Place info

Ning Nong

(8 routes)

The Ning Nong boulder is a small, esoteric venue located on the south-eastern coast of Palliser Bay, east of Lake Ferry at Te Humenga Point. It’s really only worth a visit if you are in the area!

  • South

    Aspect

  • 1 min

    Walk in

  • 10m

    Altitude

Type: 
Crag
Aspect: 
South
Altitude: 
10m

The Ning Nong boulder is a small, esoteric venue located on the south-eastern coast of Palliser Bay, east of Lake Ferry at Te Humenga Point. It’s really only worth a visit if you are in the area!

Access: 

Take the Cape Palliser turn-off from the Martinborough–Lake Ferry road. After about 23km you’ll see the boulders on the left, just over a fence. If you get to Ngawi, you’ve gone about 9km too far.

Walk time: 
1 min
Reference Name Grade Quality Length Comments Actions
1
V0
0
  Pull on using the big undercling and reach for the mossy topout.
2
V2
1.02
  Start with a sloping sidepull for the left hand, pull up and past the vague rib to another mossy topout.
3
V6
0
  A hard pull gets you to some okay holds, then an off-balance snatch puts you in sight of the mossy topout.

John Palmer, 2004

4
V3
2.01
  Climb to the rounded laybacks and then . . . you guessed it, a mossy topout. Great moves, nice holds. Almost worth the trip out.

Kester Brown, 2003

5
0
  Big bold moves above an awful landing will likely net you the best route here.
6
V2
0
  Dyno or make a static move to the mossy topout.

Kester Brown, 2003

7
V5
0
  Sit start under the horizontal prow with hands on the obvious start holds. Use two opposing heel hook manoeuvres or just a slap and a pull.

Kester Brown, 2003

8
V0
0
  The tiny pointed boulder just to the north. Pull on and dyno for the mossy topout.

Richard Thomson, April 2012

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