Kinloch

(99 routes)

There are 4 separate crags in the Kinloch area. The first is in Kinloch itself, at the eastern end of the bay. The other 3 are on the same eastern peninsula but further out in the bay and can be accessed via the W2K mountain bike track or by boat. Access details are given in the introduction for each crag.
GEAR
A recommended rack is given for each line. Trad gears is given as
SCD = Small Cams. Smaller than 1 Friend.
CD = Full set of Camming devices, size 1 to 4 Friend or equal (+½
sizes)
LCD = Large Camming devices, Larger than 4 friend.
W = A full set of wires.
Hex = A set of Hex’s

Type: 
Crag
Altitude: 
380m
Access: 

Kinloch is on the shores of Whangamata Bay on the Northern side of Lake Taupo, about 15 minutes drive from Taupo. From Taupo head north across the Waikato river then at the top of the hill turn left down Poihipi Rd. After about 10 km turn left onto Whangamata road, then left again onto Kinloch Road.

Lat/Lon: 
-38.680887000000, 175.918407000000
NZMS260: 
T18 640 762
Topo50: 
BG36 539 146