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Rock Face Wharepapa South
Central North Island
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Coromandel and Northland


Welcome to, New Zealand's only free Rock climbing guide book.


What's new

Tairua Guide Updated May2024

KinlochGuide (closed), see CNI page)

Hikuai Pinnacles Guide Updated Dec 2023(Another Pinnacle at a Tairua Crag, see Coromandel page)

Hikuai Pinnacles Guide Updated April 2021(Another Tairua Crag with 9 pitch route, see Coromandel page)

Tairua Guide Updated April 2021

Kawakawa Guide Updated Feb 2020 (link updated regularly)

Mangaokewa CLOSED October 2019

Ti Point Updated - April 2019 (see corromandel & Northland page)

Pakeho Guide Published - closed


Central North Islands most popular crags. Over 2500 rock routes and 300 boulder problems are posted on this site and no published guidebook can match Freeclimb for up to date information with new route and access information being updated regularly.

The plan to expand the site to include guides for other NZ crags and bouldering destinations. So if you have any info or have a guide that you want to post drop us a line.

All guides are free to download, all include detailed route and access descriptions and most of the routes have topos.

So go a head and down load the most up to date beta for the crag your heading to this weekend.

Cliff Ellery