Statue Wall

(4 routes)

This 300 metre high wall runs below Karetai Col and the upper North Ridge of Karetai.
Descent is either down Lindsays Ledges, or by traversing ledges towards the West Ridge and Turners Eyrie.

Face (Alpine)
North West
-44.669263280000, 168.045673370000
D40 174 036
CB09 073 418
Reference Title Grade Length Quality Bolts Gone Natural pro Link to edit content
1 Parallel Lines II 22 300m
wire representing trad
A six-pitch climb that finishes on the small peaklet just above Karetai Col.
Bruce Dowrick, Rich Thomson, Rich Turner, February 2010
2 Katabatic Gravity Well II 23 300m
wire representing trad
Another super route on this super wall.
Richard Turner, James Spiers, February 2015
3 Statue Bro II 19 300m
wire representing trad
Six pitches. Follow the reddest rock, just right of the overhangs, up to the small notch in the ridge.
Dave Vass, Rich Turner, Rich Thomson, March 2006
4 The Brown Spider II 19
wire representing trad
Begin about 80m to the right of Statue Bro? and link a set of distinct features, one of which is the system of cracks that gives the route its name. Finish at the next notch right of the Statue Bro? finish. Eight pitches, with adequate protection on excellent rock.
John McCallum, Alan Thomas, Mark Watson, February 2012
The Darran Mountains (NZAC: 2006) by Craig Jefferies; Rich Thomson; Mark Watson; Rich Turner