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North End

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About North End:

The very first area you reach. Go up Track 1 past the boulder (yes, there are problems on it). Turn left for the North End when you get to Creese Wall. The North End is one of the last areas at Paynes to get sun, so it can be cold and muddy in the morning.
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Access Issues: THIS AREA HAS BEEN CLOSED and all existing climbs and anchors removed by the local climbers after discussions with Dept of Conservation.This will protect Arthropodium candidum ledges, best lowland forest, dry overhang environment, an undeveloped rock face (south end), and cliff base communities. the DoC report can be read by following the links on the following page
Rock Type: Limestone
Type of Climbing: Sport/Trad
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SequenceSequence numbers indicate the left (L) to right (R) order of the routes. Rating Route Difficulty Ascents
0 Average Rating = 0.00/5 Terror, Illness, and Rebellion 5.10a 1