Place info

Mt Lord

(2 routes)

Several parties have used the two routes to cross between Vane Stream & Strachan Pass.

  • 2072m

    Altitude

Type: 
Mountain
Altitude: 
2072m

Several parties have used the two routes to cross between Vane Stream & Strachan Pass.

NZMS260: 
J34 371 713
Topo50: 
BW18 271 097
Reference Name Grade Quality Length Comments Actions
1-
0
  A straight forward scramble mostly on rock and scree. The approach from the upper Hazard valley is probably easiest.
1+
0
  Head directly north from the saddle up snowslopes then scree and scramble up small bluffs to the Main Divide at J34 376713. Several transalpine parties have used these two routes on Mt Lord to cross from the Vane to Strachan Pass.
Attribution: 
Yvonne Cook and Geoff Spearpoint, in association with the Canterbury Mountaineering Club
This place appears in: 
The Canterbury Westland Alps: a climbing and transalpine guide

Comments

Comments

We crossed over Mt Lord and Strachan Pass in Dec 2014 and found it a straightforward crossing from Vane Stream down to the Clarke and Ramsay Glaciers.

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