Oma Rāpeti

Type: 
Alpine
Description: 
Accessed on left side of pinnacle, between pinnacle and glacier. Climb rib above glacier, to left of 42 St. Climb left angling crack to crest of rib, then follow crest. 4 pitches to easier ground. Continue up rib to left of hanging snow patch. Traverse left to gain crest of pinnacle, before swinging onto slab on left side of pinnacle. Finish up amazing splitter cracks to summit ridge.
Pitch(es): 
#EwbankAlpine (Technical)Alpine (Commitment)Alpine (Mt Cook)AidWater IceMixedBoulder (Hueco)LengthBoltsTrad
1174+0mNo
 Takes rib to left of 42nd St on West face, mostly on crest of rib on excellent rock. Aim for hanging slab on left side of pinnacle on top.
Grade: 
4+ 17
Quality: 
2.01
Gone: 
0
Length: 
0m
Bolts: 
0
Natural pro: 
0
Ascent: 
Steven Fortune and Kieran Parsons, March 2016
Route Image: 

Comments

Larger cams are worthwhile, consider taking doubles. Crux is off-width. Camelot #2 and #3 recommended.