Climbs 75
Rocktype Rhyolite
Altitude 980m a.s.l
Faces N

Greg Jack on A La Weta (25/12a/7a+), Mt Somers, NZ © highlux

Crag features

The Pinnacle Hut are has two rock types:

Agglomerate pinnacles containing sport routes nearest the hut and columnar rhyolite walls higher up the hill with mostly trad crack and corner climbing.

For information see:

Approach notes

Follow the Pinnacles Hut track from the Sharplin Falls car park. This takes 2-3 hours to get o the Pinnacles Hut. The Pinnacles are 10 minutes walk uphill from the hut and 20 minutes plus to the upper walls.

The Pinnacles Hut is a serviced hut and currently costs $15 / night (3 hut tickets) Bring sleeping bag, food and stove. Hut has water, bunks with mattresses, wood burner and emergency radio.

Hut Rules:

Clean up after yourself.

Use the toilet privided.



Hut tickets can be bought locally at Staveley or Mount Somers stores, from DOC offices or from Bivouac / Macpac in Christchurch.

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Climbs at this crag

Climb name Grade
 Meat Grinder Wall 
2A Springtime Festival in Autumn
17 1
3Weta Waltz15 3
4Frankfurter Duet14 *2
5Saveloy Heaven14 2
6Beef Flavoured Sausages
13 *2
7Porno Star15 *2
 Fog Buttress 
16 **1
 The Pyramid 
11Tall Order18 2
 The Pinnacles 
17 *1
14Zephyr15 *1
15Crunchie Nuggets16 3
 Christian Principals Crag 
17The Staircase
17 *2
18Bring Back the Cane
15 **9
19Sunday School Felching
16 3
20Sleeping with the Nasty Boys
16 *7
 The Far Side 
22No Weasals
18 * 
23The Far Side Butress
19 ** 
24New Age Deceit21 * 
25Dubious Means24 ** 
26The Contortionist22 ** 
27Pain and Pleasure24 ** 
28Gecko21 * 
29The longest, hardest climb I've ever done21 * 
30Once a Jolly Swagman20 ** 
 Orange Wall 
32What's Up Doc?
33Have you been Stung?19 * 
34Steady Eddie23 ** 
35A La Weta
25 ***2
21 ***4
37Skate22 *** 
38Snapper24 ** 
39Groper22 ** 
40Orange Roughy16 *8
41Red Herring16 *1
15 1
15 3
 The Fortress 
45Black Velvet Sin18 1
47Hotline to Jim18 **2

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