Place info

The Spires

(2 routes)

The Spires comprise one summit east of Gusty Col and three to the west.

  • 2537m

    Altitude

Type: 
Mountain
Altitude: 
2537m

The Spires comprise one summit east of Gusty Col and three to the west.

NZMS260: 
J35 482 650
Topo50: 
BW18 382 034
Reference Name Grade Quality Length Comments Actions
3
0
  The first ascents of the westernmost two Spires were completed as part of a difficult and sustained traverse from Gusty Col to Pt 2507 metres.

Jim Wilson, Barry Smith, December 1955

3
0
  The two eastern Spires, on each side of Gusty Col, are exposed climbs on very loose rock.

Melville (Jim) Glasgow, Keith Russell, January 1950

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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