Place info

Boanerges

(3 routes)

Boanerges was named by Grave, Ombler, Watson and Pinder, who completed the first ascent of the mountain. The Ford car in which they traveled was called Boanerges, which in the Old Testament was ‘a son of thunder’.

  • 2254m

    Altitude

Type: 
Mountain
Altitude: 
2254m

Boanerges was named by Grave, Ombler, Watson and Pinder, who completed the first ascent of the mountain. The Ford car in which they traveled was called Boanerges, which in the Old Testament was ‘a son of thunder’.

NZMS260: 
H37 506 865
Topo50: 
BY14 406 249
Reference Name Grade Quality Length Comments Actions
2
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From near the Huxley Forks Hut gain height through the forest and subalpine vegetation and follow the steep slopes to the summit. Descent for the first party was via the south east ridge.

N.Baker, T.Beckett, Wilson December 1934

3
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This late summer route ascends the steep bluffs immediately beneath the Blair Glacier. Climb right of centre up the bluffs, cross the short moraine to reach the glacier and crampon to the summit. Best tackled when the danger of avalanches has disappeared, and the bluffs are dry.

Ross Cullen April 1994

2
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From the Huxley bridge gain height through the beech forest, then follow the narrow ridge up the tussock slopes to the peak.

Selwyn Grave, Stan Ombler, Brian Pinder, Len Watson December 1934

This place appears in: 
Barron Saddle – Mt Brewster: a guide for climbers
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