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Whekenui Wall  


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BETA PHOTO: Whekenui wall as seen from the beach.

Description 

Whekenui was the first area to be climbed on at Whanganui Bay, and standing in the parking lot it’s no wonder why – the cliff towers over the rest of the bay. A long, tall section of climbable rock that hosts a ton of climbs of various sorts, from short powerful sport climbs to long multipitch trad. Your trip to Whanganui wouldn’t be complete without stopping here for a couple climbs.

Getting There 

Head right along the coastline on the beach to find a trail that leads up into the vegetation. Follow the well laid trail up to the base of the cliff.

Climbing Season



Weather station 11.7 miles from here

11 Total Routes

['4 Stars',2],['3 Stars',2],['2 Stars',2],['1 Star',5],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',1],['5.7',0],['5.8',1],['5.9',1],['5.10',6],['5.11',2],['5.12',0],['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]

The Classics

Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for Whekenui Wall:
Tibia   5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c R     Trad, 3 pitches, 200'   
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Featured Route For Whekenui Wall
Tibia, the prominent free standing pillar in Whekanui

Tibia 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Oceania : New Zealand : ... : Whekenui Wall
A Whanganui classic, for sure. An easy moderate, just a bit of oldschool chimney and off-width climbing to test your mettle. Climbs up behind the prominent free-standing pillar on Whekenui wall. It’s normally done in three pitches, but that’s only because of rope drag. The name comes from the pile of bones you find at the bottom of the chimney on the first pitch. There’s a skull staring straight at you as you get ready to climb a runout chimney. Comforting. The story told to me went someth...[more]   Browse More Classics in International

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