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The Rat Trap Wall

(5 routes)

Named after the burnt down pub at Upper Takaka

  • South

    Aspect

Type: 
Wall
Aspect: 
South

Named after the burnt down pub at Upper Takaka

Reference Name Grade Quality Length Comments Actions
TF
21
1.02
25m
8X bolts
  R of the arete. Climb to the ledge, then traverse L-wards and up the face through a overhung bulge.

Tony Clearwater 1995

RD
20
2.01
25m
6X bolts
  Start on the ledge. Climb the shallow groove, and pass though a small roof, to to the big scoops and exposed finish.

Andrew Taylor 1991

BG
21
2.01
24m
8X bolts
  A techo star tout of a scoop to a break, then reach through the bulge.

Tony Clearwater

RW
22
2.01
22m
7X bolts
  From the big block on the ground, carry out a few hard moves and on the way to the upper wall.

Zippy 1992

ID
22
1.02
21m
6X bolts
  Use the common start as for NRftW. Veer R-wards at the 2nd bolt.

Ben Yates 1996

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