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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, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/photograph/10253/rock-climbing-at-castle-hill (accessed 23 April 2019)

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