Place info

Mt Ian

(2 routes)

Snowdrift Range

  • 2502m

    Altitude

Type: 
Mountain
Altitude: 
2502m

Snowdrift Range

NZMS260: 
E39 504 260
Topo50: 
CA10 404 643
Reference Name Grade Quality Length Comments Actions
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  From Boys Col follow around the base of Tiber on the north-west side. A snow couloir leads to a rocky ridge from where a traverse down and across a further couloir to the Main Divide allows a crossing of a col to the north-east face. The top is reached up a final couloir.
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  Alternatively, the long grassy slopes referred to under Ferrier Peak give access to snow slopes below Ferrier and Bernard Peaks which can be crossed to the snowfields above the Blue Duck Glacier. This in turn leads to a steep ice slope which can be followed back to the main ridge and thence to the summit.
Attribution: 
Allan Uren & John Cocks
This place appears in: 
The Mount Aspiring Region: a guide for mountaineers
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