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 # climbs Rocktype Faces
Barnett Park 59 Trachyte E
Britten Crag 265 Trachyte W
Cattlestop Crag 77 Trachyte NW
Elephant Rocks 283 Limestone all
Farm Park 108 Trachyte S
Gibraltar Rock 19 - W
Hanging Rock 12 Limestone N
Holmes Bay 30 Trachyte S
Jane Fonda Workout Wall 32 Trachyte S
Mount Horrible 50 Ignimbrite NW
Mt Pleasant 36 Trachyte W
Otepatotu 73 Trachyte SW
Pinnacles Hut Area 71 Rhyolite N
Spittle Hill 1800 Limestone all
The Monument 7 Trachyte W
The Three Sisters 75 Trachyte S
Transmitter Crag 89 Volcanic tuff NE
Wunderbar Wall 19 Volcanic tuff NW
Nelson crags # climbs Rocktype Faces
Cable Bay 15 - NW
Otago crags # climbs Rocktype Faces
Coronet Crag 21 Schist W
Queenstown Hill 31 Schist ?
Wanaka 501 Schist ?
Southland crags # climbs Rocktype Faces
The Darrans 26 Diorites all
Tasman crags # climbs Rocktype Faces
Paynes Ford 250 Limestone W
Pohara 340 Limestone N
West Coast crags # climbs Rocktype Faces
Charleston 66 Granite ?

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