The Darran Mountains
Whether you aspire to sport climbing, alpine rock climbing, big mountain routes or technical ice climbing the range and quality of established and potential routes is exhaustive.
This guide maps out the paths of climbers as they have tackled the ridges and faces in this isolated area. Serving both as a guide to climbers visiting the region for the first time and those looking to venture a little further off the beaten track.
The book contains over 500 climbing routes, and is illustrated with over 200 photographs by some of New Zealand's top outdoor photographers. Most climbs are illustrated with line-topos or photo-topos. You'll also find extensive history and geology sections.
Whatever your reason for visiting this remote climbers' paradise, this book provides the essential information and inspiration.