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The Arch Area is an impressive and unmissible section of beautiful rock rising out of the forest. Home to the classic "The Arches" (18) as well as a few other quality lines.
Continue heading left along the track from the Wall of Fate for two minutes. Can't miss it.
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Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for The Arch Area:
The Arches 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ E1 5a Sport, 100'
Featured Route For The Arch Area
The Arches 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ E1 5a New Zealand : North Island : ... : The Arch Area
A classic for the area, must do. Starts with a strenuous layback on slippery feet, climbing a fading fingercrack in a huge right-facing corner. The climbing is solid 5.10 at the start, but you will quickly get some divots for your feet and things ease up quite a bit. This leads to even easier, yet enjoyable climbing on a traverse under the enormous roof. There may be a move or two to pull onto the belay ledge, depending on what holds you find....[more] Browse More Classics in International
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