Place info

Alamein Pk

(1 route)

(Middle Grey Virgin).
Cassino, Alamein and Takrouna were known as the Grey Virgins, and resisted attempts for many years. Alamein and Takrouna remain unclimbed directly from the Grey.

  • 2361m

    Altitude

Type: 
Mountain
Altitude: 
2361m

(Middle Grey Virgin).
Cassino, Alamein and Takrouna were known as the Grey Virgins, and resisted attempts for many years. Alamein and Takrouna remain unclimbed directly from the Grey.

NZMS260: 
I35 049 480
Topo50: 
BX16 950 864
Reference Name Grade Quality Length Comments Actions
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2
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  From the Nansen névé, the summit pyramid involves snow slopes or a rock scramble, depending on conditions. A traverse of this peak along the Divide is straightforward.

Stan Conway, Matt Fowlds, John Sampson, Laurie Ryan, Jan 1949

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