What is this?

Castlehillbasin.co.nz is a community website for sharing information and psyche on boulders and routes in the Castle Hill Basin, Aotearoa New Zealand.

This site is used by local climbers to record ascents and document climbs. We aim to promote sustainable practises to minimise the impacts of climbing and to encourage all climbers to become Kaitiaki of the Basin.

Boulders / Routes

The database is comprehensive for boulders V6 and up, with lower grade climbs being regularly added by users. Each climb contains information like:

  • Geo-location
  • Grades (including range/opinions suggested by users)
  • Descriptions of location and key information
  • Tags (highball ,slopers, friendly etc..)
  • First Ascent information
  • Repetitions list
  • Links to images / videos
  • Button to 'Add to hitlist'

Other features

  • Maps with HTML5 Geo-location
  • Indexes to hunt through and find climbs
  • Projects - lots of projects are shared
  • Ascent Logs 
  • Graphs - only some at present but expect more!


Feedback or feature requests? 

Email us at admin@castlehillbasin.co.nz


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