South Island Rock

Author Lindsay Main and Tim Wethey
Published ? (2005)
ISBN 0-473-07081-2


Selected climbs. Not very good topos or route descriptions. [pete harrison] South Island Rock contains 528 pages crammed with information and images on South Island climbing. There are 3800 climbs listed and described at 62 crags or groups of crags. There are 12 topographic maps indicating the location of the crags, and to assist in locating the climbs there are 182 crag maps and topos. The climbs are illustrated by 148 photographs.

Crags covered by this Guide
Canterbury crags# climbsRocktypeFaces
Britten Crag265RhyoliteW
Hanging Rock4LimestoneN
Holmes Bay30TrachyteS
Jane Fonda Workout Wall23TrachyteS
Mount Horrible50IgnimbriteNW
Mt. Somers75RhyoliteN
Port Hills800Trachyte?
Spittle Hill1800Limestoneall
Transmitter Crag89Volcanic tuffNE
Darrans crags# climbsRocktypeFaces
The Wunderbar Wall19Volcanic tuffNW
Fiordland crags# climbsRocktypeFaces
The Darrans20Dioritesall
Nelson Westland crags# climbsRocktypeFaces
Paynes Ford250LimestoneW
Pohara, Sandhills Creek areas340LimestoneN
Otago crags# climbsRocktypeFaces
Coronet Crag21SchistW
Elephant Rocks279Limestoneall
Queenstown Hill30Schist?
Westland crags# climbsRocktypeFaces