Place info

Hotu East Wing

(7 routes)

The east side of the Hotu Cliffs

  • South

    Aspect

  • 1300m

    Altitude

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Type: 
Wall
Aspect: 
South
Altitude: 
1300m

The east side of the Hotu Cliffs

Reference Name Grade Quality Length Comments Actions
1
11
2.01
15m
Natural gear required
  An excellent route. Climb the buttress, keeping as near as possible to the crest (easier to the left). A good spike and/or nut belay at the top.

Graeme Dingle, 1972

2
15
0
15m
Natural gear required
  An alternate start up a steep crack with a loose block in it.

Noel Sissons, Mary Atkinson, 1972

3
17
0
15m
Natural gear required
  The right-hand crack and main face on the buttress. Climb the crack and overhang free then aid up the gently overhanging face above (A2).

Merv English, 1974

4
17 A2
0
15m
Natural gear required
  Start up Swerv, then move right around an edge and straight up on large holds.

Graeme Dingle, 1972

5
14
0
20m
Natural gear required
  Climb the deep groove on the right of the main buttress to near a dangerously loose block, then onto a ledge on the right. Climb the clean corner above and join Ringatu to the top.

Graeme Dingle, Limbo Thompson, Colin Abbott, 1972

6
17
0
15m
Natural gear required
  Layback and jam the steep crack. Strenuous after the bulge.

Graeme Dingle, Noel Sissons, 1972

7
16
0
10m
Natural gear required
  The right-hand most line on the East Wing. A short, delicate corner problem.

Graeme Dingle, Noel Sissons, Colin Abbott, 1972

Attribution: 
Richard Thomson
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