Climbs 23
Rocktype Diorites
Altitude 825m a.s.l
Faces all

Darrans Decending © nzgirl

Crag features

Part of Fiordland National Park. Mainly diorite with some areas of granite. Map location shows Homer Hut.

Note: The grades in the logbook are Scottish grades (for winter climbs). The Darrans grade is given in the climb description.

This is the major alpine rock climbing destination of the South Island. A new guide has recently been published by the NZAC. It details sport crags to rarely visited huge walls in deepest dampest fiordland. The main climbing season begins in February.
John Grogan - 02/Jul/07
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Climbs at this crag

Climb name Grade
 Mt Talbot Summit Pyramid 
2JC CrackIV 4 ***1
 Mt Talbot 
 Barrier Knob North Face 
 Barrier Bluffs 
6Barrier FaceII 3 ***1
 Macpherson Cirque 
8CoumshingaunIV 4 ***2
9Classic Hits and Memories
IV 4  
10Gabites Rogan
I 1
12The Celtic Connection
VII 7 **1
13Stirling Moss
VI 5 **1
14Thrill Frenzy Ramp
VI 6  
151964 HQ Holden
III 3  
16McPherson/Talbot Traverse
PD 5
 Lower Cirque Creek 
18Unnamed Icefall 1IV 4 *2
 Upper Cirque Creek 
20Heart of GoldIV 5 ***1
E1 5b  
23High Ideals and Crazy Dreams
E2 5c  
24Wide Crack Right
E1 5a  
25The Slab
E3 5b  
26Homer Saddle3S ***2
27Talbot east ridge *
17 ***1
28Midnight Cowboy *II 1
29Home Turf *II 4 *1
30Homer Saddle/Moir Ridge *
III 2 ***1
31Dream Liberator *
22 ***1
* Climbs listed in red are waiting to be checked by a crag moderator, and may not be accurate.

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