Place info

Ocean Wall

(3 routes)

This is the large north-facing wall with an undercut start and obvious horizontal banding, indicating a healthy series of overhangs. The crag is about 25 metres high and has some excellent pumpy climbing that stays dry in all weather.

  • North

    Aspect

  • 5min

    Walk in

  • 20m

    Altitude

Type: 
Crag
Aspect: 
North
Altitude: 
20m

This is the large north-facing wall with an undercut start and obvious horizontal banding, indicating a healthy series of overhangs. The crag is about 25 metres high and has some excellent pumpy climbing that stays dry in all weather.

Access: 

Find the track on the other side of a swampy area, leading straight to the crag. It follows the main central drainage.

Walk time: 
5min
NZMS260: 
K30 722 965
Topo50: 
BS19 622 349
Reference Name Grade Quality Length Comments Actions
1
22
2.01
25m
10X bolts
  Hard moves off the ground can be avoided by traversing in. The route is sustained and slightly overhanging. Be wary of loose holds.

Josh Hudson, 2012.

2
24
0
18m
6X bolts
  Just to the right of Endeavour – a steep pumpy line. While cleaning Josh abseiled off his rope, but fortunately was not seriously hurt.

Jason Blair, 2012.

3
18
0
18m
7X bolts
  Approach on cams by traversing in from Walk the Plank (or Endeavour).

Josh Hudson, 2013

Attribution: 
Neil Warrington & Neil Silverwood, http://www.kiwitracks.com/paparoa/
This place appears in: 
Paparoa Climbs - Bullock Creek
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