Chinamans Bluff

1:1 $553

2:1 $309 PER PERSON

3:1 $299 PER PERSON


A scenic drive to Glenorchy and one hours hike up the dart river get you to the 530m tall "Ravages of Time" area. Classic New Zealand routes in a truly awesome valley.

Route Info:

"Ravages of time":

A stunning line involving different climbing styles; starting with a slab/face followed by a daunting roof leading to a steeper face and finishing off on a picturesque arete. 

Highlights of this route include: Long exposed pitches of great climbing, native NZ bush, Rata tree belay ledges and remote wilderness feeling!

9 pitches Grade 20.

"Chink in Shining Armour" & "Third World Assassin" link up:

This link up is a combination of two very different Chinamans Bluff routes. The link up provides a great way to explore the cliff and sample its best climbing!

"Chink in Shining Armour" is a steep face climb on bullet hard stone. Fun crimping and jug cruising in a exposed position!              4 pitches Grade 21

"Third World Assassin" climbs a long crack system that changes in size every pitch! From fun finger locks to wide fists this route teaches all sorts of jamming techniques. 4 pitches Grade 20

"The Long March":

A steep and unrelenting climb with pitch after pitch of hard climbing! The routes starts on a pumpy face pitch and then follows a series of technical and varied pitches to the midway ledge! A great route to do if you are strong and wanting to add some extra difficulty to your day at Chinamans Bluff.

4 Pitches Grade 24  


10% discount when you book & confirm 48 hours before a trip

Use code:48hrs