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For climbers
Disrespecting rules closes crags. This has happened several times around NZ, most recently at Dragon Crags (Banks Peninsula). The lesson could not be more clear – all climbers need to comply with the ground rules if we want to continue enjoying crag access. Rules vary from crag to crag, so please check for access information before you...
For climbersWaikatoSky Castle
We have an exciting opportunity to open a new climbing area in the Waikato! Sky Castle is a limestone bouldering and sport climbing area near Mt Pirongia. The crag was originally developed for bouldering by guiding company Raglan Rock, and the landowner has now agreed to open it to recreational climbers. ACAT is working on a Memorandum...
For climbersWaikatoWaipari
Please donate to ACAT’s Waipari crag fund – every dollar will go directly to improving access and the crag environment. Right now we need to raise around $2100 for new toilets and native planting on the cliff tops. ACAT is a registered charity so all donations are eligible for a 33% tax credit. Any excess funds received will be held for...
For climbers
Making a monthly or annual donation to ACAT through our website provides us with sustainable funding for our ongoing access projects. The more you give, the more we are able to do. You can use the donation form on any page to make a donation. As well as ongoing work to promote climbing access, ACAT is building its Trust fund to enable the...
For climbers
Join our mailing list to receive email updates on important access developments.  Each year we will also send you Aotearoa Climbing Access Trust’s annual report and an invitation to attend our Annual General Meeting. We will automatically add you to our mailing list when you donate to ACAT through our website. You can easily unsubscribe...
About usFor climbers
If you have made a donation to ACAT, you are entitled to a 33% tax credit. You can claim your credit at the end of each tax year and either keep the refund or send it back to ACAT to increase your impact. The instructions on this page are for individual donors only. If you donated on behalf of an organisation, see our guidance for company...
For climbers
ACAT plans to provide a central repository of crag access information that will be consistently and reliably updated. To help us do this, keep others up to date, and help us manage issues as they arise, you can report crag access issues below. We also encourage you to update access information on ClimbNZ and theCrag, if you are able.
For climbers
Before you visit a crag, you should check the current access requirements – especially if it has been months or years since your last visit. Access requirements for crags may change quickly and unexpectedly depending on many factors, including farm/forestry activity, road closures, objective hazards, and even the behaviour of other...
For climbersNews
ACAT will be holding its first ever Annual General Meeting at 7:00pm on Monday 12 December 2022. All ACAT supporters are welcome to attend online. Come along if you’re interested in meeting our Board of Trustees and hearing a bit about what ACAT has been up over the past 18 months! We will release our Annual Report and post a meeting link...