Crater Face is the cliff rising from the crater floor to the top of Sharks Tooth—between Surrey Entrance and Teds Alley. The cliff offers fine climbing in the lower grades and a nice aspect on a sunny day.
Climbers have frequented this area for several decades. Older publications, and anecdotal evidence make reference to climbing on Sharks Tooth, although details are sketchy. Consequently there is dispute over the more recent claims of first ascents of some of the following routes. The editor has, in this instance, chosen to credit the routes to those recent claimants, due to a lack of clear records.
Ice Climbing on the Shark’s Tooth
The last couple of metres of ice can prove to without base and of little cohesion. People have fallen back into the crater from near the top—minor injuries fortunately.
|6||One by Four||13||10m|
|7||Point 5 Slab||15||25m|