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Punk Rock

  • Grade context: AU
  • Ascents: 5
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Summary

A small crag on Mt Kaukau, with a few short routes on ok rock

Description

Trad climbing with the occasional bolt. Windy in a westerly or strong southerly.

Approach

go up to the top of Mt Kaukau, then turn left at the radio tower, go down the track, then turn right and follow the yellow-tipped waratars.

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most routes established by Charlie Creese in the late 80s

Routes

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climb the left side of the face following a vague seam.

FA: Charlie Creese

FA: Charlie Creese

Climb the obvious groove/crack. Wide gear or fiddly gear, your choice

FA: Charlie Creese

Climb the face right of the arete (don't use the arete though) in small edges. Classic face climbing, though protection is non-existent.

FA: Charlie Creese

The central line, using the seam for gear. Move right onto the arete near the top.

FA: Charlie Creese

Climb diagonally leftwards below the arete formed by the edge of the pinnacle.

FA: Charlie Creese

The left-arching vague crack

FA: Charlie Creese

FA: Charlie Creese

Go up the slab then commit to the overlap, which is protected by a bolt.

FA: Charlie Creese

starts under the roof, then go though the overlap.

FA: Charlie Creese

climb the blunt arete, clipping the bolt on piles.

FA: Charlie Creese

Up the right facing ramp.

FA: Charlie Creese

Over the small roof and onto the headwall

FA: Charlie Creese

start just behind the cabbage tree

FA: Charlie Creese

FA: Charlie Creese

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