Place info

Centaur Peaks

(4 routes)

On the Richardson Mountains, Otago.

  • 2525m

    Altitude

Type: 
Mountain
Altitude: 
2525m

On the Richardson Mountains, Otago.

NZMS260: 
E40 586 098
Topo50: 
CA10 486 481
Reference Name Grade Quality Length Comments Actions
0
  Climb to a col to the south of the peak and approximately 60m below the summit and follow the summit ridge. This is the route of the first ascent and appears more difficult today.
0
  Climb to the North Ridge to reach it at a nick above the gendarme. Follow the ridge to the summit, detouring as necessary mainly on the East Face.

H.F. Wright and J. Robertson, Feb. 1914.

0
  As for Mt Ferguson to the col, then from the col sidle down to a hanging valley at the head of Sixteen Mile Creek. From the hanging valley, scramble up to the glacier and col between the Middle and East Peak. From the col it is a short scramble up the east ridge to the summit.
II 2
0
  As for West Peak until part way up the south summit ridge when steep slopes give access to a glacier to the east, or as for Middle Peak to glacier. Cross glacier to snow slopes leading up the south face of the East Peak to a col on the west side of the peak and from there along the summit ridge.
Attribution: 
Allan Uren & John Cocks
This place appears in: 
The Mount Aspiring Region: a guide for mountaineers
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