Photo by Guillaume Charton.
Jeremie Lemaitre climbs Proud Monkey Roof, high in Wye Creek
on Saturday, during the X-Wye Climbing Festival held in
Queenstown at the weekend.
Queenstown Climbing Club president Guillaume Charton said it
was the third festival, attracting 70 people from the South
Island and Australia.
After a short movie festival on Friday night, with a focus on
climbing, including one about Wye Creek, made by Mr Charton,
teams of climbers took part in a climbing marathon on
Saturday, making more than 500 climbs in total.
Bad weather forced participants indoors on Sunday where the
top 14 climbers competed on the indoor wall at the Queenstown