Climbs 100
Rocktype Limestone
Altitude 362m a.s.l
Faces all

Brandon Copley on Franks Better half (V6) (Second go) © Brandon Copley

Crag features

[The climbs on this page are only a small percentage of the climbs here, there are many many more climbs just go on the link given in this paragraph].....Many Limestone boulders surrounding private farmland, although access is easy as the farmers are very kind. The Limestone boulders have a dark covering and can give suprising friction even in warmer weather. One of the best features is the Grot View Cave which is a big limestone cave giving some amazing problems with true lines. There is loads of Free printable information on this venue including coloured topos and access/directions information at: http://www.freeclimb.co.nz/bouldering.html

Just click on the Airstrip at the top of the page.

A Great bouldering venue that is well worth a visit if you are in the North Island.

Approach notes

At present permission must be obtained from the farm managers Ben and Bex Stubbs: 021315796 or 078787426

10km past the famous Waitomo Caves on the Te Anga road. Imnmediately past Hauturu road is a driveway on the right to Awatiro/Stubbs farm. Go through and drive up past the buildings on your right to park OFF THE TRACK before the airstrip.

Guidebooks

No guides found for this crag

Worth checking crag info and downloadable guide from here http://www.thecrag.com//climbing/new-zealand/waikato/area/190687545 and printing before going. Stunning venue, follow instructions to phone the land owners before going, and drop $5 in the tin at the top of the driveway before entering.
Chipko Andolan - 02/Feb/14
A Really cool crag with lots of different styles, slabs, caves/roof vertical walls, highballs. I could have spent 2weeks thier but I had to leave within a few hours! I will be back oneday to complete Franks Route which pumped me out too much so I couldn't do it. And also the V10 will get ticked!
Liam Copley - 06/Jan/09
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Climbs at this crag

Climb name Grade
 Grot View Cave 
2Approaching Insanityf6B+ **3
3Du Hastf6C+ ***1
4Franks Better Halff7A ***1
5Franks Routef7A+ *** 
6The Anti-Hesitatorf7C+ *** 
 Skyline Boulders 
8Skyline route 1
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V1 1
9Skyline route 2
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VB *3
10Dwarf Tossf6A+ **2
11Skyline route 3
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V1 ***3
12Skyline route 4
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VB 1
13Skyline route 5
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VB 3
14Skyline route 7
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V0 *5
15Skyline route 9
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VB *2
16Skyline Route 13
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VB 2
 The Swamp 
18The Swamp route 15
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V1 *2
19The Swamp route 9
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VB 2
20The Swamp route 10
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VB 2
21The Swamp route 8
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VB 2
22The Swamp route 7
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VB 2
23The Swamp route 4
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VB 2
24The Swamp route 3
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VB *2
25The Swamp route 14
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V2 1
26The Swamp route 1
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V1 *2
27Trees For Cheese
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VB **2
28Swampthing
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V1 ***1
29The Swamp route 2
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V2 *1
 Other problems 
31Alternative Pleasure
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VB 2
32Spiral Staircase
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VB *2
33Ridgewalker
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VB **1
34Hop On
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VB **4
35UNNAMEDVB 1
36Totem 18a
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V0 1
37Totem 18
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V2 2
38Totem 19
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VB *3
39Totem 20
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VB *2
40Totem 16
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V2 *5
41Totem 15
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V1 *1
42Totem 14
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VB 2
43Coconut Paddle
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V1 **2
44Totem 9
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VB *3
45Totem 6
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V1 *2
46Totem 4
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V0 2
47Totem 3
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VB 2
48Totem 2
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V0 3
49Totem 1
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V0 4
50Trilogy
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V3 *3
51Totem 8
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V2 1
52De-Fenses 5
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V0+ 2
53De-Fenses 6
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VB 2
54De-Fenses 7
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VB 2
55De-Fenses 1
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VB *2
56De-Fenses 2
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V2 2
57Bear Hug
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V2 *2
58Grazed Nipples
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VB 2
59Greek Gods 9
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V2 2
60Greek Gods 7
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V1 *3
61Greek Gods 3
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VB 2
62Greek Gods 5
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VB 2
63Greek Gods 6
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VB *3
64Fresh StartV2 **2
* Climbs listed in red are waiting to be checked by a crag moderator, and may not be accurate.

Moderator Updates to this page are checked by UKC volunteer Liam Copley