Place info

Micro Crag

(4 routes)

Located on a small sheltered plateau on a terrace north of Dimril Stair. The crag as the name implies is small, but visitors will be rewarded with high quality compact rock. The crag has a easy walk off with excellent bollards on top for anchors

  • East

    Aspect

  • 3 minutes from Dimril Stair

    Walk in

  • 1750m

    Altitude

New Zealand map
Type: 
Crag
Aspect: 
East
Altitude: 
1750m

Located on a small sheltered plateau on a terrace north of Dimril Stair. The crag as the name implies is small, but visitors will be rewarded with high quality compact rock. The crag has a easy walk off with excellent bollards on top for anchors

Access: 

from Dimril stairs skirt and climb around the bluffs to the right (climbers)

Walk time: 
3 minutes from Dimril Stair
NZMS260: 
BJ34 Ruapehu 248 493
Reference Name Grade Quality Length Comments Actions
1
16
1.02
6m
Natural gear required
 

The name is the clue. The buttress at the eastern end. Start just right of the buttress before moving left and ascend the small roof at the milk bottle to get to easy ground. Good bollards to belay from.

Don French et al April 2015

2
0
 

slabs and cracks just right of Milk Bottle route. Not attempted but needs an ascent

3
15
0
5m
Natural gear required
 

Direct line on thin cracks with a mantle

Don French et al April 2015

4
10
0
5m
Natural gear required
 

climb right into corner then up

Bett X

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