Place info

Mt Malaspina

(1 route)

A prominent gully north of Mt Malaspina may provide a quick alternative to the route to the Grand Plateau over Clarke Saddle. See Clarke Saddle and the "Via Clarke Saddle" Route of Mt Teichelmann/Rakirua.

  • 3042m

    Altitude

Type: 
Mountain
Altitude: 
3042m

A prominent gully north of Mt Malaspina may provide a quick alternative to the route to the Grand Plateau over Clarke Saddle. See Clarke Saddle and the "Via Clarke Saddle" Route of Mt Teichelmann/Rakirua.

NZMS260: 
H36 795 326
Topo50: 
BX15 695 710
Reference Name Grade Quality Length Comments Actions
3+
0
  Ascend a rock ridge onto a major bump in the ridge. Then across a sweeping snow saddle to a final buttress of four rope lengths which lead to the summit.

David Elphick, M White, Feb 1957 (Lower section). Penny & Charles Webster, Feb 1984 (Upper section).

Attribution: 
Alex Palman
This place appears in: 
Aoraki Mount Cook: a guide for mountaineers
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