Place info

Buttons Buttress

(3 routes)

This is the large bluff on the left edge of the Mangatoetoenui Glacier, about 150m below the Summit Plateau. Ray Button climbed three routes in 1983 with pupils on an advanced ice-climbing course: two on the front face of the buttress, and another slightly further up the gully on the south side.

  • South

    Aspect

  • 2450m

    Altitude

Type: 
Crag
Aspect: 
South
Altitude: 
2450m

This is the large bluff on the left edge of the Mangatoetoenui Glacier, about 150m below the Summit Plateau. Ray Button climbed three routes in 1983 with pupils on an advanced ice-climbing course: two on the front face of the buttress, and another slightly further up the gully on the south side.

NZMS260: 
T20 326 114
Topo50: 
BJ34 225 497
Reference Name Grade Quality Length Comments Actions
0
25m
  A line slightly further up the gully on the south side of the buttress.
1.02
30m
  The left-hand line on the front of the buttress.
0
30m
  On the right side of the buttress.
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