Trip Report – Granite Gem
By: Jimmy Finlayson
The Borland Valley is fast becoming a serious destination for rock climbers. Borland provides quality climbing that ranks up there with the best rock climbing destinations in New Zealand. Its superb granite buttresses provide with a variety of routes on quality rock.
With ongoing development from Steve Skelton and a few others the number of lines is slowly increasing. New lines put up this year included: Equilibrium (18) (put up by Steve Skelton and Ben Dare) and a second pitch to Furry Little Critters (20,18) equipped by myself and Pete O’Neill.
Posted By: Narina Sutherland