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Female climber in orange helmet reaches for the final hold, viewed from above

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ACAT works to improve access to rock climbing and bouldering areas around NZ. Access is threatened or prohibited at many crags and we need your support to continue our efforts – help us reach our target of at least 300 regular donors to be financially sustainable.

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Climber in red jacket and helmet at Lucky Strike in the Darran Mountains
All NZ :
ACAT's Annual General Meeting was held on Monday 11 December, where the annual report was presented. The past year has been a period of...
Cliff at the Mangorewa Gorge from a distance with two climbers.
Bay of Plenty :
ACAT and the Rotorua Climbing Club are consulting with DOC and iwi about the future of the crag. Key details:  Please consider Mangorewa...
Climber in blue shirt at the Kinloch crag, Lake Taupō
Waikato :
ACAT and local climbers have been discussing climbing at Kinloch with the Trust representing the landowners. We are excited to finally be talking...
Kimi Worrell selfie in a boat
All NZ :
ACAT administers the Kimi Worrell Fund, which supports safe climbing access in New Zealand. Kimi tragically passed away in 2018 when a fixed line she...
Mt Eden quarry columnar basalt cliff from a distance with 2 climbers
Auckland :
We get more inquiries about the status of the Quarry than any other crag, demonstrating the strength and scale of passion in the community for this...
Climber on overhanging orange white rock above bush
All NZ :
ACAT held our AGM on Monday 12 December, and presented our annual report. The past two years have been a whirlwind as we worked to build this ship...
Wide angle aerial image of Ti Point, basalt headland with pohutakawa, calm turquoise sea, underwater reef, cloudy sky.

Ti Point, an hour north of Auckland. Photo: Chris Hailey.