Place info

The Sentinel

(2 routes)

The Sentinel was first climbed from the Clyde River by Allan Cookson and Jack Pattle in November
1946. There are many options to the top, the most common being the North West Ridge.

  • 2217m

    Altitude

Type: 
Mountain
Altitude: 
2217m

The Sentinel was first climbed from the Clyde River by Allan Cookson and Jack Pattle in November
1946. There are many options to the top, the most common being the North West Ridge.

Reference Name Grade Quality Length Comments Actions
1+
0
  Head up the side creek draining the glacier on the south side of The Sentinel. After about 1 km, follow a broad scree slope north-east to join the end of the North West Ridge, and follow this to the summit.
0
  The third ascent of The Sentinel was part of a traverse from the Sinclair River to McCoy Stream.

Russell Pearce, Ian Shaw, March 1964

Attribution: 
Yvonne Cook and Geoff Spearpoint, in association with the Canterbury Mountaineering Club
This place appears in: 
The Canterbury Westland Alps: a climbing and transalpine guide
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