Wanaka

Climbs 171 – Rocktype Schist – Altitude ? – Faces ?

Crag features
Wanaka is a major sport climbing area in one of the most scenic areas of the country. Most of the rock climbing is in an are of outcrops 15km from Wanaka, up the Matukituki valley. Most of the crags arent large or particularly asthetic but they do have a good range of routes, particularly edgey in nature. The many areas do split climbers up so avoiding crowds. There is also a good bouldering area on the way to the crags.

Access notes
Lambing season (1st october - 15 november) - although the crags are not closed, climbers must be considerate not to disturb the sheep during this period.

Guidebooks
Wanaka Rock (2005), South Island Rock (2005), Rock Deluxe (2004)

Climbs at this crag

Sort climbs
 Climb nameGrade
 CATTLE YARD  
 IRON CURTAIN  
3Butt Crack Wedgy17 *2
4Bathroom Refugee17 *1
5Gorillas in the Schist18 ***4
6Schistose Intolerance23 *** 
7Merry Schistmas22 **1
 THE LITTLE BIG WALL  
9Turn On Tune In Drop Out16 **11
10Wickedness Increased20 **1
11The Full Monty19 **1
12Papparazzi Party21 1
13Roque Erratic25 ***3
 WHALE WATCHING  
15No Thanks I'd Rather Walk20 *1
 THE MAIN CLIFF  
17Senstra Dexter20 *4
18The Big Corner14 **27
19Headbangers Arete17 ***35
20After Burner18 1
21Wasted on the Wing14 *13
22Straight Up The Face18 1
23Do I Have To?13 *21
24Quite Nifty13 6
 THE TOMBSTONE  
26Six Feet Under10 2
27Lincoln Blondes Have More Fun17 *21
28Fingers Columbia17 *16
29Rusty Pins18 21
30The Crack17 **24
31Discoinferno20 *4
32Lunge Starter24 2
 THE ENGINE BLOCK  
34The Radiator9 *12
35Short Cut to Exposure17 ***11
 HANGOVER  
37She's a Little Goer20 **1
38Paparazzis Revenge20 *1
39Pocket Edition23 **1
 CONSERVATORY  
41Sweet Sixteen16 **4
42Showtime18 **2
 SUNNYSIDE  
44Bastard Of Cleardale23 **1
4574HQ21 *1
46Head on24 *2
47Sisters of Mercy22 ** 
48Shark Chirac22 **1
49Anagaanga21 **1
50Mental as Anything25 ***2
51Winners and Losers19 **1
 CUTTING  
53Happy Fat Men18 ***2
54The Whole Enchilada19 **1
 BAKEHOUSE  
56H5B38 *2
57Where The Hell is Little's River12 *2
58Curiously Sheepish14 *6
59Stealing Candy From A Baby17 **3
60Genetic Betrayal17 *8
61Groover17 *3
62Seam Stress23 **1
63Get Off That Cow16 4
64Milk and Cookies12 5
 KAI WHAKA PAI  
66Under the Moonlight15 **4
67Phormium Tenax12 *1
68Strike!14 ***4
69Friction in the Kitchen16 2
70Pulp Fiction15 **4
71Paul's Route14 **2
72Climb Into The Unknown17 **2
73Weaker Sex15 **1
74Kai Time18 *1
75Journey Through Time17 *3
76Glen's Grotto17 *4
77Food for Thought19 **3
 HOTLINE AREA  
79Big & Chossy Bedroom Sossy18 ***1
80Fuckity Fuck Fuck19 ***3
 SPADE SLAB  
82Dried and Bagged19 **1
83Clubs On Campus26 **1
 DIAMOND SLAB  
85Cornered18 *1
86Get a Job18 ***11
87Naked On The Neve20 **7
88Got a Job17 *10
89Ex-squeeze Me19 *6
90Sand Gropers15 *6
91Feeling Rampant18 5a **3
 PENCIL DICK  
93Drop In, Drop out18 *2
94Take No Prisoners22 ***2
95Stick it in20 ***3
96Reach For The Purple Love Truncheon26 **1
 SHARON STONE  
 ROCK HUDSON  
99Riddled with Aids18 * 
100Thing 218 **2
101Tony's Attraction18 *2
102Cafe Chatter17 *2
 RIVERSIDE  
104The Vaslava Manoeuver16 5
105Infinite Inveigling16 *8
106Dog Leg12 6
107Occupational Therapy14 11
108Generation X16 *9
109Right Ascension14 *8
110Supersize Me15 5
111Grandma Funk16 *4
112Cryptology19 *5
113Terrain Spotting17 **12
114Te Whanau18 **9
115Get Keruffled17 4
 GARDEN BAR  
117Yang17 1
118Glenns15 2
 TOAD HALL  
120Crocadoos and Kangadiles22 *1
 ROADSIDE ATTRACTION  
122Judges Wine16 *3
123Elvis Trashes his Car15 *9
124Strawberry15 *13
125Self Directed Learning Tool17 1
126Aratuatahi16 **19
127Practising Arms20 2
128Aspiring Arseholes16 **14
129Slightly English18 *7
130Nasal Excavations18 *8
131The Ramp18 *3
132Papal's Nasal18 *5
133Aretenaphobia21 ***14
 ALCOVE  
135Ole18 *2
136Where's Dr. Holdfinder?23 **2
137Chinese Hospitality19 *2
138The Army Route19 *1
 FAR SIDE  
140Clean Me16 *2
141Beyond Boredom And Anxiety16 *2
142Jock the Frotterer18 **3
143In Flagrante Delecto19 **3
144Girl Trouble17 *2
145Boguns17  
 PEARLY GATE  
147Gecko20 ***1
 PHOEBE CREEK  
149Zizagy19 ***1
150Sex Beat20 ***1
 MT IRON - NEXT BEST THING  
152Toe the Line19 **3
 IRONSIDE  
154Supersonic22 *1
155Sonic20 *1
156Irony25 ***1
 UNSORTED  
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159Pitchin and Moanin19 1
160Critics Choice20 ***1
161Spiral Staircase *20 1
162Hearts and Minds *20 1
163The Cutting Edge *20 1
164Mum's on the Run *21 **1
165Meat Cleaver *21 1
166Falcon Steep *22 ***1
167Wet Winkle *22 *1
168Honey I Blew Up the Atoll *22 *1
169Zoot Alors *23 ***1
170I May be Old, But Atleast I'm Crusty *23 **1
171Need To Unwind *23 ***1
172My Little One *24 ***1
173All That Remains *24 **1
174The Bastard From Gunn Road *25 ***1
175Moby Dick *25 **1
176Mind Bender *25 *1
177Microcosmos *25 *1
178Lollapalozza *26 ***1
179Huha *26 **1
180The 2 1/2 Minute Man *26 **1
181Sun Salute *26 **1
182Who Stole My Dorris *26 **1
183River Rat *26 **1
184Magic Carpet Ride *26 *1
185Ode to the Golden Pelt *26 *1
186Flying Guts *26 1
187Righteous *4 ***1
188Slip Thru The Cracks *27 ***1
189Attict *27 ***1
190The Good Bastard *27 ***1
191No Sweat *27 ***1
192Momentum *27 **1
193Recidivism *27 **1
194Aikido *27 **1
195The Complete Bastard *27 *1
196Moana Magic *27 *1
197Fire Up the Jet Bitch *27 *1
198Mr Toad *28 **1
199Picture Perfect *26 ***1
200Picking Locks *26 ***1
201Forgive and Forget *25 1
202Nice & Sleazy Does It All The Time *17 1
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