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The Tombstone

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Description

The iconic rock feature jutting out. Climbing on all sides for rain or shine.

Access issues inherited from Hospital Flat

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

Approach

Follow the fence from the carpark for 350m until the steep access track. Walk uphill for about 50m.

Ethic inherited from Hospital Flat

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

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On the short boulder left of LBHMF.

FA: Jerry Murray-Orr

Climb the left arete right of SFU.

FA: Kevin Nicholas & Guy Cotter

Climb the right arete next to LBHMF.

FA: Russell Braddock

On the other side of the arete for FC.

FA: Guy Cotter

Follow the obvious crack.

FFA: Dave Fearnley

FA: Owen Cambridge & Allan Gillespie, 1973

Left arete on the slightly overhanging face.

FA: Guy Cotter

Easy climbing on big holds to a dynamic finish. Being tall helps.

FA: Lionel Clay

Climb the arete with increasing difficulty.

FA: J Morgan & Tony McCutcheon

Good jams and pro.

FA: Simon Baumfield

Tricky slopers.

FA: Tony McCutcheon

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