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Kingfisher Slabs

Type

A small outcrop of red rock slabs to the right of the main Sebastopol crags.

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Aspect
North East
Access

From the carpark follow the track towards the Red Arete but veer R along the dry stream bed until you are below the crags. A well formed track zig zags up the hill arriving below Keep Left arête.

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Routes

Reference Title Grade Length Pro Quality Operations
1 1Clean Hands, 20 20 20m 6
1.02

  • P1
  • 20
  • 20m
  • 6

On the Lh- Side of the Kingfisher Wall. (A small red crag, on the right hand side of the large central scree). Good edgy climbing.


2 2Conservation Crack, 16 16 20m
0

  • P1
  • 16
  • 20m
  • Trad

The curving crack on the Lh end of the Kingfisher Wall. (A small red crag, on the right hand side of the large central scree).


3 3Dirty Digits, 19 19 40m 9
1.02

  • P1
  • 19
  • 40m
  • 9

On the Lh-side of the middle slab of Kingfisher Wall, (A small red crag, on the right hand side of the large central scree).


 Kingfisher, 16 16 40m
0

  • P1
  • 16
  • 40m
  • Trad

The crack in the middle slab of the Kingfisher Wall. Currently this is totally overgrow and requires SERIOUS gardening efforts to resurrect it to claimable condition.


4 4Serias, 20 20 35m 10
2.01

  • P1
  • 20
  • 35m
  • 10

The slab to the R of the Kingfisher crack.


5 5Keep Left Arete, 17 17 35m 9
2.01

  • P1
  • 17
  • 35m
  • 9

On the Rh-end Kingfisher Wall. Climbs the Lh- side of the Rh wall. If you have a 60m rope you will need to swing R to the ledge by the Totara tree to touch down safely


6 6Sustalyte, 18 18 30m 5
1.02

  • P1
  • 18
  • 30m
  • 5
  • Trad

On the Right wall of the Kingfisher Walls. Climb up the centre of the Rh wall. Take some wires for a crack after the 5th bolt. It is still quite run out after that till the next one. Note This route was originally climbed on gear only, no bolts!!


7 7Old Soldiers Never Die, 16 16 30m 9
2.01

  • P1
  • 16
  • 30m
  • 9

There is a route on the RHS of the Kingfisher Slabs. Grade 16. Put up by some of the Mt Cook SAR Team. Shares the RH anchor. This route has been climbed on trad gear.


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