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Rock climbing at Castle Hill

Rock climbing at Castle Hill

The limestone outcrops at Castle Hill are one of New Zealand’s finest rock-climbing sites. There are five main areas, with around 250 climbs and over 1,000 boulder challenges.

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John Wilson, 'Canterbury places - Porters Pass to Arthur’s Pass', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 7 December 2023)

Story by John Wilson, reviewed & revised 6 Jul 2015, updated 17 Aug 2015