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About this site

ClimbNZ is a website and database operated by the New Zealand Alpine Club (NZAC) that holds information about climbs, crags and mountains in New Zealand. 

It is a non-profit, community project run by climbers who are committed to collecting, maintaining and sharing information about climbing in New Zealand.


Using information on the site

Unless stated otherwise, the information on ClimbNZ is made available under a Creative Commons BY-NC-SA 3.0 licence. That means it can be re-used and shared by anyone in any non-commercial way.

Full information about the Creative Commons licence is at

More information about the terms and conditions that govern the use of ClimbNZ is at


Sources of information

The information on ClimbNZ is from a wide variety of sources, including published guidebooks and personal records. We try to identify and list sources of information as accurately as we can, and this is a condition of use for all contributors to the site.

While we make every effort to ensure access information on this site is accurate and up to date, we cannot and do not make any guarantees.

If you find any information is wrong, please either say so in comments or update the details yourself.



ClimbNZ displays usernames and first and last names from accounts on The site contains names and dates of first or notable ascentionists where known, as part of the public record of climbing in New Zealand.

As the site develops and additional user information is recorded and able to be shared, including about recent ascents, we will keep users informed.

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