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Sebastapol Bluffs  


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Elevation: 800'
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Submitted By: Gwut on Apr 12, 2013
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Description 

Sebastapol Bluffs are located in close proximity to the NZAC Unwin Lodge. Most of the best quality lines are the bolted slab routes; the quality of rock on the crack climbs can be variable. The best place to start and orient yourself with the crag is the Twin Cracks Wall.
Alpine Guides have produced a brochure which is a helpful source of information, availible from Alpine guides at the Mt Cook village or Unwin Hut.

Getting There 

The cliffs are located on the west side of state highway 80, between Unwin Lodge and Mount Cook Village.

Climbing Season

For the South Island area.

Weather station 1.5 miles from here

5 Total Routes

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First pitch of Red Arete.

Red Arete 5.7+ 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b  Oceania : New Zealand : ... : Sebastapol Bluffs
Head up to the small aerate about 5 metres up, Shortly after that you should pass a big bush to your right. Continue up drifting right to the first pitch anchors. From these there is a 5 metre traverse to the right to a ledge with another set of anchors, Belay the second pitch from these. Be careful to not knock stones off the edge. The next two pitches follow the obvious arete....[more]   Browse More Classics in International

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