Northeast Slabs

(9 routes)

Climbing is not permitted on Pukepohatu Bald Rock. This information is provided as a record only.
On the north side of the summit is a small quarry. To the left of this is an area of slabs and large flakes.

Type: 
Wall
Aspect: 
North East
Reference Title Grade Length Quality Bolts Gone Natural pro Link to edit content
Dissection variation 20
0
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Start down and to the left by a stump and small blocks. Climb thin flakes for a few metres then move right to join Dissection by the jutting flake.
Alan Hill, Bernie Massey 1991
Dissection 16 25m
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Start just left of the corner and climb up level with the jutting flake. Follow the thin cracks and flakes up the slab, past a small shrub. Move left under the large overhang to finish.
Alan Hill, Russel Simons 1991
Crown Topper 15 22m
0
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Down and left is a stand of manuka by a corner. Start right of the corner, gain the ledge at 2m then follow the arete to a ledge. Finish up Fingertips.
Alan Hill, Stuart Smith 1991
Fingertips 16 20m
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Three metres to the left of Shiva is a rightward tending crack. Gain the flakes above the crack and follow to the crack’s closure. Reach up to an edge below a white scar, mantle onto this and gain the ledge above. Move left two metres and climb a short groove to the top.
Alan Hill, Stuart Smith 1991
Shiva 16 18m
0
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Gain the ledge as for Bastille. Follow the left ward slanting crack to large pointed flake. Follow the crack on its right-hand side.
Alan Hill, Stuart Smith 1991
Bastille 17 10m
0
To find this route head about six metres left , just past a small manuka. Gain the ledge at 2m. Climb the pocketed wall right of the left ward slanting crack. No pro.
Alan Hill (solo) 1991
Guillotine 16 13m
0
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Follow the left ward slanting edge and crack. Variation: At 2m climb direct past the jutting flake (15).
Alan Hill, Russel Simons 1991
Cop-Out 15 10m
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Two metres to the left of Flake Out, is a left ward slanting edge. Start at the foot of this and climb to a pointed flake, gaining it from the right. Ascend the skyline V notch above. Variation: Climb the flake direct at its lowest point (17).
Flake-Out 12 10m
0
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Start beneath the hanging flakes at the righthand side of the slabs. Climb beneath a flake to reach a higher fl ake which forms an overhang. This is surmounted using the bisecting crack.
Attribution: 
Paul Hersey
UUID: 
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