Place info

Mt Chittenden

(3 routes)

Fifteen Mile Spur

  • 2205m

    Altitude

Type: 
Mountain
Altitude: 
2205m

Fifteen Mile Spur

NZMS260: 
N30 951 109
Topo50: 
BS24 851 492
Reference Name Grade Quality Length Comments Actions
2
0
  Via Hamilton River. Ascend through open forest north of the eastern feeder to a basin below point 2154m. Head south-southeast to a small saddle above, and follow the ridge to a prominent step below point 2154m. Climb the step direct or turn it on eastern slopes. Pleasant scrambling leads to the summit. Alternatively, descend from the small saddle, sidle eastern slopes, then climb directly to the summit.
1
0
  Via Connors Creek. Climb steep scrubby gullies or scree and tussock slopes to a basin on the east face, then directly to the summit. Alternatively, climb easy slopes to a basin south-east of the summit and onto the narrow south ridge.
1
0
  Via Begley Creek. Climb up the waterfall creek west of the summit, and to a saddle on the south ridge. Follow the narrow ridge to the top.
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Kaikoura – Kahurangi: a guide for climbers
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