer's Day Off

Straight up from the anchors at the top of Are We Tramping Yet? to an anchor in the middle of Space Ape.

FA: Edwin Sheppard, Feb 2019

Sport 12m, 4
Te Ika-a-Māui / The North Island Waikato Lake Taupō Kawakawa Bay Jungle Wall
27 King Louie Project

Closed project. Please stay off. The hard extension to Be Like You.

Set: Thomas Hermann, Mar 2022

SportProject 22m, 8
Te Ika-a-Māui / The North Island Waikato Lake Taupō Kawakawa Bay The Bluff The Lower Bluff
27 Foo Fighter

Up Aliens Resurrection until that route splits left. Head right up the overhung arete on some wild holds to gain the slab and anchor.

FA: Dan Head, 2013

Sport 33m, 15
Te Ika-a-Māui / The North Island Waikato Lake Taupō Kawakawa Bay The Bluff The Upper Bluff
28 Flogged to Death

Four bolts up to the ledge, then six more to the anchor. Quite hard to stop and clip around the second to last bolt.

FA: Daniel Krippner, Oct 2020

Sport 22m, 10
27 Morbid Visions

FA: Steven King, 2007

Sport 25m, 8
27 Immaculate Conception

FA: John Pellew, 2007

Sport 25m, 10
Te Ika-a-Māui / The North Island Waikato Lake Taupō Kinloch Whangamata Bay (K2)
27/28 Monologue

Three boulders in a row with one involving a mono doigt to an easier finish. Climbs tothe same anchor as Tartarus.

FA: John Palmer, 3 Dec 2020

Sport 25m
27 Dog Star

Climb to the obvious sidepull feature. Move left into a series of underclings. Once over the bulge, follow the vague arete to a short roof then up to the Head Shot anchor.

FA: John Palmer

Set: Chris Hailey & Daniel Krippner

SportProject 30m, 9
28 Head Shot

Left of Chapel of Ghouls. Direct start, 3 bolts then into the crux. Easier climbing to the roof and through to the anchors. Watch out for rope drag in the roof, extend the roof draw if possible.

Set: Dan Head

FA: Henry Booker, 22 Nov 2020

Sport 30m, 13
26/27 Chapel of Roof

Climb the chapel of ghouls then at the roof head left to a pumpy and burly finish up to the anchors of dans project. Watch out for rope drag and extend the draws in the roof and just below. Adds difficulty and brilliant roof moves onto the original line.

FA: Chris Hailey, 11 Oct 2020

Sport 25m, 11
Te Ika-a-Māui / The North Island Waikato Lake Taupō Closed Motuoapa Christmas Crag
27 Ninja Blow-out Unknown 10m
Te Ika-a-Māui / The North Island Waikato Lake Taupō Whanganui Bay The Plateau
27 Even Dwarves Started Small

FA: Roland Foster, 1985

Sport 12m, 4
27 Repulsion

The face right of El Topo

FA: Roland Foster, 1984

Mixed trad 25m, 3
28 El Topo

"One of the best routes in NZ"

FA: Roland Foster, 1984

Sport 25m, 4
Te Ika-a-Māui / The North Island Waikato Waitomo District Frog Pond Main Cliff
27 Flight of the Frogs

Start under the nose, stay right and head through the roof. Then head back laft through an easy mantle onto the slab. Finish as for SA (shares last bolt and anchor).

FA: Daniel Krippner, 16 Jul 2014

Sport 16m, 6
27 Cochise

Start left of BB and head through roofs.

FA: Chris Hailey, 9 Feb 2020

Sport 16m, 6
Te Ika-a-Māui / The North Island Waikato Waitomo District Closed Mangaokewa The Waterfall Area
27 Ahl-i-Najasa

FA: Ryan von Haeseley, 2009

Sport 18m, 7
Te Ika-a-Māui / The North Island Waikato Waitomo District Closed Mangaokewa Wall of Teeth
27 The Art of War

Steep start with small holds leads to very small holds above.

Fun start can be linked to Dirty Little Tripped Out Spaceship for an easier finish.

Set: Kristen Foley

FA: Kristen Foley, 2012

Sport 12m, 5
Te Ika-a-Māui / The North Island Waikato Waitomo District Closed Mangaokewa Lower Lip Wall
28 Master of My Own World

Direct start to Subterranean

Sport 5m, 3
Te Ika-a-Māui / The North Island Waikato Waitomo District Closed Mangaokewa The Colosseum
27 One for the Empire
Sport 20m, 8
Te Ika-a-Māui / The North Island Waikato Waitomo District Closed Mangaokewa The Cheap Seats
27 Yojimbo

FA: Ivan Vostinar

Sport 5
28 Sanjuro

FA: Ivan Vostinar, 2008

Sport 8m, 3
27 Ikarus

FA: Ivan Kostinar, 2009

Sport 11m, 6
Te Ika-a-Māui / The North Island Waikato Waitomo District Closed Mangaokewa The Aviary
28 Fly

FA: Ivan Vostinar, 2010

Sport 2
Te Ika-a-Māui / The North Island Waikato Waitomo District The Pond Thieving POM
V7 Thieving POM

Sit start on the break and go straight up.

