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Kingfisher Slabs

(8 routes)

A small outcrop of red rock slabs to the right of the main Sebastopol crags.

  • North East

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Type: 
Wall
Aspect: 
North East

A small outcrop of red rock slabs to the right of the main Sebastopol crags.

Access: 

From the carpark follow the track towards the Red Arete but veer R along the dry stream bed until you are below the crags. A well formed track zig zags up the hill arriving below Keep Left arĂȘte.

Reference Name Grade Quality Length Comments Actions
CH
20
1.02
20m
4X bolts
Natural gear required
  On the Lh- Side of the Kingfisher Wall. (A small red crag, on the right hand side of the large central scree). Good edgy climbing.

Paul Aubrey

CC
16
0
20m
Natural gear required
  The curving crack on the Lh end of the Kingfisher Wall. (A small red crag, on the right hand side of the large central scree).

Allan Adams

DD
19
1.02
40m
9X bolts
Natural gear required
  On the Lh-side of the middle slab of Kingfisher Wall, (A small red crag, on the right hand side of the large central scree).

Ray Button 1999

Kf
16
0
40m
Natural gear required
  The crack in the middle slab of the Kingfisher Wall. Currently this is totally overgrow and requires SERIOUS gardening efforts to resurrect it to claimable condition.

Allan Adams

Ss
20
2.01
35m
10X bolts
  The slab to the R of the Kingfisher crack.

Tony Dignam 1982

KL
17
0
35m
9X bolts
  On the Rh-end Kingfisher Wall. Climbs the Lh- side of the Rh wall. If you have a 60m rope you will need to swing R to the ledge by the Totara tree to touch down safely
Sl
18
0
30m
5X bolts
Natural gear required
  On the Rh-end Kingfisher Wall. Climb up the Rh-side of the Rh wall. Take some wires for a crack after the 5th bolt. It is still quite run out after that till the next one.

Bob Ryan

17
0
30m
9X bolts
  There is a route on the RHS of the Kingfisher Slabs. 1Grade 17/18. Put up by some of the Mt Cook SAR Team. Shares the RH anchor

2016

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