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Submitted By: Joseph Stover on Nov 10, 2008
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Description 

Many spread out crags south of Christchurch in the port hills. I try to include the Ewbank ratings from South Island Rock as well.

Getting There 

Access the Summit road through dyers pass, or Mt Pleasent.

Climbing Season

For the South Island area.

Weather station 2.2 miles from here

20 Total Routes

['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',3],['2 Stars',7],['1 Star',6],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',1],['5.7',3],['5.8',2],['5.9',5],['5.10',5],['5.11',3],['5.12',1],['5.13',0],['>=5.14',0],['',0],['<=V1',0],['V2-3',0],['V4-5',0],['V6-7',0],['V8-9',0],['V10-11',0],['V12-13',0],['>=V14',0]


Featured Route For Port Hills
cruxy section to the left of the arete

Quandary 5.10b/c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b  Oceania : New Zealand : ... : Main Cliff
Starting a few meters left of a prominent left facing corner (The Corner), pull over a bulge using a small cam for pro. Make technical moves on the left side of the arête, then move right onto the face near the third bolt and finish straight up to DBA...[more]   Browse More Classics in International

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