South Island Rock

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

Website
www.southislandrock.co.nz/

Review
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
Cattlestop63TrachyteNW
Hanging Rock4LimestoneN
Mount Horrible50IgnimbriteNW
Mt. Somers75Rhyolite?
Port Hills800Trachyte?
Spittle Hill1800Limestoneall
Transmitter Crag74Volcanic tuffNE
Darrans crags# climbsRocktypeFaces
The Wunderbar Wall19Volcanic tuffNW
Fiordland crags# climbsRocktypeFaces
The Darrans20Dioritesall
Nelson Westland crags# climbsRocktypeFaces
Cable Bay9UNKNOWNNW
Paynes Ford250LimestoneW
Pohara, Sandhills Creek areas340LimestoneN
Otago crags# climbsRocktypeFaces
Coronet Crag21SchistW
Elephant Rocks279Limestoneall
Queenstown Hill30Schist?
Wanaka171Schist?
Westland crags# climbsRocktypeFaces
Charleston33UNKNOWN?
Total climbs4303