Place info

Mt Charlton

(3 routes)

Earl Mountains

  • 2152m

    Altitude

Type: 
Mountain
Altitude: 
2152m

Earl Mountains

NZMS260: 
D41 145 859
Topo50: 
CB09 044 241
Reference Name Grade Quality Length Comments Actions
0
 

Dal Ryan, 1960.

0
  From Monkey Creek

Kurt Suter, Miss Cecily Ramsay, 1936.

20
0
550m
Natural gear required
One or more images in route detail.
1
 

12 pitches.
Scramble up large left leaning ramp until it steepens
1,2: continue up ramp until it tops out
3: straight up corner then flake system towards base of snow field (17)
4,5: scramble around snowfield to base of upper wall
6: easy climbing up wall aiming towards long clean corner
7: continue up towards shallow groove below corner, hanging belay left of the base of groove (19)
8: traverse right and move up groove to awesome belay ledge at base of corner (crux)
9: up corner, moving onto arete via big flake (18)
10-12: continue up, aiming for rib leading to summit.
Scramble to summit

Excellent clean rock on upper half of face, good pro. Lots of potential for more lines, especially easier ones on the rh side of the face.

Sam Waetford Kyle Walter Feb 2016

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