Place info

Tutoko Knob

(1 route)

Tutoko Knob is the buttress at the western end of Alice Peak’s south west ridge. The 300m high South Face of Tutoko Knob is a long curtain of immaculate stone, rising straight from the Donne Glacier.

  • 1905m

    Altitude

Type: 
Mountain
Altitude: 
1905m

Tutoko Knob is the buttress at the western end of Alice Peak’s south west ridge. The 300m high South Face of Tutoko Knob is a long curtain of immaculate stone, rising straight from the Donne Glacier.

NZMS260: 
D40 154 125
Topo50: 
CA09 053 508
Reference Name Grade Quality Length Comments Actions
20 , 16 , 17 , 18 , 15 , 15
0
Natural gear required
 
  1. 6 pitches. Climb the right-hand of two prominent buttresses on the face. Starting from the big ledge at the bottom of the buttress. Climb up the front of the pillar, moving in from the right.
  2. To the top of the pillar and across on to the main wall.
  3. Continue up, veering slightly right through overlaps to belay below the steep headwall.
  4. Directly up the headwall. Steep climbing on superb jugs.
  5. The angle eases off, with short steep sections.

Richard Thomson, Richard Turner, Dave Vass, Feb 2002.

Attribution: 
Craig Jefferies
This place appears in: 
The Darran Mountains: an alpine and rock climbing guide
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