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Roadside Area Rock Climbing 

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Submitted By: Guy H. on Aug 20, 2007
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This area consists of 3 easy to access crags located near the road. The areas are Roadside Attraction, The Alcove, and The Far Side.

Getting There 

The first crag on the left after passing the Motatapu River. Park on the right and climb over the fence at the wooden ladder.

Climbing Season

Weather station 0.9 miles from here

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['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',1],['2 Stars',0],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',0]

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Rock Climbing Photo: Nearing the top of the chimney...from here, one qu...

Shortcut to Exposure 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a  Oceania : New Zealand : ... : Roadside Area
This fully bolted chimney is an area classic. The climb is easy to spot from the road. At the top of the chimney, bypass the roof by turning the corner on the right and then traverse sharply to the right (5-10 meters) and slightly (5 meters) up to reach the 1st set of anchors with rap bolts. There is a less-traveled second pitch which is also supposed to be good....[more]   Browse More Classics in International

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By markguycan
From: flagstaff, AZ
Jan 27, 2010
lot's of nice moderates. I wish I had had the time to climb the grade 20 arete- it looks sweet.

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