FA: James Morris?

Boulder 5m
V7 Power of None

Right hand on positive jug, left low on arete. It's possible to bump the left hand higher, but you need a big span. Launch to the big rounded sloper or use the small crimp in the middle of the face. Finish straight up through the groove.

FA: Marco Lefebvre, 26 Mar 2021

Boulder 4m
Te Ika-a-Māui / The North Island Waikato Waitomo District The Airstrip Highball Wall
V7 Golden Shower Direct

Dynamic sit start from mono to sloped rail. Finish as per 'Golden Shower'.

FA: Dave Rogers

Boulder 5m
Te Ika-a-Māui / The North Island Waikato Waitomo District The Airstrip The Greek Gods
V7 10. V7
Boulder
Te Ika-a-Māui / The North Island Waikato Waitomo District The Airstrip The Wave Wall
V7 Coriolis Force

Start left of Wave of Echoes with the left on a crimp and the right on a good side pull by your head. Pinch then throw to the ledge to finish up on the cracks.

FA: Matt Lewis

Boulder
Te Ika-a-Māui / The North Island Waikato Waitomo District The Airstrip Grot View Cave
V7 A Taste of Bile

FA: John Newby

Boulder
V7 Dirty Dancing Extension

A contrived finish that follows slopers and a hidden edge to the tip of the nose. Mantle the nose and jump off.

FA: Marco Lefebvre, 3 Mar 2020

Boulder 4m
V7 Dirty Dirty Dancing

Start as for Frank's Route, reverse Power Puku and finish with Dirty Dancing.

FA: Marco Lefebvre, 16 Apr

Boulder 5m
V7 Franks Route

FA: Frank Enz

Boulder 8m
V7 Frantic Frank's Better Half

Start as for Frank's Better Half and finish with the remainder of Frantic. Might be harder than the grade. The final jug rail is out.

Boulder
V7 Big Power Puku

Start as for More Approaching Insanity and finish with Power Puku.

FA: Marco Lefebvre, 29 Jan 2022

Boulder 4m
V7/8 Check Your Head

Start deep in the middle of the cave with the left on a pinch/under cling and the right on a pocket/under cling with feet on the base rock. A mediocre start leads to some powerful moves on the first tier holds to end at the Power Puku finish.https://www.youtube.com/shorts/Lea2BTJBqOU

FA: Marco Lefebvre, 11 Aug

Boulder 4m
V7 Power Puku Link-Up

Power Puku into Standing Ovation.

FA: Steve Conn

Boulder
V7 Leon's Line

Start as for Frank's Route but continue straight thru the roof. Some big moves to bad holds will get you to jugs on the nose. Mantle the nose and drop off. The entire jug shelf and plate of Du Hast have been eliminated.

FA: Marco Lefebvre, 2 Jan 2020

Boulder 5m
V7/8 Power Puku into Leon's Line

Climb Power Puku and finish with Leon's Line.

FA: Marco Lefebvre, 3 Mar 2020

Boulder 5m
V7 Power Puku into Maestro
Boulder 5m
V7 Dirty Dancing into Power Puku

Start with all four points on the start of Dirty Dancing. A big iron cross will get you into the start of Power Puku.

Boulder 5m
V7/8 Sid Vicious

Start with all four points on the start of Dirty Dancing, traverse into and climb Approaching Insanity and finish with Frank's Better Half and the second half of Frantic. https://youtu.be/ICVmxY_uNbk

Boulder 8m
V6/7 Crimps into Power Puku

Start on two small side by side crimps down and left of the start for Power Puku.

Boulder 5m
V7/8 Crimps into Power Puku into Maestro

Start as for Crimps into Power Puku

Boulder
V7 Dirty Dancing-Approaching Insanity-Frank's Better Half

Start with all four points on the start of Dirty Dancing, climb Approaching Insanity and finish with Frank's Better Half.

Boulder 8m
V7/8 Psychosomatic

Climb Leon's Line and finish with Frank's Better Half.

FA: Marco Lefebvre, 26 Mar 2021

Boulder 8m
V7 Approaching Insanity-Frank's Better Half

Start from the Approach Insanity and finish with Franks's Better half.

