Place info

Telecom Tower

(105 routes)

This West facing crag offers a large number of short, easily accessible routes of a wide variety of difficulties. There is a long, continuous stretch of buttresses and gullies, which unfold all the way along to Double Cone. These have been split into several sections to help identification. High exposure and great views down to Lake Wakatipu.

  • West

    Aspect

  • 2200m

    Altitude

Type: 
Mountain
Aspect: 
West
Altitude: 
2200m

This West facing crag offers a large number of short, easily accessible routes of a wide variety of difficulties. There is a long, continuous stretch of buttresses and gullies, which unfold all the way along to Double Cone. These have been split into several sections to help identification. High exposure and great views down to Lake Wakatipu.

Access: 

A ledge system, known as Queen's Drive, runs under this face. To access Queen's Drive walk to the top of the Shadow Basin Chair lift from the Remarkables Ski-field carpark. Climb west to saddle above. From here, a rising traverse to south accesses the start of Queens Drive. Sections are described from left to right.

NZMS260: 
F41 795 633
Topo50: 
CC11 695 015
Attribution: 
Material from "REMARKABLES ICE & MIXED FESTIVAL ICE & MIXED GUIDE," 2012.

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Comments

Comments

Material extracted from "REMARKABLES ICE & MIXED FESTIVAL
ICE & MIXED GUIDE," 2012. Edited and posted with permission.

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