(320 routes)

Taranaki is overlooked by its solitary volcanic peak, rising 2518 metres above the surrounding farmland. For mountain and winter condition routes, see https://climbnz.org.nz/nz/ni/taranaki/taranaki-mt-egmont
There is excellent crag climbing, mostly trad at moderate grades but one or two harder sport routes. The crags are listed on this page. In summary:

  • Humphries Castle, a broken spine of good rock
  • Hongis Valley, for short climbs with easy access from Tahurangi Lodge
  • Organ Pipes, for long sustained climbing on excellent rock
  • Warwick Castle, lots of quality routes, short and long
  • Tahurangi Bluff, only one route to date but a big one
  • Bobs Bluff, a distant crag of variable rock quality
  • Okahu Bluff, highest and largest crag on the mountain, but only a handful of routes
  • Minarapa Valley, two pitch alpine style rock climbing, and
  • Summit Crags, great climbs in a unique location.


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Mountain Taranaki Mt Egmont (56 routes)
Crag Organ Pipes Valley (109 routes)
Crag Warwick Castle (51 routes)
Crag Summit Crags (24 routes)
Crag Tahurangi Bluff (1 route)
Crag Humphries Castle (14 routes)
Crag Hongis Valley (48 routes)
Crag Minarapa Crag (4 routes)
Crag The Policeman (3 routes)
Crag Bobs Bluff (2 routes)
Crag Okahu Bluff (8 routes)
Range Pouakai Range (0 routes)
Range Kaitake Range (0 routes)

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