Place info

Mt Mahanga

(3 routes)

Southern end of the Mahanga Ra, possibly in the Spenser Mts.

  • 2196m

    Altitude

Type: 
Mountain
Altitude: 
2196m

Southern end of the Mahanga Ra, possibly in the Spenser Mts.

Reference Name Grade Quality Length Comments Actions
1
0
  Above Lake Constance follow the West Sabine to a basin and a long scree fan. Climb carpetgrass and moderate rock beside a small gorge and traverse to a tussock shelf (or follow the Sabine true left, and to the right of bluffs, onto the shelf). Head south-west towards a col, and then the north ridge (very loose) to the summit pyramid.
2
0
  From Waiau Pass the ridge is broad and easy, later narrowing. When an impassable notch is reached, descend south to a shelf and regain the ridge higher up. The remainder of the ridge is pinnacled.
2
0
  From near the bottom of the Waiau Pass route and the Waiau River, a tussock spur leads to a scree basin south-east of Mahanga. The East Ridge is gained from a snow face.

James Park and party, 1884

This place appears in: 
Kaikoura – Kahurangi: a guide for climbers
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