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The Policeman

(3 routes)

There may be some debate over the first ascents of these routes as there are repeated references to The Policeman as a rock climbing area in several publications over the years. For the sake of argument and for the want of any contradictory information the routes are credited as first ascents in this instance.

  • 1800m

    Altitude

Type: 
Crag
Altitude: 
1800m

There may be some debate over the first ascents of these routes as there are repeated references to The Policeman as a rock climbing area in several publications over the years. For the sake of argument and for the want of any contradictory information the routes are credited as first ascents in this instance.

Access: 

Access to this crag is gained by following the ski tow lines to the large outcrop at the top of the Manganui Ski Area.

NZMS260: 
P20 029 113
Topo50: 
BJ29 929 495
Reference Name Grade Quality Length Comments Actions
17
0
15m
Natural gear required
  Climb the clean wall 50m left of Bobby. Good climbing on sound rock.

Iain Young, 02/99.

12
0
15m
Natural gear required
  Climb the obvious wide crack and blocks 20m up from an arête.

Chris Prudden, Iain Young, 12/12/98.

16
0
25m
Natural gear required
  Climb the crack 10m to the right of Bobby. Loose finish.

Iain Young, Chris Prudden, 12/12/98.

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