Type: 
Alpine
Pitch: 
# Alpine
(Commitment)
Alpine
(Technical)
Alpine
(Mt Cook)
Ewbank Aid Water Ice Mixed Boulder
(Hueco)
Length Bolts Trad
1041900350m0Y
 
First ascent: 
Tawny Wagstaff, Michael Eatson. January 2016
Quality: 
2.01

Ascends the East Face of Outlier Peak on compact sandstone with excellent protection. Six pitches plus scrambling. Crossing the bergschrund at the base of route can be problematic.

Pitch:
1. (19, 20m) Ascends prominent crack system immediately right of large roof. Climb overhanging corner to ledge. Make large traverse left underneath roof to pillar (micro-cams). Ascend open book corner to belay ledge (Camalot #4).

2. (18, 50m) Up open book, right facing corner, through small roof and onto slab. Traverse slightly right and through the overlap. Continue up easing ground to belay.

3. (12, 70m) Scramble easy ground, trending left to large ledge with snow.

4. (17, 50m) Steep (hand to fist) crack through several bulges to good ledges.

5. (10, 80m) Scramble easy terrain, trending left belay at base of prominent summit headwall.

6. (14, 80m) Crack systems on left side of summit buttress, deteriorating rock quality.

Descent: Via the Cameron Buttress Route to the large saddle (1x 30m Rappel). Downclimb (upto grade 10) slabs to the top of the 4th pitch. 1x 15m and 1x 30m rappel to the snow covered ledge.

Route Image: 
Grade: 
4 19
Length: 
350
Bolts: 
0
Natural pro: 
Natural pro?
Attribution: 
Michael Eatson
Gone: 
No
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