The Buttress & Witches Col

(1 route)

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The Buttress & Witches Col

(1 route)

The Buttress 2801m, 2776m
This is a large ridge that extends north from the foot of Tasman’s North Shoulder separating the Heemskirk and Abel Janszoon Glaciers.
Witches Col 2860m
A snow col situated the top end of The Buttress, at the base of the North Buttress. Witches Col allows access to the Able Janszoon Face.

  • 2801m

    Altitude

Type: 
Mountain
Altitude: 
2801m

The Buttress 2801m, 2776m
This is a large ridge that extends north from the foot of Tasman’s North Shoulder separating the Heemskirk and Abel Janszoon Glaciers.
Witches Col 2860m
A snow col situated the top end of The Buttress, at the base of the North Buttress. Witches Col allows access to the Able Janszoon Face.

Reference Name Grade Quality Length Comments Actions
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  A seven pitch route up an arête on the North Face, climbed from the lower Heemskirk Glacier.

Nick Cradock, D Owen, Susan McNair, Feb 1987.

Attribution: 
Alex Palman
This place appears in: 
Aoraki Mount Cook: a guide for mountaineers
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