Silver Lining

Type: 
Rock
Description: 
A line on the right hand end of the upper wall. Fine splitter cracks up steep terrain. After 3 excellent pitches can continue scrambling up SW ridge to the summit, or descend as per SW ridge.
Reference: 
SL
Pitch(es): 
#EwbankAlpine (Technical)Alpine (Commitment)Alpine (Mt Cook)AidWater IceMixedBoulder (Hueco)LengthBoltsTrad
12335mYes
 

Just right of the arete, a crack line goes through 2 overhanging bulges. Sustained and well protected climbing to large ledge system.

21845mYes
 

An immaculate splitter crack going up the next wall.

31625mYes
 

Move left to another shorter splitter crack.

Grade: 
23 ,18 ,16
Quality: 
0
Gone: 
0
Length: 
105m
Bolts: 
0
Natural pro: 
1
Ascent: 
S Fortune, J Grinsted, S Chand, Feb 2017
Route Image: 
UUID: 
60e9eb89-05bc-446f-9b07-92497a451af7

Comments

We (Ruari Macfarlane, Ben Mangan, Jaz Morris) did a few alternative lines to the ledge but climbed pitch two of this route in Easter 2022. It's an outstanding pitch of climbing with great strenuous jamming through the bulge. Highly recommended. 55 m to an easy belay ledge not 45 m