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Wanaka Rock Climbing 

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Submitted By: Guy H. on Aug 20, 2007
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Bouldering just outside of Wanaka.


The city of Wanaka offers a number of sport climbing opportunites about 15km west of town in the Matukituki Valley. There are a large number of easy to access routes for the locals or visiting climbers. There is a wide range of climbing from 5.5 to 5.13. Check for seasonal closures, since the climbing areas are on pastoral lease land. The lambing season is from Oct 1 to November 15th.

Getting There 

Take the Matukituki Valley road west out of Wanaka for about 15km.

Climbing Season

Weather station 0.9 miles from here

94 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',6],['2 Stars',4],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',0]

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Rock Climbing Photo: top of the crack, heading for the ramp

Feeling Rampant 5.10- 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a  Oceania : New Zealand : ... : Diamond Lake
Start up a nice 30' hand crack, then up to an awkward ledge and left-leaning ramp to finish....[more]   Browse More Classics in International

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