Boulder 8m
Te Ika-a-Māui / The North Island Waikato Waitomo District The Airstrip Alchemy
V7 1. V7+

FA: Steve Conn

Boulder
V7 Armed Offenders

FA: James Morris

Boulder
Te Ika-a-Māui / The North Island Waikato Waitomo District The Airstrip The Reservoir
V7 Empire Arete

FA: Stu Kurth

Boulder
Te Ika-a-Māui / The North Island Waikato Waitomo District The Airstrip Charlie's Wall
V7 Big Boy Pants

Start the same as for 'Captain Underpants' then head right through the underclings and slopers up to the horn, eliminating the jug and edges on the face. Finish straight up as for 'Captain Underpants'

Boulder
V7 Spread your legs

Sit start on the crimps on the face. Avoiding the arete, move through the low crimps on the face until the large flake, throw to the arete and finish straight up. Avoid the chossy face, join the large crack on the arete not before.

FA: William, 13 Apr

Boulder
Te Ika-a-Māui / The North Island Waikato Wharepapa South Wharepapa Rock Swamp Wall
28 Up The Bull No Babies

Slab on the right with an overhanging start.

FA: James Field-Mitchell, 23 Aug 2014

Sport 20m, 7
Te Ika-a-Māui / The North Island Waikato Wharepapa South Waipari The Beer Garden
28 Back From the Web

The bolted arch.

FA: Daniel Krippner, 10 Mar 2016

Sport
Te Ika-a-Māui / The North Island Waikato Wharepapa South Waipari Animal Biscuit Valley Bring Your Daughter Wall
V7 9. G-force.

Low traverse from right to left.

Boulder
V7 10. Jailbait

The reverse of 'G-force' with sit start (Underneath 'Time Guardians of Destruction') Climb left to right.

Boulder
Te Ika-a-Māui / The North Island Waikato Wharepapa South Waipari Animal Biscuit Valley The Moon Boulder (The Dark Side)
28 Louder

FA: Ton Snelder, 1993

Sport 15m, 5
V7 16. The Link

Traverse left. Finish at staple bolt.

Boulder
Te Ika-a-Māui / The North Island Waikato Wharepapa South Waipari Animal Biscuit Valley Da Cave
V7 9. Power On

Low traverse from left to right finishing on the slab.

Boulder
V7 12. Direction Unknown

Traverse in starting on the face. Do not use arete once on face.

Boulder
Te Ika-a-Māui / The North Island Waikato Wharepapa South Waipari Bulge Gully The Top Boulders
V7 5. Dustcake Boy

Intimidating climb tending left. Don't fall.

FA: Roland Foster

Boulder
Te Ika-a-Māui / The North Island Waikato Wharepapa South Waipari Bulge Gully The Wave Wall
V7 Mono Madness

Start from two monos, traverse left into the start of Boldly Go and finish as for that problem.

Boulder 4m
V7 Mini Mono Madness

Start as for Mono Madness and head straight up on small pockets.

FA: Leon Rudman, 8 Feb 2020

Boulder 3m
Te Ika-a-Māui / The North Island Waikato Wharepapa South Waipari Heavenly Wall
28 Pocket Fish

FA: Holger Moeller, 2007

Sport 9m, 3
27 Dr Evil

FA: Holger Moeller, 2007

Sport 9m, 3
Te Ika-a-Māui / The North Island Waikato Wharepapa South Waipari Toliet Block Area
V7 Mossy Menopause

Up the overhanging face to mossy pockets and summit.

Boulder
Te Ika-a-Māui / The North Island Waikato Wharepapa South Waipari Main Cliff
27 Automatic Dour

FA: Chris Plant, 1993

Sport 15m, 4
28 Burn

FA: Scott Mooney, 1998

Sport 20m, 7
V7 Keep Left Unless Overtaking

Sit start on the face left of 'Terror Incognito' arete. Follow crimps up and over bulge to good hold.

Boulder
Te Ika-a-Māui / The North Island Waikato Wharepapa South Waipari Hold On To Your Face Wall
27 Going Ballistic

FA: Richard Bull

Sport 20m, 4
27 The Light's on But Nobody's Home

FA: Richard Bull

Sport 20m, 5
28 Facial Reconstruction

Start as for 'Maddog Hine' / 'Built to Last' and finish up 'Hold Onto Your Face'

FA: James Field-Mitchell, 2011

Sport 20m, 5
28 Double Leaning Jowler

FA: Ton Snelder

Sport 20m, 7
Te Ika-a-Māui / The North Island Waikato Wharepapa South Waipari Love Vigilante Boulder
28 Love Vigilante

Slab climb to dynamic finish to lip of the roof.

FA: Isaac Buckley & James Field-Mitchell, 2020

Sport
Te Ika-a-Māui / The North Island Waikato Wharepapa South Waipari Animal Kingdom
V7 10. You Know Nothing John Snow

The slab behinds Duck Fat 2.0

Boulder
Te Ika-a-Māui / The North Island Waikato Wharepapa South Closed Smiths Rock Swamp Wall
27 Violet
Unknown 18m

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