Place info

Iron Hill

(7 routes)

Cobb Valley.
Traditional climbing in an alpine setting.

  • South East

    Aspect

  • 1400m

    Altitude

Type: 
Crag
Aspect: 
South East
Altitude: 
1400m

Cobb Valley.
Traditional climbing in an alpine setting.

Access: 

Walk to Lake Sylvester Hut and onwards to Lake Sylvester, then another 20 mins brings you to the base of the crags at Iron Hill.

NZMS260: 
M26 772 117
Topo50: 
BP24 672 500
Reference Name Grade Quality Length Comments Actions
TG
18
0
Natural gear required
  On the Guiltoline Wall, follow the weakness, swing or straddle your way to the top. (scene of a minor epic)

Rich Turner

BSC
0
  On the Guiltoline Wall. Top roped only due to the lack of large pro. Bring the Big Bros and go for it.
OBP
17
0
35m
Natural gear required
  On the Brain Wall. The Lh-Arete. 2 pins. Mantle at the top, and belay from the block

Rich Turner

SC
16
0
35m
Natural gear required
  On the Brain Wall. Thin crack. Good stances to the block mantle.

Mark Brignole

ADC
14
0
35m
Natural gear required
  On the Brain Wall. First line on Iron Hill. Belay form the ledge or top of the gully.

Rich Turner

MF
18
0
Natural gear required
  The oboius corner on the Moonflower Wall. Please try not to tred on the flowers.

Mark Brignole

22
0
  On the Moonflower Wall
Attribution: 
Paynes Ford Blog
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