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Second Pinnacle

(5 routes)

Also known as Middle Pinnacle, this is really two peaks, separated by a high col.

  • 2190m

    Altitude

Type: 
Mountain
Altitude: 
2190m

Also known as Middle Pinnacle, this is really two peaks, separated by a high col.

NZMS260: 
T20 318 139
Topo50: 
BJ34 217 522
Reference Name Grade Quality Length Comments Actions
1
0
30m
  A short bit of fun up a dribble of ice to a small snow patch and the ridge.

Mike Peat, Matt Quirke, Alf Walsh, August 1996

2
0
200m
 

A charming line. The lower gendarme can be easily avoided by climbing to the col beyond from the south side, but there are more tricky sections towards the top.

3
0
200m
 

A gully line leads to the col high on Second Pinnacle between its two peaks.

4
0
 

From low in Gully 2, climb the buttress on the southern of the two peaks.

5
0
 

The gully between the First and Second Pinnacles provides direct and rapid access to (or off) the ridge.

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