Place info

Barron Saddle

(2 routes)

Between Dobson Valley and the Mueller Glacier

  • 1992m

    Altitude

Type: 
Pass
Altitude: 
1992m

Between Dobson Valley and the Mueller Glacier

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An easy scramble on snow and scree slopes. Beginning near H36 684111 ascend the slope, following a small gully from about 1500m altitude. Aim for the easy slopes to the south east of Barron Saddle.

First crossing East to West, Green and Smart, 1905 First from the Dobson to the Mueller, Jack Clarke, Peter Graham, Frank Milne, GeorgeRose, Samuel Turner, March 1914

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  Via Mueller Hut. The saddle is reached via the upper Mueller Glacier route to Barron Saddle Hut or the ‘high route’ via the Annette Plateau, Sladden Saddle and either across or beneath the North West Ridge of Darby. On the Dobson side either follow a rotten rock rib directly below the saddle or diagonally down snowslopes under Scissors.

Thomas Brodrick, Louis Sladden, 1890.

Attribution: 
Alex Palman
This place appears in: 
Aoraki Mount Cook: a guide for mountaineers
Barron Saddle – Mt Brewster: a guide for climbers
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