Place info

Novara Peak

(3 routes)

Malte Brun Range

  • 2298m

    Altitude

Type: 
Mountain
Altitude: 
2298m

Malte Brun Range

Access: 

Access to the terraces beneath Novara Peak and Mt Johnson can be found up the slopes beside the Burnett Glacier. Between the Burnett and Lecky glaciers are a number of tussock basins with good campsites, but there are steep walls leading from the terraces down to the river.

NZMS260: 
H36 875 282
Topo50: 
BX16 775 666
Reference Name Grade Quality Length Comments Actions
1+
0
  Starting from the Murchison Valley ascend an easy rib to reach the divide a little south of the peak.

J B Waterhouse, Dec 1985FWA Colin Monteath,Nick Groves June 1994

1
0
  From the Burnett Falls ascend the ridge heading directly to the summit.

J B Waterhouse, Dec 1985

1+
0
  Easily climbed from the moraine hollow beside the Tasman Glacier, or else from the junction of the Tasman and Murchison valleys.

Franz & Julius Malcher, Feb 1914.

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Aoraki Mount Cook: a guide for mountaineers
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