10K Cliffs

(5 routes)

There are three routes on this crag near the Ohakune Mountain Road, although they will probably need a scrub before repeating. There is loads of room for more.

Type: 
Crag
Altitude: 
1200m
Aspect: 
North West
Walk time: 
20 min
Access: 

At the 10km mark on the Ohakune Mountain Road a cliff is visible in the bush to the east. Park at the Blyth Hut–Waitonga Falls track carpark. Right at the start of the track, before the footbridge, drop down to the riverbed and walk downstream for 20m before turning left up a small sidestream. Walk upstream for 10–15 minutes, until the cliff can be seen on the right. Head up through the bush to the base.

Lat/Lon: 
-39.329915770000, 175.499339100000
Reference Title Grade Length Quality Bolts Gone Natural pro Edit link
1 Tony’s Route 21 20m
0
4bolts
The left-hand route, at the top end of the crag, with four bolts.
2 Mark’s Route 19 20m
0
5bolts
This climb is a few metres to the right, with five bolts.
3 Unnamed
0
Salad Days 18 20m
0
6bolts
The left hand line up the slabby wall in the middle of the crag. Generously bolted. Double bolt anchor. Note: this line is 4m to the right of Mark's Route.
Tom Wilson, Steve Dowall, Simon Williamson April 2011
Royal Jelly 16 17m
0
4bolts
4m right of Salad Days. Climb the blunt arete and pleasant face. Double bolt belay.
Tom Wilson, Steve Dowall, Simon Williamson April 2011