Place info

Mt Paske

(3 routes)

An attractive peak visible from near the gorge in the Rainbow.
Slightly East of St Arnaud Ra.

  • 2216m

    Altitude

Type: 
Mountain
Altitude: 
2216m

An attractive peak visible from near the gorge in the Rainbow.
Slightly East of St Arnaud Ra.

NZMS260: 
M30 886 017
Topo50: 
BS24 786 401
Reference Name Grade Quality Length Comments Actions
1
0
  Follow the south branch of the Rainbow River to a good campsite at 1470m, near a small waterfall on the true right. Scramble up dry watercourses, steep carpetgrass and easy rock to the range north of Paske. The final ridge is interesting.
1
0
  From the south branch of the Rainbow River, climb scree basins and chutes to the ridge south of the summit.
1
1.02
  From Paske Hut cross the creek and follow it upstream, then angle upwards through open forest into a tussock basin above a waterfall. Either climb open slopes on the south face to the summit pyramid or, from an obvious saddle, climb the interesting south-east arête.
This place appears in: 
100 Peaks
Kaikoura – Kahurangi: a guide for climbers
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