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  • Graham said "The New Zealand Alpine Club takes safety seriously and does not condone one-arm pull-ups, little less using electrical infrastructure as training equipment." - What's wrong with one-armed pull-ups?
    Lunacy
     (Forum topic) 2 days ago
  • nickmd said Hi Adam Nick here, I'm based in Taupo and keen for some ice/mixed climbing as weather dictates. Phone: 0276730134 thanks
    Mid week N.Island ice/ mixed
     (Forum topic) 3 days ago
  • Graham said I would keep them. The G22 is lighter, climbs better and if you want to start properly climbing you'll be sorted crampon wise. They are not as durable as the G12's and if you do a lot of climbing you will certainly wear them out in a few years vs....
    Crampon advice
     (Forum topic) 1 week ago
  • danrevie said Maybe that's why the dinosaurs became extinct, they lost mobility when their toes were all frostbitten from spending too much time in frozen leather boots at high altitude. I'll take that as Aspiring = leather. Thanks.
    Leather or plastic boots for early December NW Ridge Aspiring?
     (Forum topic) 2 weeks ago
  • Graham said The only people who wear plastics anymore are dinosaurs.
    Leather or plastic boots for early December NW Ridge Aspiring?
     (Forum topic) 2 weeks ago
  • Petesnz said To be fair leroy t I believe mattski was just wasting some time on this thread for some unknown reason? I do however genuinely have 1 x 60m Kordas dry treated rope left now if you are still looking for a great value rope. Cheers, Pete.
    Climbing Rope (new)
     (Forum topic) 2 weeks ago
  • cragrat said There will be situations where are either one is the better choice as Hobo climber mentioned. It may have been poorly set up so the rope wears on rock when you are lowered in which case an abseil is preferred. Different areas may have more accepted...
    Abseling or lowering off
     (Forum topic) 2 weeks ago
  • hobo_climber said In general its considered better ethics to abseil off sport routes, mostly due to the less wear and tear on the fixed anchors. But... this isn't always possible or safe. consider large overhanging roof routes, wandering routes and anywhere really...
    Abseling or lowering off
     (Forum topic) 3 weeks ago
  • moorele33 said Forgot to leave my name - Laura
    climbing buddy/group central north island
     (Forum topic) 3 weeks ago
  • moorele33 said Hey this post might be outdated, but I'm new to NZ, living in Gisborne and eager to travel for some weekend climbing / snowboarding / tramping, etc. trips. I'm at 021 143 5540 or moorele33@gmail.com if any of you are still making trips to central...
    climbing buddy/group central north island
     (Forum topic) 3 weeks ago

News

  • Saturday, May 16, 2015 - 18:01
    Tihoi Venture School is currently in the process of purchasing the land on which the Gorge Wall lies, and whilst this changeover is happening, they have asked that climbers do not use or develop the
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  • Wednesday, April 29, 2015 - 18:23
    NZAC Sustainability Advocate Shane Orchard recently attended the IUCN World Parks Congress in Sydney
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  • Wednesday, April 29, 2015 - 18:22

    The annual Darrans Winter Climbing Meet is now in its eighth year. Open to all, the meet will run from 10 July to 19 July and will be based, as always, at Homer Hut in Fiordland.

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  • Wednesday, April 29, 2015 - 18:21

    Some keen Canterbury climbers have been renovating climbs and crags in the Port Hills and at Castle Hill.

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  • Wednesday, April 29, 2015 - 18:19

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